Lyons, New York Population 2024

3,798

Lyons is a city located in Ontario County, Seneca County, and Wayne County New York. Lyons has a 2024 population of 3,798. Lyons is currently growing at a rate of 2.76% annually and its population has increased by 14.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,313 in 2020.

The average household income in Lyons is $66,617 with a poverty rate of 25.01%. The median age in Lyons is 42.9 years: 42.5 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Lyons Demographics

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

  • White: 76.46%
  • Two or more races: 10.1%
  • Black or African American: 9.46%
  • Other race: 2.87%
  • Native American: 1.11%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
823.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.64% (485)
The current population of Lyons, New York is 3,798 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,313.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,74876.46%
Two or more races36310.1%
Black or African American3409.46%
Other race1032.87%
Native American401.11%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lyons Population by Race

Lyons Population Pyramid 2024

Lyons Median Age

42.9

Total

42.5

Male

44.2

Female

Lyons Adults

There are 2,884 adults, (713 of whom are seniors) in Lyons.

Lyons Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyons Sex Ratio

Female1,90152.89%
Male1,69347.11%

Lyons Population by Age

Lyons Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4732.468.431.6
Married6043937
Non Family5651.360.939.1
Female2323.5616.883.2
Male722.3286.113.9

2.9

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lyons Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2007.54%
Associates Degree36413.73%
Bachelors Degree2539.54%
Graduate Degree1043.92%
High School Graduate95936.16%
Less Than 9th Grade1274.79%
Some College64524.32%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0481,937291
Black34016831
Hispanic19016135
2+ Races1461413
Other Race573824
Native American2000

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 42.11%.

Lyons Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$55,970$0$56,250
Graduate Degree$51,667$0$0
High School Graduate$39,750$40,737$32,679
Less Than 9th Grade$33,269$0$0
Overall$39,393$41,950$33,281
Some College$35,547$49,464$27,212

$39,393

Average Earnings

$41,950

Average Male

$33,281

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

96.7% of Lyons residents speak only English, while 3.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.81% of the population.

Lyons Language

Lyons Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,67058021.72%
Multiple36317147.11%
Black3409628.24%
Hispanic3984210.55%
Native4040100%
Other1031211.65%

25.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.97%

Male Poverty Rate

27.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyons

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyons is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyons is Hispanic, with 10.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.31%.

Lyons Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.32%
High School20.23%
Some College15.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%

Lyons Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed72.41%
Male Unemployed18.31%
Female Employed7.52%
Male Employed2.48%

Lyons Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyons Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$73,974$72,653
Households$61,576$66,617
Married Families$86,196$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,648$44,955

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lyons Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lyons Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lyons Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

198

Number of Veterans

177

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam108
First Gulf War37
Korea15
Second Gulf War14
World War II0

Lyons Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7491
75+53
35 to 5437
55 to 6417
18 to 340

Lyons Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1396.47%
Black319.12%
Other Race2827.18%
Hispanic288.12%

Lyons Veterans by Race

Lyons Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyons Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

15.3%

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

85.06%

Born in Lyons

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Lyons residents were born in the United States, with 85.06% having been born in New York. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lyons Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,7981022.76%
20233,6961022.84%
20223,5941022.92%
20213,4921795.4%
20203,313-277-7.72%
20193,5901765.16%
20183,414471.4%
20173,367-15-0.44%
20163,38200%
20003,695-585-13.67%
19904,2801202.88%
19804,160-336-7.47%
19704,496-177-3.79%
19604,67345610.81%
19504,2173549.16%
19403,863-93-2.35%
19303,956-297-6.98%
19204,253-207-4.64%
19104,4601603.72%
19004,300-175-3.91%
18904,47565517.15%
18803,82047014.03%
18703,350-448-11.8%

Lyons Population by Year