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Lyon County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 33,571 (74% urban, 26% rural); it was 35,935 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,127
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,150
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,340
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,026 (it was 5,351 in 2000)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

32%

Land area: 851 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lyon County: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (38.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Lyon County, KS (2017)
    • 23,82966.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,26620.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,1403.2%Two or more races
    • 7362.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7192.0%Asian alone
    • 500.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

33.3 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years
Males: 16,369  (48.8%)
Females: 17,202  (51.2%)
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Average household size:
Lyon County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,772 ($32,819 in 1999)
This county:

$42,772
Kansas:

$56,422

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $520 (lower quartile is $388, upper quartile is $644)
This county:

$520
State:

$636


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,128 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Lyon:

$125,128
Kansas:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,638 - $167,919
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,109
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $454

Institutionalized population: 424

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 33
  • Thefts: 61
  • Auto thefts: 4

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 63
  • Auto thefts: 1
Lyon County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2004: 62 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2005: 90 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2016: 31 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2017: 37 buildings, average cost: $234,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Lyon, KS residents
Average permit cost in Lyon, KS
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,811 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,604 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Lyon, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lyon, KS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lyon, KS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.8%
Lyon County:

18.8%
Kansas:

11.9%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for American Indian residents, 13.8% for other race residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 33.3 years old
(Males: 32.9 years old, Females: 33.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.1 years old, Black residents: 28.8 years old, American Indian residents: 43.8 years old, Asian residents: 25.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.7 years old, Other race residents: 29.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lyon County is $378 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $664 a month.

Cities in this county include: Emporia, Americus, Olpe, Hartford, Neosho Rapids, Reading, Allen, Admire, Bushong.

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

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Neighboring counties: Clinton County, Illinois , Daviess County, Indiana , Campbell County, Kentucky , Wicomico County, Maryland , Greene County, Indiana , Randolph County, West Virginia , Lawrence County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Kansas:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in Lyon, KS
County total employment by year in Lyon, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Lyon, KS

Current college students: 4,142
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,058 (25.9% naturalized citizens)

Lyon County:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9392010 or later
  • 6532000 to 2009
  • 7951990 to 1999
  • 8711980 to 1989
  • 2811970 to 1979
  • 149Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.0%

Lyon County marital status for males Lyon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,307
  • One, attached: 240
  • Two: 431
  • 3 or 4: 935
  • 5 to 9: 646
  • 10 to 19: 766
  • 20 to 49: 493
  • 50 or more: 394
  • Mobile homes: 1,232

Housing units in Lyon County with a mortgage: 4,280 (49 second mortgage, 327 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,668

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

59.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lyon County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,28222
Evangelical Protestant5,09831
Catholic3,3444
Other8723
Black Protestant2462
None18,848-
Lyon County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Lyon County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Lyon County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lyon County:

8.1%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Lyon County:

30.0%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.0%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Lyon County:

Average size of farms: 550 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $84,523
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $97.37
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 75.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $80,509
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.43%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.28%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,078
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.20%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.40
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.60%
Corn for grain: 22523 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 23595 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 67383 harvested acres
Vegetables: 14 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lyon County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 176.0 miles away from Lyon County 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 261.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 282.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 312.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 313.6 miles away from Lyon County center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 370.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4150: October 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4150, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2011 to June 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4010: July 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 4010, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 25, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1849: June 25, 2009, FEMA Id: 1849, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to March 29, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1848: June 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1848, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lyon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,239 (79.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,695 (10.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 94 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 220 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 95 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 740 (4.4%)
  • Worked at home: 548 (3.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (48%)
  • El Salvador (12%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Saudi Arabia (4%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Thailand (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lyon County


  • German (19%)
  • European (10%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • Welsh (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lyon County, Kansas in 2000:

  • 1,072 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 304 people in nursing homes
  • 122 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Lyon County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 945 people in college/university student housing
  • 313 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 111 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 36 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,535.

5.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.65% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($21,705 average AGI)
2.08% relocated from other states ($16,774 average AGI)
Lyon County:

2.08%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.40% ($36,429 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.31% ($27,568)
from Coffey County, KS  0.30% ($33,833)
from Johnson County, KS  0.26% ($31,290)
from Chase County, KS  0.25% ($53,200)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.14% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($23,191 average AGI)
2.45% relocated to other states ($15,605 average AGI)
Lyon County:

2.45%
Kansas average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, KS  0.59% ($44,556 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.56% ($35,132)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.47% ($47,586)
to Coffey County, KS  0.27% ($39,667)
to Douglas County, KS  0.26% ($30,563)
to Chase County, KS  0.18% ($31,318)
to Franklin County, KS  0.16% ($54,250)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.1

Births per 1000 population in Lyon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Lyon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lyon County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lyon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lyon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lyon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lyon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lyon County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lyon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,781 (4,046 aged, 735 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 938 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lyon County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Congestive heart failure (362)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (283)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (248)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (216)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (212)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (161)
  • Unspecified dementia (161)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (142)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (135)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (100)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.8
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,955
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 342
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,568

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,429
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 784
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 107

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 127.7. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,571
  • In family households: 25,637 (4,359 male householders, 3,818 female householders)
    5,939 spouses, 8,350 children (7,761 natural, 141 adopted, 439 stepchildren), 552 grandchildren, 417 brothers or sisters, 353 parents, 441 other relatives, 1,439 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,692 (2,567 male householders (2,073 living alone)), 2,725 female householders (2,131 living alone)), 1,397 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,276

Size of family households: 3,615 2-persons, 1,788 3-persons, 1,288 4-persons, 919 5-persons, 255 6-persons, 314 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,198 1-person, 947 2-persons, 102 3-persons, 41 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

4,016 married couples with children.
2,460 single-parent households (654 men, 1,806 women).

81.4% of residents of Lyon speak English at home.
15.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 45% speak English well).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 58% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (42% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $148,666,000 ($4,162 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,810,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $69,918,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,040,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,222,000
Federal grants: $23,107,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,583,000 ($180,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,795,000 ($1,231,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $102,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,815,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,275,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,809
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,471
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,016
Here:

+29 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,630
Here -74 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lyon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.20 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Lyon County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Lyon County, Kansas
  • 1562014 or later
  • 2542010 to 2013
  • 1,0082000 to 2009
  • 9581990 to 1999
  • 1,7161980 to 1989
  • 3,1011970 to 1979
  • 2,2601960 to 1969
  • 1,0451950 to 1959
  • 7061940 to 1949
  • 4,1421939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lyon County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lyon County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lyon County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 1913 rooms
  • 6194 rooms
  • 1,4935 rooms
  • 1,7216 rooms
  • 1,2917 rooms
  • 9308 rooms
  • 1,6199+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lyon County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lyon County, Kansas
  • 2991 room
  • 3112 rooms
  • 1,1513 rooms
  • 1,3354 rooms
  • 1,1405 rooms
  • 6816 rooms
  • 3637 rooms
  • 1408 rooms
  • 1609+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lyon County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lyon County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lyon County, Kansas
  • 10no bedroom
  • 1641 bedroom
  • 1,6452 bedrooms
  • 3,6623 bedrooms
  • 1,7564 bedrooms
  • 6475+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lyon County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lyon County, Kansas
  • 307no bedroom
  • 1,2781 bedroom
  • 2,1462 bedrooms
  • 1,3763 bedrooms
  • 3034 bedrooms
  • 1525+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lyon County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lyon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lyon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 161no vehicle
  • 1,4431 vehicle
  • 3,4862 vehicles
  • 1,8143 vehicles
  • 7524 vehicles
  • 2725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lyon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lyon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 952no vehicle
  • 2,5631 vehicle
  • 1,4372 vehicles
  • 3853 vehicles
  • 2024 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

76.0% of Lyon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Kansas.

Lyon County:

76.0%
State average:

83.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 22,949
  • Other state: 7,518
  • Northeast: 421
  • Midwest: 2,566
  • South: 2,739
  • West: 1,804
Year householders moved into unit in Lyon County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lyon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.2%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Electricity
  • 15.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.3%Utility gas
  • 40.6%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 138
Here:

4.4%
Kansas:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

2.1%
Kansas:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 213
Here:

5.9%
Kansas:

14.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lyon County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $59,619,000
    Other: $368,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $56,212,000
    Regular Highways: $6,328,000
    Police Protection: $3,076,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,889,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,643,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,141,000
    Financial Administration: $1,085,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,061,000
    Corrections - Other: $792,000
    General - Other: $632,000
    Health - Other: $450,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $439,000
    Transit Utilities: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $349,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,315,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,453,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,859,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,594,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $895,000
    Interest Earnings: $365,000
    Rents: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $2,663,000
    Regular Highways: $891,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,987,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $881,000
    Highways: $756,000
    Health and Hospitals: $550,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,875,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,620,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $397,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $151,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,591,000

Lyon County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $59,619,000
    Other: $368,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $56,212,000
    Regular Highways: $6,328,000
    Police Protection: $3,076,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,889,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,643,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,141,000
    Financial Administration: $1,085,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,061,000
    Corrections - Other: $792,000
    General - Other: $632,000
    Health - Other: $450,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $439,000
    Transit Utilities: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $349,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,315,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,453,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,859,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,594,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $895,000
    Interest Earnings: $365,000
    Rents: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $2,663,000
    Regular Highways: $891,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,987,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $881,000
    Highways: $756,000
    Health and Hospitals: $550,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,875,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,620,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $397,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $151,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,591,000

Lyon County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $59,619,000
    Other: $368,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $56,212,000
    Regular Highways: $6,328,000
    Police Protection: $3,076,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,889,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,643,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,141,000
    Financial Administration: $1,085,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,061,000
    Corrections - Other: $792,000
    General - Other: $632,000
    Health - Other: $450,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $439,000
    Transit Utilities: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $349,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,315,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,453,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,859,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,594,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $895,000
    Interest Earnings: $365,000
    Rents: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $2,663,000
    Regular Highways: $891,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,987,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $881,000
    Highways: $756,000
    Health and Hospitals: $550,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,875,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,620,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $397,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $151,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,591,000

Lyon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $59,619,000
    Other: $368,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $56,212,000
    Regular Highways: $6,328,000
    Police Protection: $3,076,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,889,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,643,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,141,000
    Financial Administration: $1,085,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,061,000
    Corrections - Other: $792,000
    General - Other: $632,000
    Health - Other: $450,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $439,000
    Transit Utilities: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $349,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,315,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,453,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,859,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,594,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $895,000
    Interest Earnings: $365,000
    Rents: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $2,663,000
    Regular Highways: $891,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,987,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $881,000
    Highways: $756,000
    Health and Hospitals: $550,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,875,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,620,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $397,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $151,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,591,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 546
  • Number of aged recipients: 47
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 499
  • Number of recipients under 18: 103
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 363
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 80
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 189
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 237
Most common first names in Lyon County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21278.5 years
Mary20882.5 years
William17677.2 years
Charles13276.9 years
Robert12273.4 years
George11477.4 years
Helen10782.1 years
James10572.0 years
Margaret9082.7 years
Anna8085.4 years
Most common last names in Lyon County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11477.0 years
Jones7781.0 years
Brown7178.0 years
Williams7176.5 years
Miller6477.7 years
Davis6378.6 years
Johnson4876.8 years
Wilson4380.3 years
White3677.9 years
Martin3479.2 years
Businesses in Lyon County, KS
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's4
AutoZone1Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1New Balance2
Best Western1Nike6
Burger King1Nissan1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
FedEx4SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Staples1
Goodwill3Starbucks1
H&R Block2Subway3
Hardee's1Super 81
Holiday Inn2T-Mobile3
JCPenney1Taco Bell2
Jimmy John's1Toyota1
Jones New York1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul4
Knights Inn1U.S. Cellular1
Kroger2UPS8
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Village Inn1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Marriott1Wendy's1