Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
114,589
1.2% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
26.7
1.14% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
26.4%
3.72% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$41,305
5.35% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$113,200
8.12% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
52,982
0.709% 1-year growth

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In 2019, Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX had a population of 115k people with a median age of 26.7 and a median household income of $41,305. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX declined from 115,979 to 114,589, a −1.2% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,206 to $41,305, a 5.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.7%), White (Hispanic) (32.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.51%), Other (Hispanic) (5%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.07%). 24.5% of the households in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

95.4% of the residents in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX are Texas Tech University (8,646 degrees awarded in 2019), Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (2,390 degrees), and Lubbock Christian University (482 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was $113,200, and the homeownership rate was 42.7%. Most people in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX borders Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Outer) PUMA, TX.

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Diversity

Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 115k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 16.5% of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (18.9k people).

In 2019, there were 1.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57k people) in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.9k White (Hispanic) and 7.46k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX are Spanish (22,485 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (369 speakers), and German (344 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    57k ± 1.3k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    36.9k ± 1.57k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.46k ± 808
39.2%
Hispanic Population
45k people

In 2019, there were 1.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57k people) in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.9k White (Hispanic) and 7.46k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

39.2% of the people in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX are hispanic (45k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    22,485 speakers (20.8%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    369 speakers (0.341%)
  3. German
    344 speakers (0.318%)

24.5% of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 20.8% of the overall population of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX are native Spanish speakers. 0.341% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.318% speak German, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

16.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
18.9k people
6.64%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
7.7k people

As of 2019, 16.5% of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX residents (18.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was 6.64%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

26
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was 26.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 26, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX residents was 26.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,145 ± 1,358 people
  2. El Salvador
    360 ± 465 people
  3. India
    340 ± 452 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 3,145 Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX residents, followed by El Salvador with 360 and India with 340.

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Citizenship

95.4%
2019 Citizenship
95.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.4% of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,296 ± 296
  2. Vietnam
    1,115 ± 192
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    705 ± 159

Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

Median household income in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX is $41,305. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $145,445, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Grapevine, Southlake & Colleyville Cities PUMA, TX, with respective values of $134,211 and $128,192.

Males in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,640. The income inequality in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX employs 53k people. The largest industries in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX are Restaurants & Food Services (6,438 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,166 people), and Construction (3,101 people), and the highest paying industries are Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($93,168), Gasoline stations ($87,401), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($74,669).

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,305
2019 value
± $1,655
5.35%
1 Year Growth
± 4.74%

Households in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX have a median annual income of $41,305, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $39,206 in 2018, which represents a 5.35% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$47,422
Average Male Salary in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX
± $8,422
$36,640
Average Female Salary in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX
± $6,517

In 2019, full-time male employees in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX made 1.29 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX
  1. Asian
    $42,961 ± $40,798
  2. White
    $35,016 ± $5,025
  3. Other
    $30,529 ± $9,611

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.23 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX.

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Wage Distribution

0.471
2019 Wage GINI in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX
0.478
2018 Wage GINI in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX

In 2019, the income inequality in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.53% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $145,445, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Grapevine, Southlake & Colleyville Cities PUMA, TX, with respective values of $134,211 and $128,192.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX (27.9k out of 106k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    22,275 ± 1,304
  2. Hispanic
    11,569 ± 904
  3. Black
    2,416 ± 423

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

53k
2019 Value
0.709%
1 Year growth
± 0.709%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 0.709%, from 52.6k employees to 53k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX, are Postsecondary teachers (1,789 people), Waiters & waitresses (1,775 people), and Cooks (1,619 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers (1,789 people), Waiters & waitresses (1,775 people), and Cooks (1,619 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Machine feeders & offbearers (6.43 times higher than expected), Residential advisors (5.47 times), and Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists (5.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Physicians ($221,051), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($132,762), and Chief executives & legislators ($132,366).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

53k
2019 Value
0.709%
1 Year growth
± 0.709%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 0.709%, from 52.6k employees to 53k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX, are Restaurants & Food Services (6,438 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,166 people), and Construction (3,101 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (6,438 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,166 people), and Construction (3,101 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of Shoe stores (3.92 times higher than expected), Other direct selling establishments (3.78 times), and Support activities for mining (3.72 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($93,168), Gasoline stations ($87,401), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($74,669).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $358B
  2. $332B
  3. $284B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $358B, followed by Crude petroleum ($332B) and Gasoline ($284B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.8T
2018 Value in Texas
$5.07T
Projected 2045 Value in Texas
81.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Texas trade was $2.8T. This is expected to increase 81.2% to $5.07T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $97.6B
  2. $67.7B
  3. $60.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.6B, followed by Michigan with $67.7B and California and $60.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (43.2%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.16%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Texas
52.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 94.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 93.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 92% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Texas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX awarded 11,721 degrees. The student population of South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX is skewed towards women, with 21,874 male students and 24,369 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX are White (6,837 and 61.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,581 and 23.2%), Black or African American (733 and 6.6%), and Asian (507 and 4.57%).

The largest universities in South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Texas Tech University (8,646 and 73.8%), Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (2,390 and 20.4%), and Lubbock Christian University (482 and 4.11%).

The most popular majors in South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX are Registered Nursing (1,366 and 11.7%), General Business Administration & Management (533 and 4.55%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (495 and 4.22%).

The median tuition costs in South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX are $23,130 for private four year colleges, and $6,581 and $17,993 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,215 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 479 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 358 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was Registered Nursing with 1,215 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 8,646 degrees awarded
  2. 2,390 degrees awarded
  3. 482 degrees awarded
$6,581
Median In-State Public
$23,130
Median Private

In 2019, the South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Texas Tech University with 8,646 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

5,091
Degrees Awarded to Men
6,630
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 5,091 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX, which is 0.768 times less than the 6,630 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,837 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,581 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    733 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in South Plains Association of Governments--Lubbock County--Lubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was White students. These 6,837 degrees mean that there were 2.65 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2,581 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX was $113,200 in 2019, which is 0.471 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $104,700 to $113,200, a 8.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX is 42.7%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 15.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$113,200
2019 Median
± $3,414
$104,700
2018 Median
± $3,183

In 2019, the median property value in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX grew to to $113,200 from the previous year's value of $104,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$41,305
Median Household Income
± $1,655
42.7k
Number of Households
± 1,545

In 2019, the median household income of the 42.7k households in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX grew to $41,305 from the previous year's value of $39,206.

The following chart displays the households in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

42.7%
2019 Homeownership
42.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 42.7% of the housing units in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 42.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

15.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (15.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.07% of the workforce in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (75.3%)
  2. Carpooled (14.9%)
  3. Walked (3.81%)

In 2019, 75.3% of workers in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.9%) and those who walked to work (3.81%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

84.5% of the population of Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 48.2% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 7.46% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.938% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Texas was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1642 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1677 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 827 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (23.2%). Additionally, Burleson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,642 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,642 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Texas
$4,696
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,273
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,895
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.5%
Uninsured
48.2%
Employer Coverage
15.5%
Medicaid
7.46%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
0.938%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX declined by 3.78% from 16.1% to 15.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 23.2% prevalence
  2. 22.7% prevalence
  3. 22.5% prevalence

Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 23.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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