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Cost of Living

The overall cost of living index in Lufkin, Texas is 88, which is 3% lower than the Texas average and 12% lower than the national average. The cost of living index is calculated from the average cost of goods/services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities in the area.

Goods/services and housing make up the majority of the overall cost of living index. Everyday goods and services can be a good indicator of the general cost of goods in a given city. The goods and services in Lufkin are 2% higher than the Texas average and equal to the national average costs.

  • The cost of living in Lufkin is 3% lower than the Texas average and 12% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lufkin is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Texas has no state income tax.

Lufkin’s cost of living index (national average measures 100%):
Goods & Services 100%
Groceries 94%
Health Care 95%
Housing 63%
Transportation 96%
Utilities 104%

Cost of Living

  • Median Household Income $37,775
  • Mean Household Income  $54,726
  • Per Capita Income$20,341

Housing

In the expanded Angelina County region, the median home value is $81,300.

Housing in Angelina County includes majestic estates, storybook ranches, single-family homes, apartments and condos. Choose to live in a neighborhood,  surrounded by pine forests, along a lake or a river.

With a range of properties to own or rent and plenty of land on which to build, there is a place for everyone in Angelina County.

The Lufkin Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Multiple Listing Service includes listings for single family homes, condos, townhouses, land and commercial real estate.

The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce maintains a database of member realtors. Click here to browse on their site.

Do Lufkin Residents Rent or Own?

  • 65.4% of Lufkin residents own their homes.
  • 34.5% of Lufkin residents rent their homes.

Dwelling Types

  • Total Housing Units 35,600
  • Single Unattached 23,872
  • Attached Units 628
  • Mobile Home 7,244

Average Household Size
2.69

Source: Angelina County Appraisal District