Basic information about the Lea County
The Lea County is located in the state of New Mexico. This county occupies 4395 square miles, with 4 square miles being water areas. There are 64.727 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Lea County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (74.99%), followed by Some Other Race (16.63%) and Black or African American (4.08%). There are 22.236 households in the county, while 73,12% of them are family households and 26,88% represent non family households. There are 8 cities and towns in Lea County. The most populated city is Hobbs city and the smallest town or village is Monument CDP.