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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Hobbs, New Mexico, is 9.30%, with job growth of -5.44%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 19.81%.

Hobbs, New Mexico Taxes
Hobbs, New Mexico,sales tax rate is 6.81%. Income tax is 4.90%.

Hobbs, New Mexico Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $22,115, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $53,750.

  ECONOMYHobbs, New MexicoUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  9.30%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  -5.44%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  19.81%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  6.81%6.00%
  Income Taxes  4.90%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $22,115$28,555
  Household Income  $53,750$53,482
  Family Median Income  $59,739$65,443
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  14.18%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  2.80%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  11.28%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  8.58%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  10.13%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  8.26%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  10.58%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  13.17%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  13.92%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  4.02%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  3.09%5.03%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  12.84%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  0.83%5.34%
  Community, social services  1.45%1.67%
  Legal  0.62%1.16%
  Education, library  6.42%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.83%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  3.73%5.67%
  Healthcare support  2.90%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.41%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  8.28%5.76%
  Building maintenance  3.31%4.01%
  Personal care  3.73%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  18.63%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.62%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  10.56%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  24.85%12.09%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Hobbs, New Mexico
Hobbs, New Mexico is a growing city on the eastern edge of the New Mexico- texas border. The people are friendly and hard working. The school system is in the top tier... (read more)
re: Lousy place to live - 2/17/2010
What a disgruntled 'victim' you obviously have a bone to pick to put so many untruths on your post. If you have not moved from Hobbs yet you obviously need... (read more)
Lousy place to live
Hobbs is the worst place in the U.S. to live. People that live here are snobs and they aren't helpful at all. Forget about getting a job here. If they don't like you,... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Lousy place to live - 2/17/2010
What a disgruntled 'victim' you obviously have a bone to pick to put so many untruths on your post. If you have not moved from Hobbs yet you obviously need... (read more)
Lousy place to live
Hobbs is the worst place in the U.S. to live. People that live here are snobs and they aren't helpful at all. Forget about getting a job here. If they don't like you,... (read more)
Hobbs - Pros/Cons
Pros: 1. Extremely low cost of living and housing for region 2. Affordable place to live 3. Nice physical setting and climate Cons: 1. Very high crime rate 2.... (read more)
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