Lubbock, Texas

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Population in 2017: 253,888 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.2%
 
Males: 123,407  (48.6%)
Females: 130,481  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

30.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 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 2017: $45,764 (it was $31,844 in 2000)
Lubbock:

$45,764
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,965 (it was $17,511 in 2000)

Lubbock city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,000 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Lubbock:

$138,000
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $187,107; detached houses: $191,526; townhouses or other attached units: $317,936; in 2-unit structures: $79,672; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $29,243; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $81,904; mobile homes: $37,088; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $12,250

Median gross rent in 2017: $900.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lubbock: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.0%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Black residents, 22.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.9% for American Indian residents, 4.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.1% for other race residents, 29.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lubbock, TX (2017)
    • 130,56451.4%White alone
    • 91,48036.0%Hispanic
    • 20,5018.1%Black alone
    • 6,7202.6%Asian alone
    • 3,4251.3%Two or more races
    • 6650.3%American Indian alone
    • 2590.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2730.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 628 registered sex offenders living in Lubbock, Texas as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lubbock is 402 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Lubbock by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
11
(5.2)
13
(6.0)
15
(7.0)
8
(3.6)
13
(5.8)
10
(4.4)
8
(3.4)
11
(4.6)
5
(2.1)
12
(5.0)
16
(6.5)
6
(2.4)
13
(5.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
105
(49.7)
98
(45.4)
101
(47.2)
82
(37.3)
93
(41.7)
91
(39.9)
70
(29.9)
104
(43.8)
88
(37.0)
128
(52.9)
187
(75.6)
177
(70.0)
239
(92.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
309
(146.3)
367
(170.2)
259
(121.0)
298
(135.7)
311
(139.5)
328
(143.9)
313
(133.5)
325
(137.0)
388
(163.1)
333
(137.7)
442
(178.8)
471
(186.2)
443
(172.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,797
(850.6)
1,691
(784.0)
1,578
(737.4)
1,710
(778.7)
1,662
(745.7)
1,572
(689.9)
1,409
(601.1)
1,522
(641.5)
1,348
(566.7)
1,611
(666.2)
1,746
(706.1)
2,087
(825.2)
1,870
(726.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,697
(1,277)
3,070
(1,423)
3,136
(1,466)
3,109
(1,416)
3,730
(1,674)
3,083
(1,353)
3,410
(1,455)
3,099
(1,306)
2,608
(1,096)
2,288
(946.1)
2,629
(1,063)
2,678
(1,059)
2,312
(898.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9,312
(4,408)
8,610
(3,992)
7,942
(3,711)
8,564
(3,900)
8,754
(3,928)
8,802
(3,863)
7,975
(3,402)
8,429
(3,553)
8,103
(3,406)
7,563
(3,127)
8,800
(3,559)
8,933
(3,532)
8,228
(3,197)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
777
(367.8)
693
(321.3)
606
(283.2)
598
(272.3)
526
(236.0)
506
(222.1)
693
(295.6)
745
(314.0)
846
(355.6)
766
(316.8)
949
(383.8)
1,050
(415.2)
1,203
(467.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
77
(36.4)
52
(24.1)
34
(15.9)
51
(23.2)
69
(31.0)
54
(23.7)
56
(23.9)
46
(19.4)
37
(15.6)
46
(19.0)
33
(13.3)
47
(18.6)
57
(22.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)559.2541.3509.3510.5529.2488.9452.6472.4437.5443.5515.8530.3509.5

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City-data.com crime index in Lubbock, TX

Crime rate in Lubbock detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 534 (432 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (9.6%), German (7.5%), English (5.6%), Irish (3.8%), Italian (1.2%), European (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 114.8 square miles.

Population density: 2,211 people per square mile   (low).

Lubbock, Texas map

15,415 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This city:

6.1%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,983 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,771 (1.6%)

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 )

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: +12,166 (+4.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 110,592 (88.1%)

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Lubbock, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lubbock, TX in 2017
Lubbock satellite photo by USGS

Lubbock tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 938 buildings, average cost: $224,200
  • 2014: 888 buildings, average cost: $231,200
  • 2015: 889 buildings, average cost: $257,700
  • 2016: 1193 buildings, average cost: $229,700
  • 2017: 1455 buildings, average cost: $220,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Lubbock, TX residents
Average permit cost in Lubbock, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lubbock, TX
Historical housing units in Lubbock, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +12,644 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in Lubbock, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Lubbock, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.7%)
  • Registered nurses (2.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)

Average climate in Lubbock, Texas

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.2. This is about average.

City:

62.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.64. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.64
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Lubbock 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 (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Winds: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lubbock topographic map

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 (Full-time enrollment: 3,269; Location: 3601 4th Street; Public; Website: www.ttuhsc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Lubbock Christian University (Full-time enrollment: 1,758; Location: 5601 19th Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lcu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Kaplan College-Lubbock (Full-time enrollment: 466; Location: 1421 Ninth Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.kaplancollege.com/lubbock-tx/)
  • Covenant School of Nursing and Allied Health (Full-time enrollment: 356; Location: 2002 West Loop 289, Suite 120; Private, not-for-profit; Website: cson.covenanthealth.org)
  • Kaplan College-Midland (Full-time enrollment: 162; Location: 1421 9th St; Private, for-profit; Website: midland.kaplancollege.com/Pages/Homepage.aspx)
  • Lubbock Hair Academy (Full-time 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: 583, Location: 6701 UNIVERSITY AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • SOUTHCREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 283, Location: 3801 S LOOP 289, Grades: PK-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lubbock:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lubbock:

  • ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 325, Location: 3222 103RD ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • LUBBOCK JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 15, Location: 5302 ELGIN AVE, Grades: 2-8)
  • NEW LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 9, Location: 2306 13TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Lubbock

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

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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)
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 intellectually disabled
  • 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

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

For population 15 years and over in Lubbock:

Marital status in Lubbock, TX
  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lubbock:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lubbock
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Lubbock:

(Lubbock, Texas Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Lubbock, TX (based on Lubbock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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.
Texas:

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.
Texas:

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

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.9%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.0%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lubbock:

46.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Lubbock:

28.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lubbock:

21.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lubbock:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lubbock:

32.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Lubbock:

55.5%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lubbock, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 411$3,077,486$89,8540$0
Police Protection - Officers 401$3,017,964$90,3130$0
Electric Power 265$1,634,866$74,0326$9,900
Water Supply 163$683,690$50,3331$798
Other Government Administration 135$622,772$55,3588$9,840
Solid Waste Management 111$446,644$48,2860$0
Parks and Recreation 103$412,782$48,09144$29,180
Police - Other 94$342,896$43,77429$10,634
Sewerage 80$360,660$54,09910$11,750
Streets and Highways 62$234,528$45,3933$1,740
Financial Administration 56$331,792$71,0981$424
Health 53$198,802$45,0121$2,116
Airports 47$195,818$49,9961$1,008
Other and Unallocable 44$174,304$47,5372$1,742
Local Libraries 39$145,738$44,84221$15,134
Judicial and Legal 34$199,096$70,2691$618
Fire - Other 17$84,880$59,9150$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 11$55,676$60,7370$0
Totals for Government 2,126$12,220,394$68,977128$94,884

Lubbock government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $50,377,000 ($198.42)
    Water Utilities: $16,865,000 ($66.43)
    Regular Highways: $13,562,000 ($53.42)
    Air Transportation: $11,696,000 ($46.07)
    Electric Utilities: $10,948,000 ($43.12)
    General - Other: $3,843,000 ($15.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,714,000 ($10.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,418,000 ($9.52)
    General Public Buildings: $2,038,000 ($8.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,427,000 ($5.62)
    Transit Utilities: $322,000 ($1.27)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $129,000 ($0.51)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($0.02)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $176,975,000 ($697.06)
    Police Protection: $52,905,000 ($208.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,337,000 ($151.00)
    Water Utilities: $27,440,000 ($108.08)
    General - Other: $24,438,000 ($96.26)
    Sewerage: $19,658,000 ($77.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,149,000 ($55.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,417,000 ($52.85)
    Transit Utilities: $11,743,000 ($46.25)
    Central Staff Services: $8,853,000 ($34.87)
    Regular Highways: $7,603,000 ($29.95)
    Air Transportation: $7,225,000 ($28.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,676,000 ($26.30)
    Health - Other: $4,708,000 ($18.54)
    Libraries: $3,444,000 ($13.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,261,000 ($12.84)
    Financial Administration: $2,750,000 ($10.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,273,000 ($8.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $701,000 ($2.76)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,064,000 ($16.01)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $52,846,000 ($208.15)
    Corporate Bonds: $30,033,000 ($118.29)
    Benefit Payments: $13,356,000 ($52.61)
    Other Investments - Other: $10,884,000 ($42.87)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $401,000 ($1.58)
    Withdrawals: $9,000 ($0.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,429,000 ($115.91)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $85,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $116,347,000 ($458.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,580,000 ($53.49)

Lubbock government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $58,081,000 ($228.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,662,000 ($81.38)
    Air Transportation: $9,082,000 ($35.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,512,000 ($9.89)
    Other: $1,976,000 ($7.78)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $476,000 ($1.87)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $3,716,000 ($14.64)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-7,226,000 ($-28.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $9,353,000 ($36.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,233,000 ($12.73)
    Transit Utilities: $3,034,000 ($11.95)
    Other: $28,000 ($0.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,982,000 ($27.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,599,000 ($37.81)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,317,000 ($28.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,657,000 ($14.40)
    Special Assessments: $932,000 ($3.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $83,000 ($0.33)
    Royalties: $32,000 ($0.13)
    Rents: $7,000 ($0.03)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $228,310,000 ($899.25)
    Water Utilities: $76,767,000 ($302.37)
    Transit Utilities: $5,927,000 ($23.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,487,000 ($5.86)
    General Local Government Support: $1,278,000 ($5.03)
    Highways: $1,023,000 ($4.03)
    Health and Hospitals: $890,000 ($3.51)
    Other: $279,000 ($1.10)
    Transit Utilities: $6,000 ($0.02)
  • Tax - Property: $74,283,000 ($292.58)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $68,037,000 ($267.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,841,000 ($42.70)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,769,000 ($26.66)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,132,000 ($8.40)
    Other License: $733,000 ($2.89)
    Amusements Sales: $285,000 ($1.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $140,000 ($0.55)

Lubbock government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,146,913,000 ($4517.40)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,118,031,000 ($4403.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $283,403,000 ($1116.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $254,522,000 ($1002.50)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $194,465,000 ($765.95)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $175,125,000 ($689.77)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $19,340,000 ($76.18)

Lubbock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $237,575,000 ($935.75)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $55,884,000 ($220.11)
    Total Federal Securities: $3,346,000 ($13.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $230,096,000 ($906.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $221,795,000 ($873.59)

6.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($166 average AGI)
Lubbock County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hockley County, TX  0.24% ($40,526 average AGI)
from Hale County, TX  0.24% ($41,024)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.23% ($45,908)


6.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($76 average AGI)
Lubbock County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  0.33% ($42,694 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.33% ($52,813)
to Travis County, TX  0.23% ($71,008)
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
Barnes & Noble1Men's Wearhouse1
Baskin-Robbins2Motel 61
Bath & Body Works2Motherhood Maternity1
Baymont Inn1New Balance1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Best Western2Nike9
Budget Car Rental2Nissan1
Burger King8Office Depot2
Burlington Coat Factory1OfficeMax1
CVS7Old Navy1
Cache1Olive Garden1
Casual Male XL1On The Border1
Catherines1Outback1
Chevrolet2Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A5Pac Sun1
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza2
Chipotle1Payless3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske2
Church's Chicken3PetSmart2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut6
ColorTyme1Popeyes3
Comfort Inn1Quality2
Comfort Suites1Quiznos3
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack5
Curves2Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen4Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn3Rodeway Inn1
Dennys2Rue211
Discount Tire4Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza6SAS Shoes1
Eddie Bauer1SONIC Drive-In12
Express1Sam's Club1
Extended Stay America1Sears4
Fashion Bug1Sephora1
FedEx41Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Sprint Nextel6
Foot Locker1Staples1
Forever 211Starbucks6
GNC2Subaru1
GameStop5Subway17
Gap1Super 82
Goodwill1T-Mobile14
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block7Taco Bell7
Havertys Furniture1Talbots1
Hawthorn1Target2
Hilton3The Room Place1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn5Toys"R"Us1
Hollister Co.1U-Haul12
Home Depot2UPS44
Honda1Vans4
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless2
Howard Johnson1Victoria's Secret1
IHOP2Volkswagen1
JCPenney1Walgreens8
Jack In The Box1Walmart4
Jimmy John's3Wendy's3
JoS. A. Bank1

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
See more detailed statistics of Lubbock fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 251Number of bridges
  • 6,699ft / 2,042mTotal length
  • $2,160,000Total costs
  • 3,600,916Total average daily traffic
  • 456,283Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Lubbock, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 91950-1959
  • 251960-1969
  • 681970-1979
  • 281980-1989
  • 341990-1999
  • 482000-2009
  • 372010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lubbock, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lubbock)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 782 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lubbock, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 161 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 354 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1,753 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lubbock)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 300 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lubbock)
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 in Lubbock, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lubbock, TX - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 669. The highest number of fire incidents - 1,091 took place in 2008, and the least - 36 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lubbock, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.2%), and Structure Fires (36.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lubbock, TX
    • 5,04250.2%Outside Fires
    • 3,65736.4%Structure Fires
    • 1,30413.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 440.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lubbock, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lubbock, Texas:

  • Super 8 Motel, 501 Ave Q, Lubbock, Texas 79401 , Phone: (806) 762-8726, Fax: (806) 762-8726
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Lubbock Texas, 2551 S Loop 289, Lubbock, Texas 79423 , Phone: (806) 745-1963, Fax: (806) 748-1183
  • Red Roof Inn & Conference Center, 6624 Interstate 27, Lubbock, Texas 79404 , Phone: (806) 745-2208, Fax: (806) 745-1265
  • La Quinta Inn #922-lubbock Medical CTR, 4115 Brownfield Rd, Lubbock, Texas 79407 , Phone: (806) 792-0065, Fax: (806) 792-0178
  • Radisson Hotel Downtown Lubbock, 505 Ave Q, Lubbock, Texas 79401 , Phone: (806) 747-0171, Fax: (806) 747-9243
  • Ashmore Inn & Suites, 4019 S Loop 289, Lubbock, Texas 79423 , Phone: (806) 785-0060, Fax: (806) 785-6001
  • Howard Johnson Express Inn, 4801 Ave Q, Lubbock, Texas 79412 , Phone: (806) 747-1671, Fax: (806) 747-4265
  • Days Inn Texas Tech, 2401 4th St, Lubbock, Texas 79415 , Phone: (806) 747-7111, Fax: (806) 747-9749
  • 46 other hotels and motels
All 54 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lubbock, Texas
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lubbock, TX
  • 66.9%Utility gas
  • 31.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lubbock, TX
  • 64.3%Electricity
  • 33.8%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Lubbock compared to Texas state average:

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

Lubbock on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 (79411) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 (79401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #75 (79410) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of physicians in 2005"
  • #100 (79415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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