Lubbock County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:320,940More data
Estimate 2022:317,761 
Estimate 2021:314,642 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.310,639More data
Census 2010:278,831More data
Census 2000:242,628More data
Population of the County Seat (Lubbock)
Census 2020:257,141 
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.):685More data
Buffalo Springs village:448More data
Idalou city:2,106More data
Lubbock city:266,878More data
New Deal town:735More data
Ransom Canyon town:1,159More data
Shallowater city:2,932More data
Slaton city:5,684More data
Wolfforth city:7,258More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:895.6More data
Water Area:5.1More data
Total Area:900.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:346.85More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:89.48More data
Percent Rural:10.52More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:37.6%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:51.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:7.0%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:23.4%More data
65 and Older:13.2%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:31.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$52,437More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$16,652,095,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$59,138More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment 🗗»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:32.6% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$52,930More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$50,980 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$48,494 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$47,656 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$45,118 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:3.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.347720More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$31,577,596,147More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$29,293,215,076More data
Total Actual Levy:$101,858,367More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2023:$36,790,440More data
CY 2022:$34,914,843 
CY 2021:$31,629,574 
CY 2020:$27,731,681 
CY 2019:$26,582,168 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:21.317More data
US Highways:90.143More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:55.797More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:330.653More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:142.254More data
On-System Subtotal:640.164More data
City Streets:1,314.420More data
Certified County Roads:1,185.836More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,500.256More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,140.420More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:101.426More data
US Highways:378.702More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:227.913More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:718.639More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:306.649More data
On-System Subtotal:1,733.329More data
City Streets:2,939.433More data
Certified County Roads:2,394.890More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:5,334.323More data
County Total:7,067.652More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017 🗗»     «2017 County Profile 🗗»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Lubbock County QuickFacts 🗗»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles 🗗»
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.