Lyon County, Kentucky Population 2018

Lyon County, Kentucky's estimated population is 8,082 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Kentucky is the 108th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,2681862.30%
20178,082-1-0.01%
20168,083-227-2.73%
20158,310-103-1.22%
20148,413-41-0.48%
20138,45450.06%
20128,449140.17%
20118,4351041.25%
20108,3311,70725.77%
19906,6241342.06%
19806,49092816.68%
19705,562-362-6.11%
19605,924-929-13.56%
19506,853-2,214-24.42%
19409,0675376.30%
19308,530-265-3.01%
19208,795-628-6.66%
19109,4231041.12%
19009,3191,69122.17%
18907,62886012.71%
18806,7685358.58%
18706,23392617.45%
18605,3070.00%

Lyon County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,590
Black or African American445
Two or More Races127
American Indian and Alaska Native43
Asian41
Some Other Race22

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lyon County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lyon County, Kentucky Median Age

49.2


Total

45.7


Male

53.3


Female

Lyon County, Kentucky Adults

There are 7,094 adults, (1,991 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Kentucky.

Lyon County, Kentucky Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

3,687

44.59%

Male

4,581

55.41%

Lyon County, Kentucky Households and Families

Lyon County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lyon County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
Male91.5%8.5%
All82.5%17.5%
Female78%22%
Non Family70.6%29.4%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyon County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3762.0482.5
Married1,6632.6792.5
Non Family1,3861.1470.6
Female2452.578
Male823.1591.5

2.63

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lyon County, Kentucky Households

Lyon County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2173.31%
9th to 12th Grade68510.46%
High School Graduate2,63640.26%
Some College1,54923.66%
Associates Degree5438.29%
Bachelors Degree5197.93%
Graduate Degree3986.08%

Lyon County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9615,190903
Black396344
Hispanic10238
Multiple Races48359
Native American3326
Asian24245
Other Race2222

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 20.83%.

Lyon County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,303$26,875$27,932
Less Than High School$30,152$31,821$
High School Grad$18,787$18,259$21,477
Some College$26,549$26,366$27,132
Bachelors Degree$47,798$50,833$40,045
Graduate Degree$48,353$$48,452

$27,303

Average Earnings

$26,875

Average Male

$27,932

Average Female

Lyon County, Kentucky Language

Lyon County, Kentucky Language by Age

Lyon County, Kentucky Language

96.53% of Lyon County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,48786113.27%
Multiple913740.66%
Asian412663.41%
Black1282519.53%
Native431841.86%

14.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.47%

Male Poverty Rate

17.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky is Asian, with 63.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky is White, with 13.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.78%.

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.68%
High School13.36%
Some College12.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.22%

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.87%
Female Employed8.55%
Male Employed5.40%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lyon County, Kentucky Income

Lyon County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,268$64,174
Families$61,094$82,618
Married Families$61,027$
Non Families$30,156$37,406

Lyon County, Kentucky Marital Status

Lyon County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Lyon County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by War

933

Number of Veterans

924

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam344
First Gulf War127
Korea67
Second Gulf War53
World War II26

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74264
75+242
35 to 54228
55 to 64162
18 to 3437

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White89013.72%
Black296.52%
2 or More1420.59%

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

1.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Kentucky Employment Status

Lyon County, Kentucky Employment by Age

40.5%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Lyon County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lyon County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Eddyville25542572180.70%
Kuttawa66066000.00%
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