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Lufkin, TX

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Lufkin encompasses 35 square miles. The population density is extremely low, with around 1,000 people per square mile. This gives residents plenty of breathing room. Most of the population falls into the 24 to 64 age group, and would likely fit new residents of the same. Lufkin is a center of industry with the oil and timber trades booming, as well as prime retail and service markets. It is a self-proclaimed place to experience a \great quality of life.\

Getting Around in Lufkin, TX

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The average commuter time in Lufkin is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 1.59%
  • 5.4%
  • 0.53%

Arts and the Main Str

The main street in Lufkin is adorned with several murals from the internationally recognized artist Lance Hunter. This display of artistic talent underscores that the arts that are alive in Lufkin, encouraging active participation from the city’s populace. From shows at the Angelina Arts Alliance to the nearby History Center and the Museum of Texas, arts young and old are available for viewing. Even more, downtown Lufkin offers the Medford Collection of American Western Art. This collection in the city hall of Lufkin contains 50 pieces of artwork. Work from artists like Joe Beeler and Ross Stefan appear.

The Angelina Arts All

The Angelina Arts Alliance is located in Lufkin. This theater setting is home to a variety of shows, bands, and acts over the course of each year. Shows such as "Rhythmic Circus: Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!" move people from their seat to their feet while acts like Mandy Patinkin brings heartfelt music to the stage interlaced with acting and comedy. For people with a taste for something more classic, uplifting shows like "The Miracle Worker" often come to town. This is not all to be found, as jazz, tap, and others offer appeal to a wide variety of tastes.