Lyons, Georgia Population 2021

4,173
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Lyons is a city located in Toombs County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Toombs County. With a 2020 population of 4,173, it is the 156th largest city in Georgia and the 5279th largest city in the United States . Lyons is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -4.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,367 in 2010. Lyons reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Lyons has a population density of 521 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lyons is $40,275 with a poverty rate of 34.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $543 per month, and the median house value is $73,200. The median age in Lyons is 35.1 years, 39.1 years for males, and 32.1 years for females.

Lyons Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lyonswas:

  • White: 53.32%
  • Black or African American: 28.89%
  • Other race: 13.55%
  • Two or more races: 4.06%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lyons, Georgia is 4,173 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,233.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,367.

Lyons, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,28353.32%
Black or African American1,23728.89%
Some Other Race58013.55%
Two or More Races1744.06%
Asian80.19%
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Lyons Population by Race

Lyons Population Pyramid $2021

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Lyons Median Age

35.1


Total

39.1


Male

32.1


Female

Lyons Adults

There are 2,847 adults, (520 of whom are seniors) in Lyons.

Lyons Age Dependency

84

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyons Sex Ratio

Female

2,449

57.19%

Male

1,833

42.81%

Lyons Population by Age

Lyons Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lyons Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female19%81%
Non Family43.8%56.2%
Male47.4%52.6%
All51%49%
Married70.8%29.2%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyons Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6072.6251
Married6363.2270.8
Non Family5941.2643.8
Female2423.6419
Male1353.9347.4

3.37

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Lyons Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1475.65%
9th to 12th Grade32112.33%
High School Graduate1,06941.05%
Some College50919.55%
Associates Degree2087.99%
Bachelors Degree2077.95%
Graduate Degree1435.49%
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Lyons Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lyons Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4841,336312
Black78865830
Hispanic293103
Other Race252106
Asian888

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%.

Lyons Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,345$34,813$17,233
Less Than 9th Grade$14,896$$
High School Graduate$25,674$37,076$17,946
Some College$25,970$$25,982
Bachelors Degree$$141,417$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,345

Average Earnings

$34,813

Average Male

$17,233

Average Female

Lyons Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyons Language by Age

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Lyons Language

85.24% of Lyons residents speak only English, while 14.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.55% of the population.

Lyons Language

Lyons Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,20460950.58%
White2,17638217.56%
Hispanic64137358.19%
Other58027146.72%
Multiple17416393.68%

34.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.38%

Male Poverty Rate

33.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyons

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyons is Multiple, with 93.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyons is White, with 17.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.39%.

Lyons Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.74%
Some College23.10%
High School22.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.37%

Lyons Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed47.01%
Female Employed28.24%
Male Employed9.01%

Lyons Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyons Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,883$40,275
Families$30,313$51,104
Married Families$48,125-
Non Families$15,800$21,162
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Income by Household Type

Lyons Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyons Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Lyons Marital Status

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193

Number of Veterans

158

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam44
First Gulf War42
Second Gulf War32
World War II31
Korea24

Lyons Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+68
35 to 5442
65 to 7439
55 to 6425
18 to 3419

Lyons Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1448.28%
Black495.96%

Lyons Veterans by Race

Lyons Veterans by Education

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14.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyons Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lyons Employment by Age

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Lyons Employment by Race

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Lyons Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.61%

Born in Lyons

96.89%

Native Born

3.11%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

2.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.89% of Lyons residents were born in the United States, with 74.61% having been born in Georgia. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lyons Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,173-30-0.71%
20204,203-30-0.71%
20194,233-30-0.70%
20184,26340.09%
20174,259-59-1.37%
20164,318-8-0.18%
20154,326-12-0.28%
20144,338-14-0.32%
20134,35220.05%
20124,350-14-0.32%
20114,364-5-0.11%
20104,3692000.47%
20004,169-333-0.77%
19904,5022990.69%
19804,2034641.18%
19703,7395201.51%
19603,2194201.41%
19502,7990.00%

Lyons Population by Year