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People

Total Population 196
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 113
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 59.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,188
% Above Poverty Level 88.8%
% Below Poverty Level 11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.3%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $50,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.3%
US/American 0%
English 18.9%
Irish 14.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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
Station OSCEOLA
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Chariton 4,240 $51,786
Derby 132 $70,625
Lacona 446 $53,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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