Lubbock County, TX Demographic Data

Lubbock County, TX Summary

Lubbock County is located in Texas
  • Population: 285,760
  • Area: 900.70 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 895.60 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 5.10 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 317.26 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 3,221.78 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Lubbock County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
151,855
51%
50.8
Male
147,598
49%
49.2
Total Population
299,453
 
321,419,000

Lubbock County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
20,303
6.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
21,036
7.0% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
19,690
6.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
25,348
8.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
38,065
12.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
43,386
14.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
33,515
11.2% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
31,532
10.5% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
16,751
5.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
14,219
4.7% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
20,408
6.8% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
9,586
3.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
5,614
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
227,129
75.8%
77.1
Female
115,878
51.0%
51.4
Male
111,251
49.0%
48.6
21 Years and over
205,515
68.6%
72.9
62 Years and over
44,120
14.7%
18.3
65 Years and over
35,608
11.9%
14.9
Female
20,278
56.9%
55.9
Male
15,330
43.1%
44.1
Median Age (years)
30
NR
NR

Lubbock County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
289,688
96.7% 
96.9
White
246,712
82.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
19,424
6.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
4,282
1.4% 
0.8
Asian
6,589
2.2% 
5.4
Asian Indian
1,746
0.6% 
1.2
Chinese
2,098
0.7% 
1.3
Filipino
649
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
592
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
1,504
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
40
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
12,641
4.2% 
4.8
Two or More Races
9,765
3.3% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
103,197
34.5% 
17.6
Mexican
91,770
30.6% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
837
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
209
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
10,381
3.5% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
196,256
65.5% 
82.4

Lubbock County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
11,005
6.3% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
15,177
8.7% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
49,699
28.4% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
41,898
23.9% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
11,204
6.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
28,318
16.2% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
17,710
10.1% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
26,182
15.0%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
148,829
85.0%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
46,028
26.3%
30.6

Lubbock County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
93,781
39.3%
33.5%
Now Married
97,360
40.8%
47.5
Divorced
27,504
11.5%
11.0%
Separated
6,958
2.9%
2.1
Widowed
12,821
5.4
5.8%

Lubbock County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
212,752
76.2%
78.5%
Languages other than english
66,398
23.8%
21.5%
Spanish
57,157
20.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
4,778
1.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3,671
1.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
792
0.3%
1.0%

Lubbock County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
8,813
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
6,190
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
12,888
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
11,479
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
16,190
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
21,225
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
11,970
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
12,516
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
3,472
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
3,742
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
47,897
 
55,775
Per capita income
24,176
 
29,979

Lubbock County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
3,437
2.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
15,495
10.8%
9.8
Construction
10,452
7.3%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
41,480
28.9%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
8,374
5.8%
6.5
Information
2,953
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
9,197
6.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
7,707
5.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
10,453
7.3%
11.3
Public administration
4,745
3.3%
4.6
Retail trade
19,093
13.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
5,978
4.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
3,935
2.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
14,368
10.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
47,681
33.3%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
16,022
11.2%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
35,861
25.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
29,367
20.5%
18.0%

Lubbock County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
141,372
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
112,641
79.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
19,573
13.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
1,661
1.2%
5.2
Walked
2,901
2.1%
2.8
Other means
1,150
0.8%
1.8
Worked at home
3,446
2.4%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
19.0
 
26.0

Lubbock County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
6,812
6.3%
8.9
1 vehicles
40,209
37.1%
33.5
2 vehicles
42,492
39.2%
37.2
3 or more
18,972
17.5%
20.3

Lubbock County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
108,485
88.1%
87.7
Owner Occupied
58,425
53.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
50,060
46.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
14,612
11.9%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Lubbock County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
123,097
1 room
4,375
3.6%
2.3
2 rooms
3,415
2.8%
2.5
3 rooms
12,725
10.3%
9.0
4 rooms
21,479
17.4%
16.6
5 rooms
28,217
22.9%
20.0
6 rooms
25,485
20.7%
17.9
7 rooms
13,505
11.0%
12.1
8 rooms
7,847
6.4%
8.5
9 rooms or more
6,049
4.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Lubbock County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
123,097
 
 
1-unit, detached
81,568
66.3%
61.4
1-unit, attached
2,486
2.0%
5.8
2-units
3,480
2.8%
3.7
3 or 4 units
5,793
4.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
5,090
4.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
7,638
6.2%
4.6
20 or more units
10,328
8.4%
8.8
Mobile home
6,570
5.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
144
0.1%
0.1

Lubbock County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
3,082
2.5%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
6,162
5.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
17,206
14.0%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
17,485
14.2%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
22,223
18.1%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
17,169
13.9%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
15,844
12.9%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
18,620
15.1%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
4,938
4.0%
2.5%
2014 or later
368
0.3%
0.5%

Lubbock County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
53,913
49.7%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,370
2.2%
4.7
Electricity
51,156
47.2%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
518
0.5%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
338
0.3%
0.5
No fuel used
190
0.2%
1.2

Lubbock County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
31,567
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
514
1.6%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
906
2.9%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
1,198
3.8%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
2,603
8.2%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
4,921
15.6%
20.3%
$500 to $999
8,918
28.3%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
12,507
39.6%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
16,033
50.8%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
5,890
18.7%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,018
9.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,353
4.3%
7.3%
35.0% or more
5,273
16.7%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Lubbock County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
46,832 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
244
0.5%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
688
1.5%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,416
3.0%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
1,778
3.8%
11.0%
Less than $500
3,889
8.3%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
12,340
26.3%
27.9%
$500 to $999
26,477
56.5%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
3,228
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
838
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
5,572
12.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
5,679
12.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
5,903
12.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
4,587
10.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,636
8.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
20,305
44.4%
41.4%
Not Computed
4,378
NR
NR

Lubbock County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
58,425
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
7,551
12.9%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
15,382
26.3%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
12,337
21.1%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
9,395
16.1%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
7,004
12.0%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
5,113
8.8%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
1,387
2.4%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
256
0.4%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
124,500
 
194,500
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