Hobbs, New Mexico 

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Population

38,416

32% Growth

Unemployment Rate

9.3%

Median Income

$53,750

Avg. Home Price

$131,700

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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: New Mexico
County: Lea County
Metro Area: Hobbs Metro Area
City: Hobbs
Zip Codes: 88240


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Hobbs is 9.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Hobbs jobs have decreased by 5.44%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hobbs's cost of living is 16.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Hobbs's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Hobbs's population is 38,416 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 31.95%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hobbs is $131,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.24%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Hobbs

It's not a good time to buy in Hobbs. Home Appreciation is down -0.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Hobbs Real Estate.

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Reviews for Hobbs   3 Reviews
Hobbs, New Mexico - 10/10/2015
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

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Lousy place to live - 2/17/2010
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 - 4/6/2008
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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