Lubbock County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2017:305,225More data
Estimate 2016:302,301 
Estimate 2015:298,463 
Estimate 2014:294,610 
Estimate 2013:289,611 
Estimate 2012:286,076 
Estimate 2011:283,388 
Census 2010:278,831More data
Census 2000:242,628More data
Population of the County Seat (Lubbock)
Census 2010:229,573 
Census 2000:199,564 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Abernathy city (pt.):754More data
Buffalo Springs village:448More data
Idalou city:2,310More data
Lubbock city:253,888More data
New Deal town:817More data
Ransom Canyon town:1,123More data
Shallowater city:2,535More data
Slaton city:5,967More data
Wolfforth city:4,922More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:895.6More data
Water Area:5.1More data
Total Area:900.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:311.33More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:88.66More data
Percent Rural:11.34More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:35.5%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:7.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:53.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:7.0%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.1%More data
65 and Older:12.2%More data
85 and Older:1.6%More data
Median Age:30.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$41,433More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$12,646,303,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$47,460More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:85.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:28.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,289More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$41,137 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,684 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,575 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$38,020 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.358158More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$21,535,627,761More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$20,481,801,021More data
Total Actual Levy:$73,357,209More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$23,589,811More data
CY 2016:$22,696,779 
CY 2015:$22,497,579 
CY 2014:$21,576,963 
CY 2013:$20,431,818 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:21.292More data
US Highways:89.973More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:55.938More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:335.643More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:137.767More data
On-System Subtotal:640.613More data
City Streets:1,312.298More data
Certified County Roads:1,179.909More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,492.207More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,132.820More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:101.342More data
US Highways:380.718More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:226.181More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:720.327More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:299.063More data
On-System Subtotal:1,727.631More data
City Streets:2,905.785More data
Certified County Roads:2,359.818More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:5,265.603More data
County Total:6,993.234More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Lubbock County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Lubbock County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Lubbock County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Lubbock County»

Special Districts in Lubbock County.
School Districts in Lubbock County.
History of City Tax Rates in Lubbock County.

Airports in Lubbock County.
Hospitals in Lubbock County.
Prisons in Lubbock County.