Lyon County IA Information

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Lyon County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 11,865
Population in Households 11,704
Population in Familes 10,098
Population in Group Qrtrs 161
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,673
Average Household Income $69,474
Per Capita Income $26,739

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,802 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 740 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 439 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $133,635
Average Home Value $154,918
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,542
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 3,277
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.29% 0.26%
Households 0.27% 0.25%
Families 0.15% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

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Lyon County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyon County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa 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 # 65 35th
Population Density # 72 29th
Diversity Index # 75 25th
Median Household Income # 26 75th
Per Capita Income # 72 28th

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