Lyons is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 10,835, it is the 214th largest city in Illinois and the 3856th largest city in the United States. Lyons is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 0.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,817 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Lyons has a population density of 4,957 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lyons is $72,089 with a poverty rate of 9.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,054 per month, and the median house value is $175,700. The median age in Lyons is 34.5 years, 34 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lyonswas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.15%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.35%.
46.39% of Lyons residents speak only English, while 53.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 40.75% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyons is Asian, with 21.25% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyons is Hispanic, with 8.48% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.01%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lyons
77.65% of Lyons residents were born in the United States, with 66.25% having been born in Illinois. 11.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.