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Lufkin is a city in Angelina County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Lufkin is 31.338N. The longitude is -94.728W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 312 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 33,162.


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Median household income
Local
$32,989
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lufkin demographic reports
Lufkin is in the Piney Woods.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 200. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Ken Houston, football player
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Texas State Forest Festival - Sept. 19-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lufkin web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Davy Crockett National Forest, Angelina National Forest, Etoile Park, Shirley Creek Park, Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Lufkin attractions: Ellen Trout Zoo
Historic sites and museums: Museum of East Texas, Texas Forestry Museum
Colleges and universities: Angelina Junior College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lufkin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Angelina County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75904 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Lufkin residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lufkin ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lufkin was $17,613, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Lufkin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lufkin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $378.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $782.


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Libraries in Lufkin include Kurth Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lufkin include Lufkin Daily News

TV stations in Lufkin include KTRE.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KLDN.

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Politics

Angelina County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lufkin political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Lufkin workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lufkin between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Lufkin, TX

Pros: cheap housing nice climate, the lakes

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