Lyon County, Nevada Population 2018

Lyon County, Nevada's estimated population is 54,122 with a growth rate of 4.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Nevada is the 4th largest county in Nevada.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201754,1222,2254.29%
201651,897-957-1.81%
201652,8548221.58%
201552,0326481.26%
201451,3842600.51%
201351,1241260.25%
201250,998-401-0.78%
201151,399-644-1.24%
201052,04332,042160.20%
199020,0016,40747.13%
198013,5945,37365.36%
19708,2212,07833.83%
19606,1432,46466.97%
19503,679-397-9.74%
19404,0762666.98%
19303,810-268-6.57%
19204,07851014.29%
19103,5681,30057.32%
19002,26828114.14%
18901,987-422-17.52%
18802,40957231.14%
18701,8370.00%

Lyon County, Nevada Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White44,516
Some Other Race2,768
Two or More Races2,093
American Indian and Alaska Native1,250
Asian695
Black or African American519
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander56

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

Lyon County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Lyon County, Nevada Median Age

43.7


Total

43.5


Male

44.1


Female

Lyon County, Nevada Adults

There are 40,220 adults, (10,276 of which are seniors) in Lyon County, Nevada.

Lyon County, Nevada Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

25,677

49.48%

Male

26,220

50.52%

Lyon County, Nevada Households and Families

Lyon County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lyon County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76%24%
All68.7%31.3%
Non Family67%33%
Male60.1%39.9%
Female43%57%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyon County, Nevada Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,5862.6468.7
Married10,0313.1576
Non Family6,3351.3167
Female2,1073.7643
Male1,1133.460.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lyon County, Nevada Households

Lyon County, Nevada Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0085.49%
9th to 12th Grade3,4949.55%
High School Graduate11,78332.19%
Some College10,57228.89%
Associates Degree3,4409.40%
Bachelors Degree3,5319.65%
Graduate Degree1,7724.84%

Lyon County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,82826,7214,747
Hispanic4,3732,303189
Other Race1,63393319
Native American92776133
Multiple Races807712122
Asian600498174
Black32229660
Islander2210

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 29.00%.

Lyon County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,815$39,066$23,422
Less Than High School$20,612$28,025$14,905
High School Grad$28,549$36,192$20,692
Some College$32,446$39,697$24,182
Bachelors Degree$46,964$59,202$35,208
Graduate Degree$56,815$66,912$52,667

$31,815

Average Earnings

$39,066

Average Male

$23,422

Average Female

Lyon County, Nevada Language

Lyon County, Nevada Language by Age

Lyon County, Nevada Language

86.05% of Lyon County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 13.95% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.52% of the population.

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,4955,64114.28%
Hispanic8,1451,62319.93%
Native1,24336729.53%
Other2,7422729.92%
Multiple2,07622610.89%
Black4859018.56%
Asian6917811.29%
Islander563867.86%

15.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.06%

Male Poverty Rate

16.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Nevada is Islander, with 67.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Nevada is Other, with 9.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.77%.

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.78%
High School12.20%
Some College10.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.66%

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.22%
Male Unemployed22.38%
Female Employed9.88%
Male Employed5.60%

Lyon County, Nevada Income

Lyon County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,007$59,421
Families$57,414$66,202
Married Families$63,524$73,211
Non Families$31,858$41,771

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

Lyon County, Nevada Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by War

6,365

Number of Veterans

5,853

Male Veterans

512

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,896
First Gulf War888
Second Gulf War754
Korea483
World War II328

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,132
55 to 641,518
75+1,222
35 to 541,161
18 to 34332

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,89616.74%
Hispanic2915.55%
2 or More13013.86%
Other1136.12%
Indian979.43%
Black8519.10%
Asian446.96%

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Education

6.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Employment Status

Lyon County, Nevada Employment by Age

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Employment by Race

Lyon County, Nevada Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lyon County, Nevada

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fernley19368195882201.14%
Yerington31093142331.06%
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