Lyon County, Kentucky Population 2020

Lyon County, Kentucky's estimated population is 7,801 with a growth rate of -1.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Kentucky is the 110th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20207,801-104-1.32%
20197,905-104-1.30%
20188,009-104-1.28%
20178,113290.36%
20168,084-227-2.73%
20158,311-102-1.21%
20148,413-42-0.50%
20138,45560.07%
20128,449130.15%
20118,4361051.26%
20108,3311,70725.77%
19906,6241342.06%
19806,49092816.68%
19705,562-362-6.11%
19605,924-929-13.56%
19506,853-2,214-24.42%
19409,0675376.30%
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%
18605,3070.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.32%
County Website
Founded
1854
County Seat
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Lyon County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,63593.27%
Black or African American3694.51%
Two or More Races1211.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.35%
Some Other Race190.23%
Asian90.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.05%
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Lyon County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Lyon County, Kentucky Median Age

48.9


Total

45.4


Male

53


Female

Lyon County, Kentucky Adults

There are 6,982 adults, (2,023 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Kentucky.

Lyon County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

3,690

45.08%

Male

4,496

54.92%

Lyon County, Kentucky Households and Families

Lyon County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lyon County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All81.3%18.7%
Female79.8%20.2%
Non Family70.5%29.5%
Male56.3%43.8%

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2582.1281.3
Married1,6572.7291.5
Non Family1,2971.1870.5
Female2082.9179.8
Male962.8556.3

2.72

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lyon County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1943.05%
9th to 12th Grade5769.04%
High School Graduate2,62541.20%
Some College1,39221.85%
Associates Degree5708.95%
Bachelors Degree5378.43%
Graduate Degree4777.49%
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Lyon County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9005,227994
Black280238
Hispanic125859
Multiple Races48315
Native American2219
Other Race1919
Asian886
Islander44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,185$28,384$27,994
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$21,384$21,500$21,319
Some College$23,125$23,365$22,482
Bachelors Degree$51,806$54,491$38,426
Graduate Degree$51,074$$50,977

$28,185

Average Earnings

$28,384

Average Male

$27,994

Average Female

Lyon County, Kentucky Language

Lyon County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Lyon County, Kentucky Language

96.20% of Lyon County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty

Lyon County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,41987813.68%
Hispanic19311056.99%
Multiple864552.33%
Black1301310.00%
Native291034.48%
Islander44100.00%

15.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.02%

Male Poverty Rate

17.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Kentucky is Black, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.82%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.49%
High School13.60%
Some College12.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.50%
Male Employed12.06%
Female Employed11.50%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lyon County, Kentucky Income

Lyon County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,097$64,990
Families$61,946$81,448
Married Families$63,098-
Non Families$30,503$39,888
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Lyon County, Kentucky Marital Status

Lyon County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans

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896

Number of Veterans

881

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam330
First Gulf War153
Second Gulf War57
Korea50
World War II25
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74254
75+246
35 to 54213
55 to 64145
18 to 3438
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Name Veterans % of Total
White87713.42%
2 or More1523.81%
Black41.24%

Lyon County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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1.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Kentucky Employment Status

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41.3%

Labor Force Participation

40.2%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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62.66%

Born in Kentucky

97.32%

Native Born

2.68%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.32% of Lyon County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 62.66% having been born in Kentucky. 2.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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