Lyon County KS Information


Lyon County Subdivisions

Lyon County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,815
Daytime Population: Workers 16,630
Daytime Population: Residents 16,519
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,149
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 32,371
Population in Familes 24,579
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,444
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $41,972
Average Household Income $54,716
Per Capita Income $21,990


Total Housing Units 15,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,115 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,227 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,012 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $109,099
Average Home Value $136,315


Total Households 13,342
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 8,084
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.05% 0.11%
Households 0.04% 0.11%
Families -0.09% 0.04%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.89%


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, 2017 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 Density # 17 85th
Diversity Index # 14 88th
Median Household Income # 92 13th
Per Capita Income # 101 5th

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