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Lyon township, KS map Land area: 50.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 528 (all rural)
Males: 270  (51.1%)
Females: 258  (48.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 528 (459 owner occupied, 69 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

31%


Races in Lyon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 90.2%
  • Black: 0.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 5.9%
  • Two or more races: 3.0%

Median age of males: 38.8
Median age of females: 39.4

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Average household size: 2.47

Lyon township:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.95

Estimated median household income in 2009: $49,110 ($41,723 in 1999)
This township:

$49,110
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $521 (lower quartile is $423, upper quartile is $763)
Here:

$521
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $110,255 (it was $79,600 in 2000)
Lyon township:

$110,255
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,723 - $180,273

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $217,336
Here:

$217,336
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $27,356
Here:

$27,356
State:

$34,057
Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.4%
Whole state:

9.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Treece.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lyon township: Treece Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Captain (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lyon township include: Keelville Church (A), Center Christian Church (B), Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Moore Cemetery (1), Johnson Family Cemetery (2), Green lawn Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

75% of Lyon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 86% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 1635
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 106
  • South: 97
  • West: 15

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,000

Lyon township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 519
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 28
  • Mobile homes: 167

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,600


Housing units in Lyon township with a mortgage: 261 (25 second mortgage, 34 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 102

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 39
  • 1995 to 1998: 24
  • 1990 to 1994: 56
  • 1980 to 1989: 54
  • 1970 to 1979: 169
  • 1960 to 1969: 86
  • 1950 to 1959: 12
  • 1940 to 1949: 53
  • 1939 or earlier: 226

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lyon township, Kansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 60
  • 5 rooms: 136
  • 6 rooms: 128
  • 7 rooms: 78
  • 8 rooms: 83
  • 9 or more rooms: 80

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lyon township, Kansas:

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 21
  • 5 rooms: 17
  • 6 rooms: 36
  • 7 rooms: 18
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lyon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 120
  • 3 bedrooms: 314
  • 4 bedrooms: 116
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 21

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lyon township:

  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 54
  • 3 bedrooms: 39
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Lyon township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 137
  • 2 vehicles: 251
  • 3 vehicles: 137
  • 4 vehicles: 30
  • 5 or more vehicles: 10

Cars and other vehicles available in Lyon township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 78
  • 2 vehicles: 25
  • 3 vehicles: 3
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Transportation equipment (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Health care (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (14%)
  • Transportation equipment (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Lyon township:

  • German (32.6%)
  • United States or American (16.9%)
  • English (14.6%)
  • Irish (9.1%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.9%)
  • Swiss (1.9%)
  • Hungarian (1.3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 751 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 93 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28 (3%)
  • Walked: 4 (0%)
  • Other means: 6 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 26 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (4%)

96.0% of residents of Lyon township speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (36% speak English very well, 64% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,831
  • In family households: 1,652 (421 male householders, 106 female householders)
    397 spouses, 656 children (650 natural, 1 adopted, 5 stepchildren), 14 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 17 other relatives, 25 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 179 (59 male householders (53 living alone)), 91 female householders (70 living alone)), 29 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 28 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 232 2-persons, 112 3-persons, 104 4-persons, 52 5-persons, 27 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 123 1-person, 27 2-persons,

100 married couples with children.
34 single-parent households (16 men, 18 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 67
Here:

24.7%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

19.6%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

11.5%
Kansas:

13.8%

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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Lyon township:

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