Lubbock County, Texas Population 2020

Lubbock County, Texas's estimated population is 304,875 with a growth rate of 0.91% 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
2018307,4122,5370.83%
2017304,8752,7460.91%
2016302,1293,7641.26%
2015298,3653,8771.32%
2014294,4884,9431.71%
2013289,5453,5731.25%
2012285,9722,5770.91%
2011283,3953,0911.10%
2010280,30457,66825.90%
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%

How Many People Live in Lubbock County, Texas?

304,875

Lubbock County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White244,62481.15%
Black or African American21,9547.28%
Some Other Race16,6105.51%
Two or More Races8,2092.72%
Asian6,5782.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,2931.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1860.06%

Lubbock County, Texas Population Pyramid 2020

Lubbock County, Texas Median Age

30.7


Total

29.5


Male

32.1


Female

Lubbock County, Texas Adults

There are 228,851 adults, (36,090 of whom are seniors) in Lubbock County, Texas.

Lubbock County, Texas Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lubbock County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

152,823

50.70%

Male

148,631

49.30%

Lubbock County, Texas Households and Families

Lubbock County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lubbock County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
All55.2%44.8%
Male42.8%57.2%
Female41.6%58.4%
Non Family36.9%63.1%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All112,1852.5855.2
Married48,3923.2377.1
Non Family42,0611.4436.9
Female15,3303.3541.6
Male6,4023.3142.8

3.16

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lubbock County, Texas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,6526.00%
9th to 12th Grade14,5758.21%
High School Graduate46,60626.26%
Some College42,78624.11%
Associates Degree11,2816.36%
Bachelors Degree32,38018.25%
Graduate Degree19,17710.81%

Lubbock County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White103,70997,66840,045
Hispanic55,38338,5576,348
Black12,07910,3571,620
Other Race10,3806,152644
Asian4,0483,7952,839
Multiple Races2,8162,397776
Native American1,7121,158195
Islander113839

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,288$41,717$29,071
Less Than High School$21,052$26,238$14,379
High School Grad$29,392$33,910$23,969
Some College$32,700$40,252$27,762
Bachelors Degree$49,144$56,708$41,417
Graduate Degree$58,648$68,221$51,820

$35,288

Average Earnings

$41,717

Average Male

$29,071

Average Female

Lubbock County, Texas Language

Lubbock County, Texas Language by Age

Lubbock County, Texas Language

78.05% of Lubbock County, Texas residents speak only English, while 21.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.76% of the population.

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty

Lubbock County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic102,18324,40323.88%
White155,93222,18214.23%
Black20,4365,50126.92%
Other16,0013,42221.39%
Multiple7,7471,98225.58%
Asian6,2251,55925.04%
Native3,13580925.81%
Islander1865730.65%

18.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.13%

Male Poverty Rate

19.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lubbock County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lubbock County, Texas is Islander, with 30.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lubbock County, Texas is White, with 14.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.41%
High School13.22%
Some College10.97%
Bachelors or Greater4.98%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.12%
Female Unemployed30.45%
Female Employed13.39%
Male Employed10.32%

Lubbock County, Texas Income

Lubbock County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,473$71,043
Families$64,868$86,416
Married Families$82,059$104,413
Non Families$29,885$41,933

Lubbock County, Texas Marital Status

Lubbock County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

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

Lubbock County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Lubbock County, Texas Veterans

14,822

Number of Veterans

13,660

Male Veterans

1,162

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,676
Second Gulf War3,590
First Gulf War3,297
Korea1,253
World War II494
Name Veterans % of Total
White12,5036.64%
Hispanic3,0464.26%
Black1,0806.82%
Other6004.80%
2 or More3989.77%
Indian1315.72%
Hawaiian5535.03%
Asian551.02%

$Lubbock County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lubbock County, Texas Employment Status

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lubbock County, Texas Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.31%

Born in Texas

94.03%

Native Born

5.97%

Foreign Born

3.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.03% of Lubbock County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 74.31% having been born in Texas. 3.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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