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Lyon township, KS map Land area: 33.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 252 (all rural)
Males: 135  (53.6%)
Females: 117  (46.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 252 (216 owner occupied, 36 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

31%


Races in Lyon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 92.5%
  • Black: 3.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.2%
  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%

Median age of males: 40.3
Median age of females: 40.2

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Average household size: 2.68

Lyon township:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.11

Estimated median household income in 2009: $62,531 ($53,125 in 1999)
This township:

$62,531
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $258 (lower quartile is $233, upper quartile is $421)
Here:

$258
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $117,737 (it was $78,600 in 2000)
Lyon township:

$117,737
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,686 - $173,864

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $149,678
Here:

$149,678
State:

$156,894
Population density: 8 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

4.6%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lyon township: Herington Country Club (A), Union Pacific Railroad Herington Yard (B), KJRL - FM (Herington) (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lyon township include: Saint Pauls Church (A), New Life Church of God (B), Saint John's Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Herington (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Kohls Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 5 (100% naturalized citizens)

Lyon township:  2.0%
State:  5.0%

35% of Lyon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 198
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 15
  • South: 23
  • West: 0
Lyon township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.3%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 102

Housing units in Lyon township with a mortgage: 19 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 31

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 11
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 13
  • 1970 to 1979: 5
  • 1960 to 1969: 11
  • 1950 to 1959: 9
  • 1940 to 1949: 4
  • 1939 or earlier: 49

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 4
  • 5 rooms: 9
  • 6 rooms: 5
  • 7 rooms: 35
  • 8 rooms: 19
  • 9 or more rooms: 5

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 15
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 13
  • 3 bedrooms: 41
  • 4 bedrooms: 18
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lyon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 0
  • 3 bedrooms: 15
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 9
  • 2 vehicles: 24
  • 3 vehicles: 35
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 5
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Lyon township:

  • German (38.0%)
  • Czechoslovakian (9.6%)
  • British (8.0%)
  • Irish (7.5%)
  • United States or American (7.0%)
  • English (4.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.3%)

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

  • Germany (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 73 (50%)
  • Carpooled: 67 (46%)
  • Worked at home: 6 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Electricity (5%)

97.8% of residents of Lyon township speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 241
  • In family households: 204 (56 male householders, 12 female householders)
    74 spouses, 62 children (51 natural, 0 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 37 (5 male householders (0 living alone)), 19 female householders (19 living alone)), 13 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 33 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 18 4-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 19 1-person, 5 3-persons,

70 married couples with children.
5 single-parent households (2 men, 3 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

7.9%

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 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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