Lubbock Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Lubbock Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
258,862

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
16.6%
18 - 24:
18.9%
25 - 34:
15.4%
35 - 54:
20.9%
55 - 64:
9.8%
Over 65 Years:
11.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
13.8%
13.8%
High School Graduates
86.5%
86.5%
College Graduated
31.5%
31.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Lubbock
$27,496
$27,496
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Lubbock
$50,453
$50,453
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
20.1%

Employment Industries in Lubbock

 
Healthcare
15.2%
15.2%
Education
15.1%
15.1%
Retail
12.6%
12.6%
Accommodation
10.1%
10.1%
Construction
6.0%
6.0%
Other
5.3%
5.3%
Manufacturing
5.2%
5.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.7%
4.7%
Finance
4.1%
4.1%
Public Service
3.5%
3.5%
Transportation
3.4%
3.4%
Administration
3.4%
3.4%
Wholesale
3.2%
3.2%
Real estate
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
51.5%
51.5%
Black Or African American
7.4%
7.4%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
2.5%
2.5%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.0%
2.0%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
36.1%
36.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
8.6%
8.6%
English
6.5%
6.5%
Irish
6.4%
6.4%
Scottish
1.6%
1.6%
Italian
1.6%
1.6%
French
1.4%
1.4%
European
1.3%
1.3%
Scots-Irish
1.3%
1.3%
African
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.7%
0.7%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Polish
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.4%
0.4%
Norwegian
0.4%
0.4%
Czech
0.4%
0.4%
Scandinavian
0.3%
0.3%
Danish
0.2%
0.2%
French Canadian
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
77.8%
77.8%
Spanish
18.3%
18.3%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.3%
0.3%
Other Asian languages
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Lubbock Residents:
6.3%