Lubbock County

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Lubbock County, Texas

904 Broadway St Rm 207
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone: (806) 775-1043
www.co.lubbock.tx.us

In south-central TX panhandle, north of Midland; organized 1891 from Baylor County (other sources say organized Aug 21, 1876; first federal census: 1880). Name Origin: For Col. Thomas S. Lubbock, signer of the TX Declaration of Independence and an organizer of the Texas Rangers

Area (sq mi):: 900.70 (land 899.49; water 1.20) Population per square mile: 280.50
Population 2005: 252,284 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 4.00%; 1990-2000 9.00% Population 2000: 242,628 (White 62.50%; Black or African American 7.70%; Hispanic or Latino 27.50%; Asian 1.30%; Other 16.70%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 30.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,323; median household $32,198; Population below poverty level: 17.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,306-$25,081
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 17.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lubbock County seat (207,852)

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