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Population in 2014: 393 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.9%
 
Males: 196  (49.9%)
Females: 197  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  48.7 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 67648.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,121 (it was $28,889 in 2000)
Lucas:

$40,121
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,370 (it was $15,544 in 2000)

Lucas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $50,977 (it was $26,200 in 2000)
Lucas:

$50,977
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $94,158; Detached houses: $97,198; Mobile homes: $25,651

Median gross rent in 2016: $458.

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  • Races in Lucas, KS (2010)

    Lucas races chart
    • 38297.2%White alone
    • 61.5%Hispanic
    • 20.5%Asian alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

Races in Lucas detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lucas: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.7%), English (18.4%), American (9.4%), Irish (5.2%), Polish (5.2%), Czech (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1500 feet

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 742 people per square mile   (low).

Lucas,KS real estate house value index trend

Lucas, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Lucas:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lucas city:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Kansas:

6.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lucas, Kansas as of April 19, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Lucas to the number of sex offenders is 447 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,100 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $745 (1.6%)

Lucas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (115.0 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (443.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Sylvan Grove, KS (2.9 miles ), Luray, KS (3.0 miles ), Hunter, KS (3.8 miles) , Waldo, KS (3.8 miles) , Dorrance, KS (3.9 miles ), Bunker Hill, KS (3.9 miles) , Wilson, KS (4.1 miles ), Tipton, KS (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.06 N, Longitude: 98.54 W

Area code: 785

Lucas household income distribution Lucas home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-3.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Lucas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lucas, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lucas-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Lucas city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Lucas-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 212.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 151.6 miles away from Lucas center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 434.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from Lucas center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 370.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Russell County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lucas topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Volok - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lucas:

  • BEVERLY HEALTH AND REHAB OF LUCAS (414 N MAIN PO BOX 68)
  • CHRISTOPHER MANOR OF LUCAS (414 N MAIN ST PO BOX 68)

airports located in Lucas:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lucas:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 46 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 47 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 77 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Kansas State University (about 106 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Wichita State University (about 115 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Newman University (about 115 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 115 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)

Public elementary/middle school in Lucas:

  • LUCAS/SYLVAN ELEMENTARY UNIFIED (Location: 130 N GREELEY, Grades: PK-6)

Library in Lucas:

  • LUCAS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,845; Location: 209 S. MAIN ST.; 6,267 books; 345 audio materials; 375 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lucas: United Agricultural Service Grain Elevator Number 4 (A), Lucas Rural Fire District 2 (B), Grassroots Art Center (C), The Garden of Eden (D), Lucas Public Library (E), Lucas City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lucas include: Lucas United Methodist Church (A), Covenant Baptist Church (B), Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Garden of Eden Inc (Museums; 305 East 2nd Street).

Russell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.6%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported
37 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Lucas (2011 data):

  • The Bennington State Bank: Lucas Branch at 132 South Main, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2011/03/21: Bank assets: $444.3 mil, Deposits: $371.1 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Berco, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Kansas average:

11.2

Lucas travel time to work - commute Lucas mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lucas city (based on Russell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,85417
Catholic1,0283
Evangelical Protestant3458
Other11
None2,742-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Russell County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Russell County:

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

13.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Russell County:

27.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

3.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lucas:

51.4%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lucas:

43.4%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Lucas:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lucas:

18.1%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.8%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.2%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Lucas:

57.2%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

71.7%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lucas, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$400
Other Government Administration 1$1,477$17,7240$0
Sewerage 1$3,491$41,8920$0
Water Supply 1$3,009$36,1080$0
Electric Power 1$3,511$42,1320$0
Totals for Government 4$11,488$34,4641$400

Lucas government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $325,000 ($826.97)
    General - Other: $75,000 ($190.84)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($152.67)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($122.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($89.06)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($58.52)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($30.53)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($15.27)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($12.72)
    Gas Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $53,000 ($134.86)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($20.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($10.18)
    Gas Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $148,000 ($376.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($22.90)

Lucas government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($83.97)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($30.53)
    All Other: $4,000 ($10.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $33,000 ($83.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($45.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($25.45)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $364,000 ($926.21)
    Water Utilities: $73,000 ($185.75)
    Gas Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($35.62)
    General Support: $5,000 ($12.72)
  • Tax - Property: $78,000 ($198.47)
    Public Utilities: $13,000 ($33.08)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.54)

Lucas government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($305.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $110,000 ($279.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($25.45)

Lucas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $393,000 ($1000.00)

6.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ellis County, KS  1.26% ($37,771 average AGI)
from Barton County, KS  0.54% ($22,267)
from Ellsworth County, KS  0.36% ($16,200)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ellis County, KS  1.02% ($28,286 average AGI)
to Saline County, KS  0.36% ($42,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lucas:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lucas:

  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRD (88.9 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KCAY (95.9 FM; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: WEST CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Lucas:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • K38GH (Channel 38; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Lucas fatal accident list:

Aug 4, 1977 09:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lucas)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LUCAS, 202nd St. & Fairview Road (Lat: 39.086417 Lon: -98.545889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQUH299
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 07/08/2024, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2015, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0SDR, Licensee ID: L01714867, Grant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/05/2022, Certifier: Walter C Lyman Iii, Registrant: Walter C Lyman Iii, Lucas, KS 67648

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 201H , Serial Number: 24-1111, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Mitchell J Mettlen, 1649 N 10th Rd, Lucas, KS 67648
  • Aircraft: LANGDON CRAIG BENSON TYPE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6112X , Serial Number: 1
    Registrant (Individual): Craig D Langdon, Po Box 337, Lucas, KS 67648
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/22/1980

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lucas and their reported violations in the past:

LUCAS, CITY OF (Population served: 394, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Lucas

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lucas, KS
Most common first names in Lucas, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1079.0 years
Mary987.2 years
William884.0 years
Helen886.5 years
Charles881.6 years
Fred780.1 years
John779.7 years
James680.6 years
Harry684.7 years
Frank577.4 years
Most common last names in Lucas, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Naegele1182.4 years
Bretz886.4 years
Brichacek784.8 years
Aksamit682.8 years
Dick680.8 years
Standley586.2 years
Yarnell577.8 years
Robinson575.6 years
Davis579.2 years
Cooper582.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (4%)

Businesses in Lucas, KS

  • Ford: 1

Lucas compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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