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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 Age40.8
Median Household Income150,643

White Alone6,61881.3%
Black Alone2943.6%
American Indian Alone370.5%
Asian Alone370.5%
Some Other Race Alone00.0%
Two or More Races811.0%
Hispanic Origin (any race)84110.3%

Less Than 9th Grade1.0%
9th-12th Grade - No Diploma1.2%
High School Graduate23.2%
GED/ Alternative Credential2.0%
Some College - No Degree23.2%
Associate Degree7.2%
Bachelor's Degree40.1%
Graduate/ Professional Degree6.5%