Lubbock metropolitan area

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Lubbock metropolitan area
Lubbock MSA
Map of Lubbock metropolitan area
Lubbock MSA within Texas
CountryUnited States
State(s) Texas
Largest cityLubbock, Texas
Other citiesCrosbyton, Texas
Slaton, Texas
Tahoka, Texas
 • Total311,154
 • Rank161 in the U.S.

The Lubbock metropolitan area is a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in the South Plains region of Texas, United States, that covers three counties – Crosby, Lubbock, and Lynn. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 290,805 (though a July 1, 2015, estimate placed the population at 311,154).[1] It is also part of the larger Lubbock-Levelland combined statistical area.


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As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 249,700 people, 95,028 households, and 62,001 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 74.00% White, 7.56% African American, 0.58% Native American, 1.27% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 14.59% from other races, and 1.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 28.06% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $28,984 and the median income for a family was $35,479. Males had a median income of $26,868 versus $19,410 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $15,884.

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  1. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015, Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico". 2015 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2015. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.