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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lucas Township, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 38

5 to 9 years : 22

10 to 14 years : 32

15 to 17 years : 60

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 14

25 to 29 years : 14

30 to 34 years : 14

35 to 39 years : 6

40 to 44 years : 35

45 to 49 years : 7

50 to 54 years : 17

55 to 59 years : 30

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 9

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 7

70 to 74 years : 11

75 to 79 years : 8

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 9 years : 12

10 to 14 years : 16

15 to 17 years : 0

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 51

25 to 29 years : 27

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 15

40 to 44 years : 24

45 to 49 years : 51

50 to 54 years : 24

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 5

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 11

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 488

Multiple ancestry : 98

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 32


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 618

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 71

5 to 17 years : 142

18 to 24 years : 76

25 to 34 years : 55

35 to 44 years : 80

45 to 54 years : 99

55 to 59 years : 38

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 14

65 to 74 years : 29

75 years and over : 14

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 71

5 to 17 years : 125

18 to 24 years : 76

25 to 34 years : 48

35 to 44 years : 72

45 to 54 years : 91

55 to 59 years : 38

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 14

65 to 74 years : 29

75 years and over : 14

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 17

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 7

35 to 44 years : 8

45 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 318

Female : 260

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 9

Female : 31

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 466

Born in other state in the United States : 40

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 144

Now married, except separated : 251

Divorced : 28

Separated : 0

Widowed : 19

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 23

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 539

German:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lucas Township, Illinois

  • German: 262   (61.9%)
  • United States Or American: 55   (13.0%)
  • Irish: 50   (11.8%)
  • Other Groups: 30   (7.1%)
  • English: 26   (6.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lucas Township, Illinois is 618



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lucas Township, Illinois: 327
Female Population in Lucas Township, Illinois: 291


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lucas Township, Illinois: 23.3
Median Female Resident Age in Lucas Township, Illinois: 29.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lucas Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

33.2

Male

32.5

Female

33.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

4.0

Male

0.0

Female

4.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

13.0

Male

23.5

Female

2.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

33.3

Male

32.6

Female

33.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Lucas Township, Illinois


  • White: 506
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 112
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Lucas Township, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Lucas Township, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 11   (7.24%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (3.95%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (2.63%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 84   (55.26%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 4   (2.63%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 10   (6.58%)
  • Associate Degree: 20   (13.16%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 13   (8.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 9   (6.38%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 4   (2.84%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 53   (37.59%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 23   (16.31%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 15   (10.64%)
  • Associate Degree: 21   (14.89%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 7   (4.96%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (6.38%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Lucas Township, Illinois

  • Dieterich Cusd 30


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 187, Dieterich, IL 62424, Phone: (217) 925-5249, Students: 506 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Lucas Township, Illinois

  • Dieterich Elem School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 187, Dieterich, IL 62424, Phone: (217) 925-5248, Students: 264 )

  • Bishop Creek Grade School


    ( Grades: 1-6, Location: 19970 E 1000th Ave, Dieterich, IL 62424, Phone: (217) 925-5569, Students: 72 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Lucas Township, Illinois

  • Dieterich Jr/sr High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 187, Dieterich, IL 62424, Phone: (217) 925-5247, Students: 242 )



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Lucas Township, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Lucas Township, Illinois.

Area Features of Lucas Township, Illinois


Building


(1) Dieterich Fire Protection District  

Cemetery


(1) Bethsaida Cemetery   (2) Dieterich Cemetery   (3) Freeman Cemetery   (4) King Cemetery   (5) Merry Cemetery   (6) Morris Cemetery   (7) Mount Zion Cemetery   (8) Poe Cemetery   (9) Saint Aloysius Cemetery   (10) Saint John Lutheran Cemetery   (11) Saint Matthew Lutheran Cemetery   (12) Saint Paul Cemetery   (13) Scott Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethsaida Church   (2) Mount Zion Church   (3) Saint Matthews Church   (4) Saint Pauls Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Bishop   (2) Township Of Lucas   (3) Village Of Dieterich  

Locale


(1) Bannick Farm   (2) Goeckner Farms   (3) Hamland Acres   (4) Holste Brothers Farm   (5) Joergens Farm   (6) Niemerg Dairy Farm   (7) Zimdars Farm  

Populated Place


(1) Dieterich   (2) Eberle   (3) Elliottstown   (4) Winterrowd  

Post Office


(1) Dieterich Post Office   (2) Eberle Post Office Historical   (3) Veni Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Bishop Creek Elementary School   (2) Dieterich Elementary School   (3) Dieterich Junior-senior High School   (4) Eberle School Historical   (5) Saint Johns School Historical  

Stream


(1) Dieterich Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lucas Township, Illinois

62424 (pop. 2,069)


Cities Nearby Lucas Township, Illinois

Bishop Township, IL  (pop. 1,303) 6.5 Miles
Bible Grove Township, IL  (pop. 190) 6.8 Miles
Dieterich Village, IL  (pop. 587) 7.4 Miles
North Muddy Township, IL  (pop. 651) 7.5 Miles
Blair Township, IL  (pop. 401) 7.9 Miles
South Muddy Township, IL  (pop. 302) 7.9 Miles
Watson Township, IL  (pop. 3,197) 8.2 Miles
Wheeler Village, IL  (pop. 117) 8.3 Miles
Watson Village, IL  (pop. 945) 8.8 Miles
Mason Town, IL  (pop. 434) 10.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lucas Township, Illinois

217



Elevation in Lucas Township, Illinois is 548.0 ft. (167.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lucas Township, Illinois

Lat: 38.959457 N        Long: -88.427780 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Lucas Township, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Lucas Township, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 3   (1.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 6   (2.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 6   (2.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 23   (10.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 22   (9.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 52   (23.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 43   (19.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 13   (5.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 4   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 11   (4.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 26   (11.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 16   (7.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 211

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 23

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 15

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 30


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 5

5 to 9 minutes : 16

10 to 14 minutes : 5

15 to 19 minutes : 45

20 to 24 minutes : 75

25 to 29 minutes : 60

30 to 34 minutes : 36

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 7

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 49

No Social Security income : 148


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

With retirement income : 27

No retirement income : 170


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 17

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 34

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 20

$40,000 to $44,999 : 0

$45,000 to $49,999 : 4

$50,000 to $59,999 : 19

$60,000 to $74,999 : 31

$75,000 to $99,999 : 19

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $38,583


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Lucas Township, Illinois

  • WCRA (1090 AM; 1.0 kW; Effingham, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; 5.0 kW; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Mattoon Broadcasting Company)
  • WVLN (740 AM; 0.25 kW; Olney, IL; Owner: V.l.n. Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WKZI (800 AM; 0.25 kW; Casey, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Lucas Township, Illinois

  • WMCI (101.3 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: The Cromwell Group, Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Kirby Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WYCA (102.3 FM; Beecher, IL; Owner: Dontron Inc.)
  • WIKK (103.5 FM; Hidalgo, IL; Owner: V.l.n. Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WNOI (103.9 FM; Flora, IL; Owner: H & R Communications, Inc.)
  • WKRV (107.1 FM; Brownstown, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WPTH (88.1 FM; Olney, IL; Owner: Olney Voice Of Christian Faith, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Oblong, IL; Owner: Harvest Christian Fellowship, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Kinmundy, IL; Owner: East West Crossculture Education)
  • 970606MA (89.3 FM; Jewett, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)
  • WEFI (89.5 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WLKL (89.9 FM; Trilla, IL; Owner: Community College District #517)
  • WUSI (90.3 FM; Dundas, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Southern Illinois University)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Beecher City, IL; Owner: 2820 Communications Incorporated)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: Brindisi Consortium)
  • WLHW (91.5 FM; Casey, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Whqq, Inc)
  • WSEI (92.9 FM; Olney, IL; Owner: V.l.n. Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Mattoon Broadcasting Company)
  • WXEF (97.9 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Premier Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: Wshy, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Lucas Township, Illinois

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; Dundas, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Southern Illinois University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Lucas Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 45  (31.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 3  (2.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 4  (2.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (6.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 20  (14.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 16  (13.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 27  (23.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 60  (51.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 180 Farms In Lucas Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lucas Township, Illinois

The First National Bank Of Dieterich - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lucas Township, Illinois

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 20.4 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 36.1 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 36.7 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)

  • Lawrenceville-Vincennes International


    (about 46.5 miles in Lawrenceville, Illinois; Airport Code: LWV)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 47.3 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 49.7 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lucas Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.49%

Carpooled

2.33%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.72%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

12.45%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Lucas Township, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 134

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 8

Female householder, no husband present : 21

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 34

Householder not living alone : 0


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 8

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 189


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 97

Renter-occupied housing units : 37

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 8

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 21

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 27

Renter-occupied housing units : 7


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 24

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 34

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 20

$40,000 to $44,999 : 0

$45,000 to $49,999 : 4

$50,000 to $59,999 : 27

$60,000 to $74,999 : 31

$75,000 to $99,999 : 19

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Total : 223


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 197

Vacant : 26


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 5

Built 1990 to 1999 : 64

Built 1980 to 1989 : 13

Built 1970 to 1979 : 46

Built 1960 to 1969 : 15

Built 1950 to 1959 : 8

Built 1940 to 1949 : 25

Built 1939 or earlier : 47


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 29

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 142

Electricity : 14

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 7

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 5

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 8

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 4

$70,000 to $79,999 : 12

$80,000 to $89,999 : 5

$90,000 to $99,999 : 6

$100,000 to $124,999 : 24

$125,000 to $149,999 : 12

$150,000 to $174,999 : 26

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 20

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 5

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 61

Housing units without a mortgage : 58


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lucas Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $202,500

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 : $109,600

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 : $151,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $85,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lucas Township, Illinois: 82.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Lucas Township, IL): $39,063
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lucas Township): $95,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lucas Township): $563
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lucas Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 85.4%
Electricity: 3.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 9.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 2.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Lucas Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lucas Township, Illinois

Effingham County Health Dept


     Address: 901 West Virginia, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/24/1975

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


     Address: 606 Kentucky Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/17/1997

Clay Home Health Services


     Address: 601 East Twelfth Street, Flora, Illinois 62839
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 12/18/1967

Richland Mem. Hosp. Hm. Hlth.


     Address: 218 E Main St, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 5/1/1980

Advantage Home Health, Inc.


     Address: 801 South West Street, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/9/1994

Hospitals Close To Lucas Township, Illinois

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


     Address: 503 N Maple Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Clay County Hospital


     Address: 911 Stacy Burk Drive, Flora, Illinois 62839
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Richland Memorial Hospital


     Address: 800 East Locust, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center


     Address: 1000 Health Center Drive P O Box 372, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Shelby Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 S Cedar St, Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Lucas Township, Illinois

Lakeland Rehab & Hcc


     Address: 800 West Temple Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Effingham Rehab & Health Care Ctr


     Address: 1610 North Lakewood, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Evergreen Nursing & Rehab Center


     Address: 1115 North Wenthe, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 60%

St Anthony's Memorial Hospital


     Address: 503 North Maple Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Newton Rest Haven


     Address: 300 S Scott Street Po Box 360, Newton, Illinois 62448
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 48
     Percent Occupied: 52%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lucas Township, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 87 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lucas Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 205
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 30
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 20


(updated 2007)



Effingham County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 26.96%
  • Bush & Cheney 72.33%
  • Other 0.71%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Lucas Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Effingham County, IL

4.51 % of Effingham County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $32,919

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Effingham County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Fayette County , IL 0.41 % ($28,982 AGI )
  • Shelby County , IL 0.41 % ($32,125 AGI )
  • Clay County , IL 0.32 % ($20,636 AGI )

Relocation away from Effingham County, IL

5.92 % of Effingham County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,607

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Effingham County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Fayette County , IL 0.44 % ($23,613 AGI )
  • Coles County , IL 0.42 % ($28,500 AGI )
  • Jasper County , IL 0.33 % ($22,304 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Lucas Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Lucas Township, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/11/2002, 04:20 pm 0 1 -- --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Lucas Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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