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Lucas, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Lucas had a population of 634 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Lucas is located at latitude 40.7051 and longitude -82.4182 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lucas encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The Village of Lucas (GNIS ID: 2399197) 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.

The Village of Lucas is located within Township of Monroe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richland County.


Lucas, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 634 (100%)
Population in Households 634 (100.0%)
Population in Families 544 (85.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 936
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $52,673
Average Household Income $61,573
% of Income for Mortgage4 9%
Per Capita Income $24,492
Wealth Index5 53


Total HU (Housing Units) 276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $117,333
Average Home Value $134,949
Housing Affordability Index3 273


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.31% 0.06%
Households 0.52% 0.16%
Families 0.59% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
Owner Occupied HU   0.1%


Lucas, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lucas to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 792 35th
Population Density # 773 36th
Median Household Income # 726 40th
Housing Affordability Index # 922 76th
Per Capita Income # 843 31st
Diversity Index # 802 34th

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