Hobbs Information

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General Hobbs Information

State: New Mexico

County: Lea County

Close cities: Monument, NM, Jal, NM, Lovington, NM, Eunice, NM

Hobbs Population (census data)
Total 29,602 (+1.3% since 2000)
Male 14,812 (50.0%)
Female 14,790 (50.0%)

Population Density: 1,564 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.9 (US Avg is 100)

Hobbs Elevation: 3,621 feet above sea level

Land Area: 18.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $33,319

Zip Codes: 88242, 88244, 88241, and 88240.

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Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (48.9%)
  • Hispanic (42.2%)
  • Other race (24.4%)
  • Black (6.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (7.2%)
  • Irish (6.4%)
  • United States (6.2%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • Dutch (1.6%)
  • French (1.5%)
Foriegn Born: 3,094 people (10.5%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Hobbs School Information

High Schools
Alternative High (800 North Jefferson, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Heizer Junior High (101 Stanolind Road, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Highland Junior High (2500 North Jefferson, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Hobbs High (800 North Jefferson, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Houston Junior High (300 North Houston, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Elementary Schools
B. T. Washington Elementary (1200 East Humble, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Broadmoor Elementary (1500 North Houston, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
College Lane Elementary (2000 College Lane, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Coronado Elementary (2600 North Brazos, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Edison Elementary (501 East Gypsy, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Jefferson Elementary (1200 West Park, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Mills Elementary (200 West Copper, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Sanger Elementary (2020 North Acoma, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Stone Elementary (1015 Calle Sur, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Taylor Elementary (1700 East Yeso, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Will Rogers Elementary (300 East Clinton, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Jenkins-Nunan Center (2107 N Kingsley Drive, Hobbs, NM, 88241 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Southern Heights (101 East Texas, Hobbs, NM, 88240 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)
Teuel Head Start (920 E Snyder, Hobbs, NM, 88231 - Hobbs Municipal Schools District)

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