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Lucas is a township in Effingham County, in the Effingham metro area.
The latitude of Lucas is 38.961N. The longitude is -88.408W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 564 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 480.
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62% of Lucas residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lucas ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lucas was $12,869, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Lucas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lucas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $606.
Effingham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lucas political report.
The average commute time for Lucas workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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