Lucas is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,554 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lucas is the 354th largest community in Texas.
Lucas home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Lucas real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lucas is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lucas is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lucas who work in management occupations (26.73%), sales jobs (10.99%) and business and financial occupations (10.95%).
Also of interest is that Lucas has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.51% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Lucas is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lucas’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Lucas, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.86 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Lucas does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
If knowledge is power, Lucas is a pretty powerful place. 50.27% of the adults in Lucas have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Lucas in 2010 was $57,157, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $228,628 for a family of four. However, Lucas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lucas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lucas residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lucas include German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish and Iranian.
The most common language spoken in Lucas is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,819|
|LUCAS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||85.39%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||14.61%|
|TYPE OF LUCAS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||97.09%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.77%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF LUCAS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||14.46%|
|AGE OF LUCAS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||44.59%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||51.29%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||3.30%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.83%|
|LUCAS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$419,732|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,486|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||3.41%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||0.00%|
|$135,001 - $270,000||4.31%|
|$270,001 - $405,000||17.62%|
|$405,001 - $540,000||12.93%|
|$540,001 - $675,000||15.31%|
|$675,001 - $1,013,000||39.68%|
|$1,013,001 - $1,350,000||4.95%|
|PEOPLE OF LUCAS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.42%|
|5 TO 17||26.64%|
|18 TO 24||5.62%|
|25 TO 34||7.61%|
|35 TO 54||38.68%|
|55 TO 64||7.76%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.28%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.78%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$119,968|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$57,157|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||11.11%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.28%)
Information Technology (11.36%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.00%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.35%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.61%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.28%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (18.03%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (94.81%)
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