Lubbock, TX (population: 226,180) has seven higher education schools within its city limits. Texas Tech University, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 30,049. It is the 150th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). Lubbock lies in Lubbock county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. The Lubbock, TX area has 123,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.4% unemployment rate, $17.18/hr average worker wage, and a $35,730 average annual salary.
Of the 7 schools in Lubbock, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Careers-Lubbock comes out as the most expensive ($22,617/yr), with American Commercial College as the lowest recorded at only $9,665/yr.Popular Bars in Lubbock: