Lyon County, Iowa Population 2022

Lyon County, Iowa's estimated population is 11,575 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Iowa is the 65th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 11,567 and has seen a growth of 0.07% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702210.00%
18801,9681,747790.50%
18908,6806,712341.06%
190013,1654,48551.67%
191014,6241,45911.08%
192015,4318075.52%
193015,293-138-0.89%
194015,374810.53%
195014,697-677-4.40%
196014,468-229-1.56%
197013,340-1,128-7.80%
198012,896-444-3.33%
199011,952-944-7.32%
201011,567-385-3.22%
201111,6921251.08%
201211,757650.56%
201311,695-62-0.53%
201411,70380.07%
201511,747440.38%
201611,780330.28%
201711,78550.04%
201811,815300.25%
201911,755-60-0.51%
202011,695-60-0.51%
202111,635-60-0.51%
202211,575-60-0.52%
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Lyon County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,34096.10%
Black or African American120.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.34%
Asian470.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.28%
Some Other Race1241.05%
Two or More Races2041.73%
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Lyon County, Iowa Population by Race

Lyon County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Lyon County, Iowa Median Age

37.8


Total

36.6


Male

39.1


Female

Lyon County, Iowa Adults

There are 8,470 adults, (2,154 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Iowa.

Lyon County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

5,800

49.15%

Male

6,000

50.85%

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
Married94.2%5.8%
All85.4%14.6%
Male83.3%16.7%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Female40.6%59.4%

85.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyon County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5932.5485.4
Married2,9543.0994.2
Male1442.5283.3
Female2662.9940.6
Non Family1,2291.1274.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Lyon County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3094.05%
9th to 12th Grade3053.99%
High School Graduate2,92738.34%
Some College1,47319.29%
Associates Degree1,15215.09%
Bachelors Degree1,11914.66%
Graduate Degree3504.58%
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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
Black11115
Asian22168
White7,3496,8071,447
Hispanic1661149
2+ Races7474
Native American2819
Islander2414
Other Race7641

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 45.45%.

Lyon County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,639$50,279$30,234
Less Than 9th Grade$27,375$34,659$20,806
High School Graduate$34,891$40,998$27,601
Some College$39,430$53,558$25,220
Bachelors Degree$56,658$83,929$51,534
Graduate Degree$61,641$61,250$62,031

$40,639

Average Earnings

$50,279

Average Male

$30,234

Average Female

Lyon County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyon County, Iowa Language by Age

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Lyon County, Iowa Language

97.04% of Lyon County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Lyon County, Iowa Language

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0644644.19%
Other41NaN%
Hispanic3296218.84%
Multiple2042713.24%

4.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.12%

Male Poverty Rate

5.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Iowa is White, with 4.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Iowa is Multiple, with 13.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.33%.

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.91%
High School3.94%
Some College3.79%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%

Lyon County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.32%
Male Unemployed18.84%
Female Employed1.83%
Female Unemployed15.87%

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$65,959$75,679
Families$78,007$85,900
Married Families$84,500-
Non Families$34,417$42,958
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Income by Household Type

Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.8%

Male Marriage Rate

67.3%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Lyon County, Iowa Marital Status

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627

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War56
First Gulf War70
Vietnam255
Korea115
World War II24

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3430
35 to 5463
55 to 6493
65 to 74237
75+204

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6217.57%
Other Race67.23%
Hispanic84.37%

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

2.1%

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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54.28%

Born in Lyon County, Iowa

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.01% of Lyon County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 54.28% having been born in Iowa. 1.48% 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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