Cost of Living
The cost of living in the Lubbock area is far below the national average. According to the Council for Community and Economic Research, Lubbock's overall cost of living index is 88.4 percent. Lubbock ranked 41st out of 308 urban areas in the nation and 11th out of 34 urban areas in the state of Texas for lowest cost of living.
As a result of this low cost of living, both employers and their employees benefit from a higher standard of living at a lower cost than almost anywhere else in the nation.