Lubbock, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 199,564. Estimated population in 2021: 209,737 (+5.1% change)
Males: 97,023 (48.6%), Females: 102,541 (51.4%)

Lubbock County

Zip codes: 79401, 79403, 79404, 79405, 79406, 79407, 79410, 79411, 79412, 79413, 79414, 79415, 79416, 79423, 79424.

Median resident age: 29.7 years
Median household income: $31,844
Median house value: $69,500

Races in Lubbock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.3%)
  • Hispanic (27.5%)
  • Other race (14.3%)
  • Black (8.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (9.3%), English (9.2%), United States (9.1%), Irish (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), French (1.7%).

Land area: 114.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lubbock

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lubbock city

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

3.5% Foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.2% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +12,644 (+6.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Lubbock:

  • COVENANT CHILDREN HOSPITAL (3610 21ST ST)
  • COVENANT MEDICAL CENTER (3615 19TH STREET)
  • HIGHLAND MEDICAL CENTER (2412 50TH ST)
  • IHS HOSPITAL AT LUBBOCK (1409 9TH ST)
  • SUNRISE CANYON HOSPITAL (1950 ASPEN AVENUE)
  • UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (602 INDIANA AVENUE PO BOX 5980)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lubbock:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 8 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 111 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • CANNON AFB (about 114 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lubbock:

  • TOWN & COUNTRY AIRPARK (about 8 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: F82)
  • SLATON MUNI (about 17 miles; SLATON, TX; Abbreviation: F49)
  • ABERNATHY MUNI (about 21 miles; ABERNATHY, TX; Abbreviation: F83)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Lubbock:

  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 22,439; Location: PO BOX 42013; Public; Website: www.ttu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 1,542; Location: 3601 4TH ST RM 3B 310; Public; Website: www.ttuhsc.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,425; Location: 5601 19TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lcu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 661; Location: 4630 50TH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: IBCLUBBOCK.COM)
  • COVENANT SCHOOL OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 139; Location: 2002 MIAMI AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: covenantson.com)
  • AMERICAN COMMERCIAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 113; Location: 2007 34TH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: accedu.com)
  • COVENANT HEALTH SYSTEMS SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC (Location: 3801 19TH STE 500; Private, not-for-profit)
  • LUBBOCK HAIR ACADEMY (Location: 2844 34TH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • VOGUE COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY 9 (Location: 1712 34TH ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lubbock:

  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 38 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 107 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 110 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 111 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 124 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)

Schools

Public high schools in Lubbock:

  • LUBBOCK H S (Students: 1,702; Location: 2004 19TH ST; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • CORONADO H S (Students: 1,667; Location: 3307 VICKSBURG AVE; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • MONTEREY H S (Students: 1,605; Location: 3211 47TH ST; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • ESTACADO H S (Students: 837; Location: 1504 E ITASCA ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LUBBOCK-COOPER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 600; Location: HWY 87 & WOODROW RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ROOSEVELT H S (Students: 307; Location: 1406 COUNTY RD 3300; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MATTHEWS LRN CTR/NEW DIRECTIONS (Students: 243; Location: 417 N AKRON; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • SOUTH PLAINS ACADEMY (Students: 201; Location: 4008 AVE R; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RICHARD MILBURN ALTER H S (LUBBOCK (Students: 112; Location: 4902 34TH ST STE 10; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Lubbock:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 873; Location: 7002 CANTON AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 2604 DOVER AVE; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lubbock:

  • SLATON J H (Students: 796; Location: 1602 32ND ST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • HUTCHINSON J H (Students: 796; Location: 3102 CANTON AVE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • CAVAZOS J H (Students: 783; Location: 210 N UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • WHITESIDE EL (Students: 747; Location: 7508 ALBANY AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • IRONS J H (Students: 716; Location: 5214 79TH ST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • SMITH EL (Students: 715; Location: 8707 DOVER AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BAYLESS EL (Students: 707; Location: 2115 58TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • EVANS J H (Students: 702; Location: 4211 58TH ST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • DUNBAR J H (Students: 673; Location: 2010 E 26TH ST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • WATERS EL (Students: 640; Location: 3006 78TH ST; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Lubbock:

  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 4011 54TH STREET; Grades: PK – 9)
  • ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 3222 103RD; Grades: PK – 9)
  • SOUTHCREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: 3801 SOUTH LOOP 289; Grades: PK – 6)
  • HOPE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 5700 98TH STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • HIGHLAND BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 4316 34TH STREET; Grades: PK – 4)
  • NEW LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 59; Location: PO BOX 2627; Grades: KG – 11)
  • CALVARY BAPTIST KINDERGARTE (Students: 17; Location: 5301 82ND ST; Grades: KG – 3)

Libraries

Library in Lubbock:

  • LUBBOCK CITY-COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,753,006; Location: 1306 9TH ST; 308,365 books; 7,267 audio materials; 7,975 video materials; 494 serial subscriptions)

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