South Lubbock, Lubbock, TX
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South Lubbock Neighborhood Guide Lubbock, TX


South Lubbock is a vibrant neighborhood in Lubbock, Texas, known for its suburban feel and a variety of amenities. It is located along U.S. Route 87, providing easy access to the rest of the city. Near this neighborhood, you can find the sprawling McAlister Park, a local favorite for outdoor activities. South Lubbock is also in close proximity to the South Plains Mall, which offers plenty of shopping and dining options.

What You Will Love About South Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas

  • The suburban charm of South Lubbock, with its tree-lined streets and friendly communities.
  • Easy access to McAlister Park, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • The close proximity to the South Plains Mall, offering a range of shopping and dining options.

What’s Nearby

South Lubbock is adjacent to downtown Lubbock, making it a desirable location for those who enjoy city life. Other nearby points of interest include the Science Spectrum Museum and Omni Theater, and Texas Tech University, which is just a short drive away.

The Rental Market

South Lubbock offers a stable rental market, with the average price for a 1-bedroom apartment standing at $897. The minimum average price is $850, while the maximum reaches $897. With a standard deviation of $18.54, this shows a relatively small variability in rental prices within the neighborhood.

Rental Price Stability

Rental rates in South Lubbock have remained fairly stable over the past year. The small standard deviation of $18.54 in average prices indicates a steady rental market with limited fluctuations.


Residents of South Lubbock enjoy a suburban lifestyle with the convenience of city amenities close by. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the large McAlister Park, while foodies and shoppers can explore the South Plains Mall and the vibrant downtown area. The neighborhood is also popular among students, given its proximity to Texas Tech University.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 37 restaurants, 6 grocery stores, and 7 parks within a mile of the South Lubbock neighborhood.

    S H Food Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    1601 66th St

    C & C Wholesale District

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    2435 S Loop 289


    Retail, Big Box Store

    0.9 miles

    7302 University Ave

    United Supermarkets

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    2703 82nd St

    Hilliard Office Solutions

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    1.3 miles

    160 E Slaton Rd

South Lubbock Apartments and Rentals

40 Rental properties in South Lubbock, Lubbock, TX.

  • Brickstone Villas Apartments property


    Brickstone Villas Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    634–1053 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Furnished Studio - Lubbock - South property


    Furnished Studio - Lubbock - South

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

  • 512 82nd St property


    512 82nd St

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1136 Sqft

  • 1103 80th St property


    1103 80th St

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1443 Sqft

  • 1113 80th St property


    1113 80th St

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1443 Sqft

  • 1303 65th Dr property


    1303 65th Dr

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    850 Sqft

Cost of Living

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South Lubbock Demographics

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South Lubbock Reviews

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  • Area Has Litter


    Say 11 of 11 renters

  • Area Has Potholes


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  • Busy Streets


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  • Noise Late At Night


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  • Good Place To Raise A Family


    Say 10 of 11 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings


    Say 9 of 11 renters

South Lubbock Transportation

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Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

Bike Score®

South Lubbock Schools

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