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People

Total Population 444
Male Share of the Population 55.4%
Female Share of the Population 44.6%
Senior Citizens 28.6%
Employed Population 16+ 206
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 60.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.4%
Median Earnings25+ $33,482
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,469

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,167
% Above Poverty Level 94.6%
% Below Poverty Level 5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.9%
Median Gross Rent $502
Median House Value $49,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16%
US/American 0%
English 16.9%
Irish 17.1%

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

Lucas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 114 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Russell
Standard Zip Codes 67648
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.056
Longitude -98.536

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 WILSON LAKE
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station RUSSELL 1 E
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches
Station ALTON 6 ESE
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 93 F
Oct Temp 38 to 71 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dorrance 184 $61,250
Luray 276 $51,667
Russell 4,499 $54,571

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

Lucas Public Libraries

Library
Lucas Public Library
"209 S. MAIN, P.O. BOX 278"
Lucas, Kansas
(785) 525-6305

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Lucas High Schools

LUCAS-LURAY HIGH
130 N GREELEY
785-525-6244
Serves 43 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.1

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