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City of Lufkin Demographics

 

City of Lufkin, County of Angelina, State of Texas, located 120 miles North of Houston, 166 miles Southeast of Dallas, 110 miles Southwest of Shreveport 

 

POPULATION

 

Year

2004 (est.)

2000 Census

1990

City

36,830

32,709

30,206

County

83,140

80,130

70,000

 

INCENTIVES

 

Tax Abatement:

Yes

Enterprise Zone:

Yes

Industrial Foundation:

Yes

Foreign Trade Zone:

No

Reinvestment Zone:

Yes

Freeport Exemption:

Yes

 

  

TRANSPORTATION

 

 

AIR SERVICE

Nearest Airport:

Angelina County

Runway Length:

5,400’ x 100 ft.

Runway Surface:

Grooved asphalt

Lighted:

Yes

Fuel:

Yes

Instrum. Landing Sys.:

Yes

Airport Within 1 Hr.

   International:

Houston Intercontinental

   Regional:

Angelina County

   Municipal:

 

 

 

FREIGHT CARRIERS

ABF Freight System, Central Freight Lines, Consolidated

Freightways, Federal Express, Merchants Fast Motor Lines,

Purolator, Tex-Pack, United Parcel Service, Yellow Freight

System

 

 

 

RAIL SERVICE
Provider:

Angelina & Neches River Railroad; Union Pacific

 

  

TAXATION

 

TAX RATE (PER $100 ASSESSED VALUE) – Oct. 2004

Angelina County:

$ 0.4117

Lufkin, City:

0.5585

Lufkin ISD:

1.5811

Special Districts: (Hospital, College, etc.)

0.1154

TOTAL:

$ 2.6667

 

 

Municipal Sales Tax:

1-1/2%

State Sales Tax:

6-1/4%

Econ. Dev. Sales Tax:

Yes %

Other Sales Taxes:              County

1/2%

  

WAGE DATA
 

 

OCCUPATIONAL TITLE

Entry Level

 

Low

High

Production Classifications:

Aircraft Assembler

 

 

Aircraft Mechanic

 

 

Assembler, General

7.00

8.50

Assembler, Modular Housing

7.00

 

Electrician

7.34

14.00

Electronics Assembler

7.00

8.50

Forklift Operator

6.75

11.03

Janitor, any industry

5.21

8.00

Laborer, General

5.15

13.53

Machinist/Related Occup.

9.16

14.75

Maintenance, General

8.37

14.08

Mechanic (Maintenance)

7.75

13.55

Molding Machine Operator

7.40

 

Semiconductor Processor

8.00

9.00

Sewing Machine (Garment)

5.15

7.50

Sheet Metal Worker

10.00

14.00

Truck Driver, Lt., any ind.

5.15

9.50

Warehouse Worker

5.15

8.75

Welder, Production

9.17

13.05

 

Office, Clerical and Technical

Accountant/Auditor

9.45

15.38

Computer Operator

6.00

10.80

Computer Programmer

10.00

15.38

Customer Service Rep.

7.05

10.83

Electronic Technician

11.00

16.00

General Office Clerk

5.15

10.00

Key Data Entry Oper.

6.00

7.50

Secretarial

6.88

12.00

Shipping & Rec. Clerk

5.15

9.50

Telemarketing

5.15

9.25

 

GOVERNMENT, CITY

 

Type:

Mayor/City Manager

Number on Council:

7

Municipal Police:

81

Paid Firemen:

78

Volunteers:

 

City Zoning Body:

Yes

Master Plan:

Yes

 

UTILITIES

 

ELECTRIC ENERGY DELIVERY:

TXU Energy

 

Reliability:

99.9739%

 

Transmission Voltage:

69 KV  138 KV  345 KV

 

Service Voltage:

120/208  120/240  240/480  277/480

 

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NATURAL GAS:

Centerpoint/Entex

 

BTU Content Per Cubic Foot:

1,000

 

 

 

 

 

TELEPHONE SERVICE:

Consolidated Communications

 

Digital:

Yes

 

Analog:

No

 

Electromechanical:

No

 

Make and Model:

Northern Telecom

DMS 100/200

 

Software Level:

NA10

 

Fiber Optics:

Yes

 

Switched 56 KBPS:

Yes

 

High Capacity Digital (T-1):

Yes

 

Digital Data Service:

Yes

 

911:

Yes

 

Other Network Services:

 

Custom Calling Features, Caller ID, Basic Rate ISDN,

 

Primary Rate ISDN, Digital Centrex, ADSL

 

 

 

WATER SUPPLIER:

City of Lufkin

Source:

11 wells

Max. System Capacity (daily):

17,500,000 gallons

Max. Daily Use To Date:

13,700,000 gallons

Pressure on Mains:

40 – 95 lbs.

Storage Capacity:

6,400,000 gallons

Size of Mains:

2” – 30”

System Looped:

Yes

Projects Under Const.:           New lines from wells into city;

             new water well northwest of city

 

 

SEWER SYSTEM:

 

Type Treatment Plant:

Activated Sludge

Maximum Capacity:

11,300,000 gallons

Max. Daily Use To Date:

5,500,000 gallons

Projects Under Const.:

Revitalization project in downtown area

     
   

EDUCATION 

 

LUFKIN ISD

Public School Budget:

$ 48,221,597

 

Schools

Enrollment

Elementary:

11

4,209

Intermediate:

 

 

Middle/Jr. High:

1

2,103

High Schools:

1

2,489

Private:*

4

727

Special/Head Start:

1

238

    *  Elementary

 

AREA UNIVERSITIES/COLLEGES:

 

Angelina College, Lufkin                                                5,000+

Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches                12,000+

 

 

 

 

State Industrial Job Training:

Yes

Vocational Program:

Yes

         

  

COMMUNITY INFORMATION

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Total Hospital Beds in City:

450

Total Doctors (medical) in City:

211

 

 

MEDIA

 

Papers:

1 – daily,

2 – weekly

Radio Stations:

12

TV Stations/TV Cable:

2 – Local/ Yes

 

 

CHURCHES

 

Assembly of God, Baptist, Catholic, Christian, Church of

Christ, Church of Latter Day Saints, Episcopal, Jehovah’s

Witnesses, Lutheran, Methodist, Nazarene, Pentecostal,

Presbyterian, Seventh Day Adventist

 

 

    

 

COMMUNITY INFORMATION (cont’d)

 

 

RECREATION

 

Parks:

8

Area Lakes:

5

Country Clubs:

2

Health Centers:

3

Public Golf Courses:

1

Theaters:

10

Tennis Courts:

14

Bed & Breakfast Facilities:

2

Hotel & Motel Rooms:

1,200

Libraries:

1

Other:         2 swimming pools, baseball facilities, skating

                     rink, woodland trails

 

 

 

AREA ATTRACTIONS:

Texas Forestry Museum, Museum of East Texas, Ellen

Trout Zoo and Lake, Sam Rayburn Lake, Angelina County

Exposition Center, Davy Crockett National Forest and

Angelina National Forest

 

 

 

CLIMATE

 

Annual Average Temperature:

67 F

Mo. Average High Temperature:

94 F

Mo. Average Low Temperature:

39 F

Annual Average Precipitation:

42.94”

Annual Average Snowfall:

 

Elevation:

139’ – 404’

 

 

 

FINANCE

Angelina Savings Bank, Bank of America, Commercial

Bank of Texas, First Bank & Trust – East Texas, Hibernia

Bank, Huntington State Bank, Regions Bank, Texas State

Bank

  

 

MAJOR AREA EMPLOYERS

 

EMPLOYER

PRODUCT

EMPLOYEES

UNION AFFILIATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Color Graphics

Color comics, ad inserts, printing

244

UPIU

Angelina College

Community college

925

 

Angelina County

County government

357

 

Angelina Hardwood Sales

Trailer flooring, hardwood, vehicle parts

 

35

 

Atkinson Candy Company

Candy manufacturing

152

 

Brookshire Bros., Inc.

Grocery store

564

 

Burke Center

Medical services

700+

 

Citation Corporation

Engineered castings, malleable perlite, carbon & alloy steel & machining products

 

 

579

 

 

 

City of Lufkin

City government

452

 

Contractor’s Supplies

Concrete

90

 

Cybershield

Industrial chrome plating

114

 

Express Personnel Services

Personnel service

250+

 

Fleetwood Transportation

Trucking services

260

 

Georgia Pacific

Synthetic resins

69

 

Lockheed Martin Vought Systems

Aerospace and defense

86

 

Lufkin Coca Cola

Soft drinks

85

 

Lufkin Daily News

Newspaper

75

 

Lufkin Industries

Oilfield pumping units, industrial gears, marine gears

 

1,200

 

AM-IBBW

Lufkin ISD

School

1,500+

 

Lufkin State School

Individual/family services

1,000+

 

Memorial Health System of East Texas

Medical facility

1,000+

 

Pilgrim’s Pride

Pre-packaged poultry

1,400+

USCW

Polk Oil Company

Gasoline distributor/convenience stores

 

130

 

Postal Data Center

Postal center

165

 

Sam’s Club

Wholesale club

150

 

Sunbridge Care/Rehab

Nursing care facility

166

 

Temple Inland

Lumber, fiberboard, particle board

1,058

 

Texas Metal Castings

Aluminum & bronze castings, foundry patterns, marine seat pedestals machining, heat treating

 

 

82

 

ConAgra Foods

Smoked meats and barbecue sauces

150+

 

Consolidated Communications

Telephone company

232

 

Wal-Mart

Retail store

500+

 

William George

Produce, dry & can goods

130

 

Woodland Heights Medical Center

Medical facility

600+