Lyon County KS Information


Lyon County Subdivisions

Lyon County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,598
Population in Households 32,154
Population in Familes 24,488
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,444
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 13,147
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 8,009
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,899 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,248 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,090 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $107,342
Average Home Value $136,884


Median Household Income $39,406
Average Household Income $51,948
Per Capita Income $20,731
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% -0.05%
Households -0.19% -0.14%
Families -0.26% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lyon County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyon County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 84th
Population Density1 # 17 85th
Diversity Index2 # 14 88th
Median Household Income # 97 9th
Per Capita Income # 101 5th

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