St. Lucas, Iowa

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St. Lucas, Iowa
City
Location of St. Lucas, Iowa
Location of St. Lucas, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°3′50″N 91°56′5″W / 43.06389°N 91.93472°W / 43.06389; -91.93472Coordinates: 43°3′50″N 91°56′5″W / 43.06389°N 91.93472°W / 43.06389; -91.93472
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Fayette
Incorporated March 6, 1900 [1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,056 ft (322 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 143
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 142
 • Density 529.6/sq mi (204.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 19-70050
GNIS feature ID 0461143

St. Lucas is a city in Fayette County, Iowa, United States. The population was 143 at the 2010 census.[5]

Geography[edit]

St. Lucas is located at 43°3′50″N 91°56′5″W / 43.06389°N 91.93472°W / 43.06389; -91.93472 (43.063955, -91.934641).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 138 —    
1920 137 −0.7%
1930 168 +22.6%
1940 158 −6.0%
1950 158 +0.0%
1960 211 +33.5%
1970 194 −8.1%
1980 194 +0.0%
1990 174 −10.3%
2000 178 +2.3%
2010 143 −19.7%
2014 139 −2.8%
2015 138 −0.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 143 people, 73 households, and 44 families residing in the city. The population density was 529.6 inhabitants per square mile (204.5/km2). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 314.8 per square mile (121.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 73 households of which 17.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.7% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 2.43.

The median age in the city was 52.5 years. 11.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.5% were from 25 to 44; 28% were from 45 to 64; and 32.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.7% male and 48.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 178 people, 83 households, and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 664.1 people per square mile (254.5/km²). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 313.4 per square mile (120.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 83 households out of which 20.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the city, the population was spread out with 15.2% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 14.0% from 45 to 64, and 38.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $29,792 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the city was $25,612. About 8.3% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 21.4% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

Father Aloysius Schmitt (1909–1941), the first chaplain to die in World War II, on board the USS Oklahoma during the Pearl Harbor bombing[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "St. Lucas-Iowa". City-Data. Retrieved May 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  5. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): St. Lucas city, Iowa". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 2, 2012. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  9. ^ "Fr. Aloysius Schmitt, Chaplain Thomas Kirkpatrick". Catholics in the Military. August 22, 2008. Retrieved May 13, 2011. 

External links[edit]

  • City-Data Comprehensive Statistical Data and more about St. Lucas