Lyons, Georgia Population 2020

4,168

Lyons is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 4,168, it is the 156th largest city in Georgia and the 5273rd largest city in the United States. Lyons is currently declining at a rate of -1.23% annually and its population has decreased by -4.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,367 in 2010. Lyons reached it's highest population of 4,502 in 1990. Spanning over 8 miles, Lyons has a population density of 520 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lyons is $39,362 with a poverty rate of 38.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $572 per month, and the median house value is $72,400. The median age in Lyons is 32.8 years, 33 years for males, and 32.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.4 males.

Lyons Demographics

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

  • White: 48.33%
  • Black or African American: 38.19%
  • Other race: 10.70%
  • Two or more races: 2.36%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lyons, Georgia is 4,168, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,272.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,367.

Lyons, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,08748.33%
Black or African American1,64938.19%
Some Other Race46210.70%
Two or More Races1022.36%
Asian180.42%

Lyons Population Pyramid 2020

Lyons Median Age

32.8


Total

33


Male

32.6


Female

Lyons Adults

There are 2,873 adults, (465 of whom are seniors) in Lyons.

Lyons Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyons Sex Ratio

Female

2,394

55.44%

Male

1,924

44.56%

Lyons Households and Families

Lyons Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lyons Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54.7%45.3%
All42.1%57.9%
Non Family36.4%63.6%
Male31.1%68.9%
Female28.5%71.5%

42.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6122.6442.1
Married6533.1754.7
Non Family5601.2536.4
Female2773.5828.5
Male1224.0131.1

3.32

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lyons Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2098.30%
9th to 12th Grade26710.60%
High School Graduate99439.48%
Some College61824.54%
Associates Degree1596.31%
Bachelors Degree1766.99%
Graduate Degree953.77%

Lyons Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3641,234242
Black84867011
Hispanic25183
Other Race225105
Asian181818

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,420$35,559$22,068
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,135$34,527$20,852
Some College$31,470$48,337$30,255
Bachelors Degree$$139,625$28,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,420

Average Earnings

$35,559

Average Male

$22,068

Average Female

Lyons Language

Lyons Language by Age

Lyons Language

88.25% of Lyons residents speak only English, while 11.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.29% of the population.

Lyons Poverty

Lyons Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,60492657.73%
White1,98237719.02%
Hispanic43925758.54%
Other46218540.04%
Multiple102102100.00%

38.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.70%

Male Poverty Rate

39.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyons

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyons is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyons is White, with 19.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 56.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School63.03%
High School29.72%
Some College20.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed86.34%
Male Unemployed42.52%
Female Employed25.08%
Male Employed14.70%

Lyons Income

Lyons Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$24,559$39,362
Families$29,344$49,875
Married Families$62,527-
Non Families$12,434$19,025

Lyons Marital Status

Lyons Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyons Married by Age and Sex

Lyons 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 35-44.

Lyons Marital Status by Race

Lyons Veterans

157

Number of Veterans

143

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War26
Korea24
World War II13
Age Group Veterans
75+44
35 to 5438
55 to 6431
65 to 7427
18 to 3417
Name Veterans % of Total
White1107.16%
Black474.38%

$Lyons Veterans by Education

26.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyons Employment Status

55%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

17.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lyons Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.06%

Born in Georgia

96.69%

Native Born

3.31%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.69% of Lyons residents were born in the United States, with 79.06% having been born in Georgia. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,168-52-1.23%
20194,220-52-1.22%
20184,272-6-0.14%
20174,278-52-1.20%
20164,330-15-0.35%
20154,345-8-0.18%
20144,353-16-0.37%
20134,36920.05%
20124,367-17-0.39%
20114,384-3-0.07%
20104,3872180.51%
20004,169-333-0.77%
19904,5022990.69%
19804,2034641.18%
19703,7395201.51%
19603,2194201.41%
19502,7990.00%