Lyon County, Iowa Population 2018

Lyon County, Iowa's estimated population is 11,792 with a growth rate of 0.53% 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
201711,792620.53%
201611,730-58-0.49%
201611,788400.34%
201511,748470.40%
201411,70160.05%
201311,695-62-0.53%
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
White11,385
Some Other Race124
Two or More Races108
American Indian and Alaska Native70
Asian29
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8
Black or African American6

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lyon County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lyon County, Iowa Median Age

38.2


Total

36.3


Male

40.1


Female

Lyon County, Iowa Adults

There are 8,422 adults, (1,994 of which are seniors) in Lyon County, Iowa.

Lyon County, Iowa Age Dependency

82.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

5,720

48.76%

Male

6,010

51.24%

Lyon County, Iowa Households and Families

Lyon County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lyon County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.8%8.2%
Male89.5%10.5%
All82.7%17.3%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female51.2%48.8%

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyon County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4922.5882.7
Married2,9153.1891.8
Non Family1,1951.165.3
Female2112.4851.2
Male1712.6189.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lyon County, Iowa Households

Lyon County, Iowa Education

Lyon County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3764.95%
9th to 12th Grade3364.42%
High School Graduate2,83237.27%
Some College1,39818.40%
Associates Degree1,04013.69%
Bachelors Degree1,20815.90%
Graduate Degree4085.37%

Lyon County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3816,7311,593
Hispanic1368218
Other Race5727
Native American4936
Asian21206
Multiple Races1916
Islander66
Black622

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 33.33%.

Lyon County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,191$43,525$25,911
Less Than High School$25,667$35,369$10,375
High School Grad$32,021$39,102$20,982
Some College$31,365$46,115$21,643
Bachelors Degree$49,548$60,313$40,564
Graduate Degree$55,833$53,542$56,458

$35,191

Average Earnings

$43,525

Average Male

$25,911

Average Female

Lyon County, Iowa Language

Lyon County, Iowa Language by Age

Lyon County, Iowa Language

97.59% of Lyon County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,1416205.57%
Hispanic2773713.36%
Native702332.86%
Multiple1081715.74%
Other11576.09%
Asian29413.79%

5.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.35%

Male Poverty Rate

6.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Iowa is Native, with 32.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Iowa is White, with 5.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.39%.

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.96%
High School5.28%
Some College4.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.71%

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.38%
Female Unemployed17.65%
Female Employed3.05%
Male Employed1.98%

Lyon County, Iowa Income

Lyon County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,888$73,094
Families$69,546$85,449
Married Families$73,482$
Non Families$27,745$36,339

Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status

Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

67.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

68.1%

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 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by War

728

Number of Veterans

701

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam248
First Gulf War158
Second Gulf War122
Korea98
World War II36

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+230
65 to 74177
55 to 64136
35 to 54129
18 to 3456

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7178.70%
Hispanic1811.69%
Other913.85%
Indian23.77%

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Iowa Employment Status

Lyon County, Iowa Employment by Age

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Iowa Employment by Race

Lyon County, Iowa Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990