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»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:317,561More data
Estimate 2021:314,597 
Census 2020:310,642More 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.):684More data
Buffalo Springs village:453More data
Idalou city:2,129More data
Lubbock city:263,930More data
New Deal town:735More data
Ransom Canyon town:1,167More data
Shallowater city:2,938More data
Slaton city:5,746More data
Wolfforth city:6,589More 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, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:88.66More data
Percent Rural:11.34More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:37.3%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:7.9%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:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:51.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:7.1%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.7%More data
65 and Older:12.9%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:31.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$50,881More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$15,999,431,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$57,270More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:17.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:87.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:32.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$48,494More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$47,656 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$45,118 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,951 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,270 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.359990More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$27,311,788,185More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$25,782,910,234More data
Total Actual Levy:$92,815,899More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$34,914,843More data
CY 2021:$31,629,574 
CY 2020:$27,731,681 
CY 2019:$26,582,168 
CY 2018:$25,088,247 
Centerline Miles - 2021
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:141.004More data
On-System Subtotal:638.914More data
City Streets:1,316.321More data
Certified County Roads:1,183.900More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,500.221More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,139.135More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:101.426More data
US Highways:378.702More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:227.989More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:709.675More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:304.163More data
On-System Subtotal:1,721.955More data
City Streets:2,933.069More data
Certified County Roads:2,391.018More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:5,324.087More data
County Total:7,046.042More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
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.
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History of City Tax Rates in Lubbock County.

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