Lubbock, TX 79423 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79423: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lubbock, TX 79423

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,123
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,879
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,291
  • County: Lubbock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.515, Longitude -101.883
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79423 has segments in 2 Counties (Lubbock, Lynn).

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Lubbock, TX 79423 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,142
Population in Households 36,122
Population in Familes 29,990
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 660
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 14,137
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 9,832
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,004 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,133 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 822 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $138,867
Average Home Value $187,345


Median Household Income $58,213
Average Household Income $76,686
Per Capita Income $30,018
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.77% 1.68%
Households 1.62% 1.57%
Families 1.51% 1.5%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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 79423 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79423 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 # 249 87th
Population Density1 # 597 68th
Diversity Index2 # 835 55th
Median Household Income # 461 75th
Per Capita Income # 468 75th

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