Lubbock County, Texas Population 2018

Lubbock County, Texas's estimated population is 305,225 with a growth rate of 0.97% 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
2017298,042-7,183-2.35%
2017305,2252,9240.97%
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
White239,525
Black or African American21,687
Some Other Race18,978
Two or More Races8,208
Asian6,373
American Indian and Alaska Native3,071
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lubbock County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

5,00010,00015,00020,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,00020,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lubbock County, Texas Median Age

30.7


Total

29.4


Male

32.1


Female

Lubbock County, Texas Adults

There are 226,111 adults, (35,225 of whom are seniors) in Lubbock County, Texas.

Lubbock County, Texas Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lubbock County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

150,962

50.65%

Male

147,080

49.35%

Lubbock County, Texas Households and Families

Lubbock County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lubbock County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All55.9%44.1%
Female42.7%57.3%
Male41.4%58.6%
Non Family38.1%61.9%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lubbock County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All110,2752.5955.9
Married47,6353.2677.5
Non Family41,4301.4338.1
Female15,1633.3742.7
Male6,0473.4141.4

3.2

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.8%

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 Grade10,5976.06%
9th to 12th Grade14,7608.44%
High School Graduate45,27125.88%
Some College43,30924.76%
Associates Degree10,8306.19%
Bachelors Degree31,16217.82%
Graduate Degree18,97510.85%

Lubbock County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White103,33397,37439,502
Hispanic53,52536,5295,863
Black11,84610,0031,365
Other Race11,6717,026801
Asian3,8143,5822,645
Multiple Races3,0872,547784
Native American1,5531,106173
Islander15611820

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 69.35%.

Lubbock County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,885$40,394$27,703
Less Than High School$19,896$24,878$14,342
High School Grad$28,299$34,341$22,885
Some College$31,861$37,263$27,401
Bachelors Degree$47,993$56,769$40,433
Graduate Degree$54,910$64,830$49,113

$33,885

Average Earnings

$40,394

Average Male

$27,703

Average Female

Lubbock County, Texas Language

Lubbock County, Texas Language by Age

Lubbock County, Texas Language

77.38% of Lubbock County, Texas residents speak only English, while 22.62% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.50% of the population.

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic99,50423,55923.68%
White155,51221,90714.09%
Black20,1635,43226.94%
Other18,4263,58119.43%
Multiple7,7302,10027.17%
Asian6,0931,40623.08%
Native2,91971424.46%
Islander20094.50%

18.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.65%

Male Poverty Rate

19.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lubbock County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lubbock County, Texas is Multiple, with 27.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lubbock County, Texas is Islander, with 4.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.78%.

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.18%
High School12.74%
Some College11.48%
Bachelors or Greater5.03%

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.28%
Female Unemployed31.06%
Female Employed13.08%
Male Employed9.50%

Lubbock County, Texas Income

Lubbock County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,078$68,978
Families$62,147$83,800
Married Families$79,380$101,289
Non Families$29,758$41,251

Lubbock County, Texas Marital Status

Lubbock County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by War

14,615

Number of Veterans

13,596

Male Veterans

1,019

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,416
Second Gulf War3,377
First Gulf War3,207
Korea1,325
World War II595

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,990
75+3,180
65 to 743,111
55 to 642,335
18 to 341,999

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,1566.59%
Hispanic3,1454.55%
Black1,0096.54%
Other8906.37%
2 or More3327.48%
Indian1195.56%
Hawaiian6934.50%
Asian400.77%

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lubbock County, Texas Employment Status

Lubbock County, Texas Employment by Age

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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