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Do you like your neighborhood?
Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors?
No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown Lubbock, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.
Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits -- less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Lubbock neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?
Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Lubbock are the best. If you're in one of the places we're about to highlight, odds are you know you've got it made. So, if you're thinking of moving to Texas and Lubbock is on the top of your list, check out our best neighborhoods to live in.
Here are the best neighborhoods in Lubbock for 2020:
- Chatman Park
So what's the best neighborhood to live in Lubbock for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Skyview looks to be the best Lubbock neighborhood to live in.
Read on to see how we determined the places around Lubbock that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Lubbock.
Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from best to worst.
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The 10 Best Neighborhoods To Live In Lubbock
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $90,110 (14th best)
Median Income: $440,481 (39th best)
More on Skyview: Homes For Sale
2. Chatman Park
Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $64,073 (Fifth best)
Median Income: $32,417 (Sixth best)
More on Chatman Park: Homes For Sale
Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $64,776 (Sixth best)
Median Income: $37,270 (13th best)
More on Dunbar: Homes For Sale
Rank Last Year: 4 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $59,428 (Fourth best)
Median Income: $32,690 (Seventh best)
More on Parkway: Homes For Sale
Rank Last Year: 5 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $87,365 (13th best)
Median Income: $33,596 (Ninth best)
More on Maxey: Homes For Sale
Rank Last Year: 6 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $36,494 (First best)
Median Income: $25,615 (Third best)
More on Jackson: Homes For Sale
Rank Last Year: 7 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $73,268 (Ninth best)
Median Income: $38,538 (15th best)
More on Slaton-Bean: Homes For Sale
Rank Last Year: 8 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $65,738 (Seventh best)
Median Income: $85,073 (35th best)
More on Ballenger: Homes For Sale
Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $78,456 (Tenth best)
Median Income: $41,581 (19th best)
More on East: Homes For Sale
Rank Last Year: 10 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $41,477 (Second best)
Median Income: $33,960 (Tenth best)
More on Harwell: Homes For Sale
How We Determined The Best Lubbock, TX Neighborhoods In 2020
In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Lubbock, we had to determine what criteria defines a "best".
- High incomes
- Low unemployment rates
- Low crime
- High home prices
- High population densities (A proxy for things to do)
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 39 in each category, where 1 was the best.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the "Best City Neighborhood In Lubbock." We're lookin' at you, Skyview.
Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the best places Lubbock, Texas has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.
Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of The Best Neighborhoods In Lubbock
If you're measuring the neighborhoods in Lubbock where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Lubbock aren't all good. Adobe Row takes the title of the worst neighborhood to live in Lubbock.
We ranked the neighborhoods from best to worst in the chart below.
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Detailed List Of The Best Neighborhoods To Live In Lubbock For 2020
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|23||Lubbock International Airport||762|
|30||Texas Technological College Historic District||2,179|
|34||Lakeridge Country Club||2,866|