South Lyon, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 11,741 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.0%
 
Males: 5,700  (48.5%)
Females: 6,041  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48178.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,822 (it was $53,395 in 2000)
South Lyon:

$66,822
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,079 (it was $26,187 in 2000)

South Lyon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $207,048 (it was $147,600 in 2000)
South Lyon:

$207,048
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $281,016; detached houses: $296,564; townhouses or other attached units: $204,228; in 2-unit structures: $307,807; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $144,180; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $181,171; mobile homes: $38,091

Median gross rent in 2017: $927.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Lyon: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.1%
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  • Races in South Lyon, MI (2010)
    • 10,54793.1%White alone
    • 3092.7%Hispanic
    • 1881.7%Asian alone
    • 1531.4%Two or more races
    • 910.8%Black alone
    • 250.2%American Indian alone
    • 120.1%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in South Lyon, Michigan as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Lyon is 653 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in South Lyon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(9.1)
1
(9.1)
5
(44.5)
4
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.2)
2
(17.7)
2
(17.5)
7
(60.6)
1
(8.5)
2
(16.9)
4
(33.9)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(18.1)
1
(9.1)
3
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.2)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(99.8)
10
(90.8)
30
(267.2)
7
(63.0)
11
(99.5)
10
(91.0)
9
(79.5)
1
(8.8)
9
(77.9)
10
(85.5)
7
(59.3)
3
(25.4)
6
(50.9)
11
(93.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(181.4)
17
(154.4)
23
(204.9)
21
(189.1)
23
(208.1)
17
(154.8)
8
(70.7)
21
(184.1)
14
(121.2)
4
(34.2)
3
(25.4)
3
(25.4)
4
(34.0)
6
(50.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
101
(916.0)
122
(1,108)
112
(997.7)
108
(972.4)
127
(1,149)
121
(1,102)
68
(600.8)
92
(806.5)
80
(692.5)
56
(478.7)
44
(372.6)
43
(364.4)
47
(399.1)
33
(279.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(81.6)
2
(18.2)
3
(26.7)
3
(27.0)
4
(36.2)
1
(9.1)
2
(17.7)
3
(26.3)
3
(26.0)
4
(34.2)
1
(8.5)
4
(33.9)
4
(34.0)
1
(8.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.1)
3
(27.2)
1
(8.9)
3
(27.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.5)
2
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)88.5102.9153.595.783.3112.163.165.7104.948.245.351.338.040.8

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City-data.com crime index in South Lyon, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (15.0%), Polish (11.1%), American (10.9%), Irish (8.1%), English (5.7%), Italian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 919 feet

Land area: 3.39 square miles.

Population density: 3,461 people per square mile   (average).

South Lyon, Michigan map

615 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

This city:

5.2%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,831 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,291 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, MI (13.7 miles , pop. 76,366).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (28.5 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (211.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Whitmore Lake, MI (2.5 miles ),
Wixom, MI (2.8 miles ),
Brighton, MI (2.8 miles ),
Northville, MI (3.0 miles ),
Novi, MI (3.0 miles ),
Milford, MI (3.0 miles ),
Wolverine Lake, MI (3.2 miles ),
Walled Lake, MI (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 83.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,163 (-26.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 742 (12.5%)

Area code: 248

Distribution of median household income in South Lyon, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in South Lyon, MI in 2017
South Lyon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 162 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 1998: 155 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 1999: 102 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2000: 104 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2001: 80 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2002: 106 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2003: 111 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $240,100
  • 2017: 35 buildings, average cost: $312,000
Number of permits per 10,000 South Lyon, MI residents
Average permit cost in South Lyon, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in South Lyon, MI
Historical housing units in South Lyon, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +3,426 (+51.8%).
Most common industries in South Lyon, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.3%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (18.7%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in South Lyon, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Engineers (7.1%)
  • Computer specialists (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)

Average climate in South Lyon, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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South Lyon, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.5. This is about average.

City:

75.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.443. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.443
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

5.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00464. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00464
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

South Lyon-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the South Lyon city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Lyon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 180.4 miles away from South Lyon center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 141.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 294.9 miles away from South Lyon center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 355.8 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 Oakland County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Lyon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in South Lyon:

  • SOUTH LYON SENIOR CARE AND REHAB CENTER, L L C (700 REYNOLD SWEET PARKWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near South Lyon:

  • REGENCY AT WHITMORE LAKE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WHITMORE LAKE, MI)
  • WHITMORE LAKE CONV CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WHITMORE LAKE, MI)
  • COMPASSIONATE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BRIGHTON, MI)
  • CLASSIC HOME CARE-LIVINGSTON, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; BRIGHTON, MI)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - BRIGHTON (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; BRIGHTON, MI)
  • MEDILODGE OF MILFORD (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MILFORD, MI)
  • WEST HICKORY HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MILFORD, MI)

Heliports located in South Lyon:

Amtrak station near South Lyon:

  • 13 miles: ANN ARBOR (325 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Lyon:

  • Schoolcraft College (about 12 miles; Livonia, MI; Full-time enrollment: 10,867)
  • Madonna University (about 14 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 3,212)
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (about 14 miles; Ann Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 39,547)
  • Washtenaw Community College (about 14 miles; Ann Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 8,452)
  • Eastern Michigan University (about 16 miles; Ypsilanti, MI; FT enrollment: 18,395)
  • Oakland Community College (about 16 miles; Bloomfield Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 18,956)
  • Lawrence Technological University (about 21 miles; Southfield, MI; FT enrollment: 2,430)

Public high schools in South Lyon:

Public elementary/middle schools in South Lyon:

See full list of schools located in South Lyon

Libraries in South Lyon:

  • SALEM-SOUTH LYON DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,252,107; Location: 9800 PONTIAC TRAIL; 60,325 books; 4,922 e-books; 7,826 audio materials; 5,235 video materials; 157 print serial subscriptions)
  • LYON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $226,863; Location: 27005 SOUTH MILFORD ROAD; 44,753 books; 1,130 audio materials; 3,053 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 139 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Lyon: Witches Hat Depot Museum (A), Huron Valley Ambulance South Lyon (B), Providence Medical Center - South Lyon (C), South Lyon Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemetery: South Lyon Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in South Lyon include: First Presbyterian Church Historical Marker (1), Witch's Hat Depot Historical Marker (2), McHattie Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Health Emporium (Nature Centers; 129 West Lake Street), Escapades (Tours & Charters; 1159 Vassar).

Hotel: Country Meadow Inn (26820 Pontiac Trail).

Birthplace of: Anita Cochran - Country singer.

Oakland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in South Lyon and their reported violations in the past:

THE LYON CANTINA (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIVER BANK GOLF CLUB (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MOBIL MART (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-22-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-16-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2006)
SOUTH LYON CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
RHINO DANCE PUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SOUTH LYON DENTAL CARE CENTER (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WALGREENS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2010), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • LYON GRILL (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WALNUT CREEK C.C.-HALFWAY HOUS (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SALEM/SOUTH LYON DIST LIBRARY (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOOSE RIDGE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOBIL GAS MART (10 MILE) (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAIN CENTER FAMILY MEDICAL (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
71 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
74 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in South Lyon (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: 301 S. Layfayette Branch at 301 S. Layfayette, branch established on 1957/10/30. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Comerica Bank: Pontiac Trail-11 Mile Branch at 25950 Pontiac Trail, branch established on 2007/01/29. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: South Lyon Branch at 200 West Lake Street, branch established on 1936/02/15. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Pontiac Trail/South Lyon Branch at 22990 Pontiac Trail, branch established on 1979/05/07. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: South Lyon / Busch at 22385 Pontiac Trail, branch established on 2001/12/14. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Johns & 10 Mile Banking Center at 51967 10 Mile Road, branch established on 2007/12/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in South Lyon:

Marital status in South Lyon, MI
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

For population 25 years and over in South Lyon:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for South Lyon, MI (based on Oakland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic289,11664
Evangelical Protestant155,826319
Mainline Protestant73,373159
Other58,590117
Black Protestant16,82635
Orthodox13,84423
None594,787-
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: 293
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 22
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 162
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 292
This county:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 983
This county:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.6%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.1%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.0%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Lyon:

19.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.0%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Lyon:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
South Lyon:

58.8%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Lyon, MI Residents
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
Other and Unallocable 19$78,344$49,4800$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$105,577$74,5250$0
Other Government Administration 10$15,035$18,0422$1,417
Financial Administration 4$19,107$57,3211$1,395
Police - Other 1$3,133$37,5966$2,998
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 23$14,834
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 51$221,196$52,04632$20,644

South Lyon government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $302,000 ($25.72)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,314,000 ($197.09)
    Regular Highways: $1,369,000 ($116.60)
    Central Staff Services: $1,122,000 ($95.56)
    Sewerage: $1,076,000 ($91.64)
    Water Utilities: $777,000 ($66.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $501,000 ($42.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $451,000 ($38.41)
    General - Other: $254,000 ($21.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000 ($21.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $174,000 ($14.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,038,000 ($258.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $310,000 ($26.40)

South Lyon government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,339,000 ($114.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $505,000 ($43.01)
    Other: $236,000 ($20.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $44,000 ($3.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $104,000 ($8.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($7.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $205,000 ($17.46)
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000 ($17.20)
    Donations From Private Sources: $187,000 ($15.93)
    Interest Earnings: $75,000 ($6.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $70,000 ($5.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $967,000 ($82.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $908,000 ($77.34)
    Highways: $720,000 ($61.32)
    Other: $23,000 ($1.96)
  • Tax - Property: $4,658,000 ($396.73)
    Other License: $152,000 ($12.95)

South Lyon government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,657,000 ($1163.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,462,000 ($1061.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,195,000 ($101.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,792,000 ($919.17)

5.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,525 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wayne County, MI  1.66% ($55,624 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  1.00% ($59,917)
from Genesee County, MI  0.21% ($52,122)


6.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,458 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.09%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wayne County, MI  1.36% ($53,755 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  1.03% ($48,295)
to Livingston County, MI  0.25% ($76,620)
Businesses in South Lyon, MI
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
CVS2MasterBrand Cabinets4
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
GNC2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jimmy John's1UPS2
Kroger1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in South Lyon:

  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDS (1480 AM; 4 kW; SALEM TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: KOCH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAAM (1600 AM; 5 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: WHITEHALL ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WPON (1460 AM; 1 kW; WALLED LAKE, MI; Owner: FOREIGN RADIO PROGRAMS, INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Lyon:

  • WUOM (91.7 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICH.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WWWW (102.9 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQKL (107.1 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEMU (89.1 FM; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHMI-FM (93.5 FM; HOWELL, MI; Owner: THE LIVINGSTON RADIO COMPANY)
  • WOVI (89.5 FM; NOVI, MI; Owner: BD. OF EDUC.NOVI COMMUNITY SCH.DIST.)

TV broadcast stations around South Lyon:

  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W48BZ (Channel 48; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of South Lyon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.3mTotal length
  • 148,137Total average daily traffic
  • 9,220Total average daily truck traffic
  • 72,145Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in South Lyon, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for South Lyon, MI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in South Lyon, MI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 0.1 Mi Se From Int Of Chubb Rd & 8 Mi Rd 4 Mi Wnw (Lat: 42.433639 Lon: -83.569361), Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WNTK401,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2001, Expiration Date: 11/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2003, Registrant: Consumers Energy Company, One Energy Plaza Ep3-259, Jackson, MI 49201, Phone: (517) 788-8954, Fax: (517) 788-0426, Email:
  • DET0720, 23500 Dixboro Rd (Lat: 42.453806 Lon: -83.665306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQGY643, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/25/2007, Expiration Date: 05/25/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • DE01142C, 201 Mill Road (Lat: 42.459000 Lon: -83.643778), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.1 m, Call Sign: WQRP289,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2013, Expiration Date: 06/28/2023, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Email:
  • DE01119A, 9835 South Rushton Rd (Lat: 42.427889 Lon: -83.696389), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQRP290,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2013, Expiration Date: 06/28/2023, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 535 N Mill St (Lat: 42.455861 Lon: -83.645750), Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: KNKO294,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.337 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2014, Expiration Date: 06/22/2024, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

149 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Lyon)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in South Lyon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED80$144,08042$110,382159$159,9694$17,6351$294,8809$151,6639$3,652
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$149,8562$106,59529$167,5601$9400$00$01$1,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$160,92512$108,86267$177,7905$8,3440$05$104,5341$7,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$152,5162$112,11032$179,2383$66,0570$01$192,1900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$97,0401$179,3207$158,4701$149,4300$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1392.00 , 1394.00

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 ORIGINATED11$197,1303$277,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$256,0200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$161,4750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1392.00 , 1394.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Lyon, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Lyon, MI - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 54. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 74 took place in 2016, and the least - 28 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in South Lyon, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.9%), and Outside Fires (24.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in South Lyon, MI
    • 51255.9%Structure Fires
    • 22024.0%Outside Fires
    • 11312.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 717.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Lyon, MI
Most common first names in South Lyon, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10375.1 years
Mary10178.4 years
William7774.6 years
Robert7772.4 years
James6475.1 years
Charles5576.7 years
Helen5481.0 years
George5077.6 years
Ruth4978.0 years
Richard4568.4 years
Most common last names in South Lyon, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5679.7 years
Miller2975.9 years
Gibson1571.9 years
Jones1470.8 years
Brown1475.3 years
Johnson1380.1 years
Anderson1375.6 years
Clark1280.2 years
Adams1173.4 years
Martin1174.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Lyon, MI
  • 93.7%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Lyon, MI
  • 80.9%Utility gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


South Lyon compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

South Lyon on our top lists:

  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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