Lyon County, Kansas Population 2020

Lyon County, Kansas's estimated population is 33,530 with a growth rate of 0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Kansas is the 16th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202033,530620.19%
201933,468620.19%
201833,406620.19%
201733,344-81-0.24%
201633,4252600.78%
201533,165110.03%
201433,154-335-1.00%
201333,489-68-0.20%
201233,557-93-0.28%
201133,65010.00%
201033,649-1,083-3.12%
199034,732-376-1.07%
198035,1083,0379.47%
197032,0715,14319.10%
196026,9283521.32%
195026,5761520.58%
194026,424-2,816-9.63%
193029,2403,08611.80%
192026,1541,2274.92%
191024,927-147-0.59%
190025,0741,8788.10%
189023,1965,87033.88%
188017,3269,312116.20%
18708,0140.00%

Lyon County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,80689.51%
Two or More Races1,3864.16%
Black or African American7682.31%
Asian7122.14%
Some Other Race4181.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native2090.63%

Lyon County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Lyon County, Kansas Median Age

33.4


Total

32.7


Male

34


Female

Lyon County, Kansas Adults

There are 25,878 adults, (4,821 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Kansas.

Lyon County, Kansas Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

17,039

51.17%

Male

16,260

48.83%

Lyon County, Kansas Households and Families

Lyon County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lyon County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All58.9%41.1%
Female43.4%56.6%
Male40.9%59.1%
Non Family37.2%62.8%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5842.3558.9
Married6,1962.9383.2
Non Family5,6241.3237.2
Female1,1903.5143.4
Male5743.7640.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lyon County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2886.45%
9th to 12th Grade1,0385.20%
High School Graduate6,16330.86%
Some College4,65823.33%
Associates Degree1,3626.82%
Bachelors Degree3,43317.19%
Graduate Degree2,02710.15%

Lyon County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,39414,6944,820
Hispanic3,3701,960290
Multiple Races52343086
Black39835770
Asian358252185
Other Race2661845
Native American824615

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,015$37,311$29,735
Less Than High School$28,805$30,074$28,022
High School Grad$30,228$32,479$25,137
Some College$32,404$38,347$27,040
Bachelors Degree$39,624$44,250$36,206
Graduate Degree$52,424$60,426$46,858

$33,015

Average Earnings

$37,311

Average Male

$29,735

Average Female

Lyon County, Kansas Language

Lyon County, Kansas Language by Age

Lyon County, Kansas Language

82.30% of Lyon County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 17.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.16% of the population.

Lyon County, Kansas Poverty

Lyon County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,3463,51715.74%
Hispanic6,8721,13316.49%
Multiple1,29833125.50%
Asian67926839.47%
Black70219127.21%
Other4187517.94%
Native2095526.32%

17.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.93%

Male Poverty Rate

18.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kansas is Asian, with 39.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kansas is White, with 15.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.23%
High School10.99%
Some College6.86%
Bachelors or Greater6.10%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.86%
Male Unemployed55.90%
Female Employed15.26%
Male Employed10.49%

Lyon County, Kansas Income

Lyon County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,191$63,361
Families$61,097$78,230
Married Families$70,861-
Non Families$27,179$39,656

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Lyon County, Kansas 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 45-54.

Lyon County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Lyon County, Kansas Veterans

1,835

Number of Veterans

1,685

Male Veterans

150

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam761
Second Gulf War325
First Gulf War236
Korea155
World War II73
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74605
75+459
35 to 54313
18 to 34244
55 to 64214
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7647.58%
Hispanic711.58%
Black426.23%
2 or More252.98%
Other20.63%
Indian21.54%

$Lyon County, Kansas Veterans by Education

7.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Kansas Employment Status

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Kansas Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.64%

Born in Kansas

90.06%

Native Born

9.94%

Foreign Born

6.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.06% of Lyon County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 66.64% having been born in Kansas. 6.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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