Lucas County, Iowa

Lucas County: County in Iowa, United States


Lucas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,898 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,518 inhabitants. Its county seat is Chariton. The county was created 177 years ago in 1845.

Lucas County locator map
Location of Lucas County on Iowa map.

Quick Facts about Lucas County

Population : 8,518 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Lucas County
Area : 1124 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Named for : Robert Lucas
Capital : Chariton
Establishment : January 01, 1846
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:19:06 (4th October 2023)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.46% (2010-2020)
Weather : 79℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather
Lucas County  Iowa Courthouse image
Lucas County Iowa Courthouse
Lucas County  Iowa Courthouse image


Lucas County is located at 41°1'46"N 93°19'40"W (41.0293700, -93.3277200). It has 2 neighbors: Marion County and Wayne County.

Lucas County map

The largest city of Lucas County is Chariton with a population of 4,103. Other cities include, Russell population 531, Lucas population 207 and Derby population 111. See all Lucas County cities & populated places.

Lucas County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lucas County.

City Name Population Title
Chariton 4,103 City in Lucas County, Iowa
Russell 531 City in the U.
Lucas 207 City in Iowa, United States
Derby 111 City in Lucas County, Iowa, United States


Lucas County forecast: Rain showers likely before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. more

Lucas County has 2 neighbours.

  • Chariton


According to census records, the population of Lucas County decreased by 4.46% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,898 - census
2011 8,880 -0.2% estimation process
2012 8,778 -1.16% estimation process
2013 8,697 -0.93% estimation process
2014 8,636 -0.71% estimation process
2015 8,610 -0.3% estimation process
2016 8,555 -0.64% estimation process
2017 8,533 -0.26% estimation process
2018 8,617 0.97% estimation process
2019 8,600 -0.2% estimation process
2020 8,518 -0.96% estimation process

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People born in Lucas County (2)

People born in Lucas County, including architect Solomon Andrew Layton, politician A. V. Ragsdale, .


Other places with the same name (2)

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