Lucas County, IA

8,700 Population
430.6 square miles 20.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
20.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
65.9%
was 66.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.7%
was 3.5%
 
Percent Under 18
22.6%
was 22.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
21.6%
was 21.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.6
was 3.5
Ranked 8th Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
10.6%
was 13.1%
 
Median Household Income
$48,768
was $43,962
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.2
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,055
Ranked 87th Highest in IA
Patents per 100,000
23
Ranked 19th Highest in IA

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
Ranked 10th Highest in IA
Violent Crimes per 100,000
34.5
was 34.3
Ranked 50th Highest in IA
Property Crimes per 100,000
885.9
was 1,326.3
Ranked 5th Highest in IA

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,219
was 4,208
 
Median Rent
$629
was $479
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,678
was 3,678
 
Homeownership Rate
78.7%
was 79.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
9.8
was 9.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
40.9%
was 41.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.9%
was 93.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.8%
was 90.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
16.5%
was 14.9%
 

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