Lufkin, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lufkin, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lufkin had a population of 36,803 as of July 1, 2016. Lufkin ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lufkin is located at latitude 31.3229 and longitude -94.729 in Angelina County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lufkin (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Angelina County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 312 feet.

The City of Lufkin (GNIS ID: 2410895) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lufkin is located within Lufkin Division of Angelina County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lufkin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Lufkin, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 36,803
Population in Households 35,698
Population in Familes 29,489
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,105
Population Density1 1,102
Diversity Index2 77
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,448
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 9,028
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 14,972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,114 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,333 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,524 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $111,542
Average Home Value $136,760
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,614
Average Household Income $58,672
Per Capita Income $21,786
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.71%
Households 0.63% 0.64%
Families 0.56% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lufkin, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lufkin to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 91 95th
Population Density1 # 651 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 98 94th
Median Household Income # 996 43rd
Per Capita Income # 946 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.