Lufkin, TX

36,112 Population
33.4 square miles 1,080.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,080.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
60.3%
was 60.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
10.1%
was 11.0%
 
Percent Under 18
26.0%
was 26.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.7%
was 16.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.4
was 5.4
Ranked 18th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
21.7%
was 23.7%
 
Median Household Income
$41,348
was $39,890
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
49
50.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
390.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,662
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
15,165
was 15,146
 
Median Rent
$807
was $810
 
Total Building Permits
50
was 52
 
Occupied Housing Units
13,073
was 13,114
 
Homeownership Rate
51.9%
was 52.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
43
was 50
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
443.5
was 453.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
25.0%
was 24.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
7
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.3
was 3.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.4
was 1.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.4%
was 90.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
73.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.0%
was 98.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
79.7%
was 77.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
21.0%
was 20.4%
 

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