Latest Data (2017)
Population 253,888
Nationwide Rank 83

Quick Facts

Lubbock, Texas is the 83rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lubbock, Texas is a city.

Lubbock, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Lubbock had its largest population ever.

Lubbock, Texas is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 74% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lubbock, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
73 Irvine, California 277,453 89.1%
74 Toledo, Ohio 276,491 -11.8%
75 Jersey City, New Jersey 270,753 12.8%
76 Chula Vista, California 270,471 54.0%
77 Durham, North Carolina 267,743 41.7%
78 Fort Wayne, Indiana 265,904 4.7%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 263,255 5.8%
80 Laredo, Texas 260,654 45.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 258,612 -11.4%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 255,214 21.4%
83 Lubbock, Texas 253,888 26.7%
84 Chandler, Arizona 253,458 41.1%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 249,950 22.3%
86 Reno, Nevada 248,853 35.2%
87 Glendale, Arizona 246,709 11.2%
88 Norfolk, Virginia 244,703 4.4%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 244,605 20.9%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 242,975 105.9%
91 Gilbert, Arizona 242,354 106.5%
92 Chesapeake, Virginia 240,397 20.0%
93 Irving, Texas 240,373 25.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
48 Arlington 396,394 18.4%
59 Corpus Christi 325,605 17.4%
69 Plano 286,143 27.6%
80 Laredo 260,654 45.2%
83 Lubbock 253,888 26.7%
93 Irving 240,373 25.2%
95 Garland 238,002 10.1%
117 Amarillo 199,826 14.8%
125 Grand Prairie 193,837 51.3%
135 Brownsville 183,299 27.8%
136 McKinney 181,330 223.8%
142 Frisco 177,286 402.4%
168 Pasadena 153,520 8.1%
181 Killeen 145,482 61.3%
183 Mesquite 143,949 15.1%
185 McAllen 142,696 33.3%
193 Waco 136,436 19.0%
195 Denton 136,268 62.9%
197 Midland 136,089 43.2%
198 Carrollton 135,710 23.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 253,888 83
2016 252,506 83
2015 249,042 83
2014 243,839 85
2013 239,538 84
2012 236,065 84
2011 233,630 84
2010 229,573 84
2009 225,859 87
2008 221,248 87
2007 218,946 87
2006 216,199 87
2005 213,089 88
2004 210,849 90
2003 208,349 90
2002 205,171 87
2001 202,854 88
2000 200,231 91
1990 186,770 89
1980 173,979 79
1970 149,101 100
1960 128,691 95