Lubbock County, Texas Population 2021

Lubbock County, Texas's estimated population is 316,453 with a growth rate of 0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lubbock County, Texas is the 19th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 280,301 and has seen a growth of 12.90% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021316,4532,9420.94%
2020313,5112,9420.95%
2019310,5692,9420.96%
2018307,6272,2140.72%
2017305,4133,3191.10%
2016302,0943,7571.26%
2015298,3373,9041.33%
2014294,4334,9181.70%
2013289,5153,5541.24%
2012285,9612,5530.90%
2011283,4083,1071.11%
2010280,30157,66525.90%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.94%
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State
Founded
1891
County Seat
2010 Population
280,301
Growth Since 2010
12.90%
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Lubbock County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White250,23082.09%
Black or African American21,2796.98%
Some Other Race14,4024.72%
Two or More Races8,7282.86%
Asian6,7282.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,1231.02%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3180.10%
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Lubbock County, Texas Population by Race

Lubbock County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Lubbock County, Texas Median Age

30.8


Total

29.6


Male

32.1


Female

Lubbock County, Texas Adults

There are 231,747 adults, (37,113 of whom are seniors) in Lubbock County, Texas.

Lubbock County, Texas Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lubbock County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

154,501

50.69%

Male

150,307

49.31%

Lubbock County, Texas Population by Age

Lubbock County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lubbock County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
All55.2%44.8%
Female42.1%57.9%
Male41.8%58.2%
Non Family37.2%62.8%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lubbock County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All113,4882.5855.2
Married48,7603.2477.1
Non Family43,4961.4337.2
Female15,4193.4642.1
Male5,8133.2741.8

3.18

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Lubbock County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,9726.09%
9th to 12th Grade13,9157.73%
High School Graduate46,10925.61%
Some College43,63824.24%
Associates Degree11,1726.20%
Bachelors Degree33,96118.86%
Graduate Degree20,28511.27%
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Lubbock County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lubbock County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White104,10598,34541,347
Hispanic57,17040,3337,114
Black11,97610,3621,812
Other Race9,6806,079847
Asian4,0603,8713,082
2+ Races3,2162,728865
Native American1,7181,141284
Islander1278812

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.91%.

Lubbock County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,971$43,490$30,099
Less Than 9th Grade$22,039$29,740$14,988
High School Graduate$30,107$32,429$24,779
Some College$33,585$41,643$28,073
Bachelors Degree$49,550$58,675$41,726
Graduate Degree$60,849$71,548$53,950

$35,971

Average Earnings

$43,490

Average Male

$30,099

Average Female

Lubbock County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lubbock County, Texas Language by Age

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Lubbock County, Texas Language

78.41% of Lubbock County, Texas residents speak only English, while 21.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.19% of the population.

Lubbock County, Texas Language

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic104,55724,41023.35%
White156,23122,08414.14%
Black19,8145,42427.37%
Other13,8113,46725.10%
Multiple8,2272,28427.76%
Asian6,3421,80828.51%
Native2,96575025.30%
Islander3185216.35%

18.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.11%

Male Poverty Rate

19.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lubbock County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lubbock County, Texas is Asian, with 28.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lubbock County, Texas is White, with 14.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.64%.

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.29%
High School13.01%
Some College10.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.30%

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed37.56%
Female Unemployed30.90%
Female Employed13.13%
Male Employed9.52%

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lubbock County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,429$73,239
Families$69,457$89,459
Married Families$86,026$107,030
Non Families$30,717$43,438
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Income by Household Type

Lubbock County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lubbock County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Lubbock County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lubbock County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Lubbock County, Texas Marital Status

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14,404

Number of Veterans

13,131

Male Veterans

1,273

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,546
Second Gulf War3,900
First Gulf War3,391
Korea1,101
World War II388

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,850
75+3,223
65 to 743,173
55 to 642,377
18 to 341,781

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,0906.30%
Hispanic2,8213.83%
Black1,2237.84%
Other Race4754.12%
2+ Races4099.34%
Native American1044.56%
Islander5619.65%
Asian470.85%

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by Race

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by Education

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7.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lubbock County, Texas Employment by Age

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Lubbock County, Texas Employment by Race

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Lubbock County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.95%

Born in Lubbock County, Texas

94.05%

Native Born

5.95%

Foreign Born

3.80%

Non Citizen

2.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.05% of Lubbock County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 73.95% having been born in Texas. 3.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lubbock County, Texas Place of Birth

  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

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