For population 25 years and over in Lyons:
For population 15 years and over in Lyons city:
246 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,250 (1.6%)
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:
Latitude: 38.34 N, Longitude: 98.20 W
Area code: 620
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
(click on a table row to update graph)
Crime rate in Lyons detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+1.2%).
Work and jobs in Lyons: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lyons, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Jerry Vasconcells - Aviation pioneer, Marcia Rodd - Film actor.
Airports located in Lyons:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyons:
Public high school in Lyons:
See full list of schools located in Lyons
Public elementary/middle schools in Lyons:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lyons and their reported violations in the past:LYONS, CITY OF (Population served: 3565, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.2%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 74.9% for American Indian residents, 35.4% for other race residents, 71.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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:
Banks with branches in Lyons (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2004 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Lyons (based on Rice County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lyons government finances in 2006(per resident):
5.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,947 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,817 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Lyons:
Strongest FM radio stations in Lyons:
TV broadcast stations around Lyons:
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:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lyons, KS
Lyons on our top lists:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.