Lyons, Illinois Population 2024

10,071

Lyons is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Lyons has a 2024 population of 10,071. Lyons is currently declining at a rate of -1.66% annually and its population has decreased by -6.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,775 in 2020.

The average household income in Lyons is $84,249 with a poverty rate of 7.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lyons is 39.7 years, 37.5 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Lyons Demographics

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

  • White: 65.53%
  • Other race: 21.96%
  • Two or more races: 6.58%
  • Black or African American: 3.79%
  • Asian: 1.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,607.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.53% (-704)
The current population of Lyons, Illinois is 10,071 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,775.

Lyons, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,00365.53%
Other race2,34721.96%
Two or more races7036.58%
Black or African American4053.79%
Asian2001.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander290.27%
Native American
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Lyons Population by Race

Lyons Population Pyramid 2024

Lyons Median Age

39.7

Total

37.5

Male

40.3

Female

Lyons Adults

There are 8,122 adults, (1,913 of whom are seniors) in Lyons.

Lyons Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyons Sex Ratio

Female5,43550.86%
Male5,25249.14%

Lyons Population by Age

Lyons Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0312.6464.535.5
Non Family1,6171.1148.351.7
Married1,6003.5278.121.9
Female5564.0172.727.3
Male2583.8763.636.4
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3.61

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lyons Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lyons Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lyons Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.94%.

Lyons Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,847

Average Earnings

$49,034

Average Male

$35,904

Average Female

Lyons Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyons Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lyons Language

49.99% of Lyons residents speak only English, while 50.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 40.28% of the population.

Lyons Language

Lyons Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,8494337.4%
White4,2812315.4%
Other2,3472209.37%
Asian2007336.5%
Black4055313.09%
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7.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.11%

Male Poverty Rate

8.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyons

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyons is Asian, with 36.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyons is White, with 5.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.62%.

Lyons Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.4%
Bachelors or Greater9.39%
High School8.35%
Some College4.02%
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Lyons Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed22.09%
Female Employed6.5%
Male Employed4.69%
Female Unemployed4.35%
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Lyons Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyons Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lyons Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyons Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lyons Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lyons Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lyons Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

175

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Lyons Veterans by War

count

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Lyons Veterans by Age

count

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Lyons Veterans by Race

Lyons Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyons Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lyons Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lyons Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lyons 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

63.68%

Born in Lyons

73.71%

Native Born

26.29%

Foreign Born

15.49%

Non Citizen

10.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.71% of Lyons residents were born in the United States, with 63.68% having been born in Illinois. 15.49% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,221-170-1.81%
20289,391-170-1.78%
20279,561-170-1.75%
20269,731-170-1.72%
20259,901-170-1.69%
202410,071-170-1.66%
202310,241-170-1.63%
202210,411-170-1.61%
202110,581-194-1.8%
202010,7754113.97%
201910,364-86-0.82%
201810,450-110-1.04%
201710,560-95-0.89%
201610,655-76-0.71%
201510,731-56-0.52%
201410,787-18-0.17%
201310,805110.1%
201210,794250.23%
201110,769300.28%
201010,7394844.72%
200010,2554274.34%
19909,828-97-0.98%
19809,925-1,199-10.78%
197011,1241,18811.96%
19609,9363,81662.35%
19506,1201,16023.39%
19404,9601733.61%
19304,7872,22386.7%
19202,564
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Lyons Population by Year