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Lubbock city, Texas; Texas

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Lubbock city, Texas
Texas
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 258,862 28,995,881
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 258,862 28,995,881
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 229,943 25,146,091
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 12.6% 15.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 229,573 25,145,561
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.7%
6.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.2%
25.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
11.8%
12.9%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
50.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
80.2%
78.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
8.1%
12.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.0%
1.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.5%
5.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.8%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
35.2%
39.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.6%
41.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 11,813 1,474,232
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 6.2% 17.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X 11,283,353
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 51.3% 61.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $131,500 $161,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,357 $1,549
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $521 $500
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $928 $998
Building permits, 2019 X 209,895
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 94,398 9,553,046
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.54 2.86
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 72.4% 84.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 22.2% 35.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 90.0% 89.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 76.7% 79.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 86.0% 83.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 30.3% 29.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 9.8% 7.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
15.3%
20.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 65.1% 64.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 60.8% 57.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 697,662 54,480,811
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,463,661 145,035,130
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,348,702 702,603,073
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,623,349 691,242,607
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,583,259 356,116,376
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $19,415 $13,666
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 16.4 26.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $48,701 $59,570
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $26,594 $30,143
Persons in poverty, percent
20.2%
13.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 X 600,747
Total employment, 2018 X 10,794,596
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X 577,914,267
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X 2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X 2,514,301
All firms, 2012 20,334 2,356,748
Men-owned firms, 2012 10,840 1,251,696
Women-owned firms, 2012 6,591 866,678
Minority-owned firms, 2012 4,691 1,070,392
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 14,734 1,224,845
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,947 213,590
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 17,137 2,057,218
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,875.4 96.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 122.41 261,231.71
FIPS Code 4845000 48
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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