Lufkin, Texas Population 2022

34,691
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Lufkin is a city located in Angelina County Texas. Lufkin has a 2020 population of 34,691. It is also the county seat of Angelina County. Lufkin is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -1.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,157 in 2010.

The average household income in Lufkin is $62,648 with a poverty rate of 20.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $841 per month, and the median house value is $118,500. The median age in Lufkin is 33.5 years, 31.3 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Lufkin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lufkinwas:

  • White: 63.56%
  • Black or African American: 25.26%
  • Other race: 4.69%
  • Two or more races: 4.07%
  • Asian: 1.94%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Lufkin, Texas is 34,691 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,691.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,157.

Lufkin, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201086,9050.00%
201187,2973920.45%
201287,5092120.24%
201387,312-197-0.23%
201487,5672550.29%
201587,8292620.30%
201687,682-147-0.17%
201787,572-110-0.13%
201886,810-762-0.88%
201986,715-95-0.11%
202086,620-95-0.11%
202186,525-95-0.11%

Lufkin Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,46163.56%
Black or African American8,92625.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native1620.46%
Asian6851.94%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.01%
Some Other Race1,6594.69%
Two or More Races1,4384.07%
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Lufkin Population by Race

Lufkin Population Pyramid 2022

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Lufkin Median Age

32.8


Total

31


Male

34.9


Female

Lufkin Adults

There are 26,105 adults, (5,224 of whom are seniors) in Lufkin.

Lufkin Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lufkin Sex Ratio

Female

18,596

52.63%

Male

16,740

47.37%

Lufkin Population by Age

Lufkin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lufkin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73%27%
Male53.8%46.2%
All51%49%
Non Family38.1%61.9%
Female23.4%76.6%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lufkin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7552.6751
Married5,4423.4873
Male5542.7353.8
Female2,2813.6323.4
Non Family4,4781.238.1

3.36

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Lufkin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7567.77%
9th to 12th Grade2,48811.01%
High School Graduate6,08626.93%
Some College5,67225.10%
Associates Degree1,6247.19%
Bachelors Degree3,27114.47%
Graduate Degree1,7057.54%
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Lufkin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lufkin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian605480358
White10,6489,6123,398
Hispanic5,4513,334690
Black5,7584,823514
2+ Races66838816
Other Race914608
Native American7037

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.17%.

Lufkin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,086$37,234$24,170
Less Than 9th Grade$24,848$31,220$16,034
High School Graduate$24,564$30,098$18,226
Some College$28,066$32,794$24,366
Bachelors Degree$53,656$69,092$45,768
Graduate Degree$61,327$107,750$54,112

$31,086

Average Earnings

$37,234

Average Male

$24,170

Average Female

Lufkin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lufkin Language by Age

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Lufkin Language

73.03% of Lufkin residents speak only English, while 26.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.89% of the population.

Lufkin Language

Lufkin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,0303,07127.84%
Black8,6832,24025.80%
Asian6748712.91%
Multiple1,41218112.82%
White13,5541,57211.60%
Native162138.02%
Other313NaN%

20.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.71%

Male Poverty Rate

22.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lufkin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lufkin is Hispanic, with 27.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lufkin is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.29%.

Lufkin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.90%
High School21.14%
Some College13.40%
Bachelors or Greater4.19%

Lufkin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.59%
Male Unemployed22.82%
Female Employed11.39%
Female Unemployed32.36%

Lufkin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lufkin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,369$62,227
Families$54,358$72,563
Married Families$67,696$88,439
Non Families$26,143$39,491
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Income by Household Type

Lufkin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lufkin Married by Age and Sex

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Lufkin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lufkin Marital Status by Race

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Lufkin Marital Status

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1,947

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War626
First Gulf War516
Vietnam524
Korea100
World War II55

Lufkin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34402
35 to 54605
55 to 64177
65 to 74412
75+351

Lufkin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4818.86%
Black4146.24%
Asian223.57%
Other Race302.65%
Hispanic1762.55%

Lufkin Veterans by Race

Lufkin Veterans by Education

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11.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lufkin Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Lufkin Employment by Age

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Lufkin Employment by Race

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Lufkin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.45%

Born in Lufkin

87.12%

Native Born

12.88%

Foreign Born

8.86%

Non Citizen

4.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.12% of Lufkin residents were born in the United States, with 72.45% having been born in Texas. 8.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lufkin Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19005000.00%
19102,7492,24918.58%
19204,8782,1295.90%
19307,3112,4334.13%
19409,5672,2562.73%
195015,1355,5684.69%
196017,6412,5061.54%
197023,0495,4082.71%
198028,5625,5132.17%
199030,2061,6440.56%
200032,7092,5030.80%
201035,1572,4480.72%
201135,3531960.56%
201235,9475941.68%
201335,749-198-0.55%
201435,8551060.30%
201535,897420.12%
201635,732-165-0.46%
201735,599-133-0.37%
201835,131-468-1.31%
201935,021-110-0.31%
202034,911-110-0.31%
202134,801-110-0.32%
202234,691-110-0.32%

Lufkin Population by Year