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Living in Lufkin


There is a lot to do in our city, and people genuinely love living here. It could be our central location in East Texas, our world-class bass fishing and golfing, or our state-of-the-art

performing arts theater. The Lufkin lifestyle is friendly and easygoing, complemented by year-round events and activities perfect for the entire family. Our historic downtown is
flourishing with lots of shopping, local coffee, a wine bar, several restaurants, and soon a brewery too!

Cost of Living:

The cost of living in Lufkin is 12% lower than the national average, and 3% lower than the Texas average. Explore Cost of Living.


From our elementary schools to our post-secondary programs, Lufkin benefits from exceptional educational institutions. Explore Education.


Outdoor recreation opportunities abound in Lufkin where you can hunt, fish, hike, bike, canoe, camp, swim, and more. Explore Recreation.


Lufkin is the medical hub of a 12-county region that features a Joint Commission Certified Primary Care Stroke Center. Explore Healthcare.


More than 200 sunny days and an average annual temperature of 67 degrees. Explore Climate.

Love Lufkin:

A citywide movement that encourages local spending and increases sales tax revenue. Explore Love Lufkin.