Lyon, Mississippi Population 2024

259

Lyon is a city located in Bolivar County, Coahoma County, and Quitman County Mississippi. Lyon has a 2024 population of 259. Lyon is currently declining at a rate of -3% annually and its population has decreased by -11.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 293 in 2020.

The average household income in Lyon is $81,627 with a poverty rate of 10.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lyon is 44.9 years, 54.6 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.

Lyon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lyon was:

  • White: 65.35%
  • Black or African American: 33.6%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
537.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.6% (-34)
The current population of Lyon, Mississippi is 259 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 293.

Lyon, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24965.35%
Black or African American12833.6%
Two or more races41.05%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lyon Population by Race

Lyon Population Pyramid 2024

Lyon Median Age

44.9

Total

54.6

Male

30.5

Female

Lyon Adults

There are 313 adults, (72 of whom are seniors) in Lyon.

Lyon Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon Sex Ratio

Female24363.78%
Male13836.22%

Lyon Population by Age

Lyon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1572.4366.233.8
Married592.6684.715.3
Non Family46034.865.2
Female403.5377.522.5
Male123.0858.341.7

3.02

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lyon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade217.17%
High School Graduate5619.11%
Some College6823.21%
Associates Degree165.46%
Bachelors Degree10234.81%
Graduate Degree3010.24%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lyon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lyon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White211211102
Black826130

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.34%.

Lyon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$55,034$55,972$47,297
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$67,667$47,292$67,917
Some College$55,288$55,865$0
Bachelors Degree$47,471$98,750$47,064
Graduate Degree$57,500$0$59,583

$55,034

Average Earnings

$55,972

Average Male

$47,297

Average Female

Lyon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lyon Language

100% of Lyon residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Lyon Language

Lyon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1282317.97%
White249166.43%

10.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.87%

Male Poverty Rate

9.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon is Black, with 17.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon is White, with 6.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.13%.

Lyon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.05%
Some College8.33%
High School3.57%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lyon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed0%

Lyon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$73,750$81,627
Families$98,750$95,878
Married Families$99,306$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,000$47,239

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lyon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lyon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Lyon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lyon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

26

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea8
Vietnam6
First Gulf War4
World War II3
Second Gulf War2

Lyon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+17
35 to 545
55 to 644
18 to 340
65 to 740

Lyon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White177.73%
Black99.68%

Lyon Veterans by Race

Lyon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lyon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lyon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.4%

Born in Lyon

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Lyon residents were born in the United States, with 87.4% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lyon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029216-9-4%
2028225-8-3.43%
2027233-9-3.72%
2026242-8-3.2%
2025250-9-3.47%
2024259-8-3%
2023267-9-3.26%
2022276-8-2.82%
2021284-9-3.07%
202029351.74%
2019288-8-2.7%
2018296-9-2.95%
2017305-8-2.56%
2016313-11-3.4%
2015324-6-1.82%
2014330-4-1.2%
2013334-8-2.34%
2012342-3-0.87%
2011345-5-1.43%
201035000%

Lyon Population by Year