Lucas County IA Information


Lucas County Subdivisions

Lucas County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,820
Daytime Population: Workers 3,877
Daytime Population: Residents 4,722
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,599
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 8,742
Population in Familes 7,099
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $51,119
Average Household Income $59,086
Per Capita Income $24,586


Total Housing Units 4,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,813 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 843 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 566 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $99,221
Average Home Value $134,181


Total Households 3,656
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,400
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.12% -0.15%
Households -0.12% -0.15%
Families -0.27% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.82%


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, 2017 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 # 88 12th
Median Household Income # 56 44th
Per Capita Income # 85 15th

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