Population

At 244,661 people, Lubbock is the 11th largest city in Texas, the 2nd largest west of Interstate 35 and is projected to grow 6.13 percent through 2017. With a median age of 31.6, the city’s residents are youthful but hardworking. Featuring a regional population base of more than 636,100 people, Lubbock’s size affords businesses access to dedicated community leaders and personalized service, while providing you with a pipeline of personnel to fill workforce needs.

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Lubbock’s age structure differs substantially from the national and state patterns, and Texas Tech University is the main reason why. Nearly one-third of the City of Lubbock’s population (30 percent) falls between the ages of 20 and 34 compared to just 21 percent for the U.S. and 22 percent in Texas overall.