Lubbock County, Texas Population 2018

Lubbock County, Texas's estimated population is 305,225 with a growth rate of 3.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lubbock County, Texas is the 18th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017305,22510,5433.58%
2016294,682-7,619-2.52%
2016302,3013,8381.29%
2015298,4633,8531.31%
2014294,6104,9991.73%
2013289,6113,5351.24%
2012286,0762,6880.95%
2011283,3883,1021.11%
2010280,28657,65025.89%
1990222,63610,9855.19%
1980211,65132,35618.05%
1970179,29523,02414.73%
1960156,27155,22354.65%
1950101,04849,26695.14%
194051,78212,67832.42%
193039,10428,008252.42%
192011,0967,472206.18%
19103,6243,3311136.86%
1900293260787.88%
189033832.00%
1880250.00%

Lubbock County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White235,352
Black or African American21,288
Some Other Race21,034
Two or More Races8,352
Asian5,983
American Indian and Alaska Native2,441
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander232

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lubbock County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lubbock County, Texas Median Age

30.6


Total

29.3


Male

31.9


Female

Lubbock County, Texas Adults

There are 223,664 adults, (34,772 of which are seniors) in Lubbock County, Texas.

Lubbock County, Texas Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lubbock County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

149,215

50.64%

Male

145,467

49.36%

Lubbock County, Texas Households and Families

Lubbock County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lubbock County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All56.3%43.7%
Male43.7%56.3%
Female43.5%56.5%
Non Family38.9%61.1%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lubbock County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All109,0242.5956.3
Married46,7503.2477.3
Non Family40,8621.4338.9
Female15,5983.443.5
Male5,8143.3643.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lubbock County, Texas Households

Lubbock County, Texas Education

Lubbock County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,6176.15%
9th to 12th Grade15,0218.71%
High School Graduate44,01225.51%
Some College43,64325.29%
Associates Degree10,9846.37%
Bachelors Degree30,15517.48%
Graduate Degree18,12410.50%

Lubbock County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White103,37597,22538,900
Hispanic51,61434,6714,772
Other Race12,3647,513775
Black11,5759,5621,366
Asian3,6543,4102,468
Multiple Races3,1702,564776
Native American1,256950124
Islander1359044

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 67.54%.

Lubbock County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,442$38,557$27,089
Less Than High School$18,874$23,103$14,019
High School Grad$27,409$32,490$22,305
Some College$31,315$37,127$26,560
Bachelors Degree$45,726$55,945$39,215
Graduate Degree$53,522$62,286$46,333

$32,442

Average Earnings

$38,557

Average Male

$27,089

Average Female

Lubbock County, Texas Language

Lubbock County, Texas Language by Age

Lubbock County, Texas Language

77.36% of Lubbock County, Texas residents speak only English, while 22.64% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.78% of the population.

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic96,83423,75724.53%
White155,64522,60414.52%
Black19,8976,20231.17%
Other20,4734,54522.20%
Multiple7,8812,34529.76%
Asian5,5971,05918.92%
Native2,29464828.25%
Islander232104.31%

19.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.54%

Male Poverty Rate

20.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lubbock County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lubbock County, Texas is Black, with 31.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lubbock County, Texas is Islander, with 4.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.53%.

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.86%
High School13.09%
Some College11.07%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.07%
Male Unemployed34.93%
Female Employed13.16%
Male Employed9.98%

Lubbock County, Texas Income

Lubbock County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,859$65,932
Families$59,002$79,323
Married Families$75,656$96,609
Non Families$29,533$40,615

Lubbock County, Texas Marital Status

Lubbock County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lubbock County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Lubbock County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lubbock County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by War

15,125

Number of Veterans

14,167

Male Veterans

958

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,683
Second Gulf War3,183
First Gulf War2,962
Korea1,535
World War II678

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,948
75+3,357
65 to 742,962
55 to 642,852
18 to 342,006

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,6406.97%
Hispanic3,3334.99%
Other1,0296.71%
Black1,0106.70%
2 or More3186.86%
Indian834.71%
Asian450.90%

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by Education

7.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lubbock County, Texas Employment Status

Lubbock County, Texas Employment by Age

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lubbock County, Texas Employment by Race

Lubbock County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lubbock County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lubbock2294952525062301110.03%
Slaton61046062-42-0.69%
Wolfforth3655441776220.85%
Abernathy 28162765-51-1.81%
Shallowater24522546943.83%
Idalou22962342462.00%
Ransom Canyon10961135393.56%
New Deal793805121.51%
Buffalo Springs44844910.22%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990