Demographics

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Interesting Facts about Lumberton, Texas

Population:

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…the population of Lumberton increased 35.2% between the 2000 and the 2010 census? Over 3,100 new residents moved to the city in that time period.

…the income per capita in Lumberton is 24.2% greater than the Texas average and 10.3% higher than the National average? The median household income in Lumberton ($65,446) is 50.2% greater than the Texas average and 41.9% greater than the National average. The poverty level in Lumberton is 60.5% less than the Texas average and 42.7% less than the National average.
…the high school graduation rate in Lumberton is 89%? This is 26% higher than the Texas average student to teacher ratio is 15:1, which is 13% higher than the Texas average.

Home Values:

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…the median home value in Lumberton is 23.7% greater than the Texas average and 29.5% greater than the National average. The median price asked for homes in Lumberton is 74.8% greater than the Texas average and 5.5% greater than the National average. The median value of owner occupied homes in Lumberton is $141,300; 80.6% of the homes in Lumberton are owner occupied.

Crime Rates:

DID YOU KNOW…

…The Lumberton crime index is 33% lower than the Texas average. The violent crime rate is 68% lower than the state average and the property crime rate is 30% lower than the state average. Lumberton is safer than 61.6% of the cities in the nation. The crime rate in Lumberton is less than 73% of the cities in Texas.

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Additional Information:

DID YOU KNOW…

  • In November of 2012, voters approved a proposition to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages in restaurants. This is the first time in the history of the city that restauarants have been allowed to legally serve alcoholic beverages within the city limits.
  • In December of 2013, Altus Emergency Center opened an emergency medical facility in Lumberton. This is the first time in the history of the city that residents have such a medical facility within the city limits.
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THE CHAMBER:

The goals of the Lumberton Chamber of Commerce are to Promote the cultural, educational, civic, commercial, industrial and general development of the Lumberton area and to aid in the economic development of all legitimate enterprises designed for the improvement of the area.
To promote the cultural, educational, civic, commercial, industrial and general development of the Lumberton area; To aid in the development of all legitimate enterprises designed for the improvement of the area; To stand and to work for area harmony; To be non-partisan and non-sectarian, and to take no part in nor to lend its influence or facilities, either directly or indirectly, to the nomination, election, or appointment of any candidate or person for public or political office.
BENEFITS OF BECOMING AN AMBASSADOR:

• You can promote your own business as you promote the Chamber

• You will have the opportunity to network with community leaders.

• You will gain recognition within the business community.

• You will gain exposure by being listed on the Ambassador Page of our website.

• You will receive an Ambassador badge to wear to Chamber events

THE CHAMBER PROMOTES:

• Shop Lumberton First!

• Business growth and tourism throughout Hardin County.

• Referral of our members and their services to clients.

• Providing member information in welcome bags for new community members.

• Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies for our members.

• Sponsors a Welcome Ad in The Hardin County News & The Silsbee Bee.

• Listing all members and their web address on our web site.

• We sponsor 20 FREE ADS by Cumulus Broadcasting – Beaumont

• One free Script4Less Prescription Drug Card

• We offer an opportunity for our members to be more involved with the chamber through our Ambassador Program.

• We can help your business by directing you to free services.

• We work with City, County, and State Officials for the good of our area.

• We send our members a quarterly newsletter of upcoming events.

• We host quarterly Mixers to promote business exchange among members. WE TRULY WANT YOUR BUSINESS TO SUCCEED!

• Village Creek Festival

• Miss Village Creek Scholarship Pageant

• Village Creek Festival Fun Run

• Lighted Night Time Christmas Parade

• Chamber Banquet

• Scholarships to Local Graduating Students