ABOUT LUCAS: Lucas is a city in Collin County, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 5,166, up from 2,890 at the 2000 census. Elevation: 568′ Weather: 75°F (24°C), Wind NW at 6 mph (10 km/h), 37% Humidity Population: 7,211 (2016) Area: 12.62 mi² (12.6 mi² Land / 13 acres Water) LUCAS SCHOOLS - GENERAL INFORMATION: The Lovejoy Independent School District, founded in 1917, is a public school district located three miles east of Allen and about 25 miles north of Dallas in the rapidly growing region of central Collin County. The district covers approximately 17 square miles. The Lovejoy Independent School District is home to over 4,000 K-12 students. Lovejoy is categorized as a 5A school district for athletics, fine arts, and academic competitions. Lovejoy will remain a district with only one high school with 9-12 enrollment not to exceed 1,900 students. Lovejoy graduated its first senior class in 2010 and consistently receives both state and national recognition for post-secondary readiness. We invite you to experience the Lovejoy advantage! LUCAS TAX RATE INFORMATION The City of Lucas tax rate at 0.0220.