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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Lucas County is located in Ohio with a population of 433,404. In Lucas County, most residents own their homes. In Lucas County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lucas County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Lucas County are above average.
Population
433,404

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$109,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$699
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Lucas County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    544.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    10.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    4.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    232.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    950.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,533.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    231.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Lucas County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$44,820
National
$55,322

Lucas County Reviews

3 reviews
Downtown is growing extremely fast! There are some bad neighborhoods in the surrounding areas that need some work!
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A small community with a big heart, this town will welcome you and bring love into your family. From the schools to the expanding stores you will find what you need in this small town, just a one stop light, one school, and one stop shopping.
Lower taxes and fix our roads. Other than that we live in a very nice place with very friendly people.