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Take advantage of the Lubbock region’s labor force of more than 207,000, including approximately 53,000 college graduates each year. In addition, Lubbock’s cost of doing business continues to rank as one of the lowest cities in the nation. As a pro-business community, Lubbock also has some of the lowest costs in Texas for electric and natural gas utilities, wage rates, affordable land, cost of living, property taxes and other business-related costs. The following data makes it easy to see why Lubbock is a great place to do business.

207,000 Skilled Workers

There is no doubt about it – Lubbock’s greatest strength is its educated, diverse and skilled workforce. West Texans are known for their strong work ethic, innovative processes and entrepreneurial spirit. To learn more, visit Lubbock Workforce.

53,000 College Students

The Lubbock labor pool is refreshed annually with 10,000 college graduates. More than 53,000 college students are currently enrolled in higher education institutions in Lubbock. Approximately 30 percent of area residents over 25 years of age have a college degree or higher. To learn more, visit Lubbock Universities.

1,000+ Acres of LEDA-Owned Land

LEDA owns more than 1,000 acres of land within the Lubbock Business Park and Lubbock Rail Port, which can be offered as an incentive to help relocate qualifying businesses. To learn more, visit Lubbock Business Park.