Lyon County, Kansas Population 2018

Lyon County, Kansas's estimated population is 33,392 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Kansas is the 18th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201733,392-9-0.03%
201633,40110.00%
201633,4002810.85%
201533,119-15-0.05%
201433,134-329-0.98%
201333,463-71-0.21%
201233,534-98-0.29%
201133,632-18-0.05%
201033,650-1,082-3.12%
199034,732-376-1.07%
198035,1083,0379.47%
197032,0715,14319.10%
196026,9283521.32%
195026,5761520.58%
194026,424-2,816-9.63%
193029,2403,08611.80%
192026,1541,2274.92%
191024,927-147-0.59%
190025,0741,8788.10%
189023,1965,87033.88%
188017,3269,312116.20%
18708,0140.00%

Lyon County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,539
Two or More Races1,379
Some Other Race834
Black or African American821
Asian676
American Indian and Alaska Native152

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

Lyon County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lyon County, Kansas Median Age

32.8


Total

32.5


Male

33


Female

Lyon County, Kansas Adults

There are 25,852 adults, (4,476 of which are seniors) in Lyon County, Kansas.

Lyon County, Kansas Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

17,151

51.35%

Male

16,250

48.65%

Lyon County, Kansas Households and Families

Lyon County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lyon County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All59.3%40.7%
Female42.2%57.8%
Non Family41.3%58.7%
Male27.7%72.3%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyon County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3052.4259.3
Married5,8643.0283.7
Non Family5,1701.2641.3
Female1,5013.542.2
Male7703.5227.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lyon County, Kansas Households

Lyon County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0795.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,1355.68%
High School Graduate6,59532.98%
Some College4,54622.73%
Associates Degree1,3106.55%
Bachelors Degree3,44517.23%
Graduate Degree1,8899.45%

Lyon County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,58114,6704,729
Hispanic3,2652,118276
Multiple Races51039756
Other Race46729739
Black444389110
Asian318264161
Native American1065613

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.63%.

Lyon County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,703$34,269$26,786
Less Than High School$25,121$26,978$20,493
High School Grad$26,837$30,180$22,156
Some College$30,747$35,807$26,083
Bachelors Degree$36,207$41,354$33,835
Graduate Degree$52,188$63,313$45,375

$30,703

Average Earnings

$34,269

Average Male

$26,786

Average Female

Lyon County, Kansas Language

Lyon County, Kansas Language by Age

Lyon County, Kansas Language

82.02% of Lyon County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 17.98% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.44% of the population.

Lyon County, Kansas Poverty

Lyon County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,7894,24818.64%
Hispanic6,7951,67624.67%
Multiple1,30739029.84%
Asian66524536.84%
Black75416822.28%
Other83412615.11%
Native1401812.86%

20.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.76%

Male Poverty Rate

21.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kansas is Asian, with 36.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kansas is Native, with 12.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.73%.

Lyon County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.59%
High School13.54%
Some College11.86%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%

Lyon County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.74%
Male Unemployed45.22%
Male Employed13.64%
Female Employed13.33%

Lyon County, Kansas Income

Lyon County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,611$56,527
Families$51,599$68,787
Married Families$62,769$
Non Families$25,518$34,104

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Lyon County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Lyon County, Kansas Veterans

Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by War

1,911

Number of Veterans

1,780

Male Veterans

131

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam808
Second Gulf War314
Korea196
First Gulf War171
World War II123

Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74618
75+468
55 to 64336
18 to 34246
35 to 54243

Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7547.59%
2 or More10613.33%
Hispanic701.60%
Black304.27%
Indian1513.76%
Other61.06%

Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by Education

7.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Kansas Employment Status

Lyon County, Kansas Employment by Age

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Kansas Employment by Race

Lyon County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lyon County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Emporia2492324816-107-0.43%
Americus894885-9-1.01%
Olpe546539-7-1.28%
Hartford371368-3-0.81%
Neosho Rapids265264-1-0.38%
Reading231230-1-0.43%
Allen177176-1-0.56%
Admire156155-1-0.64%
Bushong343400.00%
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