Lucas County, Iowa Population 2019

Lucas County, Iowa's estimated population is 8,550 with a growth rate of -0.02% 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
20188,645951.11%
20178,550-2-0.02%
20168,552-55-0.64%
20158,607-26-0.30%
20148,633-62-0.71%
20138,695-82-0.93%
20128,777-101-1.14%
20118,878-20-0.22%
20108,898-172-1.90%
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
White8,535
Two or More Races53
Black or African American9
American Indian and Alaska Native3

Lucas County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

Lucas County, Iowa Median Age

44.8


Total

42.4


Male

46.2


Female

Lucas County, Iowa Adults

There are 6,618 adults, (1,796 of whom are seniors) in Lucas County, Iowa.

Lucas County, Iowa Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lucas County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

4,257

49.50%

Male

4,343

50.50%

Lucas County, Iowa Households and Families

Lucas County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lucas County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.6%6.4%
Male78.6%21.4%
All77%23%
Female74.3%25.7%
Non Family55.7%44.3%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7032.2977
Married1,8592.993.6
Non Family1,4211.255.7
Female2693.2574.3
Male1543.2778.6

2.89

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lucas County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade891.49%
9th to 12th Grade3475.82%
High School Graduate2,53942.61%
Some College1,34522.57%
Associates Degree63210.61%
Bachelors Degree77813.06%
Graduate Degree2293.84%

Lucas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9105,481998
Multiple Races34349
Hispanic103
Native American33
Black22

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 multiple races people with a rate of 26.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,551$43,223$25,961
Less Than High School$29,167$35,167$8,654
High School Grad$31,535$41,250$20,326
Some College$34,347$44,153$23,899
Bachelors Degree$43,906$54,750$39,688
Graduate Degree$54,911$54,722$82,750

$35,551

Average Earnings

$43,223

Average Male

$25,961

Average Female

Lucas County, Iowa Language

Lucas County, Iowa Language by Age

Lucas County, Iowa Language

96.38% of Lucas County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,3167909.50%
Multiple533871.70%

9.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.75%

Male Poverty Rate

10.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lucas County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lucas County, Iowa is Multiple, with 71.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lucas County, Iowa is White, with 9.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.19%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.41%
High School9.97%
Some College6.49%
Bachelors or Greater6.36%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed66.67%
Female Unemployed18.92%
Female Employed6.28%
Male Employed1.64%

Lucas County, Iowa Income

Lucas County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,325$64,284
Families$63,214$76,995
Married Families$69,158-
Non Families$30,156$41,254

Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status

Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans

640

Number of Veterans

624

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam224
First Gulf War115
Korea105
Second Gulf War77
World War II35

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6299.60%
2 or More921.95%
Black222.22%

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lucas County, Iowa Employment Status

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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