Lubbock, Texas

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Population in 2013: 239,538 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.0%
 
Males: 116,540  (48.7%)
Females: 122,998  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  29.4 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79382, 79401, 79403, 79406, 79407, 79410, 79411, 79412, 79413, 79414, 79415, 79416, 79423, 79424.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,728 (it was $31,844 in 2000)
Lubbock:

$45,728
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,093 (it was $17,511 in 2000)

Lubbock city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $106,400 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Lubbock:

$106,400
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $130,838; Detached houses: $133,658; Townhouses or other attached units: $160,269; In 2-unit structures: $361,637; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $314,954; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $80,213; Mobile homes: $38,644; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,864

Median gross rent in 2013: $811.

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  • Races in Lubbock, TX (2013)

    Lubbock races chart
    • 126,95653.0%White alone
    • 82,42134.4%Hispanic
    • 19,8098.3%Black alone
    • 5,5122.3%Asian alone
    • 3,8411.6%Two or more races
    • 8410.4%American Indian alone
    • 1480.06%Other race alone
    • 160.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Lubbock detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lubbock: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (11.2%), Irish (8.2%), English (7.6%), United States (6.8%), Scottish (1.7%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 114.8 square miles.

Population density: 2,086 people per square mile   (low).

Lubbock,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Lubbock:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lubbock city:

  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

13,583 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This city:

5.7%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 501 registered sex offenders living in Lubbock, Texas as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lubbock to the number of sex offenders is 471 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,324 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,356 (1.5%)

Lubbock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (269.2 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (299.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Wolfforth, TX (3.0 miles ), Reese Center, TX (3.0 miles) , Buffalo Springs, TX (3.2 miles ), Shallowater, TX (3.3 miles ), Ransom Canyon, TX (3.4 miles ), New Deal, TX (3.5 miles ), Idalou, TX (3.6 miles ), Slaton, TX (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 599 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 1998: 667 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 1999: 765 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2000: 755 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2001: 941 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2002: 1281 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2003: 1316 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 1204 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2005: 1129 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2006: 1123 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2007: 880 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2008: 929 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2009: 727 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2010: 844 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2011: 629 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2012: 697 buildings, average cost: $234,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.56 N, Longitude: 101.88 W

Lubbock nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Hub of the Plains, The Hub City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,878 (+6.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 102,988 (90.8%)

Area code: 806

Lubbock household income distribution Lubbock home values distribution

Crime rates in Lubbock by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 10111416111315813108115
per 100,000 4.95.36.87.65.26.07.03.65.84.43.44.62.1
Rapes 10013310196105981018293917010488
per 100,000 49.063.848.845.749.745.447.237.341.739.929.943.837.0
Robberies 317303311310309367259298311328313325388
per 100,000 155.3145.4150.3147.7146.3170.2121.0135.7139.5143.9133.5137.0163.1
Assaults 2,0422,0671,9691,7781,7971,6911,5781,7101,6621,5721,4091,5221,348
per 100,000 1,000.5991.6951.8846.9850.6784.0737.4778.7745.7689.9601.1641.5566.7
Burglaries 2,8472,9792,8292,6782,6973,0703,1363,1093,7303,0833,4103,0992,608
per 100,000 1,395.01,429.11,367.41,275.51,276.61,423.41,465.51,415.81,673.51,353.01,454.81,306.31,096.4
Thefts 8,0688,3079,7269,4949,3128,6107,9428,5648,7548,8027,9758,4298,103
per 100,000 3,953.13,985.24,701.24,522.14,407.63,992.03,711.43,899.93,927.63,862.83,402.23,552.93,406.4
Auto thefts 679571691696777693606598526506693745846
per 100,000 332.7273.9334.0331.5367.8321.3283.2272.3236.0222.1295.6314.0355.6
Arson 66655440775234516954564637
per 100,000 32.331.226.119.136.424.115.923.231.023.723.919.415.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 585.9592.8606.6569.7566.8548.6516.1517.4536.3495.4458.7478.8443.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lubbock detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 547 (399 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Texas average:

2.05

Lubbock tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +12,644 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Lubbock: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lubbock, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Lubbock-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Lubbock city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lubbock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 243.5 miles away from Lubbock center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 283.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 213.8 miles away from Lubbock center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lubbock County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lubbock topographic map

Birthplace of: Brandon Ríos - Boxer, Natalie Maines - Lead singer for Dixie Chicks, Buddy Holly - Rock guitarist, Bryan A. Garner - Legal scholar, J. Michael Bailey - Psychologist, Orlin Norris - Boxer, Kenneth Copeland - Television evangelist, Micah Wright - Writer, Micheal Ray Richardson - Basketball player-coach, Mason Crosby - College football player.

Main business address for: AirGate PCS, Inc. /Merger/ (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)), ALAMOSA HOLDINGS INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)), ALAMOSA DELAWARE INC (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT).

Hospitals in Lubbock:

  • 2503 ASH AVENUE (2503 ASH AVE)
  • 5TH STREET COMMUNITY HOME (7423 5TH ST)
  • AGNES DENT HOMES I (4805 16TH ST)
  • CHARTER PLAINS BEHAVORIAL HEALTH SYS (provides emergency services, 801 N QUAKER AVE BOX 10560)
  • COVENANT SURGICENTER, LTD (2301 QUAKER AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE OF LUBBOCK INC (1102 SLIDE RD STE 3 BOX 16800 79490)
  • LUBBOCK REGIONAL M H M R 5 (3105 29TH ST)
  • METHODIST HOSPITAL LUBBOCK (3615 19TH ST)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF LUBBOCK (4601 66TH ST UNIT E)
  • TRUSTPOINT HOSPITAL (Physician, 4302 PRINCETON)

Airports and heliports located in Lubbock:

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Colleges/Universities in Lubbock:

  • Texas Tech University (Full-time enrollment: 29,251; Location: Broadway and University Avenue; Public; Website: www.ttu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (FT enrollment: 3,269; Location: 3601 4th Street; Public; Website: www.ttuhsc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Lubbock Christian University (FT enrollment: 1,758; Location: 5601 19th Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lcu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Kaplan College-Lubbock (FT enrollment: 466; Location: 1421 Ninth Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.kaplancollege.com/lubbock-tx/)
  • Covenant School of Nursing and Allied Health (FT enrollment: 356; Location: 2002 West Loop 289, Suite 120; Private, not-for-profit; Website: cson.covenanthealth.org)
  • Kaplan College-Midland (FT enrollment: 162; Location: 1421 9th St; Private, for-profit; Website: midland.kaplancollege.com/Pages/Homepage.aspx)
  • Lubbock Hair Academy (FT enrollment: 58; Location: 2844 34th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lubbockhairacademy.com)
  • Texas Tech University System Administration (Location: 15th & Akron, 317 Administration Building; Public; Website: www.texastech.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lubbock:

  • South Plains College (about 29 miles; Levelland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,007)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 44 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Howard College (about 95 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 95 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 99 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Midland College (about 108 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Amarillo College (about 113 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Biggest public high schools in Lubbock:

Private high schools in Lubbock:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 748; Location: 6701 UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHRIST THE KING CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 4012 56TH ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 2604 DOVER AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEW LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 28; Location: 2102 5TH ST; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lubbock:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lubbock:

  • ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 3222 103RD ST; Grades: PK - 9)
  • CALVARY WEEKDAY SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 5301 82ND ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SOUTHCREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 3801 S LOOP 289; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST LUKE'S PRESCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 3708 45TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Lubbock, map of school districts: FRENSHIP INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, LUBBOCK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, LUBBOCK-COOPER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, ROOSEVELT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Lubbock:

  • LUBBOCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,205,158; Location: 1306 9TH ST; 356,073 books; 942 e-books; 17,428 audio materials; 43,105 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 258 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Reese AFB is no longer and Air Force Base. It was shut down. It\'s now Reese Center where South Plains Jr College out of Levelland has a campus. And there\'s a golf course. It was shut down in the 90\'s.
  • Christ the King Cathedral High School is a private High School in Lubbock please add us to the list of private high schools
  • Singers Buddy Hollie & Mack Davis are both from Lubbock

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Notable locations in Lubbock: South Plains Fairground (A), Hillcrest Golf Course (B), Lubbock Country Club (C), Meadowbrook Municipal Golf Course (D), Texas Agricultural Experiment Station (E), Westlake Golf Course (F), Texas Technological College Historic District (G), South Overton Residential Historic District (H), Holden Properties Historic District (I), Fort Worth and Denver South Plains Railway Depot (J), Fred and Annie Snyder House (K), Kress Building (L), Lubbock County Courthouse (M), Lubbock Boys Club (N), Ellwood P O Substation (O), Lubbock Fire Department Station 2 Training Facility (P), Lubbock Fire Department Station 1 (Q), Lubbock Fire Department Station 13 (R), Lubbock Fire Department Station 12 (S), Lubbock Fire Department Station 14 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Caprock Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Lubbock include: AirGate PCS, Inc. /Merger/ (A), ALAMOSA HOLDINGS INC (B), ALAMOSA DELAWARE INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lubbock include: Overton Church (A), Antioch Church (B), Bethel Church (C), Caprock Church (D), Chapel Hill Church (E), Southcrest Church (F), MacKenzie Terrace Baptist Chapel Church (G), Lubbock Baptist Temple Church (H), Indiana Avenue Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Eastlawn Memorial Gardens (1), Resthaven Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Canyon Lake Number 2 (A), Canyon Lake Number 3 (B), Canyon Lake Number 6 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lubbock include: Leftwich Park (1), Kastman Park (2), Hamilton Park (3), Higinbotham Park (4), Hodges Park (5), Ratliff Park (6), Rawling Park (7), Mose Hood Park (8), Lowrey Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Buddy Holly Center (Museums; 1801 Avenue G) (1), American Wind Power Center (Museums; 1701 Canyon Lake Drive) (2), American Museum of Agriculture (1501 Canyon Lake Drive) (3), Lubbock - Parks & Wildlife Department- Lubbock Lake Landmark- State Historical (Historical Places & Services; 2401 Landmark Drive) (4), Adventures USA (Amusement & Theme Parks; 116 Saint & Indiana) (5), Flaming 7S (1515 34th Street) (6), Convention & Visitors Bureau of Lubbock (1301 Broadway Street Suite 200) (7), Dave's Need for Speed (2769 North Frankford Avenue) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Barcelonacourt of Lubbock (5215 South Loop 289) (1), Circus Inn (Highway 84) (2), Carriage House Inn & Suites (910 East Slaton Road) (3), Arbor Inn & Suites (5310 Englewood) (4), Comfort Inn & Suites (5828 I-27 South) (5), Best Western Palms Hotel & Suites (6015 45th Street) (6), Broadway Manor Bed & Breakfast (1811 Broadway Street) (7), Circus Inn Motel (150 Slaton Road) (8), Brass Banjo (801 Avenue Q) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: U S Secret Service (1205 Texas Avenue) (1), United States Government - Justice Department- Federal Bureau Of Investiga (1205 Texas Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Lubbock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 6.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lubbock and their reported violations in the past:

TEXAS TECH EQUESTRIAN CENTER (Population served: 818, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
WOODYS GENERAL STORE (Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
STARS & STRIPES DRIVE-IN THEATER (Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SPIRIT RANCH (Population served: 206, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2013), Fed FAO issued (JUL-09-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2013), Fed FAO issued (JUL-09-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2013)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SKATE PLEX (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-21-2005 to NOV-07-2005)
  • 22 routine major monitoring violations
  • 49 regular monitoring violations
THE RANGE (Population served: 192, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LUBBOCK WATER RAMPAGE (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
BENTWOOD ESTATES MHP (Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-16-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lubbock that have no violations reported:

  • FAST STOP 15 (Population served: 550, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FOUR CORNERS GROCERY (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SONNYS MART (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.8%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.4% for American Indian residents, 20.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.1% for other race residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lubbock in 2010:

  • 6,460 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,214 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 738 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 530 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 249 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 236 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 123 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 111 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 103 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 60 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 57 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 30 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Lubbock in 2000:

  • 4,843 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,054 people in nursing homes
  • 794 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 505 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 404 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 199 people in other group homes
  • 166 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 101 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 82 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 65 people in state prisons
  • 64 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 50 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 48 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 38 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 18 people in religious group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

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Lubbock compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Jones AT&T Stadium. Capacity: 50,000. Texas Tech Red Raiders.
  • United Spirit Arena. Texas Tech University.
  • Lubbock Municipal Coliseum. Capacity: 8,728.

Banks with most branches in Lubbock (2011 data):

  • American State Bank: 16 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,079.1 mil, Deposits: $2,459.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: American State Financial Corporation
  • PlainsCapital Bank: 13 branches. Info updated 2012/02/06: Bank assets: $5,681.5 mil, Deposits: $4,256.6 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Maedgen & White, Ltd.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • City Bank: 10 branches. Info updated 2010/10/28: Bank assets: $2,020.1 mil, Deposits: $1,776.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: South Plains Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Lubbock National Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $738.3 mil, Deposits: $641.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce National Financial Services, Inc.
  • American Bank of Commerce: 19th Street Branch, Operations Center Branch, North Loop Branch, Lubbock Branch, Indiana Avenue Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $645.3 mil, Deposits: $564.6 mil, headquarters in Wolfforth, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Americo Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Bank & Trust Company: Mobile Branch, Southwest Branch, Midcity Branch, at 9816 Slide Road. Info updated 2011/08/03: Bank assets: $536.1 mil, Deposits: $422.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc.
  • First United Bank: Southeast Banking Center, Messenger Service, Lubbock Southwest Branch, Lubbock Northwest Branch. Info updated 2007/02/12: Bank assets: $1,081.2 mil, Deposits: $962.8 mil, headquarters in Dimmitt, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Plains Bancorp, Inc.
  • First National Bank Texas: Lubbock South Banking Center - Rc 65, 82nd Street Banking Center - Rc 698, Avenue T Banking Center - Rc 686 Bra, Lubbock West Loop Banking Center - R. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • 13 other banks with 21 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lubbock, Texas:

  • Super 8 Motel, 501 Ave Q, Lubbock, TX 79401 , Phone: (806) 762-8726, Fax: (806) 762-8726
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Lubbock Texas, 2551 S Loop 289, Lubbock, TX 79423 , Phone: (806) 745-1963, Fax: (806) 748-1183
  • Red Roof Inn & Conference Center, 6624 Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX 79404 , Phone: (806) 745-2208, Fax: (806) 745-1265
  • La Quinta Inn #2521 Lubbock, 601 Ave Q, Lubbock, TX 79401 , Phone: (806) 763-9441, Fax: (806) 747-9325
  • Motel 6 #0298 Lubbock, 909 66TH St, Lubbock, TX 79412 , Phone: (806) 745-5541, Fax: (806) 748-0889
  • La Quinta Inn #922-lubbock Medical CTR, 4115 Brownfield Rd, Lubbock, TX 79407 , Phone: (806) 792-0065, Fax: (806) 792-0178
  • Lubbock Fairfield Inn, 4007 South Loop 289, Lubbock, TX 79401 , Phone: (806) 795-1288
  • Radisson Hotel Downtown Lubbock, 505 Ave Q, Lubbock, TX 79401 , Phone: (806) 747-0171, Fax: (806) 747-9243
  • 37 other hotels and motels
All 45 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lubbock, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Texas average:

14.4

Lubbock travel time to work - commute Lubbock mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Lubbock:

(Lubbock, Texas Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Lubbock city (based on Lubbock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant86,949241
Catholic36,23917
Mainline Protestant23,96043
Other11,25923
Black Protestant1,92414
Orthodox2082
None118,292-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Lubbock County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Lubbock County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Lubbock County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 148
Here:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lubbock County:

26.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 53$273,896$62,0140$0
Other Government Administration 129$431,055$40,0985$2,595
Judicial and Legal 36$169,672$56,5570$0
Police Protection - Officers 417$2,446,995$70,4170$0
Police - Other 85$239,373$33,79430$11,395
Firefighters 373$2,216,132$71,2960$0
Fire - Other 20$74,357$44,6140$0
Streets and Highways 72$243,722$40,6203$2,927
Airports 44$131,051$35,7410$0
Health 43$124,502$34,7451$237
Solid Waste Management 109$314,895$34,6670$0
Sewerage 84$290,711$41,5304$6,525
Parks and Recreation 103$302,667$35,26237$25,226
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15$57,619$46,0953$4,036
Water Supply 149$486,655$39,1941$1,196
Electric Power 263$1,313,903$59,9509$12,254
Local Libraries 36$111,154$37,05123$15,584
Other and Unallocable 48$148,435$37,1092$731
Totals for Government 2,079$9,376,794$54,123118$82,706

Lubbock government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $17,877,000 ($74.63)
    Regular Highways: $13,148,000 ($54.89)
    Electric Utilities: $8,141,000 ($33.99)
    Sewerage: $6,686,000 ($27.91)
    Water Utilities: $5,409,000 ($22.58)
    General Public Buildings: $5,196,000 ($21.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,356,000 ($18.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,895,000 ($16.26)
    Police Protection: $2,170,000 ($9.06)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $89,472,000 ($373.52)
    Police Protection: $31,479,000 ($131.42)
    Fire Protection: $19,512,000 ($81.46)
    Water Utilities: $15,875,000 ($66.27)
    General - Other: $15,251,000 ($63.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,537,000 ($52.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,473,000 ($43.72)
    Sewerage: $9,501,000 ($39.66)
    Regular Highways: $8,688,000 ($36.27)
    Transit Utilities: $7,069,000 ($29.51)
    Health Services - Other: $4,919,000 ($20.54)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,874,000 ($20.35)
    Libraries: $3,477,000 ($14.52)
    Air Transportation: $3,469,000 ($14.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,744,000 ($11.46)
    Financial Administration: $2,497,000 ($10.42)
    General Public Buildings: $1,500,000 ($6.26)
    Central Staff Services: $1,372,000 ($5.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $683,000 ($2.85)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,064,000 ($8.62)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $76,391,000 ($318.91)
    Benefit Payments: $6,142,000 ($25.64)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $2,804,000 ($11.71)
    Withdrawals: $77,000 ($0.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,844,000 ($41.10)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,655,000 ($11.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $441,000 ($1.84)
    Libraries: $262,000 ($1.09)
    Transit Utilities: $92,000 ($0.38)
    Health - Other: $91,000 ($0.38)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($0.11)
    Housing & Community Development: $18,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $91,339,000 ($381.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,740,000 ($23.96)

Lubbock government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $5,605,000 ($23.40)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $17,894,000 ($74.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,948,000 ($62.40)
    All Other: $8,548,000 ($35.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,371,000 ($18.25)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $3,579,000 ($14.94)
    From Local Government: $2,054,000 ($8.57)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,390,000 ($5.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $6,570,000 ($27.43)
    Transit Utilities: $3,868,000 ($16.15)
    All Other: $1,552,000 ($6.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,622,000 ($40.17)
    Interest Earnings: $5,364,000 ($22.39)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $90,764,000 ($378.91)
    Water Utilities: $32,771,000 ($136.81)
    Transit Utilities: $2,710,000 ($11.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,659,000 ($31.97)
    Health & Hospitals: $724,000 ($3.02)
    General Support: $349,000 ($1.46)
  • Tax - Property: $50,185,000 ($209.51)
    Total General Sales: $29,092,000 ($121.45)
    Public Utilities: $6,613,000 ($27.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,863,000 ($11.95)
    NEC: $2,724,000 ($11.37)

Lubbock government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $103,666,000 ($432.77)
    Electric Utilities: $43,320,000 ($180.85)
    Industrial Revenue: $33,944,000 ($141.71)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $160,626,000 ($670.57)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $60,055,000 ($250.71)
    Electric Utilities: $22,170,000 ($92.55)
    Water Utilities: $9,765,000 ($40.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $69,808,000 ($291.43)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $66,844,000 ($279.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $139,582,000 ($582.71)
    Water Utilities: $41,330,000 ($172.54)
    Electric Utilities: $31,285,000 ($130.61)
    Industrial Revenue: $24,198,000 ($101.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,746,000 ($40.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $34,205,000 ($142.80)
    Other, NEC: $11,291,000 ($47.14)
    Water Utilities: $5,257,000 ($21.95)

Lubbock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $37,262,000 ($155.56)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $846,000 ($3.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $143,369,000 ($598.52)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $26,257,000 ($109.62)

6.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($157 average AGI)
Lubbock County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hockley County, TX  0.30% ($30,174 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.26% ($30,576)
from Hale County, TX  0.25% ($32,197)


6.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($239 average AGI)
Lubbock County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  0.38% ($32,724 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.31% ($34,007)
to Harris County, TX  0.23% ($37,061)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lubbock:

  • KKAM (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZO (1460 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRFE (580 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: KRFE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLFB (1420 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: DREW BALLARD)
  • KDAV (1590 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lubbock:

  • KOHM (89.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KTXT-FM (88.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KFMX-FM (94.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLLL-FM (96.3 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KQBR (99.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZII-FM (102.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJAK (92.7 FM; SLATON, TX; Owner: WILLIAMS BROADCAST GROUP)
  • KXTQ-FM (93.7 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KAMY (90.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEJS (106.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: BARTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KONE (101.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KMMX (100.3 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KQRI (90.9 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKCL (98.1 FM; LORENZO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAIQ (95.5 FM; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: LITTLEFIELD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K204EY (88.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K249CD (97.7 FM; LUBBOCK, ETC., TX; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • KAMZ (103.5 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: ALBERT BENAVIDES)
  • KRBL (105.7 FM; IDALOU, TX; Owner: TRIUMPH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVT-FM (105.5 FM; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)

TV broadcast stations around Lubbock:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTXT-TV (Channel 5; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KCBD (Channel 11; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KBZO-LP (Channel 51; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAMC (Channel 28; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: VHR LUBBOCK LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJTV-CA (Channel 32; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KXTQ-LP (Channel 46; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K48GB (Channel 48; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT-LP (Channel 14; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT (Channel 22; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KGLR-LP (Channel 30; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LUBBOCK TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KPTB (Channel 16; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lubbock fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $170,000Total costs
  • 50Total average daily traffic
  • 100Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lubbock)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 517 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lubbock, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 228 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1623 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lubbock)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lubbock)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 322 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 47 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,402$108,9531,260$110,5971,708$129,650216$44,29615$1,577,933720$76,6938$61,723
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$111,34324$165,668146$115,95627$27,6180$011$86,0003$42,620
APPLICATIONS DENIED135$88,447115$99,840625$95,487305$25,8651$23,664,00069$73,36818$34,284
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN78$109,19678$124,333447$115,86344$55,0240$058$71,7032$34,920
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$130,39614$83,37169$108,41515$29,7370$011$66,9091$69,010

Detailed mortgage data for all 52 tracts in Lubbock, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 40 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED121$148,54456$155,9928$79,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$121,77211$171,5962$96,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$115,31412$203,6738$91,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$104,0005$218,2001$104,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$113,2853$77,3333$66,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 71
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Lubbock

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lubbock, TX
Most common first names in Lubbock, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James94772.9 years
Mary90078.0 years
William79075.2 years
John77373.2 years
Robert55971.7 years
Charles41971.8 years
George34475.0 years
Willie32776.0 years
Joe29768.5 years
Thomas29472.9 years
Most common last names in Lubbock, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith49575.1 years
Jones37676.1 years
Johnson35373.9 years
Williams34473.3 years
Davis31475.6 years
Brown26575.3 years
Wilson20075.2 years
Miller19975.6 years
Taylor18674.8 years
Moore17874.6 years
Businesses in Lubbock, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven22Jones New York3
ALDO1Journeys1
AT&T10Justice2
Abercrombie & Fitch1KFC8
Abercrombie Kids1Kmart1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Kohl's1
Ace Hardware2La Quinta3
Advance Auto Parts2La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Furniture6
Ann Taylor1LensCrafters1
Applebee's2Little Caesars Pizza5
Arby's4Long John Silver's4
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's1
AutoZone6Marriott4
Avenue1MasterBrand Cabinets10
BMW1Mazda1
Banana Republic1McDonald's13
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