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Lucas, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Lucas is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Russell County at latitude 39.0586 and longitude -98.5378. Russell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lucas, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lucas, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lucas indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lucas: Blue Stem.

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Lucas, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 405
Population in Households 405
Population in Familes 317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 675
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $93,500
Average Home Value $156,051


Median Household Income $35,283
Average Household Income $46,097
Per Capita Income $22,193
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.71% 0.49%
Households 0.97% 0.59%
Families 3.11% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 328 51st
Population Density1 # 402 40th
Diversity Index2 # 465 31st
Median Household Income # 625 7th
Per Capita Income # 447 34th

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