Lubbock County

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Lubbock County, Texas

904 Broadway St Rm 207
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone: (806) 775-1043

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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    Survey of mosquito fauna in Lubbock County, Texas. J Am Mosq Control Assoc.
    Mitochondrial genetic diversity at Yuma County, Arizona (based on data from the cytochrome-b gene), was lower than at localities in Erath County, Texas, and Otero County, New Mexico, but comparable to that of localities in Lubbock County, Texas, and Ellis County, Kansas.
    The United Nations scoffed on Friday at claims by a judge in Lubbock County, Texas, that U.N.
    2 weeks apart, at a single 15-ha colony (hereafter Primary Colony) in Lubbock County, Texas, during each summer (May-September 2002 and 2003).
    A listing of the resulting eight a priori groups follows (see Table 1 for a summary of statistics): group 1 -- Lubbock County, Texas; group 2 -- Sherman and Moore counties, Texas; group 3 -- Lamb and Bailey counties, Texas; group 4 -- Randall and Castro counties, Texas; group 5 -- Cherry and Thomas counties, Nebraska; group 6 -- Lincoln and Otero counties, New Mexico; group 7 -- Winkler and Pecos counties, Texas; group 8 -- Hill County, Texas.