Lyman, Utah

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Population in 2013: 254 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.5%
 
Males: 129  (50.9%)
Females: 125  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  30.8 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84749.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,815 (it was $36,607 in 2000)
Lyman:

$47,815
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,052 (it was $12,493 in 2000)

Lyman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $163,941 (it was $109,100 in 2000)
Lyman:

$163,941
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $252,332; Detached houses: $259,690; Townhouses or other attached units: $159,224; Mobile homes: $45,998

Median gross rent in 2012: $983.

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  • White alone - 229 (88.8%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (7.8%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

Races in Lyman detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lyman: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (31.7%), Dutch (20.5%), German (5.4%), Scottish (5.1%), Swedish (5.1%), Irish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7177 feet

Land area: 1.89 square miles.

Population density: 134 people per square mile   (very low).

Lyman, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Lyman:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lyman town:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 72.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 2.1%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.4%
Utah:  8.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $957 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (0.3%)

Lyman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (127.9 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (251.3 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (337.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Loa, UT (1.7 miles ), Bicknell, UT (2.1 miles ), Fremont, UT (2.1 miles) , Teasdale, UT (3.1 miles) , Torrey, UT (3.4 miles) , Koosharem, UT (4.2 miles ), Antimony, UT (5.4 miles) , Monroe, UT (5.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.40 N, Longitude: 111.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Lyman household income distribution Lyman home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+17.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (23%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Electricians (8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (18%)
  • Child care workers (14%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (14%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Lyman: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lyman, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lyman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 452% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 347.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 400.9 miles away from Lyman center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 380.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 351.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 473.2 miles away from Lyman center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 350.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyman:

  • Snow College (about 67 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Southern Utah University (about 95 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 129 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 131 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Dixie State University (about 141 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 158 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 159 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)

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Notable location: Lyman Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Lyman: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lyman that have no violations reported:

  • LYMAN TOWN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FREMONT WATERWORKS CO (Population served: 240, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.8%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.2%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
7 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

Lyman compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lyman travel time to work - commute Lyman mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lyman town (based on Wayne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.31%
Here: 81.3%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Wayne County:

7.95 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Wayne County:

11.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

23.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

22.8%
Utah:

23.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

Lyman government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($39.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($31.50)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($19.69)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $3,000 ($11.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($47.24)

Lyman government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($3.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.94)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.94)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000 ($74.80)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.94)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $17,000 ($66.93)
    Property: $4,000 ($15.75)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($7.87)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.94)

Lyman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $79,000 ($311.02)

6.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Utah average:

6.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.65% ($46,786 average AGI)


8.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Utah average:

6.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lyman:

  • KSVC (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSLL (1080 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: AGAINST THE WIND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lyman:

  • K255AD (98.9 FM; RURAL GARFIELD, ETC., UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KCYQ (93.7 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • K282AC (104.3 FM; RURAL GARFIELD COUNT, UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KLGL (97.5 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K221DL (92.1 FM; TEASDALE, ETC., UT; Owner: COUNTY OF WAYNE)

TV broadcast stations around Lyman:

  • K03AU (Channel 3; LOA, ETC., UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K07CT (Channel 7; LOA, ETC., UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K06BS (Channel 6; LOA, ETC., UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K15GI (Channel 15; FREMONT, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K17FQ (Channel 17; FREMONT, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KE7QIU, Licensee ID: L01350124
    Grant Date: 12/12/2007, Expiration Date: 12/12/2017, Certifier: Paul J Chappell
    Registrant: Paul J Chappell, Lyman, UT 84749

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2804F , Serial Number: 18256904, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/1966
    Registrant (Individual): David W Christensen, Po Box 1476, Lyman, UT 84749

Most common last names in Lyman, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Chappell1383.1 years
Turner680.7 years
Allen367.7 years
Taylor384.3 years
Torgerson383.0 years
Alvey274.4 years
Okerlund273.0 years
Oldroyd270.0 years
Sorensen290.4 years
Wood281.0 years
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