Statewide Claims to Fame

Lubbock is 10th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Households

Lubbock is 10th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Housing units

Lubbock is 10th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Size in square miles

Lubbock is 11th in Texas out of 340 other cities in Current population (2012)

Lubbock is 12th in Texas out of 302 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Lubbock is 12th in Texas out of 326 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Lubbock is 13th in Texas out of 337 other cities in Retail sales

Lubbock, Texas Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Lubbock Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 236,065 11th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 122.4 10th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,875.4 148th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Lubbock Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 257th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.5% 329th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.8% 212th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Lubbock Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.4% 156th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 29.4% 100th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Lubbock Rank Texas US
Race - White 75.8% 201st 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 8.6% 158th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 152nd 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.4% 114th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 108th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 186th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 32.1% 166th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 55.7% 175th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Lubbock Rank Texas US
Female residents 50.9% 245th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.9% 309th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Lubbock Rank Texas US
Housing units 95,926 10th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 28.4% 61st 24.0% 25.9%
Households 86,605 10th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 56.2% 322nd 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $108,700 183rd $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.5 338th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Lubbock Rank Texas US
Income per capita $23,364 160th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $42,925 217th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.3% 140th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Lubbock Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 19,350 12th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,715,912 13th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,972 119th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $522,885 12th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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