Lufkin, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Lufkin, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lufkin had a population of 36,669 as of July 1, 2018. 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 31.3382 and longitude -94.7291 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.

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Lufkin, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 36,669
Population in Households 35,579
Population in Familes 29,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,090
Population Density2 1,098
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $42,463
Average Household Income $60,758
Per Capita Income $22,675


Total Housing Units 14,874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,871 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,610 (44.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,393 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $113,323
Average Home Value $150,426


Total Households 13,481
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 9,067
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.54% 0.36%
Households 0.51% 0.35%
Families 0.48% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.55%

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, 2018 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 # 95 95th
Population Density # 667 62nd
Diversity Index # 106 94th
Median Household Income # 1085 38th
Per Capita Income # 984 44th

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