Lubbock County TX Information


Lubbock County Subdivisions

Lubbock County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 299,722
Population in Households 288,270
Population in Familes 220,999
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,452
Population Density1 335
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 112,883
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 70,028
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 123,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62,374 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 50,509 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,261 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $125,245
Average Home Value $168,068


Median Household Income $45,759
Average Household Income $65,685
Per Capita Income $25,348
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 1.24%
Households 1.05% 1.2%
Families 0.92% 1.12%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lubbock County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lubbock County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 93rd
Population Density1 # 19 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 61 76th
Median Household Income # 120 53rd
Per Capita Income # 79 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.