Hobbs employment information

IndexHobbsNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$22,115$23,948$28,555
Median household income$53,750$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,776$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$41,519$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$42,291$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$18,371$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level18.7%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Hobbs is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hobbs is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hobbs is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hobbs is 20% higher than the national average.

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Hobbs median earnings by income bracket

Hobbs employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.5%1.2%
Manufacturing sector5.1%2.8%
Financial & insurance services1.8%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services13.2%18.3%
Public administration4.5%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%4.0%
Education, health & social services5.6%28.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Monument, NM244$89,37567%
North Hobbs, NM5,869$82,58654%
Nadine, NM297$78,28146%
Hobbs, NM35,343$53,7501%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Tupelo, MS35,345$41,97922%
Merrillville, IN35,262$49,7117%
University City, MO35,226$53,6670%
Columbia, TN35,207$34,32536%
Royal Palm Beach, FL35,482$66,62025%
Hobbs, NM35,343$53,7501%
Source: The Hobbs, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.