Lyons, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 10,585 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 5,385  (50.9%)
Females: 5,200  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

34.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60534.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,799 (it was $44,306 in 2000)
Lyons:

$48,799
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,888 (it was $20,172 in 2000)

Lyons village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $170,184 (it was $130,100 in 2000)
Lyons:

$170,184
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $176,648; detached houses: $176,213; townhouses or other attached units: $145,436; in 2-unit structures: $220,954; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $327,494; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,097

Median gross rent in 2017: $964.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lyons: 102.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.3%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Black residents, 14.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 15.9% for other race residents, 26.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lyons, IL (2017)
    • 5,14948.8%Hispanic
    • 4,53843.0%White alone
    • 4494.3%Black alone
    • 3062.9%Asian alone
    • 1381.3%Two or more races
    • 60.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Lyons, Illinois as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lyons is 457 to 1.


Crime rates in Lyons by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(66.8)
7
(66.9)
5
(48.2)
5
(48.4)
4
(39.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
4
(37.1)
3
(27.8)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
2
(18.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(76.3)
10
(95.5)
13
(125.2)
7
(67.7)
5
(48.8)
12
(119.1)
8
(74.3)
4
(37.1)
6
(55.7)
7
(64.9)
3
(27.8)
5
(46.6)
2
(18.9)
2
(18.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(114.5)
16
(152.9)
17
(163.8)
3
(29.0)
11
(107.3)
8
(79.4)
7
(65.0)
10
(92.8)
6
(55.7)
3
(27.8)
7
(64.9)
5
(46.6)
8
(75.5)
5
(47.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
58
(553.4)
52
(496.8)
39
(375.7)
39
(377.4)
50
(487.8)
61
(605.5)
34
(316.0)
35
(324.7)
37
(343.2)
26
(240.9)
14
(129.8)
21
(195.9)
9
(84.9)
9
(85.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
229
(2,185)
235
(2,245)
199
(1,917)
169
(1,635)
184
(1,795)
192
(1,906)
173
(1,608)
142
(1,317)
155
(1,438)
96
(889.5)
99
(918.1)
86
(802.3)
67
(632.0)
96
(908.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(295.8)
15
(143.3)
19
(183.0)
13
(125.8)
21
(204.9)
9
(89.3)
8
(74.3)
14
(129.9)
4
(37.1)
12
(111.2)
9
(83.5)
13
(121.3)
12
(113.2)
10
(94.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(38.2)
4
(38.5)
1
(9.7)
2
(19.5)
4
(39.7)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.6)
1
(9.3)
3
(27.8)
1
(9.3)
3
(28.0)
2
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)249.0248.8226.5166.7189.7197.2135.1145.2134.693.888.7134.868.6118.1

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City-data.com crime index in Lyons, IL

Crime rate in Lyons detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.76
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Polish (7.6%), Italian (3.9%), Serbian (3.3%), German (3.0%), Macedonian (3.0%), Czechoslovakian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/13/1888

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 2.21 square miles.

Population density: 4,796 people per square mile   (average).

Lyons, Illinois map

2,108 residents are foreign born (10.7% Latin America, 7.2% Europe).

This village:

20.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,806 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,693 (2.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Berwyn, IL (2.6 miles , pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (7.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

McCook, IL (1.1 miles ),
Riverside, IL (1.1 miles ),
Brookfield, IL (1.2 miles ),
Summit, IL (1.3 miles ),
Stickney, IL (1.4 miles ),
Forest View, IL (1.4 miles ),
North Riverside, IL (1.5 miles ),
Berwyn, IL (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.81 N, Longitude: 87.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,168 (-20.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 417 (8.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Distribution of median household income in Lyons, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lyons, IL in 2017
Lyons satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $137,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $140,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lyons, IL residents
Average permit cost in Lyons, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Lyons, IL
Historical housing units in Lyons, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +424 (+4.3%).
Most common industries in Lyons, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Truck transportation (9.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Lyons, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)

Average climate in Lyons, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lyons, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.1. This is worse than average.

City:

97.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.261. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.261
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.46. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.46
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.52
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0185. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0185
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Lyons-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Lyons village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lyons-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 232.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 207.0 miles away from Lyons center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from Lyons center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.7 miles away from Lyons center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 230.8 miles away from Lyons center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 223.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lyons topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lyons:

  • COURTYARD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BERWYN, IL)
  • PERSHING CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BERWYN, IL)
  • PERSHING GARDENS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; STICKNEY, IL)
  • BRITISH HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BROOKFIELD, IL)
  • MACNEAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BERWYN, IL)
  • LAGRANGE COL MANOR CONV NSG CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • MEADOWBROOK MANOR - LAGRANGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LA GRANGE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Lyons:

  • 2 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 3 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyons:

  • Morton College (about 4 miles; Cicero, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,236)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 6 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Dominican University (about 7 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 7,497)
  • Triton College (about 8 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • Elmhurst College (about 9 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lyons:

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Library in Lyons:

  • LYONS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $494,690; Location: 4209 JOLIET AVENUE; 57,836 books; 1,968 audio materials; 1,265 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 161 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Loyola Medical Center, one of the largest hospitals in the Chicago area, is closer than either the Madden Psychiatric Center or the Riveredge Center. Look on any map, on First Ave., south of Madden and Riveredge. added by Robert G. Olmstead
  • St Hughs school was closed 5 years ago.
  • Loyola Medical Center, one of the largest hospitals in the Chicago area, is closer than either the Madden Psychiatric Center or the Riveredge Center. Look on any map, on First Ave., south of Madden and Riveredge.
  • Loyola Medical Center, one of the largest hospitals in the Chicago area, is closer than either the Madden Psychiatric Center or the Riveredge Center. Look on any map, on First Ave., south of Madden and Riveredge.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lyons: Lyons Fire Department (A), Lyons Public Library (B), Lyons Village Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lyons include: Lyons Evangelical Free Church (A), Saint Hugh Catholic Church (B), Saint John's United Church of Christ (C), Zion Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Portage Creek (A), Salt Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lyons include: Cermak Park (1), Smith Park (2), Chicago Portage National Historic Site (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Erickson & Holl Amusements Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 8110 Ogden Avenue).

Hotels: Chalet Motel (8640 Ogden Avenue), Chicagoland Motel (7225 Ogden Avenue).

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

63.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Lyons (2011 data):

  • Standard Bank and Trust Company: Lyons 7201 Branch, Internet Banking Branch, Lyons 8601 Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,140.2 mil, Deposits: $1,872.8 mil, headquarters in Hickory Hills, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Standard Bancshares, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Lyons Branch at 4231 Joliet Avenue, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Metrobank: Lyons Branch at 8744 Ogden Avenue, branch established on 2004/03/20. Info updated 2011/04/14: Bank assets: $800.5 mil, Deposits: $711.8 mil, headquarters in Berwyn, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Metropolitan Bank Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lyons:

Marital status in Lyons, IL
  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Lyons:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lyons
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lyons, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Here:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Here:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.5%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lyons:

46.3%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lyons:

10.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lyons:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lyons:

33.3%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Lyons:

56.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lyons, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$115,019$98,5880$0
Streets and Highways 9$49,799$66,3998$12,247
Local Libraries 4$63,816$191,44823$118,593
Police - Other 3$13,106$52,4249$3,866
Financial Administration 3$20,732$82,9281$1,982
Other Government Administration 2$9,189$55,13416$33,117
Fire - Other 1$9,043$108,5160$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 5$8,368
Firefighters 0$0 27$56,949
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 36$280,704$93,56889$235,122

Lyons government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $3,014,000 ($284.74)
    Regular Highways: $1,094,000 ($103.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000 ($14.36)
    General - Other: $138,000 ($13.04)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,971,000 ($375.15)
    Water Utilities: $2,766,000 ($261.31)
    Central Staff Services: $1,624,000 ($153.42)
    Regular Highways: $1,586,000 ($149.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,160,000 ($109.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $590,000 ($55.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $535,000 ($50.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $326,000 ($30.80)
    Financial Administration: $213,000 ($20.12)
    General - Other: $156,000 ($14.74)
    General Public Buildings: $96,000 ($9.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,039,000 ($98.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $271,000 ($25.60)
    Central Staff Services: $92,000 ($8.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,508,000 ($425.89)

Lyons government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,610,000 ($152.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $634,000 ($59.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $234,000 ($22.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $607,000 ($57.35)
    Fines and Forfeits: $361,000 ($34.10)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,094,000 ($292.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,000,000 ($283.42)
    Other: $605,000 ($57.16)
    Highways: $262,000 ($24.75)
  • Tax - Property: $3,649,000 ($344.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,211,000 ($114.41)
    Public Utilities Sales: $771,000 ($72.84)
    Other License: $520,000 ($49.13)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $377,000 ($35.62)

Lyons government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,715,000 ($2334.91)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,595,000 ($1662.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,063,000 ($1139.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,942,000 ($466.89)

Lyons government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,359,000 ($222.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,706,000 ($633.54)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Lyons, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block1
ALDI1Marshalls1
AMF Bowling1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Rodeway Inn1
Baskin-Robbins1Starbucks1
Burger King1Subway2
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1UPS1
Dunkin Donuts1Walgreens1
FedEx2

Strongest AM radio stations in Lyons:

  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lyons:

  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lyons:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lyons fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 262ft / 80.1mTotal length
  • $5,031,000Total costs
  • 229,700Total average daily traffic
  • 26,997Total average daily truck traffic
  • 163,972Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lyons)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lyons, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • IL-CHI5746, 4043 Joliet Ave (Lat: 41.817417 Lon: -87.820361), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.5 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: WQKP772,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19525.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2009, Expiration Date: 08/05/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lyons)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: JACEK WIETECHA PULSAR 1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 697M , Serial Number: 113, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Jerzy S Rudek, 4320 Center Ave, Lyons, IL 60534
  • Aircraft: D & D SPECIAL D-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54D , Serial Number: 62-3, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 4320 1st Ave, Lyons, IL 60534

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$149,39723$115,978125$163,1765$130,5121$643,00010$143,528
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$178,8003$121,5639$206,4441$4,5800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$133,2228$96,800100$184,13910$40,7540$05$174,466
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$110,0305$132,74036$171,5631$284,0500$03$209,360
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$139,7922$109,73514$168,0630$00$01$127,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8191.00 , 8192.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$142,8406$161,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$118,3333$136,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$168,420
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$90,7100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$208,920

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8191.00 , 8192.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lyons, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lyons, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 60. The highest number of fire incidents - 99 took place in 2014, and the least - 9 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Lyons, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (68.1%), and Outside Fires (19.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lyons, IL
    • 69668.1%Structure Fires
    • 20319.9%Outside Fires
    • 939.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 302.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lyons, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lyons, Illinois:

  • Rodeway Inn Of Chicago, 8640 W Ogden Ave, Lyons, Illinois 60534 , Phone: (708) 447-6363, Fax: (773) 282-1118
  • Presidential Inn, 3922 S Harlem Ave, Lyons, Illinois 60534 , Phone: (708) 447-2890
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lyons, Illinois
Most common first names in Lyons, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13173.9 years
Joseph10874.0 years
Frank9476.5 years
Mary9279.2 years
George7874.1 years
William7272.7 years
Anna6984.0 years
James6673.8 years
Edward5973.4 years
Robert5168.4 years
Most common last names in Lyons, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Polich1676.5 years
Sergo1574.7 years
Johnson1173.3 years
Bulat1177.0 years
Miller1169.4 years
Smith1167.1 years
Novak1079.9 years
Graunke1078.9 years
White979.9 years
Anderson971.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lyons, IL
  • 91.2%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lyons, IL
  • 82.0%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel


Lyons compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Lyons on our top lists:

  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Chile (population 500+)"
  • #46 (60534) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #83 (60534) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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