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88240 Zip Code (Hobbs, NM) Detailed Profile



Cities: Hobbs, NM (3.63%), Nadine, NM (1.89%), North Hobbs, NM (1.11%)
County: Lea County, NM
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 38,680
Zip code population in 2010: 37,149
Zip code population in 2000: 31,528

Houses and condos: 14,082
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,118
% of renters here:

34%
State:

33%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 88240: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 624.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 62 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 88240
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.5% ($577)
New Mexico:

0.8% ($1,273)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $714 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $407 (0.4%)

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Males: 19,855  (51.3%)
Females: 18,825  (48.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 88240:

  • High school or higher: 71.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 88240:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Zip code 88240 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 88240

  • Zip code 88240 races chart
    • 14,549White population
    • 2,023Black population
    • 300American Indian population
    • 180Asian population
    • 14Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 27Some other race population
    • 348Two or more races population
    • 19,708Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 34,182
Rural population: 4,497

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $111,200
88240:

$111,200
New Mexico:

$164,100



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in 88240 zip code as of March 26, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 88240 to the number of sex offenders is 993 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

31.4 years
New Mexico median age:

37.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.1 people
New Mexico:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 88240, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $52,090 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$52,090
State:

$50,343

Salary/wage: $45,388 (reported on 90.9% of returns)
Here:

$45,388
State:

$41,171
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 86.6% for AGIs below $25k, 91.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 82.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 39.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,767 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,767
New Mexico:

$1,677
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,069 (reported on 7.0% of returns)
Here:

$5,069
State:

$6,939
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$10,137 (reported on 5.5% of returns)
Here:

+$10,137
State:

+$14,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$23,906 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
Here:

+$23,906
State:

+$11,059
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,909 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
88240:

$13,909
New Mexico:

$15,706
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $22,067 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
88240:

$22,067
New Mexico:

$18,209

Total itemized deductions: $24,246 (20% of AGI, reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$24,246
State:

$21,709

Here:

20.0% of AGI
State:

19.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 5.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,865 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

$5,865
State:

$4,195
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,602 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
88240:

$5,602
State:

$6,176
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,477 (reported on 24.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,477
State:

$2,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 67.8%
Here:

68%
State:

50%
(% for various income ranges: 67.1% for AGIs below $25k, 66.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 85.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 88240, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,240 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,240
State:

$39,572

Salary/wage: $30,457 (reported on 88.4% of returns)
Here:

$30,457
State:

$34,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 129.8% for AGIs below $10k, 85.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,892 (reported on 24.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,892
New Mexico:

$1,873
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,934 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,934
State:

$3,554
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,399 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,399
State:

+$10,425
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,509 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

+$12,509
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,258 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
88240:

$3,258
New Mexico:

$2,940
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,378 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$14,378
New Mexico:

$13,110

Total itemized deductions: $17,189 (20% of AGI, reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,189
State:

$18,103

Here:

20.5% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,900 (6% of AGI, reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

$4,900
State:

$3,246

Here:

5.5% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,740 (reported on 62.9% of returns)
88240:

$4,740
State:

$6,237
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,941 (reported on 29.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,941
State:

$1,796

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 69.9%
Here:

70%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 68.9% for AGIs below $10k, 71.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$55,559
New Mexico:

$45,382
Hobbs, NM (88240) map Nearest zip codes: 88265, 88264, 88260, 88231, 88242, 88262.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

61.0%
New Mexico:

46.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.1%
New Mexico:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,792
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,159


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 645 (356 now married, 289 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 8,268 (4,023 now married, 4,245 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 88240 with a mortgage: 4,093 (10 second mortgage, 81 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,740

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,003
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $313

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

16.3%
Whole state:

20.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

6.8%
Whole state:

11.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 88240: Lake Windmill (A), Little Windmill (B), North Windmill (C), Salt Lake Ranch (D), Smith Ranch (E), Steel Windmill (F), Three Well Windmill (G), Turner Ranch (H), Adobe Well (I), Three Windmill (J), Three Wells Windmill (K), Friar Camp (L), Maddox Power Campany (M), Southwestern Public Services Cunningham Station (N), Dal Paso Center (O), Heritage Square (P), Hobbs Country Club (Q), Bingham Ranch (R), Cogburn Windmill (S), Culp Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Broadmoor Shopping Center and Mall (1), Broadmoor Shopping Center (2), Bel Aire Shopping Center (3), Downtown Mini Mall (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 88240 include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Grace Lutheran Church (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), Church of Christ (D), Taylor Saint Church of Christ (E), Christian Center (F), Aldersgate Church (G), Nadine Baptist Church (H), Calvary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Everglades Cemetery (1), Monument Cemetery (2), Prairie Haven Cemetery (3), Memdry Gardens (4), Memorial Park Cemetery (5), Crockett Cemetery (6), Morgan Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Little Lake (A), Laguna Plata (B), Laguna Tonto (C), Green Meadow Lake (D), White Lake (E), Laguna Gatuna (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 88240 include: Harry McAdams State Park (1), Oil County Historical Marker (2), Heizer Park (3), Eagle Stadium (4), Bender Park (5), Humble Park (6), Green Acre Park (7), Hobbs Historical Marker (8), Bensing Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 113Built 2010 to 2013
  • 1,125Built 2000 to 2009
  • 907Built 1990 to 1999
  • 2,125Built 1980 to 1989
  • 3,189Built 1970 to 1979
  • 2,162Built 1960 to 1969
  • 3,162Built 1950 to 1959
  • 646Built 1940 to 1949
  • 653Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 88240 population

Zip code 88240 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hobbs, NM (88240)

  • 14no bedroom
  • 1071 bedroom
  • 1,4292 bedrooms
  • 5,1193 bedrooms
  • 1,0664 bedrooms
  • 985+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 88240 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hobbs, NM (88240)

  • 382no bedroom
  • 4511 bedroom
  • 1,6602 bedrooms
  • 1,3203 bedrooms
  • 2934 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 88240 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Hobbs, NM (88240) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 135no vehicle
  • 1,8661 vehicle
  • 2,9802 vehicles
  • 1,9823 vehicles
  • 5394 vehicles
  • 3315+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 88240 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Hobbs, NM (88240) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 332no vehicle
  • 1,7331 vehicle
  • 1,4592 vehicles
  • 4103 vehicles
  • 1684 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 88240 population

  • Zip code 88240 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 88240 household income distribution in 2015
  • 1,006Less than $10,000
  • 673$10,000 to $14,999
  • 377$15,000 to $19,999
  • 798$20,000 to $24,999
  • 417$25,000 to $29,999
  • 612$30,000 to $34,999
  • 372$35,000 to $39,999
  • 685$40,000 to $44,999
  • 480$45,000 to $49,999
  • 980$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,231$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,722$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,140$100,000 to $124,999
  • 565$125,000 to $149,999
  • 445$150,000 to $199,999
  • 448$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 88240

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 88240
  • 197Less than $10,000
  • 207$10,000 to $14,999
  • 80$15,000 to $19,999
  • 208$20,000 to $24,999
  • 125$25,000 to $29,999
  • 134$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 318$40,000 to $49,999
  • 191$50,000 to $59,999
  • 347$60,000 to $69,999
  • 522$70,000 to $79,999
  • 519$80,000 to $89,999
  • 574$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,059$100,000 to $124,999
  • 721$125,000 to $149,999
  • 691$150,000 to $174,999
  • 394$175,000 to $199,999
  • 679$200,000 to $249,999
  • 397$250,000 to $299,999
  • 246$300,000 to $399,999
  • 75$400,000 to $499,999
  • 66$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • 22$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 19$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 9$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 88240

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 88240
  • 14Less than $100
  • 146$100 to $149
  • 31$150 to $199
  • 151$200 to $249
  • 116$250 to $299
  • 55$300 to $349
  • 29$350 to $399
  • 192$400 to $449
  • 209$450 to $499
  • 339$500 to $549
  • 172$550 to $599
  • 365$600 to $649
  • 215$650 to $699
  • 273$700 to $749
  • 192$750 to $799
  • 575$800 to $899
  • 247$900 to $999
  • 285$1,000 to $1,249
  • 89$1,250 to $1,499
  • 82$1,500 to $1,999
  • 18$2,000 to $2,499
  • 323No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $825.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $145,288
  • Black or African American householders: $83,458
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $64,180
  • Some other race householders: $82,518
  • Two or more races householders: $123,895
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $82,988

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $111,200
88240:

$111,200
New Mexico:

$164,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,500 - $173,600

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,276
  • One, attached: 365
  • Two: 295
  • 3 or 4: 239
  • 5 to 9: 210
  • 10 to 19: 376
  • 20 to 49: 426
  • 50 or more: 925
  • Mobile homes: 1,907
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 63

Unemployment: 6.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 88240

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 88240
  • 83.7%13,780Drove a car alone
  • 9.8%1,617Carpooled
  • 0.8%137Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%28Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.1%10Motorcycle
  • 0.1%9Bicycle
  • 1.8%302Walked
  • 1.4%237Other means
  • 2.1%352Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 88240

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 88240
  • 825Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,5795 to 9 minutes
  • 5,01310 to 14 minutes
  • 4,03815 to 19 minutes
  • 1,32720 to 24 minutes
  • 46425 to 29 minutes
  • 84230 to 34 minutes
  • 4335 to 39 minutes
  • 8440 to 44 minutes
  • 21545 to 59 minutes
  • 21560 to 89 minutes
  • 47590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 95.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,960
  • In family households: 32,989 (4,970 male householders, 3,834 female householders)
    6,219 spouses, 13,285 children (11,694 natural, 380 adopted, 1,212 stepchildren), 1,729 grandchildren, 482 brothers or sisters, 555 parents, 424 other relatives, 1,138 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,971 (1,697 male householders (1,359 living alone)), 1,450 female householders (1,315 living alone)), 824 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,720 (1,214 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,300 2-persons, 1,835 3-persons, 1,812 4-persons, 1,216 5-persons, 430 6-persons, 211 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,674 1-person, 341 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 46 4-persons

6,029 married couples with children.
3,437 single-parent households (970 men, 2,467 women).

55.9% of residents of 88240 zip code speak English at home.
42.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% very well, 14% well, 13% not well, 4% not at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% very well, 2% well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (85% very well, 4% well, 8% not well, 3% not at all).

Foreign born population: 6,478 (16.7%)
(24.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

16.7%
Whole state:

9.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 3%Barbados
  • 1%Costa Rica
  • 1%Guatemala
  • 1%Bangladesh
  • 1%Ethiopia
  • 1%Belize
  • 1%El Salvador

Most common first ancestries reported in 88240 (%)

  • 5%American
  • 3%German
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%English
  • 1%European
  • 1%Polish
  • 0%French

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4642010 or later
  • 2,0732000 to 2009
  • 1,9401990 to 1999
  • 2,597Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 88240 population

Zip code 88240 topographic map

There are 266 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 88240.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BJ SERVICES COMPANY - HOBBS (2708 W. COUNTY RD. in HOBBS, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1996-0110, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: OIL AND GAS FIELD SERVICES; SPECIAL TRADE CONTRACTORS; CEMENT, HYDRAULIC
    Organizations: BJ SERVICES CO USA (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BJ SERVICES CO. HOBBS BLEND PLANT, BJ SERVICES CO USA HOBBS, BJ SERVICES/HOBBS BLEND PLANT______229M1, Hobbs Blend Plant
  • MADDOX (9M W ON US 62/180 in HOBBS, NM)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Organizations: SWESTERN PUB SVC CO (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , SOUTHWESTERN PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MADDOX STATION, SOUTHWEST PUBL SERV/MADDOX STA______P008, SPS MADDOX GENERATING STATION
  • LINAM RANCH GAS PLANT (11525 WEST CARLSBAD HIGHWAY in HOBBS, NM)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1997-0264, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: NATURAL GAS LIQUIDS
    Business NAICS classification: NATURAL GAS LIQUID EXTRACTION.
    Alternative names: GPM GAS/LINAM RANCH GAS PLANT_______39M2, GPM GAS SERVICES COMPANY, LINAM RANCH PLANT
  • COLLEGE LANE ELEMENTARY (2000 COLLEGE LANE in HOBBS, NM)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-33251030
    Organizations: HOBBS MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HOBBS WRECKING COMPANY (1717 SOUTH DEL PASO STREET in HOBBS, NM)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2000-0091, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS, USED
  • ALTERNATIVE HIGH (800 N. JEFFERSON in HOBBS, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-33251015
    Organizations: HOBBS MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HALLIBURTON SERVICES - CEMENT AND ACID NO0107 (5801 LOVINGTON HWY 580 in HOBBS, NM)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: OIL AND GAS FIELD SERVICES
    Organizations: HALLIBURTON CO (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: CEMENT & ACID NO0107, HALLIBURTON CEMENT & ACID, HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES INC HALLIBUR, HALLIBURTON SVCS, HALLIBURTON SERVICES HALLIBURTON SERVICE, HALLIBURTON SERVICES, INC
  • BROADMOOR ELEMENTARY (1500 NORTH HOUSTON in HOBBS, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-33251028
    Organizations: HOBBS MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • B. T. WASHINGTON ELEM (1200 EAST HUMBLE in HOBBS, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-33251172
    Organizations: HOBBS MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HIGHLAND JR HIGH (2500 N. JEFFERSON in HOBBS, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-33251057
    Organizations: HOBBS MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • EDISON ELEMENTARY (501 EAST GYPSY in HOBBS, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-33251046
    Organizations: HOBBS MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HOBBS HIGH (800 N. JEFFERSON in HOBBS, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-33251058
    Organizations: HOBBS MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY (1200 WEST PARK in HOBBS, NM)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-33251066
    Organizations: HOBBS MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 88240 marital status for males
Zip code 88240 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 49%Utility gas
  • 47%Electricity
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 36,880. Population change in the 1990s: -5,352 (-14.5%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16,806
  • Northeast: 355
  • Midwest: 1,219
  • South: 10,558
  • West: 2,668

52% of the 88240 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Mexico.

89% of the 88240 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 259
Here:

5.2%
New Mexico:

7.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 188
Here:

8.2%
New Mexico:

7.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 188
Here:

11.8%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 80,804Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 65,221Business and financial operations occupations
  • 61,628Management occupations
  • 56,506Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 51,205Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 49,318Life, physical, and social science occupations
Note: State values scaled to 88240 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (HOBBS, NM):

  • SOUTHWEST SAFETY SPECIALISTS I (2325 WEST COUNTY ROAD; small business) : $46,177 in 2 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    $34,679 with Air Force for Fire Control Maintenance and Repair Shop Specialized Equipment. Taking place in CO. Signed on 2002-03-26. Completion date: 2002-04-26.
    $11,498 with Air Force for Fire Protection Services. Taking place in CO. Signed on 2005-02-08. Completion date: 2005-06-30.
  • JIM D KOONTZ & ASSOCIATES, IN (3120 NORTH GRIMES; small business) : $20,207 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $15,207 with Army for Engineering -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2004-09-30. Completion date: 2004-10-25.
    $5,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-01. Completion date: 2004-10-25.
  • APACHE SALES INC (800 W BROADWAY ST; small business)
    $19,790 with Army for Chain and Wire Rope. Signed on 2003-02-10. Completion date: 2003-02-03.
  • B & G TRANSPORTATION INC (6401 N LOVINGTON HWY; small business)
    $2,318 with Army for Passenger Motor Charter Service. Signed on 2003-08-11. Completion date: 2003-08-24.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 2 establishments, 20-49 employees: 14 establishments, 10-19 employees: 6 establishments, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 5 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 3, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 9)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (250-499: 1, 5-9: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2, 20-49: 1)
  • Mining: Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations (20-49: 3, 10-19: 10, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 13)
  • Mining: Drilling Oil and Gas Wells (100-249: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,134 people in state prisons
  • 304 people in college/university student housing
  • 184 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 1,079 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 213 people in nursing homes
  • 178 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 88240 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William17974.3 years
James17371.7 years
John15473.5 years
Mary13378.9 years
Robert9568.6 years
Charles8471.0 years
George6572.1 years
Joe5473.9 years
Willie5074.5 years
Thomas4673.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 88240 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10070.2 years
Williams8072.9 years
Johnson7372.2 years
Davis5670.9 years
Martin5371.9 years
Jones5275.2 years
Wright3972.5 years
Roberts3675.1 years
Thompson3672.7 years
Wilson3576.3 years
Businesses in zip code 88240
NameCountNameCount
Albertsons1La Quinta1
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
Ashley Furniture1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Best Western1Lowe's1
Burger King1Marriott1
Chevrolet1McDonald's2
Church's Chicken1New Balance1
Cinnabon 1Nike7
ColorTyme1Nissan1
Comfort Suites1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Discount Tire1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx11Sears1
Ford1Sleep Inn1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Staples1
H&R Block1Subway4
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
JCPenney1UPS6
Jones New York1Walgreens2
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid1Wendy's1
Kmart1
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