Lucas, Ohio

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Lucas

Lucas, Ohio

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

Lucas strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Lucas Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Lucas, Ohio

Comparing Lucas to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Senior Citizens 4 4
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Age of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
Median Family Income 6 4
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Short Commute Times 8 9
Working at Home 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
People Living Alone 3 3
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Housing Recently Built 3 4

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Lucas

Lucas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles S of Elyria, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles NE of Columbus, Ohio
County Richland
Metro Area Mansfield
Standard Zip Codes 44843
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.705
Longitude -82.418

Lucas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches
Station ASHLAND 2 SW
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Lucas

Lucas Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 620 100%
Male 304 49%
Female 316 51%
Under 18 171 27.6%
18+ 449 72.4%
65+ 83 13.4%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 3.01
White 604 97.4%
African-American 5 0.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 7 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Lucas Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 608
Growth -12
Growth % -1.9%

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
German 31.3%
US/American 29.9%
Irish 10.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7%
Italian 5.1%
English 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
British 2.2%
Lebanese 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Norwegian 1.4%
African 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Austrian 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Scottish 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Lucas

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lucas 620 $42,917
Bellville 1,773 $47,083
Butler 921 $45,179
Lexington 4,165 $57,313
Mansfield 49,346 $37,541
Ontario 5,303 $51,201
Perrysville 816 $35,781
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Lucas

Featured Colleges in the Lucas Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Penn Foster College

Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.

  • Programs: Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Degrees: Associate

Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio.

  • Programs: Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree
  • Degrees: Master

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • Programs: Bachelor's (BBA) - Entrepreneurship, MBA - Finance, MBA - International Business, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor
Matching School Ads

Lucas High Schools (2004)

Serves 244 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

Lucas Colleges

(List of Ohio Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Lucas

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

Sorry, no cities with similar criterias found in our database. Please choose any other state and try.
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Lucas

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Lucas Government Officials

Are you an official in the Lucas government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104