Lyon County, Kentucky Population 2024

9,275

Lyon County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 9,275 with a growth rate of 0.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Kentucky is the 100th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 8,329 and has seen a growth of 11.36% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,715880.91%
20289,627880.92%
20279,539880.93%
20269,451880.94%
20259,363880.95%
20249,275880.96%
20239,187880.97%
20229,0996647.87%
20218,435-244-2.81%
20208,6794235.12%
20198,256580.71%
20188,198-95-1.15%
20178,293450.55%
20168,248-230-2.71%
20158,478650.77%
20148,413-41-0.48%
20138,45480.09%
20128,446110.13%
20118,4351061.27%
20108,32900%
19906,6241342.06%
19806,49092816.68%
19705,562-362-6.11%
19605,924-929-13.56%
19506,853-2,214-24.42%
19409,0675376.3%
19308,530-265-3.01%
19208,795-628-6.66%
19109,4231041.12%
19009,3191,69122.17%
18907,62886012.71%
18806,7685358.58%
18706,23392617.45%
18605,307-4,408-45.37%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.96% (88)
County Website
Lyon County
County Seat
2020 Population
8,679
Area
214 mi²
Density
43 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
6.87% (596)
Founded
1854

Lyon County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,85690.08%
Black or African American5636.46%
Two or more races1561.79%
Asian620.71%
Native American460.53%
Other race290.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.1%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lyon County, Kentucky Population by Race

Lyon County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Lyon County, Kentucky Median Age

47.9

Total

44.3

Male

54.1

Female

Lyon County, Kentucky Adults

There are 7,527 adults, (2,187 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Kentucky.

Lyon County, Kentucky Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female3,79743.54%
Male4,92456.46%

Lyon County, Kentucky Population by Age

Lyon County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2292.2581.918.1
Married1,6712.8590.59.5
Non Family1,2931.2380.419.6
Female1613.2338.561.5
Male1043.8430.869.2

2.9

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lyon County, Kentucky Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1972.86%
9th to 12th Grade4566.62%
High School Graduate3,20946.61%
Some College1,29218.77%
Associates Degree73110.62%
Bachelors Degree5047.32%
Graduate Degree4967.2%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Lyon County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,1245,600942
Black46835919
2+ Races12210215
Hispanic646415
Asian48489
Native American46460
Other Race22220
Islander990

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 23.44%.

Lyon County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,056$52,885$33,420
Less Than 9th Grade$32,644$0$0
High School Graduate$39,002$41,271$23,525
Some College$54,838$87,000$32,986
Bachelors Degree$49,904$55,357$46,979
Graduate Degree$63,958$68,947$58,828

$44,056

Average Earnings

$52,885

Average Male

$33,420

Average Female

Lyon County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyon County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lyon County, Kentucky Language

98.04% of Lyon County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Lyon County, Kentucky Language

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,6616009.01%
Hispanic1838848.09%
Multiple1141916.67%
Islander99100%
Black19084.21%

9.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.4%

Male Poverty Rate

12.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky is Black, with 4.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.72%.

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.16%
Some College8.28%
High School7.69%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed8.16%
Female Employed7.1%
Male Employed6.38%
Male Unemployed4.41%

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyon County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$64,081$78,816
Families$80,052$92,940
Married Families$84,149$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,839$56,894

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lyon County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lyon County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lyon County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

848

Number of Veterans

793

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam287
Second Gulf War171
First Gulf War164
Korea28
World War II7

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+234
55 to 64229
35 to 54198
65 to 74155
18 to 3432

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White78511.62%
Native American4189.13%
2+ Races2218.03%

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.3%

Labor Force Participation

40.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lyon County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lyon County, Kentucky 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

62.84%

Born in Lyon County, Kentucky

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

1.62%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.81% of Lyon County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 62.84% having been born in Kentucky. 1.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lyon County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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