Hobbs is a city in the Lea County of New Mexico. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 28,657.
Hobbs is located at 32°42′44′N 103°8′26′W / 32.71222°N 103.14056°W / 32.71222; -103.14056 (32.712240, -103.140681)According to the United States Census Bureau, the city had a total area of 18.9 square miles (49.0 km²), all of it land. Hobbs holds the headquarters of the Soaring Society of America. Hobbs is home to Zia Park racetrack that hosts thoroughbred and quarter horse racing, and the Black Gold Casino. Hobbs is also one of the several towns in the United States that claims the title of "Home of the Black Squirrels".
In the city the population was spread out with 30.4%25 under the age of 18, 10.3%25 from 18 to 24, 28.0%25 from 25 to 44, 19.4%25 from 45 to 64, and 11.9%25 who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.
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