Lyon County, Nevada Population 2018

Lyon County, Nevada's estimated population is 54,122 with a growth rate of 2.40% 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
201752,303-1,819-3.36%
201754,1221,2682.40%
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
White44,910
Some Other Race2,777
Two or More Races2,143
American Indian and Alaska Native1,248
Asian571
Black or African American545
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander109

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

Lyon County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lyon County, Nevada Median Age

43.8


Total

43.4


Male

44.2


Female

Lyon County, Nevada Adults

There are 40,734 adults, (10,551 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Nevada.

Lyon County, Nevada Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

25,903

49.52%

Male

26,400

50.48%

Lyon County, Nevada Households and Families

Lyon County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Lyon County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
All70.8%29.2%
Non Family69.8%30.2%
Male59.5%40.5%
Female49.4%50.6%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyon County, Nevada Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,1272.5970.8
Married10,1143.1577.1
Non Family6,8031.2869.8
Female2,0383.6149.4
Male1,1723.559.5

3.11

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade1,7784.77%
9th to 12th Grade3,6289.73%
High School Graduate11,78731.60%
Some College10,91429.26%
Associates Degree3,7199.97%
Bachelors Degree3,5809.60%
Graduate Degree1,8915.07%

Lyon County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,05327,0094,902
Hispanic4,6232,611262
Other Race1,7311,06719
Native American94677120
Multiple Races899804125
Asian476378134
Black44940952
Islander8278

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 28.15%.

Lyon County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,192$41,462$25,588
Less Than High School$25,370$31,405$17,041
High School Grad$30,158$37,828$21,157
Some College$35,102$42,385$26,798
Bachelors Degree$47,852$59,625$34,282
Graduate Degree$58,003$67,417$53,200

$34,192

Average Earnings

$41,462

Average Male

$25,588

Average Female

Lyon County, Nevada Language

Lyon County, Nevada Language by Age

Lyon County, Nevada Language

86.75% of Lyon County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 13.25% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.97% of the population.

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,6134,80712.13%
Hispanic8,4311,75420.80%
Native1,24543534.94%
Multiple2,13227412.85%
Other2,7582388.63%
Asian5717613.31%
Black512214.10%
Islander1092119.27%

13.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.17%

Male Poverty Rate

14.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Nevada is Native, with 34.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Nevada is Black, with 4.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.35%.

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.87%
High School11.52%
Some College10.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.34%

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.02%
Male Unemployed23.33%
Female Employed8.48%
Male Employed4.96%

Lyon County, Nevada Income

Lyon County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,920$62,590
Families$60,381$70,552
Married Families$67,284$77,294
Non Families$33,570$43,071

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status by Race


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

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by War

6,385

Number of Veterans

5,830

Male Veterans

555

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,087
First Gulf War934
Second Gulf War806
Korea441
World War II271

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,206
55 to 641,444
75+1,237
35 to 541,135
18 to 34363

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,94116.67%
Hispanic3225.85%
2 or More13513.30%
Indian11311.37%
Other944.89%
Black8417.83%
Asian183.48%

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Education

7.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Employment Status

Lyon County, Nevada Employment by Age

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

9.8%

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