Latest Data (2018)
Population 255,885
Nationwide Rank 84

Quick Facts

Lubbock, Texas is the 84th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Lubbock, Texas is a city.

Lubbock, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Lubbock had its largest population ever.

Lubbock, Texas is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 72% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lubbock, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
74 Toledo, Ohio 274,975 -12.3%
75 Durham, North Carolina 274,291 45.2%
76 Chula Vista, California 271,651 54.6%
77 Fort Wayne, Indiana 267,633 5.4%
78 Jersey City, New Jersey 265,549 10.6%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 265,098 6.5%
80 Laredo, Texas 261,639 45.7%
81 Madison, Wisconsin 258,054 22.8%
82 Chandler, Arizona 257,165 43.2%
83 Buffalo, New York 256,304 -12.2%
84 Lubbock, Texas 255,885 27.7%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 255,310 24.9%
86 Reno, Nevada 250,998 36.4%
87 Glendale, Arizona 250,702 13.0%
88 Gilbert, Arizona 248,279 111.6%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 246,328 21.8%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 245,949 108.4%
91 Norfolk, Virginia 244,076 4.1%
92 Chesapeake, Virginia 242,634 21.1%
93 Garland, Texas 242,507 12.2%
94 Irving, Texas 242,242 26.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
48 Arlington 398,112 18.9%
59 Corpus Christi 326,554 17.7%
69 Plano 288,061 28.4%
80 Laredo 261,639 45.7%
84 Lubbock 255,885 27.7%
93 Garland 242,507 12.2%
94 Irving 242,242 26.2%
116 Amarillo 199,924 14.8%
125 Grand Prairie 194,614 51.9%
130 McKinney 191,645 242.2%
134 Frisco 188,170 433.3%
137 Brownsville 183,392 27.9%
168 Pasadena 153,219 7.9%
174 Killeen 149,103 65.4%
183 McAllen 143,433 34.0%
184 Mesquite 142,816 14.2%
186 Midland 142,344 49.8%
196 Denton 138,541 65.6%
197 Waco 138,183 20.5%
199 Carrollton 136,879 24.1%
216 Round Rock 128,739 112.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 255,885 84
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