Location Profile

Hobbs, New Mexico

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Hobbs, New Mexico
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Hobbs, New Mexico and belongs to one of the largest healthcare systems in the country. Compassion and quality are the hallmarks of this provider. Patients are able to receive care in respiratory health, dementia, and other concerns.

Community Overview

Since beginning as a town of less than 25 people in 1907, Hobbs has flourished into a bustling city with a population of over 32,000. You’ll find the friendliness and culture of the area make it a great place for all. You’ll soon see the city of Hobbs is an exciting Western city that has plenty for everyone. It doesn’t take long to cross town and commutes are short. Hobbs features two types of transportation, fixed-route and on-demand to help you get where you need to go within the city. The city has a full range of activities and events throughout the year that make it exciting and fun including rodeos, local productions, farmer’s markets and more.

Learn more about Hobbs at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Hobbs Municipal Schools includes 13 elementary schools, 3 middle schools and 1 high school with an average student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. The district also includes Hobbs Freshman High School, a 9th-grade campus that lets students make the important transition from middle school to high school fully-prepared for all that will bring. Students at Hobbs Freshman High School have the opportunity to do Pre-Advanced Placement courses before entering AP and prepare for the academic challenges that come with AP courses. The local high school, Hobbs High School, has one of the highest graduation rates in the state of New Mexico. Hobbs Municipal Schools has invested heavily in the success of their students at a price of $125 million to ensure campuses are renovated, safe and up to academic standards.

Click here to read more about public schools in Hobbs.
Click here to read about private schools in Hobbs.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Hobbs has shopping options including a mall, shopping plazas, and multiple local shops to meet your needs. Browse their wares to find one-of-a-kind gifts, furniture, art, handmade products, flowers, accessories and plenty more. The city evolved from a homestead into a large town but it still remembers its Western roots with sights and attractions. Start at the Western Heritage Museum - Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame to view the local rodeo history or exhibits on cowboys and cowgirls, including an upcoming exhibit on Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. You’ll also find some non-Western exhibits for viewing. If you want to get some thrills, head to the Zia Park Casino Hotel and Racetrack.  You can also spend a day on the links at Ocotillo Park Golf Course, an 18-hole golf course for golf beginners and pros alike. Recreation options include local community pools and parks, plus the new Center of Recreational Excellence (CORE), which opens in June 2018. At Core, visitors can swim, exercise, play, and do more recreational activities.

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Crime Rate

The crime rate for Hobbs has been trending downward and should continue to do so throughout the rest of the year. Crime prevention is the prominent focus of the 110-person Hobbs Police Department which offers community involvement programs including policing, house watching, neighborhood watch programs, safety information and more.

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