Lyon County, Iowa Population 2021

Lyon County, Iowa's estimated population is 11,635 with a growth rate of -0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Iowa is the 65th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 11,567 and has seen a growth of 0.59% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,635-60-0.51%
202011,695-60-0.51%
201911,755-60-0.51%
201811,815300.25%
201711,78550.04%
201611,780330.28%
201511,747440.38%
201411,70380.07%
201311,695-62-0.53%
201211,757650.56%
201111,6921251.08%
201011,567-385-3.22%
199011,952-944-7.32%
198012,896-444-3.33%
197013,340-1,128-7.80%
196014,468-229-1.56%
195014,697-677-4.40%
194015,374810.53%
193015,293-138-0.89%
192015,4318075.52%
191014,6241,45911.08%
190013,1654,48551.67%
18908,6806,712341.06%
18801,9681,747790.50%
18702210.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.51% (-60)
County Website
State
Founded
January 15, 1851
County Seat
2010 Population
11,567
Growth Since 2010
0.59% (68)
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Lyon County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,38396.66%
Two or More Races1321.12%
Some Other Race1201.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.29%
Asian300.25%
Black or African American100.08%
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Lyon County, Iowa Population by Race

Lyon County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Lyon County, Iowa Median Age

38


Total

36.6


Male

39.6


Female

Lyon County, Iowa Adults

There are 8,446 adults, (2,103 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Iowa.

Lyon County, Iowa Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

5,764

48.95%

Male

6,012

51.05%

Lyon County, Iowa Population by Age

Lyon County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lyon County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female34%66%
Non Family76.3%23.7%
Male84.9%15.1%
All85.4%14.6%
Married93.3%6.7%

85.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyon County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5482.5585.4
Married2,9263.1293.3
Non Family1,1951.1176.3
Female2412.8334
Male1862.5484.9

3.02

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Lyon County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3604.72%
9th to 12th Grade3574.68%
High School Graduate2,82737.09%
Some College1,41718.59%
Associates Degree1,08314.21%
Bachelors Degree1,16315.26%
Graduate Degree4145.43%
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Lyon County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lyon County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,3496,7211,558
Hispanic1578613
Other Race7837
Native American4427
2+ Races3131
Islander2412
Asian24233
Black1063

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 30.00%.

Lyon County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,590$48,497$27,646
Less Than 9th Grade$26,944$39,310$17,000
High School Graduate$32,046$40,863$22,207
Some College$37,967$51,125$26,645
Bachelors Degree$52,214$70,729$43,487
Graduate Degree$62,984$63,438$62,500

$38,590

Average Earnings

$48,497

Average Male

$27,646

Average Female

Lyon County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyon County, Iowa Language by Age

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Lyon County, Iowa Language

96.78% of Lyon County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Lyon County, Iowa Language

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0804253.84%
Hispanic3079330.29%
Other1154740.87%
Multiple1322115.91%
Native671928.36%

4.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.88%

Male Poverty Rate

5.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Iowa is Other, with 40.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Iowa is White, with 3.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.56%.

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.26%
High School4.44%
Some College3.95%
Bachelors or Greater1.28%

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.51%
Male Unemployed11.86%
Female Employed2.05%
Male Employed1.77%

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyon County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,982$75,849
Families$75,226$86,598
Married Families$80,742-
Non Families$31,439$41,363
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Income by Household Type

Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.9%

Male Marriage Rate

68.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Lyon County, Iowa Marriage

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

Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status

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638

Number of Veterans

619

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam221
Korea109
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War70
World War II23

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+231
65 to 74196
55 to 6492
35 to 5487
18 to 3432

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6317.68%
Hispanic84.73%
Other Race56.10%
Native American24.00%

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.3%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Lyon County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Lyon County, Iowa 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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55.60%

Born in Lyon County, Iowa

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Lyon County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 55.60% having been born in Iowa. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lyon County, Iowa Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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