Lucas County, Iowa Population 2018

Lucas County, Iowa's estimated population is 8,534 with a growth rate of -1.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lucas County, Iowa is the 85th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,534-166-1.91%
20168,7001441.68%
20168,556-43-0.50%
20158,599-25-0.29%
20148,624-62-0.71%
20138,686-82-0.94%
20128,768-101-1.14%
20118,869-26-0.29%
20108,895-175-1.93%
19909,070-1,243-12.05%
198010,3131501.48%
197010,163-760-6.96%
196010,923-1,146-9.50%
195012,069-2,502-17.17%
194014,571-543-3.59%
193015,114-572-3.65%
192015,6862,22416.52%
191013,462-2,664-16.52%
190016,1261,56310.73%
189014,563330.23%
188014,5304,14239.87%
187010,3884,62280.16%
18605,7665,2951124.20%
18504710.00%

Lucas County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,498
Two or More Races164
American Indian and Alaska Native27
Black or African American11

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lucas County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lucas County, Iowa Median Age

45.5


Total

43.9


Male

46.9


Female

Lucas County, Iowa Adults

There are 6,734 adults, (1,879 of which are seniors) in Lucas County, Iowa.

Lucas County, Iowa Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lucas County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

4,330

49.77%

Male

4,370

50.23%

Lucas County, Iowa Households and Families

Lucas County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lucas County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.2%6.8%
All78.7%21.3%
Male75%25%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female59.7%40.3%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lucas County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6782.3378.7
Married1,9202.993.2
Non Family1,3001.1362.3
Female3103.3759.7
Male1483.2675

2.91

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lucas County, Iowa Households

Lucas County, Iowa Education

Lucas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1252.05%
9th to 12th Grade3746.14%
High School Graduate2,74545.05%
Some College1,16519.12%
Associates Degree67811.13%
Bachelors Degree77112.65%
Graduate Degree2353.86%

Lucas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9075,437983
Multiple Races12512023
Hispanic3713
Native American2020
Black44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 18.40%.

Lucas County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,105$41,609$25,000
Less Than High School$30,893$31,696$25,139
High School Grad$27,069$38,382$18,881
Some College$31,341$48,750$22,445
Bachelors Degree$46,667$54,432$43,839
Graduate Degree$52,443$52,132$81,250

$32,105

Average Earnings

$41,609

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Lucas County, Iowa Language

Lucas County, Iowa Language by Age

Lucas County, Iowa Language

95.21% of Lucas County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 4.79% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,3338289.94%
Multiple1646439.02%
Native271866.67%

10.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.26%

Male Poverty Rate

10.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lucas County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lucas County, Iowa is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lucas County, Iowa is White, with 9.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.51%.

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.93%
High School9.68%
Bachelors or Greater8.82%
Some College7.88%

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.05%
Female Unemployed20.51%
Female Employed7.64%
Male Employed3.07%

Lucas County, Iowa Income

Lucas County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,768$62,520
Families$60,933$74,067
Married Families$67,008$
Non Families$25,094$38,562

Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status

Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lucas County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Lucas County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by War

649

Number of Veterans

637

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam209
Korea125
First Gulf War111
Second Gulf War107
World War II18

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+203
35 to 54161
65 to 74146
55 to 64107
18 to 3432

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6229.48%
2 or More2317.56%
Black436.36%

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

11.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lucas County, Iowa Employment Status

Lucas County, Iowa Employment by Age

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lucas County, Iowa Employment by Race

Lucas County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lucas County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chariton43214191-130-3.01%
Russell554535-19-3.43%
Lucas216212-4-1.85%
Williamson15215310.66%
Derby115113-2-1.74%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990