Lubbock Economic Index up 7.4% from last year - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Lubbock Economic Index up 7.4% from last year

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

The Lubbock Economic Index moved up sharply in September, a full 7.4% from September 2012.

The report says, "Spending continues to improve, the Lubbock economy continues to add jobs, and construction, home building, and existing home sales all improved by double-digit percentage points in the third quarter."

Prices for food were up 1.9% and housing prices were up 3.8% from September 2012.

Health care prices dropped from 2.6% in August to 2.5% in September.

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