Lubbock Tx Population 2017

Lubbock Tx's estimated population is 229,573 according to the most recent United States census.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2015 there were 100,152 households in the city, with an average size of 2.54 people per household. The vacancy rate was 9.7%, with a median rent of $823/month. The median house size is 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $114,400.

Year Population Change
2015 249,042 8.50%
2010 229,573 15.00%
2000 199,564 7.20%
1990 186,206 6.80%
1980 174,361 16.90%
1970 149,101 15.90%
1960 128,691 79.40%
1950 71,747 125.20%
1940 31,853 55.20%
1930 20,520 406.50%
1920 4,051 113.20%
1910 1,900 0.00%

Lubbock Tx Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White 183,985 77.67%
Black or African American 18,947 8.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,261 0.53%
Asian 5,681 2.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 116 0.05%
Some Other Race 19,429 8.20%
Two or More Races 7,449 3.14%

Population Pyramid

Lubbock Tx Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Housing Units 100,152
Owner-Occupied Units 47,944
Renter-Occupied Units 42,489
Median Home Value $114,400
Median Rent $823
Vacancy Rate 9.7%
Houses With Mortgage 28,196
Houses Without Mortgage 19,748
Median Number of Rooms (per House) 5.1

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Lubbock Tx for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.1% and the labor force participation rate is 66.3%.

Lubbock Tx Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size 2.54
Average Family Size 3.18
Married Couple Families 36,385
Male Householder (no wife) Families 4,977
Female Householder (no husband) Families 12,781
Non Family Households
Unmarried Martner Households (Opposite Sex) 5.6%
Unmarried Martner Households (Same Sex) 0.5%