Lubbock, TX 79401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lubbock, TX 79401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 875
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,730
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,263
  • County: Lubbock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.585, Longitude -101.847
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lubbock, TX 79401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,596
Population in Households 8,449
Population in Familes 2,247
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,147
Population Density1 3,634
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 3,873
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 745
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 ( 7.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,511 (75.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 753 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $79,947
Average Home Value $97,652


Median Household Income $14,019
Average Household Income $24,468
Per Capita Income $12,123
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.97% 1.66%
Households 2.02% 1.83%
Families 0.11% 0.71%
Median Household Income   -0.14%
Per Capita Income   0.17%
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, TX 79401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79401 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes 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 # 816 56th
Population Density1 # 218 88th
Diversity Index2 # 519 72nd
Median Household Income # 1837 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1791 4th

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