Lyons, Kansas Population 2024

3,533

Lyons is a city located in Rice County Kansas. Lyons has a 2024 population of 3,533. It is also the county seat of Rice County.Lyons is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -1.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,598 in 2020.

The average household income in Lyons is $75,908 with a poverty rate of 9.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lyons is 37.7 years, 36.7 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Lyons Demographics

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

  • White: 79.67%
  • Other race: 11.26%
  • Two or more races: 5.67%
  • Black or African American: 2.06%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,366.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.81% (-65)
The current population of Lyons, Kansas is 3,533 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,598.

Lyons, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,86579.67%
Other race40511.26%
Two or more races2045.67%
Black or African American742.06%
Asian290.81%
Native American190.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lyons Population by Race

Lyons Population Pyramid 2024

Lyons Median Age

37.7

Total

36.7

Male

40.1

Female

Lyons Adults

There are 2,815 adults, (588 of whom are seniors) in Lyons.

Lyons Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyons Sex Ratio

Female1,76849.17%
Male1,82850.83%

Lyons Population by Age

Lyons Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5452.2667.132.9
Married8072.8972.927.1
Non Family5351.0964.735.3
Female1722.6741.958.1
Male313.551000
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2.85

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

67.1%

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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 70.18%.

Lyons Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,246

Average Earnings

$55,109

Average Male

$32,177

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

89.22% of Lyons residents speak only English, while 10.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.92% of the population.

Lyons Language

Lyons Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,5432228.73%
Hispanic6907110.29%
Multiple2042813.73%
Black741722.97%
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9.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.64%

Male Poverty Rate

9.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyons

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyons is Black, with 22.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyons is White, with 8.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.18%.

Lyons Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.27%
High School9.89%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%
Some College3.12%
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Lyons Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed47.83%
Female Employed5.42%
Male Employed2.41%
Female Unemployed
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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

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

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 20-34.

Lyons Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lyons Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

341

Number of Veterans

302

Male Veterans

39

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

4.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyons Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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

68.52%

Born in Lyons

94.05%

Native Born

5.95%

Foreign Born

2.61%

Non Citizen

3.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.05% of Lyons residents were born in the United States, with 68.52% having been born in Kansas. 2.61% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,423-22-0.64%
20283,445-22-0.63%
20273,467-22-0.63%
20263,489-22-0.63%
20253,511-22-0.62%
20243,533-22-0.62%
20233,555-22-0.62%
20223,577-22-0.61%
20213,59910.03%
20203,5981032.95%
20193,495160.46%
20183,479-44-1.25%
20173,523-96-2.65%
20163,619-61-1.66%
20153,680-20-0.54%
20143,700-8-0.22%
20133,708-10-0.27%
20123,718-34-0.91%
20113,75260.16%
20103,746140.38%
20003,732441.19%
19903,688-464-11.18%
19804,152-203-4.66%
19704,355-237-5.16%
19604,592471.03%
19504,545481.07%
19404,4971,55853.01%
19302,93942316.81%
19202,516
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Lyons Population by Year