Lubbock, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
89
Lubbock's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
193 out of 405
In Texas
1,460 out of 6,412
In America
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 89 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Lubbock has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Lubbock ranks as #1,460 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Lubbock ranks as the #4,958 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 89 94 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 96 89 100
Health 101 95 100
Housing 72 83 100
Transportation 87 89 100
Utilities 86 101 100
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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.

$147,900
Median Home Value
$958
Median Rent
$51,623
Median Income
Statistic Lubbock Texas United States
Median Home Value $147,900 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $958 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $51,623 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Lubbock Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Lubbock Texas
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $10.81 $10.68
Bowling $18.17 $14.67

Detailed Lubbock Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Lubbock Texas
Ground Beef $4.2 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.18 $1.39
Milk $1.95 $2.05

Detailed Lubbock Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Lubbock Texas
Haircut $14.8 $18.62
Beauty Salon $41.78 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.24 $2.34

Detailed Lubbock Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Lubbock Texas
Potatoes $3.35 $3.29
Pizza $8.61 $10.62
Beer $9.45 $9.38
Optometrist $104.47 $108.57
Doctor $121.16 $116.17
Dentist $96.58 $99.13

Detailed Lubbock Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Lubbock Texas
Gasoline $1.91 $2.22
Tire Balancing $43.32 $50.07
All Electricity $131.24 $167.67
Phone $184.73 $175.64

Lubbock SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
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 20,194 81 0.9x
Levelland, TX 13,566 83 0.9x
Slaton, TX 5,953 79 0.9x
Wolfforth, TX 5,137 92 1.0x

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