Cost of Living
The cost of living in the Lubbock area is below the national average. According to the Council for Community and Economic Research (2017 Annual Report), Lubbock’s overall cost of living index is 91.5 percent. Lubbock ranked 93rd out of 294 urban areas in the nation and 16th out of 32 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.