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Few New Mexico communities exhibit the commercial vitality that Hobbs enjoys. As part of the Permian Basin, Hobbs derives a significant amount of its employment and trade from all phases of the oil and gas industry, from mining to refining. The county is known as the "EnergyPlex," with an emphasis on all aspects of energy development, including petroleum, nuclear and renewables.

Hobbs is a hub city to many rural communities in southeastern New Mexico and west Texas, and decades of trade studies show that Hobbs provides great shopping, dining and entertainment options for well over 100,000 consumers within a 55-mile radius.

Learn more about Hobbs commerce with our Commerce Watch, which provides historical data on important indicators of Hobbs-area commercial activity.

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