Lyons, Kansas Population 2021

3,532
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Lyons is a city located in Rice County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Rice County. With a 2020 population of 3,532, it is the 78th largest city in Kansas and the 5754th largest city in the United States . Lyons is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually but its population has decreased by -5.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,739 in 2010. Lyons reached it's highest population of 4,592 in 1960. Spanning over 3 miles, Lyons has a population density of 1,366 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lyons is $70,598 with a poverty rate of 11.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $588 per month, and the median house value is $71,800. The median age in Lyons is 40.2 years, 35.5 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Lyons Demographics

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

  • White: 91.53%
  • Two or more races: 3.79%
  • Other race: 2.27%
  • Black or African American: 1.91%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lyons, Kansas is 3,532 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,490.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,739.

Lyons, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,26291.53%
Two or More Races1353.79%
Some Other Race812.27%
Black or African American681.91%
Asian180.51%
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Lyons Population by Race

Lyons Population Pyramid $2021

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Lyons Median Age

40.2


Total

35.5


Male

41.7


Female

Lyons Adults

There are 2,739 adults, (771 of whom are seniors) in Lyons.

Lyons Age Dependency

81.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyons Sex Ratio

Female

1,828

51.29%

Male

1,736

48.71%

Lyons Population by Age

Lyons Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lyons Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85.2%14.8%
All73.2%26.8%
Female70%30%
Non Family49.7%50.3%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyons Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4902.373.2
Married8422.9485.2
Non Family4931.1149.7
Female902.6170
Male652.68100

2.85

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Lyons Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1074.26%
9th to 12th Grade1365.42%
High School Graduate80331.99%
Some College79331.59%
Associates Degree28111.20%
Bachelors Degree31212.43%
Graduate Degree783.11%
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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
White2,0531,934365
Hispanic34223013
2+ Races5947
Black444412
Other Race4242
Asian1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 27.27%.

Lyons Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,573$50,036$32,522
Less Than 9th Grade$34,911$$31,442
High School Graduate$30,769$51,078$16,875
Some College$41,932$51,094$33,494
Bachelors Degree$38,611$37,833$38,854
Graduate Degree$46,364$$

$38,573

Average Earnings

$50,036

Average Male

$32,522

Average Female

Lyons Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyons Language by Age

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Lyons Language

87.02% of Lyons residents speak only English, while 12.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.60% of the population.

Lyons Language

Lyons Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,72732411.88%
Hispanic6027612.62%
Multiple1261411.11%
Black591423.73%

11.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.14%

Male Poverty Rate

10.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyons

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyons is Black, with 23.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyons is Multiple, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.91%.

Lyons Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.39%
High School10.82%
Some College0.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Lyons Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed10.28%
Male Employed2.54%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lyons Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyons Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,342$70,598
Families$61,211$84,682
Married Families$62,813-
Non Families$29,728$38,305
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Income by Household Type

Lyons Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

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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227

Number of Veterans

187

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam75
Second Gulf War65
First Gulf War31
Korea3
World War II

Lyons Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5462
65 to 7457
55 to 6455
75+37
18 to 3416

Lyons Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2248.84%
Hispanic82.02%
2+ Races34.35%

Lyons Veterans by Race

Lyons Veterans by Education

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5.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyons Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

1.5%

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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68.32%

Born in Lyons

93.35%

Native Born

6.65%

Foreign Born

5.61%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.35% of Lyons residents were born in the United States, with 68.32% having been born in Kansas. 5.61% 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
20213,532140.40%
20203,518140.40%
20193,504140.40%
20183,490-34-0.96%
20173,524-99-2.73%
20163,623-56-1.52%
20153,679-21-0.57%
20143,700-10-0.27%
20133,710-9-0.24%
20123,719-33-0.88%
20113,75270.19%
20103,745130.03%
20003,732440.12%
19903,688-464-1.18%
19804,152-203-0.48%
19704,355-237-0.53%
19604,592470.10%
19504,545480.11%
19404,4971,5584.35%
19302,9394231.57%
19202,5160.00%

Lyons Population by Year