Rediscover Lubbock in West Texas
"Lubbock, Texas is a city alive with activity and entertainment and rich in West Texas warmth and hospitality."
Lubbock's mild climate is the perfect backdrop for pursuing a world of exciting opportunities. Whether it's teeing up for a round of golf at the championship Texas Tech Rawls Golf Course, listening to nationally-acclaimed recording artists in the downtown depot district, pheasant hunting on a cool, crisp West Texas morning, enjoying an afternoon of shopping at some of the nations finest retailers, or sipping a glass of wine from an award-winning vineyard, Lubbock offers everything you will find in a big city with all the charm of a small town.
Raider Ranch's close proximity to Texas Tech University opens a world of educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities for our residents. Expand your knowledge, pursue new interests and forge new friendships through participation in classes, discussion groups, special events and social activities centered around Texas Tech University.
Lubbock, Texas is also home to some of the nation's premier health care facilities. The Lubbock Heart Hospital is nationally renowned for providing the most comprehensive cardiac care in West Texas. Covenant Health System is the largest health care institution in the West Texas and Eastern New Mexico region and Texas Tech University Medical Center is home to the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center as well as the UMC Southwest Cancer and Research Center.
Lubbock, Texas Climate
July Average Temperature 80.1 F
January Average Temperature 39.2 F
Annual Snowfall (30-Year Avg.) 10"
Annual days of sunshine 263
Annual Average Precipitation 18'
Affordable Cost of Living and Vibrant Economy
"Lubbock, Texas is the most affordable college town in which to retire." - MONEY Magazine
Lubbock, TX serves as the economic center of a 25-county region of more than 500,000 residents. According to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index which is based on a national average of 100 using a sample of 316 urban areas, Lubbock's all-items index is currently the lowest in the state (84.4) and the sixth in the nation. The utility index is the lowest in Texas (75.4) and the fifth in the nation. Lubbock's grocery (86.2), housing (72.3) and transportation (89.6) indicate also compare well with other major cities.