Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Hobbs is 39,141. Hobbs, New Mexico is the 998th largest city in the US.
Hobbs is located entirely in Lea County.
The current population of Hobbs (39,141) is it's peak population.
Hobbs has grown 36.7% since the 2000. Hobbs, New Mexico is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 74% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of Hobbs, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 22,295. The voting age population is 52.3% male and 47.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.7% of the residents of Hobbs are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hobbs are 84.9% White, 5.9% Black, 4.6% Other, 2.4% Two or more races, 1.2% American Indian, 1.0% Asian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 60.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hobbs, 18.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.6%. On a per-household basis, 15.3% of families are below the poverty line in Hobbs.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.1% of Hobbs residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.4% of Hobbs residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.5% have a bachelor's degree and 5.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hobbs residents aged 5 and older, 35.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 34.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hobbs is 6.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hobbs, 16.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hobbs is $59,020.
In Hobbs, 59.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.5% of housing units in Hobbs.
Of all the housing units in Hobbs, 2.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Hobbs, 14.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hobbs is $895.
In Hobbs, 76.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|996||Carol Stream, Illinois||39,203||-3.1%|
|997||Culver City, California||39,185||0.7%|
|998||Hobbs, New Mexico||39,141||36.7%|
|1000||Mooresville, North Carolina||39,132||100.7%|
|1002||Olive Branch, Mississippi||38,924||82.5%|
|1004||Hot Springs, Arkansas||38,797||7.6%|
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