Lufkin, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 32,709. Estimated population in July 2005: 33,522 (+2.5% change)
Males: 15,393 (47.1%), Females: 17,316 (52.9%)

Angelina County

Zip codes: 75901, 75904.

Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $32,989 (year 2000)
Median house value: $68,500 (year 2000)

Races in Lufkin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.7%)
  • Black (26.6%)
  • Hispanic (17.6%)
  • Other race (10.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (9.8%), English (7.9%), Irish (6.4%), German (4.4%), French (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

Elevation: 316 feet

Land area: 26.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lufkin

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lufkin city

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

10.0% Foreign born (8.4% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,027 (+6.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Lufkin:

  • MEMORIAL MED CENTER OF EAST TEXAS (1201 WEST FRANK STREET)
  • MEMORIAL SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (1201 FRANK ST SUITE D5)
  • WOODLAND HEIGHTS MEDICAL CENTER (505 SOUTH JOHN REDDITT DRIVE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lufkin:

  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 72 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; ID: GGG)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 84 miles; TYLER, TX; ID: TYR)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 99 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; ID: SHV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lufkin:

  • ANGELINA COUNTY (about 8 miles; LUFKIN, TX; ID: LFK)
  • A L MANGHAM JR. REGIONAL (about 16 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; ID: OCH)
  • GROVETON-TRINITY COUNTY (about 34 miles; GROVETON, TX; ID: 33R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Lufkin:

  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,773; Location: 3500 HWY 59 SOUTH; Public; Website: www.angelina.cc.tx.us)
  • ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 41; Location: 512 S CHESTNUT VLG; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lufkin:

  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; HUNTSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 10,429)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 73 miles; KILGORE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,814)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 79 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 96 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 5,872)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 97 miles; ATHENS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,858)
  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 101 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; FT enrollment: 8,888)

Schools

Public high schools in Lufkin:

  • LUFKIN H S (Students: 2,232; Location: 309 MEDFORD DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HUDSON H S (Students: 653; Location: 6735 TED TROUT DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • STUBBLEFIELD LRN CTR (Students: 40; Location: 208 N JOHN REDDITT; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • STUBBLEFIELD LRN CTR (Students: 25; Location: 208 N JOHN REDDITT; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • STUBBLEFIELD LRN CTR (Students: 11; Location: 208 N JOHN REDDITT; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • STUBBLEFIELD LRN CTR (Students: 9; Location: 208 N JOHN REDDITT; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • STUBBLEFIELD LRN CTR (Students: 1; Location: 208 N JOHN REDDITT; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lufkin:

  • LUFKIN MIDDLE (Students: 1,755; Location: 900 E DENMAN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SLACK EL (Students: 802; Location: 1305 FULLER SPRINGS DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HUDSON MS (Students: 746; Location: 6735 TED TROUT DR; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • W H BONNER ELEMENTARY (Students: 497; Location: 536 FM 3258; Grades: 02 – 04)
  • W F PEAVY PRIMARY (Students: 445; Location: 6920 STATE HWY 94; Grades: PK – 01)
  • KURTH PRIMARY (Students: 440; Location: 521 YORK DR; Grades: PK – 02)
  • BRANDON EL (Students: 415; Location: 1612 SAYERS ST; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • TROUT PRIMARY (Students: 396; Location: 1014 ALLENDALE DR; Grades: PK – 02)
  • GARRETT PRIMARY (Students: 389; Location: 507 KURTH DR; Grades: PK – KG)
  • HERTY PRIMARY (Students: 359; Location: 2804 PAUL AVE; Grades: PK – 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Lufkin:

  • ST CYPRIANS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 1115 S JOHN REDDITT DR; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HARMONY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 135; Location: 1601 RICE DR; Grades: KG – 7)
  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 2116 LOWRY; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Lufkin:

  • KURTH MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $339,064; Location: 706 S RAGUET ST; 50,475 books; 458 audio materials; 1,168 video materials; 190 serial subscriptions)