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Lucas, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Lucas had a population of 390 as of July 1, 2015. Lucas ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lucas is located at latitude 39.0586 and longitude -98.5378 in Russell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lucas (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Russell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The City of Lucas (GNIS ID: 2395784) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lucas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lucas: Blue Stem.

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Lucas, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 390
Population in Households 390
Population in Familes 307
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 650
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $93,421
Average Home Value $162,667


Median Household Income $37,840
Average Household Income $51,818
Per Capita Income $25,000
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% 0.2%
Households 0.1% 0.21%
Families 1.86% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Lucas, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lucas to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 337 50th
Population Density1 # 413 39th
Diversity Index2 # 510 24th
Median Household Income # 572 15th
Per Capita Income # 232 66th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.