Lubbock, Texas

Population 236,060

Lubbock is located in Lubbock County, TX. The population is 236,060, making Lubbock the largest city in Lubbock County.

There are 78 public schools in Lubbock with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Lubbock is moderate, and there are 530 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Lubbock is low and the median home sales price is $51,500. Detailed and up-to-date Lubbock property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Lubbock include Wolfforth, Shallowater and Buffalo Springs.

Lubbock Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 15.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 26.8%

Crime Rate

53.23% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 415
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 186
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

29.29% Higher than national avg.
  • 530 offenders in Lubbock
  • 22.45 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,129 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 22
  • Superfunds: 31
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,075

Unemployment

Low 2.8%
  • Texas unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $51,500

Schools view all

78 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 78 K-12 public schools in Lubbock, TX and 7 private schools. Homefacts rates Lubbock's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

530 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$179,000 compared to April 2017
Median Sales Price
$51,500 compared to April 2017

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    11.3%
  • Rented
    44.8%
  • Owned
    43.9%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2,049 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Lubbock, TX issued 2,049 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,049 permits, 888 were issued for single family homes and 1,161 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lubbock, TX issued 1,977 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,977 permits, 938 were issued for single family homes and 1,039 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $595
  • 1 Bedroom: $690
  • 2 Bedrooms: $845
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,226
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,485

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Environmental Hazards

1129 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (485/500)
    Lubbock, TX has 97% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Lubbock, TX is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.87 Average
    Lubbock, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.22°
  • February 44.23°
  • March 54.55°
  • April 62.9°
  • May 69.97°
  • June 80.43°
  • July 80.87°
  • August 81.14°
  • September 72.13°
  • October 61.85°
  • November 51.85°
  • December 37.45°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lubbock, TX

Earthquakes
Lubbock, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Lubbock, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Lubbock, TX has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Lubbock, TX has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lubbock, TX: $45,551

Unemployment

Unemployment in Lubbock is 2.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.67%
White Collar - 57.33%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

City Representatives

  • Randy Neugebauer

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

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