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Lubbock, TX Real Estate Market

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2023. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2021 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Lubbock, TX Housing Market Trends

With 263,930 people, 99,705 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $193,860, house prices in Lubbock are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Lubbock, accounting for 64.67% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lubbock include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 22.07%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.15%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.43%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Lubbock are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 48.94% owning and 51.06% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Lubbock built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Lubbock built between 1940-1969 ( 29.03%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 26.98%). There's also some housing in Lubbock built before 1939 ( 2.30%).

Lubbock Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Lubbock's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 5.64% during the period.

Over the last year, Lubbock appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Lubbock's appreciation rate has been 1.67%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Lubbock were at 0.94%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 3.80%.

Notably, Lubbock's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Lubbock's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Lubbock differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Lubbock - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Lubbock real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

Median Home Value

$193,860

Lubbock, TX Home Prices
> $1,352,000
$1,015,001 - $1,352,000
$676,001 - $1,015,000
$541,001 - $676,000
$406,001 - $541,000
$270,001 - $406,000
$136,001 - $270,000
$68,001 - $136,000
$0 - $68,000
0.3%
0.3%
0.7%
0.7%
2.2%
2.2%
2.8%
2.8%
6.8%
6.8%
15.5%
15.5%
44.3%
44.3%
20.4%
20.4%
7.2%
7.2%
0% 100.0%
% of Homes
Average

for Texas

Low

for nation

Number of Homes And Apartments:

99,705

Lubbock Appreciation Rates

Rent & Ownership

Average Market Rent:

$1,621 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
Renters
Vacant
48.9%
48.9%
51.1%
51.1%
9.6%
9.6%
0% 100.0%
% of Homes

Housing Market Details

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
1970 - 1999
1940 - 1969
1939 or Older
27.0%
27.0%
41.7%
41.7%
29.0%
29.0%
2.3%
2.3%
0% 100.0%
% of Homes

Types of Homes

Single-Family
Townhomes
Small Apt. Buildings
Apt. Complexes
Mobile Homes
Other
64.7%
64.7%
3.4%
3.4%
8.2%
8.2%
22.1%
22.1%
1.5%
1.5%
0.1%
0.1%
0% 100.0%
% of Homes

Home Size

No Bedroom
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
3 Bedrooms
4 Bedrooms
5 or more bedrooms
2.3%
2.3%
13.7%
13.7%
23.3%
23.3%
45.1%
45.1%
14.2%
14.2%
1.4%
1.4%
0% 100.0%
% of Homes