Lubbock, Texas




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A Taste of Lubbock, Texas

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT LUBBOCK?

  1. Lubbock is a city in the U.S. state of Texas. The city is located in the northwestern part of the state, a region known historically as the Llano Estacado, and the home of Texas Tech University and Lubbock Christian University. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Lubbock has a population was 229,573.

  2. Lubbock's nickname is the "Hub City," which derives from it being the economic, education, and health care hub of a multi-county region commonly called the South Plains. The area is the largest contiguous cotton-growing region in the world. Lubbock was selected as the 12th best place to start a small business by CNNMoney.com. They mentioned the community's traditional business atmosphere, less expensive rent for commercial space, and its central location and cooperation from city government.

  3. Up until May 9, 2009, Lubbock County allowed package sales but not "by the drink" sales of alcohol except at private institutions such as country clubs. Inside the Lubbock city limits, the situation was reversed with restaurants and bars able to serve alcohol but liquor stores are forbidden. On May 9, 2009, Proposition 1, which expanded the sale of packaged alcohol in the county, passed by nearly a margin of 2 to 1 with 64.5 percent in favor. Proposition 2, which legalized the sale of mixed-drink in restaurants county-wide, passed with 69.5 percent in favor. On September 23, 2009 The TABC issued permits to more than 80 stores in Lubbock.

  4. The Lubbock area is the largest contiguous cotton-growing region in the world and is heavily dependent on irrigation water drawn from the Ogallala Aquifer. However, the aquifer is being depleted at a rate that is not sustainable in the long term. Much progress has been made in the area of water conservation and new technologies such as Low Energy Precision Application (LEPA) irrigation were originally developed in the Lubbock area. A pipeline to Lake Alan Henry is expected to supply up to 3.2 billion gallons of water per year upon completion in 2012.

  5. The median income for a household in the city was $31,844, and the median income for a family was $41,418.

  6. Lubbock has a mild, semi-arid climate. On average, Lubbock receives 18.7 inches of rain and 10.2 inches of snow per year. Summers in Lubbock are hot, although temperatures usually drop degrees overnight, creating lows between 60 °F and 70 °F. Average high temperatures are about 90 °F in June, July, and August. The highest recorded temperature was 114 °F in 1994. Winter days in Lubbock are typically sunny and relatively mild, but nights are cold with temperatures dipping below freezing.

Radio Stations:
K203CB 88.5 FM Lubbock, TX Christian Contemporary
KKCL 98.1 FM Lorenzo, TX Oldies
K253BD (KJDL) 98.5 FM Lubbock, TX News/Talk
KMMX 100.3 FM Tahoka, TX Top-40
KZII 102.5 FM Lubbock, TX Top-40
KTTU 104.3 FM Brownfield, TX Sports
KBTE 104.9 FM Tulia, TX Hip Hop
KLBB 107.7 FM Idalou, TX Classic Hits
KKAM 1340 AM Lubbock, TX Sports
KJDL 1420 AM Lubbock, TX News/Talk

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Demographics of Lubbock, Texas

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

72.87%

8.66%

0.56%

1.54%

27.45%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Lubbock, Texas


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Aalon Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -  2422 Broadway Street, Lubbock, TX (806) 744-2478

  2. 'da' Barber Shop -  Category: Barber Shop -  1704 East 4th Street Suite B Lubbock, TX (806) 762-2111

  3. Ebony & Ivory Hair Design -  Category: Barber Hair Salons -  3904 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX (806) 762-8906

  4. Latisha's Famous Braids -  Category: Barber Hair Salons -  1913 Baylor Street, Lubbock, TX (806) 744-2950

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Charles Medical Clinic -  Category: Medical Clinic -  New Medical Clinic in Lubbock. All ages: Adults and elderly, Pediatrics and Adolescents. Annual exams, Women's Health.Accepts all insurance, self-pay, Medicare and Medicaid. Walk-Ins welcome. Open Mon-Fri.  - 3624 Suite D Lubbock, TX 79413 (806) 795-1431

  2. Lubbock Southwest Digest -  Category: Black Newspaper -   510 East 23rd Street, Lubbock, TX, 79404 (806) 762-3612

  3. 100 Black Men of West Texas, Inc. -  Category: Community Service -   President: Mr. Greg Ricks - P.O. Box 6331 Lubbock, Texas 79493-6331

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Chatman Hill Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants - Catfish, Chicken Fried Steack, Pork chops, Chicken, Philly Steak...whatave whatave. -   512 E. 23rd (Ave A & 23rd) Lubbock, TX (806) 744-2501   - (visit website)

  2. Eddie's Barbeque -  Category: Bar-B-Que -   "The best bbq place in town!" -   1324 E 50th St - Lubbock, TX (806) 747-3736

  3. Heart & Soul -  Category: Soul Food -   -   3710 95th Street - Lubbock, TX (806) 792-0773

  4. J & M Bar-B-Q -  Category: Bar-B-Que - "J & M Bar B Q Restaurant offers Dine -In, Carry-Out, Delivery and Catering of fine mesquite smoked Barbecue." -   3605 34th St - Lubbock, TX (806) 796-1164

  5. Wiley's Bar-B-Que -  Category: Bar-B-Que - "The best place to get BBQ / hamburgers in Lubbock, TX. " -   1805 Parkway Dr - Lubbock, TX (806) 765-7818

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


So Low Productions - "The Hip Hop Show Off" Lubbock Texas @ El Fonteriso Good Look ENT. - Illyrix....ect.

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Jobs from Indeed


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CHURCHES



  1. Bethel AME Church -  2202 Southeast Drive, Lubbock, TX (806) 744-7552

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Player's Gentleman's Club -  Category: Entertainment -   3511 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX (806) 747-0325

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Lubbock Arts Festival
    (April)   1501 Mac Davis Lane - (806) 744- 2787 - Lubbock Memorial Civic Center   - (visit website)

    The Lubbock Arts Festival is a celebration of visual, performing, culinary, and children’s art as experienced through exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and special ticketed events.


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