Lyon County, Kansas Population 2019

Lyon County, Kansas's estimated population is 33,344 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Kansas is the 17th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201833,406620.19%
201733,344-81-0.24%
201633,4252600.78%
201533,165110.03%
201433,154-335-1.00%
201333,489-68-0.20%
201233,557-93-0.28%
201133,65010.00%
201033,649-1,083-3.12%
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
White29,484
Two or More Races1,510
Black or African American728
Asian706
Some Other Race692
American Indian and Alaska Native182

Lyon County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Lyon County, Kansas Median Age

32.9


Total

32.6


Male

33.2


Female

Lyon County, Kansas Adults

There are 25,821 adults, (4,602 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Kansas.

Lyon County, Kansas Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

17,137

51.46%

Male

16,165

48.54%

Lyon County, Kansas Households and Families

Lyon County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lyon County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All57.5%42.5%
Female42.3%57.7%
Non Family37%63%
Male24.7%75.3%

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5522.3657.5
Married6,1672.9582.2
Non Family5,3971.2937
Female1,3453.442.3
Male6433.5124.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

9.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lyon County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1775.91%
9th to 12th Grade1,0025.03%
High School Graduate6,40432.17%
Some College4,49622.58%
Associates Degree1,4397.23%
Bachelors Degree3,49817.57%
Graduate Degree1,8939.51%

Lyon County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,46314,5974,763
Hispanic3,3102,188306
Multiple Races51243384
Black421386102
Other Race41827312
Asian337233147
Native American85419

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.40%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,741$37,028$27,367
Less Than High School$26,559$29,167$21,406
High School Grad$28,117$31,103$21,547
Some College$31,871$40,463$26,156
Bachelors Degree$37,430$43,421$34,428
Graduate Degree$50,644$62,875$44,565

$31,741

Average Earnings

$37,028

Average Male

$27,367

Average Female

Lyon County, Kansas Language

Lyon County, Kansas Language by Age

Lyon County, Kansas Language

82.23% of Lyon County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 17.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.03% of the population.

Lyon County, Kansas Poverty

Lyon County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,5393,79516.84%
Hispanic6,8531,43921.00%
Multiple1,43035124.55%
Asian67525738.07%
Black67215022.32%
Other69210014.45%
Native182116.04%

18.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.45%

Male Poverty Rate

20.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kansas is Asian, with 38.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kansas is Native, with 6.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.92%
High School11.79%
Some College9.71%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.56%
Male Unemployed44.30%
Female Employed15.60%
Male Employed10.77%

Lyon County, Kansas Income

Lyon County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,992$59,137
Families$57,247$72,969
Married Families$66,707-
Non Families$25,775$35,003

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

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

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Lyon County, Kansas Veterans

1,795

Number of Veterans

1,667

Male Veterans

128

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam734
Second Gulf War338
First Gulf War212
Korea178
World War II86

Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6717.24%
Hispanic922.07%
2 or More859.47%
Black253.77%
Indian910.59%
Other50.98%

Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by Education

7.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Kansas Employment Status

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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