Lyons, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 3,565 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 1,762  (49.5%)
Females: 1,803  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67554.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,757 (it was $32,945 in 2000)
Lyons:

$45,757
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,825 (it was $16,206 in 2000)

Lyons city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $82,923 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Lyons:

$82,923
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $90,531; detached houses: $89,805

Median gross rent in 2017: $547.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lyons: 73.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.6%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Black residents, 8.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.8% for other race residents, 28.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lyons, KS (2010)
    • 2,83375.8%White alone
    • 75920.3%Hispanic
    • 732.0%Two or more races
    • 340.9%Black alone
    • 220.6%American Indian alone
    • 140.4%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Lyons, Kansas as of December 11, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lyons is 233 to 1.


Crime rates in Lyons by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2008

2010

2011

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(83.8)
2
(55.7)
3
(83.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(279.3)
8
(223.0)
18
(502.9)
6
(174.7)
1
(29.5)
7
(186.0)
20
(565.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(111.7)
16
(445.9)
13
(363.2)
8
(232.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(106.3)
4
(113.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(921.5)
58
(1,616)
47
(1,313)
10
(291.1)
3
(88.4)
6
(159.4)
7
(197.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(111.7)
5
(139.4)
7
(195.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
1
(28.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)156.4196.2317.162.933.053.1153.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (25.6%), American (12.1%), English (9.2%), Irish (3.6%), Scottish (1.5%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1700 feet

Land area: 2.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,655 people per square mile   (low).

Lyons, Kansas map

226 residents are foreign born (5.4% Latin America).

This city:

6.1%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,505 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $767 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (65.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (391.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Chase, KS (2.8 miles ),
Alden, KS (3.0 miles),
Sterling, KS (3.0 miles ),
Little River, KS (3.3 miles ),
Geneseo, KS (3.5 miles ),
Frederick, KS (3.5 miles),
Raymond, KS (3.5 miles),
Nickerson, KS (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.34 N, Longitude: 98.20 W

Area code: 620

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $238,300
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $151,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lyons, KS residents
Average permit cost in Lyons, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

3.7%
Historical population in Lyons, KS
Historical housing units in Lyons, KS

Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Lyons, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Chemicals (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.7%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Lyons, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Lyons, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lyons-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Lyons city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1991, a category F4 tornado 19.2 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lyons-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 394.8 miles away from Lyons center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 273.2 miles away from Lyons center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from Lyons center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 372.8 miles away from Lyons center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rice County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lyons topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lyons:

  • HOSPITAL DISTRICT #1 OF RICE COUNTY (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 619 SOUTH CLARK AVENUE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LYONS (1311 S DOUGLAS AVE)
  • LYONS GOOD SAMARITAN CTR (1311 S DOUGLAS)

Airports located in Lyons:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyons:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 25 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,174)
  • Barton County Community College (about 29 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Newman University (about 65 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 65 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 66 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Wichita State University (about 66 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 68 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Public high school in Lyons:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lyons:

See full list of schools located in Lyons

Library in Lyons:

  • LYONS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $97,435; Location: 217 EAST AVE SOUTH; 34,470 books; 1,120 audio materials; 1,260 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lyons: Lyons Town and Country Club (A), Lyons Industrial Park (B), Lyons Police Department (C), Rice County Courthouse (D), Lyons City Hall (E), Lyons Public Library (F), Coronado-Quivira Museum (G), Lyons Fire Department (H), Lyons Chamber of Commerce (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Grand Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lyons include: Assembly of God Church (A), Claytor Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Saint Mark's Episcopal Church (C), Lyons Church of Christ (D), Lyons Church of the Nazarene (E), Grace Lutheran Church (F), Saint Paul Catholic Church (G), First Christian Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lyons: West Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Coronado Quivira Museum (105 West Lyon Street).

Hotels: Wagon Wheel Inn & Trailer Parking (819 East US Highway 56), Lyons Inn (817 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Jerry Vasconcells - Aviation pioneer, Marcia Rodd - Film actor.

Rice County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • LYONS, CITY OF (Population served: 3,733, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
15 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000

Banks with branches in Lyons (2011 data):

  • The Lyons State Bank: Drive-In Branch at 118 North Grand Avenue, branch established on 1961/11/01; at 101 East Main Street, branch established on 1938/05/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $95.3 mil, Deposits: $80.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Coronado Financial Corporation
  • First Bank: Coronado Branch at 201 East Avenue South, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $113.9 mil, Deposits: $84.3 mil, headquarters in Sterling, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Coronado, Inc.
  • Lyons Federal Bank: at 200 East Ave South, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $77.2 mil, Deposits: $62.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Lyons:

Marital status in Lyons, KS
  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Lyons:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Kansas average:

11.1

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

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Religion statistics for Lyons, KS (based on Rice County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,24418
Evangelical Protestant1,34413
Catholic1,1003
Black Protestant2452
Other4-
None4,146-
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: 3
Rice County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Rice County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Rice County:

28.8%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rice County:

23.8%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lyons:

49.8%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lyons:

46.1%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lyons:

11.5%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lyons:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.4%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lyons, KS 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
Streets and Highways 6$16,459$32,9180$0
Other Government Administration 6$23,367$46,73410$1,100
Water Supply 5$12,728$30,5470$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,987$43,1692$766
Sewerage 2$4,380$26,2800$0
Gas Supply 2$10,806$64,8360$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$595
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$3,702
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 26$3,950
Police - Other 0$0 7$4,396
Totals for Government 26$85,727$39,56649$14,509

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,280,000 ($359.05)
    Central Staff Services: $1,233,000 ($345.86)
    Regular Highways: $788,000 ($221.04)
    Police Protection: $662,000 ($185.69)
    Water Utilities: $651,000 ($182.61)
    Sewerage: $596,000 ($167.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000 ($56.38)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $184,000 ($51.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000 ($47.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $106,000 ($29.73)
    Libraries: $84,000 ($23.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $64,000 ($17.95)
    Air Transportation: $10,000 ($2.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $171,000 ($47.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.40)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $505,000 ($141.65)
    Air Transportation: $271,000 ($76.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $182,000 ($51.05)
    Other: $68,000 ($19.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000 ($16.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,000 ($3.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($4.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $265,000 ($74.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $36,000 ($10.10)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($8.70)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($3.65)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($1.40)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($1.12)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,337,000 ($375.04)
    Water Utilities: $752,000 ($210.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $237,000 ($66.48)
    Other: $62,000 ($17.39)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.40)
  • Tax - Property: $943,000 ($264.52)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $437,000 ($122.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $434,000 ($121.74)
    Other License: $25,000 ($7.01)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,311,000 ($1770.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,125,000 ($1718.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $186,000 ($52.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,541,000 ($712.76)

5.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Reno County, KS  1.00% ($43,686 average AGI)


7.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,408 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Reno County, KS  1.42% ($32,941 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.56% ($42,250)
Businesses in Lyons, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lyons:

  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWBW (1450 AM; 1 kW; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lyons:

  • KXKU (106.1 FM; LYONS, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA B/CING, INC.)
  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KGGG (94.7 FM; STERLING, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHUT (102.9 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lyons:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
Lyons fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Lyons fatal accident list:

May 14, 2006 11:53 AM, Us-56, Avenue M, Lat: 38.347860, Lon: -98.241050, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 20, 2006 11:48 PM, Sr-14, American Rd, Lat: 38.333130, Lon: -98.201730, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Mar 3, 1999 04:33 PM, Sr-14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1993 04:34 PM, U56, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 3, 1983 01:54 AM, Wave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 1977 11:25 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 269ft / 82.2mTotal length
  • $2,945,000Total costs
  • 40,329Total average daily traffic
  • 6,554Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,051Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lyons, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lyons, KS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lyons)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lyons, KS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lyons)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lyons)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Lyons, KS

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lyons, Kansas:

  • Inn 4 Less Lyons, 817 W Main, Lyons, Kansas 67554 , Phone: (620) 257-5185
  • Celebration Centre Inn & Suites, 1108 E Hwy 56, Lyons, Kansas 67554 , Phone: (866) 372-0882, Fax: (620) 680-6067
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lyons, Kansas
Most common first names in Lyons, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4478.1 years
Helen3381.7 years
James3379.3 years
Mary3278.5 years
Ruth2579.5 years
William2579.0 years
Robert2470.7 years
Margaret2381.4 years
George2382.0 years
Frank1977.5 years
Most common last names in Lyons, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3380.4 years
Miller2174.6 years
Williams1470.5 years
Anderson1476.6 years
Wilson1373.9 years
Crowl1272.8 years
Cline1278.4 years
Jones1179.6 years
Edwards1181.0 years
Adams1175.5 years
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lyons, KS
  • 80.9%Utility gas
  • 14.8%Electricity
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lyons, KS
  • 79.5%Utility gas
  • 16.1%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lyons compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Lyons on our top lists:

  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
There are 8 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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