Lucas, Iowa

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Lucas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles S of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Lucas
Standard Zip Codes 50151
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.028
Longitude -93.459

Lucas Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CHARITON 1 E
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station LEON 6 ESE
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
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Lucas Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 243 100%
Male 116 47.7%
Female 127 52.3%
Under 18 69 28.4%
18+ 174 71.6%
65+ 28 11.5%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 3.07
White 240 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.8%

Estimated Lucas Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 255
Growth 12
Growth % 4.9%

Lucas Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 30.6%
German 24.8%
Irish 17.4%
English 13.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
Welsh 2.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lucas, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Norwood (50151)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lucas 243 $38,750
Chariton 4,573 $37,935
Derby 131 $31,250
Lacona 360 $47,083
Russell 559 $29,688
Williamson 163 $25,833
Woodburn 244 $30,938
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