Hobbs, New Mexico Population 2018

Hobbs, New Mexico's estimated population is 37,764 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Hobbs, New Mexico is the 8th largest city in New Mexico based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1430.59 people/mi² (552.35 people/km²), with a household density of 195.20 people/km² (505.58 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 31.3 years, 30.6 years for males, and 32.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 13,346 households in the city, with an average size of 3.1 people per household. The vacancy rate was 14.5%, with a median rent of $832/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $116,300.

The median income for households in Hobbs, New Mexico is $57,535, while the mean household income is $71,946. The per capita income is $23,613, and 16.1% of families and 19% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 28.6% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 9.6% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201737,764-350-0.92%
201638,114-134-0.35%
201538,2481,2883.48%
201436,9609062.51%
201336,0541,1133.19%
201234,9415861.71%
201134,3552350.69%
201034,1205,46319.06%
200028,657-458-1.57%
199029,115-38-0.13%
198029,1533,12812.02%
197026,025-250-0.95%
196026,27512,40089.37%
195013,8753,25630.66%
194010,6190.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,642
Black or African American2,033
Some Other Race1,587
Two or More Races1,113
American Indian and Alaska Native377
Asian80
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander31

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Hobbs Nm Population Pyramid 2018

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Hobbs Nm Median Age

31.3


Total

30.6


Male

32.4


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 26,170 adults in Hobbs Nm.

Hobbs Nm Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hobbs Nm Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.2
Houses Without Mortgage
3,568
Houses With Mortgage
3,727
Vacancy Rate
14.5
Median Rent
832
Median Home Value
116,300
Renter-Occupied Units
4,112
Owner-Occupied Units
7,295
Total Housing Units
13,346

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Hobbs Nm for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.7% and the labor force participation rate is 61.6%.

Hobbs Nm Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
3.1
Average Family Size
3.71
Total Households
11407
Married Couple Households
5745
Male Householder (no wife) Families
779
Female Householder (no husband) Families
1774
Non Family Households
3109
Total Families
8298
Households With Own Children
4206
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
4.7
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Hobbs Nm Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
924
$10,000 to $14,999
839
$15,000 to $24,999
1,156
$25,000 to $34,999
767
$35,000 to $49,999
1,343
$50,000 to $74,999
2,266
$75,000 to $99,999
1,467
$100,000 to $149,999
1,649
$150,000 to $199,999
468
Over $200,000
528

Hobbs Nm Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Hobbs Nm

New Mexico

$57,535

$45,674

$71,946

$63,057

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Hobbs Nm Education Data

Hobbs Nm Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,89913.21%
9th to 12th Grade
3,18814.53%
High School Graduate
6,61030.12%
Some College
4,48620.44%
Associates Degree
1,5677.14%
Bachelors Degree
2,0279.24%
Graduate Degree
1,1685.32%