Lubbock, Texas 

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Population

262,611

+11.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Median Income

$44,139

Median Home Price

$168,100

Median Age

29.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.9 / 7.0

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Lubbock, Texas

Lubbock, Texas is an exciting city with a unique blend of Texan culture and outdoor activities. Enjoy a stroll through the historic shopping district of downtown or explore one of the many cultural events like the National Cowboy Symposium. Take in a show at City Bank Auditorium or hit up one of the numerous parks for some outdoor fun. With its beautiful sunsets, lively nightlife, and friendly atmosphere, Lubbock is an ideal place to live and visit! Small city - Southern edge of Texas Panhandle.
State: Texas
County: Lubbock County
Metro Area: Lubbock Metro Area
City: Lubbock
Zip Codes: 79424, 79423, 79416, 79413, 79407, 79414, 79403, 79415, 79412, 79404, 14 total
Cost of Living: -19.3% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 3241 ft above sea level

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Lubbock, Tx Housing Market
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What Bert Has To Say About Lubbock Metro Area

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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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lubbock is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lubbock jobs have increased by 2.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lubbock's cost of living is 19.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lubbock's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Lubbock, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Lubbock county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 65.3% to 33.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lubbock's population is 262,611 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 11.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lubbock is Real Estate: $168,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.4%.

SCHOOLS
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. More Education



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Housing Market in Lubbock

It's a good time to buy in Lubbock. Home Appreciation is up 12.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lubbock is $168,100.
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Reviews for Lubbock   28 Reviews
Plan on Living and Working in Lubbock - 1/20/2016
Just wondering if anyone can give me some suggestions? I plan on retiring in Lubbock,Texas. I plan on renting. Where would be the best area for my family to live? What... Read More

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Lubbock, Texas Not so Safe! - 6/25/2015
Sad to learn how dangerous this West Texas town has become. Completely, over taken with Down trodden people who have little. Burglaries happen hourly at a ridiculous... Read More

Born and Raised in Lubbock - 3/20/2015
I was born and raised in Lubbock. More or less,I spent about 30 years of my life there. I will start with the positive. It is a well established and well built city with... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LUBBOCK, TEXAS
79424, 79423, 79416, 79413, 79407, 79414, 79403, 79415, 79412, 79404, 14 total

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