The unemployment rate in Hobbs is 12.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hobbs jobs have increased by 7.8%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hobbs's cost of living is 21.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Lea county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 79.0% to 19.4%. More Voting Stats
Hobbs's population is 37,427 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 13.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 18.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Hobbs is Real Estate: $140,600
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.3%.
Hobbs public schools spend $8,460 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.9 students per teacher in Hobbs. More Education