Lucas employment information

IndexLucasIowaNational
Income per capita$24,779$28,872$29,829
Median household income$51,250$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,250$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$48,125$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$19,545$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level10.8%12.3%15.1%
The Lucas, IA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Lucas is $24,779, which is 14% lower than than the Iowa average and 17% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $51,250, which is 6% lower than than the Iowa average and 7% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lucas is 6%, which is 37% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lucas is 11% which is 28% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$34,163$51,250$102,500
City
$36,376$54,570$109,140
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Lucas is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lucas is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lucas is 37% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lucas is 28% lower than the national average.

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Lucas median earnings by income bracket

Lucas employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector4.3%3.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services44.7%49.2%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.3%23.7%
Other14.9%22.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New Virginia, IA553$60,2509%
Humeston, IA400$43,50021%
Williamson, IA113$42,81323%
Chariton, IA4,219$42,00324%
Lacona, IA472$41,66725%
Lucas, IA185$51,2507%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Petronila, TX185$59,7508%
Melvin, MI185$40,25027%
Scranton, AR185$31,09444%
Elgin, PA185$65,00017%
Eden, WY185$80,78146%
Lucas, IA185$51,2507%
Source: The Lucas, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).