Lucas County IA Information


Lucas County Subdivisions

Lucas County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,806
Population in Households 8,728
Population in Familes 7,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $51,838
Average Household Income $62,614
Per Capita Income $26,011


Total Housing Units 4,216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,963 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 682 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 571 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $97,877
Average Home Value $132,965


Total Households 3,645
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,388
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.13% -0.25%
Households -0.15% -0.26%
Families -0.3% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.05%


Lucas County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lucas County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 85 15th
Population Density # 70 30th
Diversity Index # 85 14th
Median Household Income # 56 44th
Per Capita Income # 83 17th

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