Lyon County, Kansas Population 2024

31,720

Lyon County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 31,720 with a growth rate of -0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Kansas is the 18th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 33,647 and has seen a growth of -5.73% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202931,275-89-0.28%
202831,364-89-0.28%
202731,453-89-0.28%
202631,542-89-0.28%
202531,631-89-0.28%
202431,720-89-0.28%
202331,809-89-0.28%
202231,898-89-0.28%
202131,987-120-0.37%
202032,107-1,117-3.36%
201933,224-78-0.23%
201833,302560.17%
201733,246-121-0.36%
201633,3672250.68%
201533,142-6-0.02%
201433,148-330-0.99%
201333,478-66-0.2%
201233,544-107-0.32%
201133,65140.01%
201033,647
199034,732-376-1.07%
198035,1083,0379.47%
197032,0715,14319.1%
196026,9283521.32%
195026,5761520.58%
194026,424-2,816-9.63%
193029,2403,08611.8%
192026,1541,2274.92%
191024,927-147-0.59%
190025,0741,8788.1%
189023,1965,87033.88%
188017,3269,312116.2%
18708,014-23,261-74.38%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.28% (-89)
County Website
Lyon County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
33,647
Area
847 mi²
Density
37 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.73% (-1,927)
Founded
February 5, 1862

Lyon County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25,67879.79%
Two or more races4,23713.17%
Other race9112.83%
Asian6101.9%
Black or African American5771.79%
Native American1690.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lyon County, Kansas Population by Race

Lyon County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Lyon County, Kansas Median Age

32.9

Total

32.8

Male

32.9

Female

Lyon County, Kansas Adults

There are 25,069 adults, (4,890 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Kansas.

Lyon County, Kansas Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female16,48351.22%
Male15,69948.78%

Lyon County, Kansas Population by Age

Lyon County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,2232.3558.141.9
Married5,9003.0186.513.5
Non Family5,6371.3632.967.1
Female1,0373.3445.154.9
Male6493.2340.159.9
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3

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lyon County, Kansas 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

Lyon County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lyon County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.4%.

Lyon County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,321

Average Earnings

$46,078

Average Male

$32,301

Average Female

Lyon County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyon County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lyon County, Kansas Language

84.16% of Lyon County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 15.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.27% of the population.

Lyon County, Kansas Language

Lyon County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,6103,39015.69%
Hispanic7,11790312.69%
Multiple4,13763415.33%
Black53027451.7%
Asian56119634.94%
Other911727.9%
Native1694727.81%
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16.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.84%

Male Poverty Rate

17.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kansas is Black, with 51.7% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kansas is Other, with 7.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.56%.

Lyon County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.39%
High School10.41%
Some College7.38%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%
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Lyon County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed83.24%
Male Unemployed35.98%
Female Employed15.19%
Male Employed10.48%
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Lyon County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyon County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lyon County, Kansas 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.

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,643

Number of Veterans

1,520

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

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Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lyon County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lyon County, Kansas 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

66.22%

Born in Lyon County, Kansas

89.61%

Native Born

10.39%

Foreign Born

7.1%

Non Citizen

3.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.61% of Lyon County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 66.22% having been born in Kansas. 7.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lyon County, Kansas Place of Birth

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