This is Hobbs,
An Energy Hub at the Heart of the Permian Basin
Located in southeast New Mexico four miles west of the Texas border, Hobbs is one of the most livable places in the Permian Basin. As the largest city in Lea County, Hobbs is the heart of what is now the nation’s No. 1 oil-producing county in 2022.
Hobbs, New Mexico: Where Energy Flows
There’s an energy in Hobbs, and we’re not just talking fossil fuels. Yes, the Permian Basin is the world’s largest oil basin, but we’ve also built a family-friendly community that boasts fantastic educational, recreational and career opportunities. Home to more than 51,000 residents, Hobbs serves as the largest retail trade area in southeastern New Mexico – catering to nearly 125,104 people in the surrounding areas. We’re rich in amenities (and sunshine), free from congestion you’ll find elsewhere in the Permian, and boast lower rental prices than neighboring communities.
Hobbs, NM: At the Heart of the Permian Basin
Hobbs, New Mexico, is four miles west of the Texas border, located at the junction of Highway 18 and US-62/180. This is New Mexico’s energy hub – where oil production is forecast to increase to six million barrels a day by 2025.
Hobbs also serves as a retail center for more than 125,104 residents from the surrounding area.
Lea County Regional Airport (HOB), is just a mile west of Hobbs and offers daily nonstop flights to both Houston and Denver, connecting you to anywhere in the world with access to more than 350 destinations. Hobbs is two hours driving distance from the Texas cities of Midland and Lubbock.