Lubbock, TX

252,514 Population
122.4 square miles 2,062.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.9%
was 0.9%
Ranked 11th Highest in TX
Population Density
2,062.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
46.8%
was 45.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.9%
was 5.9%
Ranked 57th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
23.0%
was 24.0%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
12.2%
was 11.0%
Ranked 24th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.5
was 3.3
Ranked 9th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
20.4%
was 18.8%
Ranked 44th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$45,499
was $45,728
Ranked 40th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.4
47.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6.5
was 2.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
967
was 768.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,005.8
was 4,858.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
104,179
was 99,544
Ranked 10th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$910
was $811
Ranked 35th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
1,977
was 1,412
 
Occupied Housing Units
93,891
was 88,815
 
Homeownership Rate
52.0%
was 55.1%
Ranked 42nd Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
938
was 697
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
835.9
was 813.1
Ranked 33rd Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.6%
was 21.2%
Ranked 27th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
1,039
was 715
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
19.9
was 14.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
8.3
was 6.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.1%
was 89.1%
Ranked 27th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
84.1%
Ranked 20th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 100%
Ranked 5th Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.8%
was 85.3%
Ranked 23rd Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
31.5%
was 27.9%
Ranked 24th Highest in TX

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