Lyons, Illinois Population 2021

109,659
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Lyons is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Lyons has a 2020 population of 109,659. Lyons is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -1.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 111,828 in 2010. Lyons reached it's highest population of 113,446 in 2014.

The average household income in Lyons is $118,412 with a poverty rate of 9.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,040 per month, and the median house value is $279,100. The median age in Lyons is 38.9 years, 37.9 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Lyons Demographics

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

  • White: 82.21%
  • Black or African American: 6.53%
  • Other race: 6.33%
  • Asian: 2.60%
  • Two or more races: 2.21%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lyons, Illinois is 109,659 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 111,111.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 111,828.

Lyons, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92,00882.21%
Black or African American7,3136.53%
Some Other Race7,0796.33%
Asian2,9082.60%
Two or More Races2,4702.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native1400.13%
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Lyons Population by Race

Lyons Population Pyramid $2021

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Lyons Median Age

38.9


Total

37.9


Male

39.9


Female

Lyons Adults

There are 82,935 adults, (17,627 of whom are seniors) in Lyons.

Lyons Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyons Sex Ratio

Female

57,215

51.12%

Male

54,703

48.88%

Lyons Population by Age

Lyons Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lyons Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All72.2%27.8%
Male65.5%34.5%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Female47.5%52.5%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyons Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,7722.7772.2
Married21,2383.4785.1
Non Family11,6941.1359.8
Female4,6513.4547.5
Male2,1893.3865.5

3.39

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Lyons Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1345.52%
9th to 12th Grade4,4495.94%
High School Graduate18,54024.74%
Some College13,77218.38%
Associates Degree5,1016.81%
Bachelors Degree17,03022.72%
Graduate Degree11,91515.90%
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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
White52,45149,03924,411
Hispanic15,11610,7651,958
Black4,6584,035878
Other Race3,9662,758491
Asian2,0971,9311,382
2+ Races1,033909348
Native American1016418

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.90%.

Lyons Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,041$54,597$36,596
Less Than 9th Grade$25,510$28,633$19,955
High School Graduate$35,922$41,503$25,525
Some College$40,601$52,422$31,413
Bachelors Degree$64,976$85,082$52,748
Graduate Degree$90,808$123,229$63,142

$47,041

Average Earnings

$54,597

Average Male

$36,596

Average Female

Lyons Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyons Language by Age

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Lyons Language

67.48% of Lyons residents speak only English, while 32.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.81% of the population.

Lyons Language

Lyons Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White70,9884,6256.52%
Hispanic28,2523,96914.05%
Black6,9491,49721.54%
Other7,02593213.27%
Multiple2,4302199.01%
Asian2,8991946.69%

9.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.30%

Male Poverty Rate

11.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyons

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyons is Black, with 21.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyons is White, with 6.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.20%.

Lyons Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.46%
High School9.99%
Some College6.98%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%

Lyons Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.70%
Male Unemployed21.36%
Female Employed5.19%
Male Employed3.18%

Lyons Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyons Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,988$118,412
Families$96,013$140,028
Married Families$118,603$165,826
Non Families$41,042$62,230
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Income by Household Type

Lyons Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lyons Marital Status by Race

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Lyons Marital Status

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4,022

Number of Veterans

3,810

Male Veterans

212

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,725
First Gulf War508
Second Gulf War448
Korea389
World War II198

Lyons Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,407
65 to 741,231
35 to 54604
55 to 64542
18 to 34238

Lyons Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,6505.27%
Hispanic3792.09%
Black2674.82%
2+ Races433.60%
Other Race350.75%
Native American1817.82%
Asian90.41%

Lyons Veterans by Race

Lyons Veterans by Education

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5.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyons Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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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69.67%

Born in Lyons

82.11%

Native Born

17.89%

Foreign Born

8.21%

Non Citizen

9.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.11% of Lyons residents were born in the United States, with 69.67% having been born in Illinois. 8.21% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021109,659-484-0.44%
2020110,143-484-0.44%
2019110,627-484-0.44%
2018111,111-872-0.78%
2017111,983-751-0.67%
2016112,734-431-0.38%
2015113,165-281-0.25%
2014113,4461080.10%
2013113,3382990.26%
2012113,0393870.34%
2011112,6528240.74%
2010111,8280.00%

Lyons Population by Year