Lucas, Texas

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Lucas, Texas
City
Location of Lucas in Collin County, Texas
Location of Lucas in Collin County, Texas
Coordinates: 33°6′5″N 96°34′41″W / 33.10139°N 96.57806°W / 33.10139; -96.57806Coordinates: 33°6′5″N 96°34′41″W / 33.10139°N 96.57806°W / 33.10139; -96.57806
Country United States
State Texas
County Collin
Area
 • Total 11.73 sq mi (30.4 km2)
 • Land 9.2 sq mi (23.8 km2)
 • Water 2.53 sq mi (6.6 km2)
Elevation 568 ft (173 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,890
 • Density 314.3/sq mi (121.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-45012[1]
GNIS feature ID 1378618[2]

Lucas is a city in Collin County, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 5,116.

Geography[edit]

Lucas is located at 33°06′05″N 96°34′41″W / 33.101526°N 96.577988°W / 33.101526; -96.577988.[3]

According to the city of Lucas [1], the city has a total area of 11.73 square miles (30.4 km2) including both land and water. Part of Lucas, Texas is located within Lavon Lake.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 census the population of Lucas was 5116. The ethnic and racial composition of the population was 87.9% non-Hispanic white, 1.3% non-Hispanic black, 0.9% Native American, 2.2% Asian, 0.1% non-Hispanic from some other race, 2.2% from two or more races and 6.0% Hispanic or Latino of any race.[4]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,890 people, 945 households, and 855 families residing in the city. The population density was 314.3 people per square mile (121.3/km2). There were 962 housing units at an average density of 104.6 per square mile (40.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 80.44% White, 8.42% African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.00% from other races, and 1.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.56% of the population.

There were 945 households out of which 44.9% had children under the living with them, 83.2% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.5% were non-families. 7.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.2% under the, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $100,220, and the median income for a family was $101,014. Males had a median income of $72,471 versus $38,182 for females. The per capita income for the city was $34,020. About 3.9% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

Schools[edit]

The city of Lucas has seven different school districts and private schools within the city limits and the ETJ (Extra Terrestrial Jurisdiction) of Lucas, Texas. The six school districts are as follows:

The private Lucas Christian Academy is also in the city.

Home Rule Charter[edit]

The Special Election for the Adoption of the Home Rule Charter was held May 10, 2008.

The Unofficial Results: 422 for 108 against

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ 2010 profile of general population and housing characteristics for Lucas from the US Census

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