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Lyon County, Nevada (NV)

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County population in 2014: 51,789 (63% urban, 37% rural); it was 34,501 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,570
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,809
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,867
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,429 (it was 3,140 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

41%

Land area: 1994 sq. mi.

Water area: 22.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lyon County: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (32.0%), Educational, health and social services (17.9%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 48%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%

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Races in Lyon County, Nevada:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (78.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (14.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Nevada median age:  36.0 years
Males: 26,081  (50.4%)
Females: 25,708  (49.6%)

Lyon County,NV real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lyon County:

2.0 people
Nevada:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,315 ($40,699 in 1999)

This county:

$44315
Nevada:

$51230

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $728 (lower quartile is $533, upper quartile is $878)
This county:

$728
State:

$815


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $130,402 (it was $103,800 in 2000)
Lyon:

$130,402
Nevada:

$165,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,642 - $200,825
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,137
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $360

Institutionalized population: 293

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 95
  • Burglaries: 243
  • Thefts: 522
  • Auto thefts: 75

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 81
  • Burglaries: 262
  • Thefts: 496
  • Auto thefts: 86
Lyon County, NV map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 172 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2001: 169 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2002: 538 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2004: 872 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2005: 681 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2006: 562 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2007: 357 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2008: 72 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2009: 39 buildings, average cost: $179,200
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2011: 48 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2012: 52 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2013: 105 buildings, average cost: $197,100
  • 2014: 140 buildings, average cost: $199,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,204 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,116 (1.0%)

Lyon County household income distribution in 2009 Lyon County home values distribution Lyon County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.1%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.4% for American Indian residents, 13.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.7% for other race residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.8%
Lyon County:

18.8%
Nevada:

15.8%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.7% for Black residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.5% for American Indian residents, 16.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 5.3% for other race residents, 13.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 23 years old, American Indian residents: 45 years old, Asian residents: 48 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lyon County is $530 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $698 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1017 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fernley, Dayton, Silver Springs, Yerington, Stagecoach, Smith Valley.

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

2012 air pollution in Lyon County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.041 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Belmont County, Ohio , Grant County, West Virginia , Clinton County, Ohio , Denver County, Colorado , Doniphan County, Kansas , Ohio County, West Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.2%
Nevada:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,086
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,087 (48% naturalized citizens)

Lyon County:

6.0%
Whole state:

15.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 342
  • 1990 to 1994: 468
  • 1985 to 1989: 405
  • 1980 to 1984: 205
  • 1975 to 1979: 210
  • 1970 to 1974: 111
  • 1970 to 1974: 102
  • 1965 to 1969: 244

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.0%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,849
  • One, attached: 197
  • Two: 279
  • 3 or 4: 485
  • 5 to 9: 275
  • 10 to 19: 72
  • 20 or more: 50
  • Mobile homes: 4,878
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 194

Housing units in Lyon County with a mortgage: 4,002 (416 second mortgage, 444 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,224

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

82.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lyon County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7244
Other3,6209
Evangelical Protestant3,16930
Mainline Protestant3394
None41,128-
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:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Lyon County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lyon County:

6.8%
Nevada:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Lyon County:

27.7%
State:

24.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
State:

13.2%

Agriculture in Lyon County:

Average size of farms: 686 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $225,668
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $801.00
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 50.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $161,553
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.25%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 99.83%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $126,925
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.91%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.02
All wheat for grain: 564 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,803 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 8 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lyon County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 756% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Most recent natural disasters:

  • NevadaLinehan Fire Complex, Incident Period: June 26, 2006 to June 30, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 27, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2650, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • NevadaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 31, 2005 to January 4, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1629): February 3, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1629, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • NevadaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3243): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3243, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • NevadaSnow, Incident Period: January 6, 2005 to January 10, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3204): February 23, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3204, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • NevadaSnow, Incident Period: December 29, 2004 to January 2, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3202): February 17, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3202, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • NevadaSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 20, 1996 to January 17, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1153): January 3, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1153, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • NevadaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: February 15, 1986 to March 12, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-759): February 28, 1986, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-759, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • NevadaSevere Storms, Heavy Rians, Flooding, Incident Period: January 18, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-187): January 18, 1965, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-187, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (62%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Peru (2%)
  • Guatemala (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lyon County (%):

  • German (16%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Lyon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,461 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 2,622 (17%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 23 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (0%)
  • Walked: 393 (3%)
  • Other means: 39 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 553 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 258 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 136 people in state prisons
  • 52 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 9 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 190 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 62 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,643.

9.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.76%
Nevada average:

5.67%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($228 average AGI)
Lyon County:

0.06%
Nevada average:

0.10%

5.56% relocated from other counties in Nevada ($20,550 average AGI)
4.14% relocated from other states ($16,701 average AGI)
Lyon County:

4.14%
Nevada average:

4.72%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washoe County, NV  2.09% ($35,094 average AGI)
from Carson City, NV  1.67% ($34,827)
from Churchill County, NV  0.55% ($36,107)
from Douglas County, NV  0.38% ($38,690)
from Clark County, NV  0.37% ($44,696)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.18% ($39,394)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.14% ($28,577)


10.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.78%
Nevada average:

5.77%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($326 average AGI)
Lyon County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.09%

6.40% relocated to other counties in Nevada ($20,904 average AGI)
4.32% relocated to other states ($14,415 average AGI)
Lyon County:

4.32%
Nevada average:

4.82%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washoe County, NV  3.06% ($34,699 average AGI)
to Carson City, NV  1.97% ($35,029)
to Churchill County, NV  0.42% ($29,937)
to Douglas County, NV  0.32% ($43,250)
to Clark County, NV  0.22% ($35,286)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.16% ($27,774)
to San Diego County, CA  0.10% ($33,632)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Lyon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Lyon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lyon County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lyon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lyon County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,481 (7,063 aged, 1,418 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,621 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (580)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (436)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (408)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (346)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (232)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (173)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (139)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (138)
  • Congestive heart failure (133)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (126)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.31
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 879.020
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 145.730
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 8656.030

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1161.740
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 976.530
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.31

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16.63
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46.3

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.52

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 295.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 204.8
  • Other - 90.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 51,622
  • In family households: 44,343 (10,259 male householders, 3,878 female householders)
    10,963 spouses, 14,388 children (12,737 natural, 403 adopted, 1,248 stepchildren), 1,212 grandchildren, 462 brothers or sisters, 574 parents, 608 other relatives, 1,579 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,279 (3,143 male householders (2,336 living alone)), 2,528 female householders (2,039 living alone)), 1,608 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 358 (293 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,449 2-persons, 2,931 3-persons, 2,581 4-persons, 1,289 5-persons, 551 6-persons, 336 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,375 1-person, 1,109 2-persons, 128 3-persons, 42 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

6,312 married couples with children.
1,936 single-parent households (670 men, 1,266 women).

89.1% of residents of Lyon County speak English at home.
8.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $196,098,000 ($4536 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,619,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $122,695,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,265,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $696,000
Federal grants: $29,915,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,482,000 ($4,772,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,045,000 ($983,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,290,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $56,484,000
Federal Government insurance: $49,622,000

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

Births: 2,436
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,005
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +293
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +12,481
Here:

+263 per 1000 residents
State:

+112 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lyon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.20 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 210
  • 2000 to 2004: 8,755
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,217
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,125
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,478
  • 1960 to 1969: 951
  • 1950 to 1959: 967
  • 1940 to 1949: 349
  • 1939 or earlier: 294
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lyon County, Nevada
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 37
  • 2 rooms: 190
  • 3 rooms: 750
  • 4 rooms: 1,067
  • 5 rooms: 2,799
  • 6 rooms: 2,519
  • 7 rooms: 1,624
  • 8 rooms: 571
  • 9+ rooms: 310
  • 1 room: 71
  • 2 rooms: 189
  • 3 rooms: 553
  • 4 rooms: 899
  • 5 rooms: 706
  • 6 rooms: 480
  • 7 rooms: 167
  • 8 rooms: 45
  • 9+ rooms: 30
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lyon County, Nevada
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 66
  • 1 bedroom: 648
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,209
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,617
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,198
  • 5+ bedrooms: 129
  • no bedroom: 71
  • 1 bedroom: 573
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,352
  • 3 bedrooms: 983
  • 4 bedrooms: 123
  • 5+ bedrooms: 38
Cars and other vehicles available in Lyon County, Nevada in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 369
  • 1 vehicle: 2,157
  • 2 vehicles: 4,113
  • 3 vehicles: 2,168
  • 4 vehicles: 765
  • 5+ vehicles: 295
  • no vehicle: 218
  • 1 vehicle: 1,207
  • 2 vehicles: 1,262
  • 3 vehicles: 324
  • 4 vehicles: 100
  • 5+ vehicles: 29

45% of Lyon County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Nevada.

Lyon County:

44.6%
State average:

39.0%

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

  • This state: 9278
  • Northeast: 1451
  • Midwest: 4289
  • South: 2239
  • West: 14788

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $121,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lyon County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.0%)
  • Wood (5.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.1%)
  • Electricity (2.8%)
  • Utility gas (68.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.3%)
  • Electricity (6.2%)
  • Wood (5.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 125
Here:

2.8%
Nevada:

4.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 338
Here:

14.9%
Nevada:

5.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 106
Here:

11.6%
Nevada:

11.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 595
  • Number of aged recipients: 121
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 474
  • Number of recipients under 18: 100
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 369
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 126
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 231
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 257
Lyon County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lyon County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Lyon County, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15874.9 years
Robert14573.1 years
William11974.4 years
James10672.5 years
Mary10478.6 years
Charles9073.5 years
George8874.4 years
Donald6971.5 years
Richard6571.6 years
Helen6279.0 years
Most common last names in Lyon County, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7274.2 years
Johnson6473.0 years
Williams4674.6 years
Brown3670.8 years
Miller3571.1 years
Jones3173.7 years
Taylor3074.4 years
Hall2775.0 years
Martin2676.1 years
Wilson2673.2 years
Businesses in Lyon County, NV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Kroger2
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Best Western1McDonald's2
Burger King1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Starbucks2
Curves1Subway4
DHL1Super 81
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell2
Domino's Pizza1True Value2
FedEx6U-Haul10
H&R Block4UPS5
Jack In The Box2Walmart1
Jimmy John's2Wendy's1

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