Lyon County KS Information


Lyon County Subdivisions

Lyon County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 34,022
Population in Households 32,578
Population in Familes 24,842
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,444
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 57


Median Household Income $40,007
Average Household Income $53,322
Per Capita Income $21,381


Total Housing Units 15,427 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,544 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,844 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,039 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $113,598
Average Home Value $141,644


Total Households 13,388
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 8,091
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.12% 0.28%
Households 0.08% 0.26%
Families -0.07% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.01%


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, 2018 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 # 17 85th
Population Density # 17 85th
Diversity Index # 14 88th
Median Household Income # 100 6th
Per Capita Income # 102 4th

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