Lyons, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 10,781 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 
Males: 5,826  (54.0%)
Females: 4,955  (46.0%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60534.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,209 (it was $44,306 in 2000)
Lyons:

$52,209
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,609 (it was $20,172 in 2000)

Lyons village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $168,363 (it was $130,100 in 2000)
Lyons:

$168,363
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $253,279; Detached houses: $249,439; Townhouses or other attached units: $205,647; In 2-unit structures: $296,460; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $341,129; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,708

Median gross rent in 2012: $950.

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  • White alone - 5,228 (48.8%)
  • Hispanic - 4,645 (43.3%)
  • Black alone - 422 (3.9%)
  • Asian alone - 294 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 187 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lyons: 104.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (14.9%), Italian (8.8%), Irish (8.6%), German (7.3%), United States (4.6%), Czech (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/13/1888

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 2.21 square miles.

Population density: 4,885 people per square mile   (average).

Lyons,IL real estate house value index trend

Lyons, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Lyons:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lyons village:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

2,467 residents are foreign born (4.3% Europe).

This village:  23.0%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Lyons, Illinois as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lyons to the number of sex offenders is 567 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,483 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,752 (1.9%)

Lyons satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.81 N, Longitude: 87.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,257 (-21.1%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 477 (9.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Lyons household income distribution Lyons home values distribution

Crime rates in Lyons by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1100000000100
per 100,000 9.89.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.09.90.00.0
Rapes 3588977554014
per 100,000 29.348.878.076.785.666.866.948.248.439.00.09.337.1
Robberies 7444581013751284
per 100,000 68.339.039.038.347.676.395.5125.267.748.8119.174.337.1
Assaults 1791313231216173118710
per 100,000 165.887.8126.8124.6218.8114.5152.9163.829.0107.379.465.092.8
Burglaries 52565151405852393950613435
per 100,000 507.1546.1497.3488.8380.4553.4496.8375.7377.4487.8605.5316.0324.7
Thefts 192218239239221229235199169184192173142
per 100,000 1872.32125.82330.62290.62102.02185.12245.41917.01635.21795.11905.71607.71317.3
Auto thefts 343633332231151913219814
per 100,000 331.5351.0321.8316.3209.2295.8143.3183.0125.8204.989.374.3129.9
Arson 5222204412412
per 100,000 48.819.519.519.219.00.038.238.59.719.539.79.318.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 250.2256.2271.4266.7272.2266.9266.6242.7178.7203.3211.4144.8155.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lyons detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 40 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +424 (+4.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Lyons, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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:

Private elementary/middle school in Lyons:

  • LITTLE PEOPLE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 48; Location: 7942 OGDEN AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Lyons, map of school districts: LYONS SCHOOL DISTRICT 103, J S MORTON HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 201

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.

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 124. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

124
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.568. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.39. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.39
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.7%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.9% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 5.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Lyons, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Lyons compared to Illinois state average:

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

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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lyons, Illinois:

  • Plank Road Inn, 7307 Plank Rd, Lyons, IL 60534 , Phone: (708) 442-5120
  • Rodeway Inn Of Chicago, 8640 W Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534 , Phone: (708) 447-6363, Fax: (773) 282-1118
  • Presidential Inn, 3922 S Harlem Ave, Lyons, IL 60534 , Phone: (708) 447-2890
  • Chicagoland Motel, 7225 Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534 , Phone: (708) 447-7910, Fax: (708) 447-7937
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lyons, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lyons village (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here: 57.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.3%7.6%3.1%2.1%2.0%
Congregations15.8%5.0%2.0%5.8%6.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.2%9.6%
Congregations6.4%4.7%6.1%4.3%43.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

14.5%
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
Financial Administration 1$3,011$36,1320$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 15$25,405
Police Protection - Officers 27$227,088$100,9281$1,063
Police - Other 9$39,293$52,3912$704
Firefighters 3$13,917$55,66821$17,558
Streets and Highways 8$44,691$67,0375$8,463
Solid Waste Management 1$4,258$51,0960$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,009$30,0540$0
Water Supply 1$7,318$87,8160$0
Local Libraries 3$10,446$41,7849$7,612
Other and Unallocable 3$13,729$54,91614$8,734
Totals for Government 58$368,760$76,29567$69,539

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,316,000 ($214.82)
    Central Staff Services: $2,291,000 ($212.50)
    Police Protection: $2,069,000 ($191.91)
    General - Other: $2,006,000 ($186.07)
    Water Utilities: $1,003,000 ($93.03)
    Fire Protection: $647,000 ($60.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $614,000 ($56.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $140,000 ($12.99)
    Welfare - Other: $38,000 ($3.52)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $564,000 ($52.31)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $268,000 ($24.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $293,000 ($27.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,387,000 ($128.65)
    Water Utilities: $79,000 ($7.33)
    Police Protection: $63,000 ($5.84)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($2.04)
    Central Staff: $15,000 ($1.39)
    Corrections - Other: $5,000 ($0.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,203,000 ($297.10)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $423,000 ($39.24)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $124,000 ($11.50)
    Local Employee Contribution: $110,000 ($10.20)
    Interest Revenue: $-315,000 ($-29.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $607,000 ($56.30)
    Interest Earnings: $202,000 ($18.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,784,000 ($165.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,858,000 ($172.34)
    Highways: $1,136,000 ($105.37)
    Public Welfare: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Tax - Property: $2,275,000 ($211.02)
    Public Utilities: $862,000 ($79.96)
    NEC: $763,000 ($70.77)

Lyons government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,888,000 ($453.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $225,000 ($20.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,255,000 ($394.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $408,000 ($37.84)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,815,000 ($446.62)
    Total Other Securities: $3,289,000 ($305.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,392,000 ($314.63)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,099,000 ($101.94)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lyons fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 68 meters (223ft)
Total costs: $3,849,000
Total average daily traffic: 206,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,888

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 3
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lyons, IL

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 37TH , Serial Number: 1655, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Opportunity Aviation LLC, 7950 W 47th St, Lyons, IL 60534
  • Aircraft: HILLER UH-12D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 49JH , Serial Number: 58-5440
    Registrant (Corporation): Midwest Helicopter Airways Inc, Po Box 255, Lyons, IL 60534
  • Aircraft: SCHWEITZER DAPHNE SD-1AM (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9058 , Serial Number: 29, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph A Schweitzer, Box 236, Lyons, IL 60534
  • Aircraft: BEECH K35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9557R , Serial Number: D-6105, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 09/04/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Gene J Bouska, 4423 Prescott 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Lyons

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lyons, IL
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
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

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  • #23 (60534) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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