Hobbs, NM
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Hobbs profile

Living in Hobbs

Hobbs is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 39,756 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Hobbs is the seventh largest community in New Mexico.

The city of Hobbs is a decent size, but despite this, it doesn't have a viable public transit system that people can use to get to work.

The citizens of Hobbs are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.01% of adults in Hobbs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Hobbs in 2018 was $28,293, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,172 for a family of four. However, Hobbs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hobbs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hobbs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Hobbs, accounting for 60.69% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Hobbs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hobbs include German, English, Irish, European, and Italian.

In addition, Hobbs has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.49%).

The most common language spoken in Hobbs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Navajo.