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Close to Allen and Plano, where you can find a variety of things to do, including Texas Survival School and outdoor adventure experience company GoApe, the city of Lucas has had a growth spurt over the past ten years. The Collin County city was named after Gabriel Lucas – the son of an early settler. For nearly a century the economy was based on agriculture – primarily cotton and corn.

Today people like Lucas for its Farmer’s Market, car shows, and annual holiday market. Residents say they also like the excellent schools and family-friendly environment.

Lucas By the Numbers

Median Age41
Median Household Income160,297

White Alone5,97377.9%
Black Alone2563.3%
American Indian Alone340.4%
Asian Alone4555.9%
Some Other Race Alone00.0%
Two or More Races1011.3%
Hispanic Origin (any race)84411.0%

Less Than 9th Grade2.0%
9th-12th Grade - No Diploma3.2%
High School Graduate20.9%
GED/ Alternative Credential1.3%
Some College - No Degree20.9%
Associate Degree7.6%
Bachelor's Degree39.1%
Graduate/ Professional Degree4.2%