Here's some good news. Lubbock sales tax collections are up. This is an important numbers because it's a sign that local businesses are doing well.
The State Comptroller reported on Thursday that Lubbock sales tax collections are up a little more than 2% for the most recent month and for the entire year sales tax collections are up slightly over 4%.
Here is the AllocationSummary that will let you see where Lubbock stands amongst other cities in Texas.