Latest Data (2016)
Population 252,506
Nationwide Rank 83

Quick Facts

Lubbock, Texas is the 83rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Lubbock, Texas is a city.

Lubbock, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Lubbock had its largest population ever.

Lubbock, Texas is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 79% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lubbock, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
73 Orlando, Florida 277,173 42.3%
74 Chula Vista, California 267,172 52.1%
75 Irvine, California 266,122 81.4%
76 Fort Wayne, Indiana 264,488 4.1%
77 Jersey City, New Jersey 264,152 10.0%
78 Durham, North Carolina 263,016 39.2%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 260,999 4.9%
80 Laredo, Texas 257,156 43.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 256,902 -12.0%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 252,551 20.2%
83 Lubbock, Texas 252,506 26.1%
84 Chandler, Arizona 247,477 37.8%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 246,645 20.7%
86 Glendale, Arizona 245,895 10.8%
87 Reno, Nevada 245,255 33.3%
88 Norfolk, Virginia 245,115 4.6%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 242,203 19.7%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 238,702 102.3%
91 Irving, Texas 238,289 24.1%
92 Chesapeake, Virginia 237,940 18.8%
93 Gilbert, Arizona 237,133 102.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
48 Arlington 392,772 17.3%
58 Corpus Christi 325,733 17.4%
69 Plano 286,057 27.5%
80 Laredo 257,156 43.2%
83 Lubbock 252,506 26.1%
91 Irving 238,289 24.1%
95 Garland 234,943 8.7%
116 Amarillo 199,582 14.6%
127 Grand Prairie 190,682 48.8%
132 Brownsville 183,823 28.2%
147 McKinney 172,298 207.7%
157 Frisco 163,656 363.8%
166 Pasadena 153,351 8.0%
181 Mesquite 143,736 14.9%
182 Killeen 143,400 59.0%
184 McAllen 142,212 32.8%
196 Midland 134,610 41.6%
197 Waco 134,432 17.2%
200 Denton 133,808 59.9%
201 Carrollton 133,351 20.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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