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Lubbock is the commercial, educational and cultural center for the southern part of the Texas Panhandle known as the South Plains. The economic base is a mix of industry, agriculture, government, and healthcare. There is a small high tech industry but most employment is provided by agriculture-related businesses, healthcare and education.

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Quick Facts About Lubbock

    The unemployment rate in Lubbock is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lubbock jobs have Increased by 0.86 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Lubbock's cost of living is 15.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Lubbock's population is 249,042 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 33.75 percent.
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Lubbock is $114,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 20.48 percent.
    Lubbock public schools spend $10,901 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Lubbock.

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