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 2019:310,569More data
Estimate 2018:307,627 
Estimate 2017:305,413 
Estimate 2016:302,094 
Estimate 2015:298,337 
Estimate 2014:294,433 
Estimate 2013:289,515 
Estimate 2012:285,961 
Estimate 2011:283,408 
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.):752More data
Buffalo Springs village:442More data
Idalou city:2,308More data
Lubbock city:258,862More data
New Deal town:827More data
Ransom Canyon town:1,124More data
Shallowater city:2,574More data
Slaton city:5,890More data
Wolfforth city:5,486More 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 - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:35.9%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:7.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:53.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:7.0%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.8%More data
65 and Older:12.4%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:31.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$42,569More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$13,086,192,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$50,377More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:85.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:29.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,951More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,270 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$41,137 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,684 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,575 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.348086More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$23,048,004,094More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$21,757,290,424More data
Total Actual Levy:$75,734,082More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$26,582,168More data
CY 2018:$25,088,247 
CY 2017:$23,589,811 
CY 2016:$22,696,779 
CY 2015:$22,497,579 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:21.306More data
US Highways:90.076More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:55.970More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:334.744More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:135.658More data
On-System Subtotal:637.754More data
City Streets:1,312.068More data
Certified County Roads:1,184.135More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,496.203More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:3,133.957More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:101.608More data
US Highways:381.491More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:229.666More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:718.189More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:294.613More data
On-System Subtotal:1,725.567More data
City Streets:2,911.635More data
Certified County Roads:2,391.543More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:5,303.178More data
County Total:7,028.745More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Lubbock County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.