Lyon County, Kentucky Population 2018

Lyon County, Kentucky's estimated population is 8,082 with a growth rate of -2.92% 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
20178,082-243-2.92%
20168,3252422.99%
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
White7,672
Black or African American465
Two or More Races110
Asian37
American Indian and Alaska Native25
Some Other Race16

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

Lyon County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Median Age

49


Total

45.5


Male

52.8


Female

Lyon County, Kentucky Adults

There are 7,126 adults, (1,923 of which are seniors) in Lyon County, Kentucky.

Lyon County, Kentucky Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

3,682

44.23%

Male

4,643

55.77%

Lyon County, Kentucky Households and Families

Lyon County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lyon County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
Male91.8%8.2%
All81.1%18.9%
Female71.9%28.1%
Non Family66.6%33.4%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyon County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3262.0981.1
Married1,6732.6593.3
Non Family1,3191.1766.6
Female2492.7371.9
Male853.4691.8

2.65

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

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 Grade1993.02%
9th to 12th Grade6109.26%
High School Graduate2,64040.10%
Some College1,46022.17%
Associates Degree5227.93%
Bachelors Degree6349.63%
Graduate Degree5197.88%

Lyon County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9995,3621,134
Black422318
Hispanic98255
Multiple Races48488
Asian22226
Native American1717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 27.27%.

Lyon County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,098$26,811$25,038
Less Than High School$19,306$28,657$7,014
High School Grad$18,750$17,978$25,117
Some College$21,780$26,148$18,967
Bachelors Degree$42,857$46,574$38,500
Graduate Degree$47,523$47,019$47,639

$26,098

Average Earnings

$26,811

Average Male

$25,038

Average Female

Lyon County, Kentucky Language

Lyon County, Kentucky Language by Age

Lyon County, Kentucky Language

96.31% of Lyon County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,59393914.24%
Black922729.35%
Asian372054.05%
Hispanic941617.02%
Other1616100.00%
Multiple771418.18%
Native251456.00%

14.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.02%

Male Poverty Rate

18.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky is White, with 14.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.13%.

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.71%
Some College14.06%
High School10.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.53%

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed10.77%
Female Employed10.00%
Female Unemployed6.73%
Male Employed4.77%

Lyon County, Kentucky Income

Lyon County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,861$62,534
Families$59,906$79,421
Married Families$61,004$
Non Families$28,832$36,445

Lyon County, Kentucky Marital Status

Lyon County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

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 55To64.

Lyon County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by War

997

Number of Veterans

946

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam431
First Gulf War201
Korea87
Second Gulf War47
World War II25

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74296
75+237
55 to 64224
35 to 54210
18 to 3430

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White95814.64%
Black275.81%
2 or More1217.91%

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

1.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Kentucky Employment Status

Lyon County, Kentucky Employment by Age

40.2%

Labor Force Participation

37.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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