Lubbock, TX 79404 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79404: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lubbock, TX 79404

Acceptable Alternative
Buffalo Spgs, TX 79404
Buffalo Springs, TX 79404

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 652
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,504
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 242
  • County: Lubbock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.554, Longitude -101.821
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lubbock, TX 79404 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,398
Population in Households 10,512
Population in Familes 8,756
Population in Group Qrtrs 886
Population Density1 339
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 3,551
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 2,509
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,908 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,643 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 518 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $60,013
Average Home Value $86,347


Median Household Income $32,617
Average Household Income $45,436
Per Capita Income $16,359
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.68%
Households 0.34% 0.69%
Families 0.2% 0.6%
Median Household Income   -0.69%
Per Capita Income   0.66%
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 79404 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79404 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 # 763 59th
Population Density1 # 702 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 57 97th
Median Household Income # 1674 11th
Per Capita Income # 1640 12th

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