Lubbock, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
87
Lubbock's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Lubbock is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lubbock, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lubbock has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Lubbock has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Lubbock ranks as #1128 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Lubbock ranks as the #5279 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Lubbock Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Lubbock Texas National Average
Overall 87 91 100
Services 97 95 100
Groceries 95 90 100
Health 100 97 100
Housing 72 83 100
Transportation 85 94 100
Utilities 86 102 100
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Lubbock Cost of Living Vs. TX

Lubbock, TX Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Texas, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$131,500
Median Home Value
$928
Median Rent
$48,701
Median Income
Statistic Lubbock Texas United States
Median Home Value $131,500 $161,700 $204,900
Median Rent $928 $998 $1,023
Median Income $48,701 $59,570 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

Lubbock SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lubbock

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lubbock
Plainview, TX 20,714 81 0.9x
Levelland, TX 13,686 81 0.9x
Slaton, TX 5,995 78 0.9x

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