Best Places to Live in Lubbock, Texas

Small city - Southern edge of Texas Panhandle
Pros
-Cost of living
-College influence
-Healthcare
Cons
-Crime rates
-Isolation
-Recreation

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Lubbock County
Metro Area: Lubbock Metro Area
City: Lubbock
Zip Codes: 79424, 79423, 79416, 79413, 79414, 79407, 79415, 79403, 79412, 79404, 14 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 3241 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lubbock is 3.80% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lubbock jobs have increased by 0.86%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lubbock's cost of living is 15.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Lubbock's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Lubbock's population is 249,042 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 33.75%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lubbock is $114,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 20.48%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Lubbock

It's a good time to buy in Lubbock. Home Appreciation is up 3.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Lubbock Real Estate.

The median home price in Lubbock is $114,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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, 79414, 79407, 79415, 79403, 79412, 79404, 14 total