Lubbock employment information

Income per capita$24,168$26,513$28,555
Median household income$44,139$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,503$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,156$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$25,802$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$18,696$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate4.3%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level21.5%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lubbock is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lubbock is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lubbock is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lubbock is 38% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lubbock median earnings by income bracket

Lubbock employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.7%1.0%
Manufacturing sector6.3%1.2%
Financial & insurance services3.6%4.4%
Wholesale & retail services19.2%14.7%
Public administration4.2%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%1.8%
Education, health & social services18.2%42.8%

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Lubbock, TX236,868$44,13917%

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Winston-Salem, NC234,469$40,48024%
Madison, WI239,848$53,9331%
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Hialeah, FL232,311$29,95944%
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Lubbock, TX236,868$44,13917%
Source: The Lubbock, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.