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Population in 2012: 3,733 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.0%
 

Males: 1,685  (45.2%)
Females: 2,048  (54.8%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67554.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,357 (it was $32,945 in 2000)
Lyons:

$42,357
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,123

Lyons city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,977 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Lyons:

$75,977
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,208; Detached houses: $85,208

Median gross rent in 2012: $570.

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  • White alone - 2,718 (72.7%)
  • Hispanic - 817 (21.9%)
  • Other race alone - 63 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 53 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 50 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 36 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lyons: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.9%), English (8.2%), Irish (6.3%), United States (4.2%), Czech (3.2%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1700 feet

Land area: 2.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,733 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lyons:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lyons city:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

276 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.4%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Lyons, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Lyons to the number of sex offenders is 339 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,343 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,035 (2.0%)

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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 ).

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
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $238,300
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 38.34 N, Longitude: 98.20 W

Area code: 620

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Crime rates in Lyons by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2010 2011
Murders 00001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.027.90.00.00.0
Rapes 20323010
per 100,000 53.10.083.855.783.80.029.50.0
Robberies 10100000
per 100,000 26.50.027.90.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 5510818617
per 100,000 132.6138.3279.3223.0502.9174.729.5186.0
Burglaries 4341613804
per 100,000 106.183.0111.7445.9363.2232.90.0106.3
Thefts 2073358471036
per 100,000 530.5193.6921.51616.51313.2291.188.4159.4
Auto thefts 20457001
per 100,000 53.10.0111.7139.4195.60.00.026.6
Arson 01001000
per 100,000 0.027.70.00.027.90.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.8) 112.242.1188.9200.5324.164.333.754.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Kansas average:

2.68

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Lyons, Kansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+1.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Lyons-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 209% 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 significantly below Kansas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from Lyons center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from Lyons center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rice County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jerry Vasconcells - Aviation pioneer, Marcia Rodd - Film actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lyons:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Lyons, KS

Airports located in Lyons:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyons:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 25 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 66 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 72 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Butler Community College (about 81 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Kansas State University (about 106 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 110 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Emporia State University (about 110 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)

Public high school in Lyons:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lyons:

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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)

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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 USHighway 56), Lyons Inn (817 West Main Street).

 
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 and their reported violations in the past:

LYONS, CITY OF (Population served: 3565, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-1993 and MAR-04-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-1993), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-1993), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1993 and OCT-06-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-1993), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-1993), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-1993), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-1993)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.4%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 96.6% for American Indian residents, 48.0% for other race residents, 67.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lyons, KS

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

Lyons compared to Kansas state average:

Lyons, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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

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 (82%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lyons city (based on Rice County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.62%
Here58.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents37.1%17.6%11.2%8.3%7.2%
Congregations25.0%12.5%12.5%3.1%9.4%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Mennonite ChurchLutheran ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents5.3%3.4%2.7%1.7%5.5%
Congregations6.3%3.1%3.1%3.1%21.9%
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: 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.
State:

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

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Rice County:

28.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

23.8%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$567
Other Government Administration 8$19,731$29,5979$607
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$3,464
Police Protection - Officers 7$18,161$31,1332$1,242
Police - Other 1$1,740$20,8804$1,568
Firefighters 0$0 24$2,720
Streets and Highways 4$10,381$31,1431$863
Sewerage 2$3,591$21,5460$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,717$32,6040$0
Water Supply 3$8,513$34,0520$0
Gas Supply 3$6,943$27,7720$0
Other and Unallocable 3$6,894$27,5760$0
Totals for Government 32$78,671$29,50245$11,031

Lyons government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $2,579,000 ($690.87)
    Regular Highways: $460,000 ($123.23)
    Water Utilities: $449,000 ($120.28)
    Police Protection: $443,000 ($118.67)
    Central Staff Services: $339,000 ($90.81)
    Sewerage: $156,000 ($41.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000 ($36.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $93,000 ($24.91)
    Libraries: $62,000 ($16.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000 ($16.07)
    Air Transportation: $59,000 ($15.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000 ($13.39)
    Health - Other: $20,000 ($5.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($4.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($9.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $106,000 ($28.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000 ($20.36)
    Regular Highways: $67,000 ($17.95)
    Gas Utilities: $45,000 ($12.05)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($3.75)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($3.75)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($2.14)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $7,000 ($1.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($1.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,103,000 ($295.47)

Lyons government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $315,000 ($84.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $130,000 ($34.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($4.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $11,000 ($2.95)
    All Other: $11,000 ($2.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $172,000 ($46.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($13.66)
    General Revenue, NEC: $31,000 ($8.30)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($6.96)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($1.61)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.54)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,968,000 ($527.19)
    Water Utilities: $553,000 ($148.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $425,000 ($113.85)
    Highways: $186,000 ($49.83)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($2.14)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($1.61)
  • Tax - Property: $782,000 ($209.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $253,000 ($67.77)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $175,000 ($46.88)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $8,000 ($2.14)
    Other License: $7,000 ($1.88)

Lyons government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $815,000 ($218.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $670,000 ($179.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $145,000 ($38.84)

Lyons government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $802,000 ($214.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,000 ($10.45)

5.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Reno County, KS  1.17% ($26,268 average AGI)
from McPherson County, KS  0.40% ($39,929)
from Barton County, KS  0.31% ($40,182)


7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Reno County, KS  1.82% ($27,938 average AGI)
to Barton County, KS  0.48% ($16,000)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.42% ($30,400)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lyons, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 266
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

Lyons fatal accident list:

May 14, 2006 11:53 AM, Us-56, Avenue M, Lat: 38.347861, Lon: -98.241050, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 20, 2006 11:48 PM, Sr-14, American Rd, Lat: 38.333128, Lon: -98.201728, 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
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $71,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,630
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,012
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 12,120

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lyons)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lyons, KS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (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: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Lyons


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

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
Businesses in Lyons, KS
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
Pizza Hut1

Lyons on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations:"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers"
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