Lyon County, Iowa Population 2019

Lyon County, Iowa's estimated population is 11,797 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Iowa is the 64th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,811140.12%
201711,797160.14%
201611,781300.26%
201511,751480.41%
201411,70370.06%
201311,696-61-0.52%
201211,757660.56%
201111,6911231.06%
201011,568-384-3.21%
199011,952-944-7.32%
198012,896-444-3.33%
197013,340-1,128-7.80%
196014,468-229-1.56%
195014,697-677-4.40%
194015,374810.53%
193015,293-138-0.89%
192015,4318075.52%
191014,6241,45911.08%
190013,1654,48551.67%
18908,6806,712341.06%
18801,9681,747790.50%
18702210.00%

Lyon County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,398
Some Other Race117
Two or More Races114
American Indian and Alaska Native66
Asian28
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14
Black or African American8

Lyon County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

Lyon County, Iowa Median Age

38


Total

36.4


Male

39.8


Female

Lyon County, Iowa Adults

There are 8,426 adults, (2,038 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Iowa.

Lyon County, Iowa Age Dependency

83.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

5,734

48.82%

Male

6,011

51.18%

Lyon County, Iowa Households and Families

Lyon County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lyon County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.7%7.3%
Male86.9%13.1%
All84.8%15.2%
Non Family74.1%25.9%
Female40.5%59.5%

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4892.5884.8
Married2,9263.1592.7
Non Family1,1291.0874.1
Female2592.6940.5
Male1752.5986.9

3.03

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lyon County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3484.57%
9th to 12th Grade3704.86%
High School Graduate2,79236.69%
Some College1,45519.12%
Associates Degree99413.06%
Bachelors Degree1,21715.99%
Graduate Degree4335.69%

Lyon County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3836,7321,633
Hispanic1438410
Other Race5625
Native American4631
Multiple Races2521
Asian19194
Islander1111
Black844

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,478$47,080$25,225
Less Than High School$32,596$38,750$13,438
High School Grad$31,442$40,246$21,153
Some College$32,881$50,146$21,979
Bachelors Degree$49,333$66,731$37,404
Graduate Degree$57,866$57,188$58,000

$35,478

Average Earnings

$47,080

Average Male

$25,225

Average Female

Lyon County, Iowa Language

Lyon County, Iowa Language by Age

Lyon County, Iowa Language

97.49% of Lyon County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,1304704.22%
Hispanic2868128.32%
Other1084037.04%
Multiple1141614.04%
Native661522.73%
Asian2813.57%

4.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.78%

Male Poverty Rate

6.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Iowa is Other, with 37.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Iowa is Asian, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.34%
High School5.30%
Some College2.93%
Bachelors or Greater1.35%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.34%
Male Unemployed4.76%
Female Employed2.72%
Male Employed1.39%

Lyon County, Iowa Income

Lyon County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,012$74,377
Families$69,909$84,885
Married Families$74,900-
Non Families$30,194$38,115

Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status

Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

67.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.2%

Male Marriage Rate

67.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Lyon County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans

622

Number of Veterans

600

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam199
Korea114
Second Gulf War114
First Gulf War110
World War II43

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6117.41%
Hispanic1610.19%
Other915.00%
Indian23.85%

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Education

3.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Iowa Employment Status

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Lyon County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rock Rapids2547255030.12%
George10911068-23-2.11%
Larchwood835864293.47%
Inwood814831172.09%
Doon577597203.47%
Little Rock459439-20-4.36%
Lester294304103.40%
Alvord19620484.08%
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