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Lucas County, Iowa

916 Braden St
Chariton, IA 50049
Phone: (641) 774-4421
Fax: (641) 774-8669

In south-central IA, southeast of Des Moines; established Jan 13, 1846 from Monroe County. Name Origin: For Col. Robert Lucas (1781-1853), governor of OH (1832-36) and first territorial governor of IA (1838-41)

Area (sq mi):: 434.17 (land 430.55; water 3.63) Population per square mile: 22.50
Population 2005: 9,672 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 3.90% Population 2000: 9,422 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 39.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,341; median household $30,876; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,664-$21,250
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 25.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lucas County, Ohio

1 Government Center Suite 800
Toledo, OH 43604
Phone: (419) 213-4500
Fax: (419) 213-4532
www.co.lucas.oh.us

On the northwest coast of OH, bordered on the north by Lake Erie, organized Jun 20, 1835 from Wood County. Name Origin: For Col. Robert Lucas (1781-1853), governor of OH (1832-36) and first territorial governor of IA (1838-41)

Area (sq mi):: 595.88 (land 340.46; water 255.42) Population per square mile: 1316.50
Population 2005: 448,229 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.50%; 1990-2000 -1.60% Population 2000: 455,054 (White 75.40%; Black or African American 17.00%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 1.20%; Other 4.40%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,518; median household $38,004; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,853-$30,171
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 20.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Toledo County seat (304,973)
  • Oregon (19,269)
  • Sylvania (18,905)
  • Maumee (14,472)

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