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Watch Lea’s urban population grow over 60 years

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BuildZoom’s new study looks into Urban Expansion across the country on a city by city bases. The urbanized metro area of Hobbs has expanded 19.65 square miles since 1940. Below is a breakdown of the decade by decade expansion of Hobbs and a map depicting this change: 

  • In the 1940s Hobbs expanded 0.51 square miles. 
  • 5.59 square miles in the 1950s
  • 2.82 square miles in the 1960s
  • 3.31 square miles in the 1970s
  • 1.70 square miles in the 1980s
  • 5.43 square miles in the 1990s
  • 0.30 square miles in the 2000s

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