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Lucas County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 8,625 (44% urban, 56% rural); it was 9,422 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,578
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,317
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,986
Renter-occupied apartments: 794 (it was 825 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%

Land area: 431 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lucas County: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (38.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (23.0%), Educational, health and social services (12.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lucas County, IA (2019)
    • 8,35188.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1801.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 340.4%Two or more races
    • 70.07%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 20.02%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

44.5 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 4,349  (50.4%)
Females: 4,276  (49.6%)
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Average household size:
Lucas County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,270 ($30,876 in 1999)
This county:

$56,270
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $506 (lower quartile is $374, upper quartile is $660)
This county:

$506
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $103,640 (it was $59,200 in 2000)
Lucas:

$103,640
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,047 - $184,515

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $140,999
Here:

$140,999
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $109,225
Here:

$109,225
State:

$195,638

Mobile homes: $119,346
Here:

$119,346
State:

$75,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,103
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $466

Institutionalized population: 76

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 24
  • Thefts: 47
  • Auto thefts: 10

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 26
  • Auto thefts: 4
Lucas County, IA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $104,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $219,600
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $262,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Lucas, IA residents
Average permit cost in Lucas, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,953 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,595 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Lucas, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lucas, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lucas, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.5%
Lucas County:

11.5%
Iowa:

11.2%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 83.3% for Black residents, 56.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.5 years old
(Males: 42.4 years old, Females: 46.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.4 years old, Black residents: 34.3 years old, American Indian residents: 67.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.8 years old, Other race residents: 24.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lucas County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $608 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chariton, Russell, Lucas, Williamson, Derby.

Lucas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Woodford County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
Iowa:

3.1%

Unemployment by year in Lucas, IA
County total employment by year in Lucas, IA
County average yearly wages by year in Lucas, IA

Current college students: 225
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 271 (52.0% naturalized citizens)

Lucas County:

3.1%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 92010 or later
  • 632000 to 2009
  • 1111990 to 1999
  • 371980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.9%

Lucas County marital status for males Lucas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,573
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 23
  • 3 or 4: 62
  • 5 to 9: 50
  • 10 to 19: 52
  • 20 to 49: 119
  • 50 or more: 172
  • Mobile homes: 170
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Lucas County with a mortgage: 1,502 (31 second mortgage, 150 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,424

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lucas County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,6208
Evangelical Protestant1,58115
Catholic6071
Other1602
None4,930-
Lucas County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Lucas County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Lucas County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lucas County:

7.9%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Lucas County:

28.5%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Lucas County:

Average size of farms: 298 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $35,930
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $154.14
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.26%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.55%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $38,352
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 32.48%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,668
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.70%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.87
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.23%
Corn for grain: 21227 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 20355 harvested acres
Vegetables: 251 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 12 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lucas County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 243% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 372.5 miles away from Lucas County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 339.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 423.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 339.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 326.2 miles away from Lucas County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 335.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 20, 2015 to June 25, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4234: July 31, 2015, FEMA Id: 4234, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2013 to April 30, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4119: May 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4119, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 10, 2007 to December 11, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1737: January 04, 2008, FEMA Id: 1737, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2004 to June 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1518: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: April 08, 2001 to May 29, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1367: May 02, 2001, FEMA Id: 1367, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Weather, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 1998 to July 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1230: July 02, 1998, FEMA Id: 1230, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lucas County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lucas

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,356 (84.7%)
  • Carpooled: 233 (5.9%)
  • Bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 32 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 72 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 268 (6.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Ukraine (51%)
  • Mexico (22%)
  • Russia (17%)
  • Uzbekistan (3%)
  • Other South America (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Italy (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lucas County


  • German (23%)
  • American (16%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (7%)
  • Ukrainian (5%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lucas County, Iowa in 2000:

  • 143 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
2 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,344.

4.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.55% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($48,599 average AGI)
1.52% relocated from other states ($11,116 average AGI)
Lucas County:

1.52%
Iowa average:

2.42%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, IA  0.87% ($63,607 average AGI)
from Warren County, IA  0.71% ($57,043)


5.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,732 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.49% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($35,982 average AGI)
0.68% relocated to other states ($7,750 average AGI)
Lucas County:

0.68%
Iowa average:

2.69%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  0.95% ($48,903 average AGI)
to Warren County, IA  0.68% ($43,864)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Lucas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Lucas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lucas County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lucas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lucas County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lucas County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lucas County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lucas County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lucas County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,958 (1,719 aged, 239 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 137 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lucas County, Iowa in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (189)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (81)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (47)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (20)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (20)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (11)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.29
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,686
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 257
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,991

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 775
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,365

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,625
  • Male householders: 1,829 (543 living alone), Female householders: 1,936 (531 living alone)
  • 1,980 spouses (1,974 opposite-sex spouses), 271 unmarried partners, (271 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,183 children (1,983 natural, 105 adopted, 99 stepchildren), 136 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 29 parents, 9 foster children, 38 other relatives, 98 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 118

Size of family households: 1,289 2-persons, 439 3-persons, 449 4-persons, 205 5-persons, 84 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,074 1-person, 129 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 27 4-persons.

1,263 married couples with children.
494 single-parent households (117 men, 377 women).

94.4% of residents of Lucas speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (45% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $65,347,000 ($6,724 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,792,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $26,854,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,131,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,653,000
Federal grants: $13,014,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,511,000 ($4,030,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,184,000 ($18,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $756,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,148,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,638,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 556
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 562
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -3
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +272
Here +28 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lucas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.72 millions of gallons per day (10% from ground, 90% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Lucas County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Lucas County, Iowa
  • 242014 or later
  • 452010 to 2013
  • 3792000 to 2009
  • 3331990 to 1999
  • 3221980 to 1989
  • 7121970 to 1979
  • 4851960 to 1969
  • 2411950 to 1959
  • 2381940 to 1949
  • 1,4141939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lucas County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lucas County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lucas County, Iowa
  • 51 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 483 rooms
  • 2474 rooms
  • 6725 rooms
  • 6466 rooms
  • 4347 rooms
  • 2938 rooms
  • 5689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lucas County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lucas County, Iowa
  • 1121 room
  • 492 rooms
  • 1503 rooms
  • 1554 rooms
  • 1635 rooms
  • 1146 rooms
  • 557 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lucas County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lucas County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lucas County, Iowa
  • 5no bedroom
  • 591 bedroom
  • 7452 bedrooms
  • 1,4013 bedrooms
  • 4804 bedrooms
  • 2305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lucas County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lucas County, Iowa
  • 113no bedroom
  • 2261 bedroom
  • 2862 bedrooms
  • 1463 bedrooms
  • 714 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lucas County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lucas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lucas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 75no vehicle
  • 5651 vehicle
  • 1,1462 vehicles
  • 7363 vehicles
  • 2504 vehicles
  • 1515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lucas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lucas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 199no vehicle
  • 3121 vehicle
  • 2562 vehicles
  • 713 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

89.0% of Lucas County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Iowa.

Lucas County:

89.0%
State average:

85.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,882
  • Other state: 1,425
  • Northeast: 44
  • Midwest: 822
  • South: 270
  • West: 288
Year householders moved into unit in Lucas County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lucas County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 39.5%Utility gas
  • 30.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.7%Electricity
  • 42.8%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 94
Here:

10.1%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 50
Here:

11.0%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

11.5%
Iowa:

23.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lucas County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $31,619,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $809,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,229,000
    Regular Highways: $3,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $525,000
    General - Other: $523,000
    Police Protection: $485,000
    Financial Administration: $459,000
    Health - Other: $325,000
    Central Staff Services: $226,000
    Housing and Community Development: $175,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    General Public Buildings: $157,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $82,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    Libraries: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $391,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $415,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,168,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,763,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,178,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $674,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $592,000
    Interest Earnings: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
    Rents: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,455,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,053,000
    Beginning: $956,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,434,000
    General Local Government Support: $829,000
    Housing and Community Development: $250,000
    Health and Hospitals: $107,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,864,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,131,000

Lucas County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $31,619,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $809,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,229,000
    Regular Highways: $3,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $525,000
    General - Other: $523,000
    Police Protection: $485,000
    Financial Administration: $459,000
    Health - Other: $325,000
    Central Staff Services: $226,000
    Housing and Community Development: $175,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    General Public Buildings: $157,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $82,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    Libraries: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $391,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $415,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,168,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,763,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,178,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $674,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $592,000
    Interest Earnings: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
    Rents: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,455,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,053,000
    Beginning: $956,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,434,000
    General Local Government Support: $829,000
    Housing and Community Development: $250,000
    Health and Hospitals: $107,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,864,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,131,000

Lucas County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $31,619,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $809,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,229,000
    Regular Highways: $3,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $525,000
    General - Other: $523,000
    Police Protection: $485,000
    Financial Administration: $459,000
    Health - Other: $325,000
    Central Staff Services: $226,000
    Housing and Community Development: $175,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    General Public Buildings: $157,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $82,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    Libraries: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $391,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $415,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,168,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,763,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,178,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $674,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $592,000
    Interest Earnings: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
    Rents: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,455,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,053,000
    Beginning: $956,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,434,000
    General Local Government Support: $829,000
    Housing and Community Development: $250,000
    Health and Hospitals: $107,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,864,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,131,000

Lucas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $31,619,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $809,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,229,000
    Regular Highways: $3,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $525,000
    General - Other: $523,000
    Police Protection: $485,000
    Financial Administration: $459,000
    Health - Other: $325,000
    Central Staff Services: $226,000
    Housing and Community Development: $175,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    General Public Buildings: $157,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $82,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    Libraries: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $391,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $415,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,168,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,763,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,178,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $674,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $592,000
    Interest Earnings: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
    Rents: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,455,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,053,000
    Beginning: $956,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,434,000
    General Local Government Support: $829,000
    Housing and Community Development: $250,000
    Health and Hospitals: $107,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,864,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,131,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 209
  • Number of aged recipients: 31
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 178
  • Number of recipients under 18: 19
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 127
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 63
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 96
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 81
Most common first names in Lucas County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10178.5 years
Mary7980.8 years
William7475.7 years
Charles6475.8 years
James4877.8 years
George4779.8 years
Margaret4281.0 years
Dorothy4280.8 years
Robert4273.8 years
Ruth3983.2 years
Most common last names in Lucas County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5877.2 years
Smith4477.4 years
Anderson3981.8 years
Davis3282.8 years
Wright3073.9 years
Thompson2576.5 years
Brown2473.4 years
Curtis2478.6 years
Allen2280.1 years
Thomas2277.5 years
Businesses in Lucas County, IA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1U.S. Cellular1
RadioShack1UPS2
Subway1