Zip Code 88242 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHobbs
Zip Code StateNew Mexico
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lea
Area Code575
Current Population:6141
Racial Majority: 59.67%
Unemployment Rate:8.6%
Median Household Income$52439
Average Adjusted Gross Income$83720
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time20.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range3626 - 3780 ft.
Area93 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.82275100, -103.14222400

Zip Code 88242 Description

Zip Code 88242 is located in the state of New Mexico in the Albuquerque - Santa Fe metro area. Zip code 88242 is primarily located in Lea County. The official US Postal Service name for 88242 is HOBBS, New Mexico. Portions of zip code 88242 are contained within or border the city limits of Hobbs, NM, . The area code for zip code 88242 is 575. 88242 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Mexico.

The current unemployment level in 88242 is 8.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 9.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 88242 increased to 6141 from 5069 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 88242 is while the majority ethnicity attending 88242 public schools is . % of students in 88242 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4449 59.67% 4073 +9%
 Black Or African American 155 2.08% 80 +94%
 Hispanic 2455 32.93% 1828 +34%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.27% 33 -39%
 Asian 14 0.19% 65 -78%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 58 4.87% 58 +526%

Zip Code 88242 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 88242 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population61415069
Male Population51.00%
Female Population49.00%
Total Households2157
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$52439
Income Under $50K Per Year46.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year42.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.10%
88242 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Mexico District 2Xochitl Torres SmallDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$185000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$254000
Current Unemployment Level 8.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago13.9%
Hobbs, NM
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 25k - Arid Llano Estacado
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 88242 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)27313644546265645747352846
Avg Max Temp (°F)56626977859293918576645775
Avg Precip (In.).48.6.47.722.312.152.322.482.911.37.78.6817.27
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hobbs, NM
CBSA Type88242
CBSA Population60926
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours