Lyon County, Minnesota Population 2020

Lyon County, Minnesota's estimated population is 24,981 with a growth rate of -1.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Minnesota is the 41st largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202024,981-324-1.28%
201925,305-324-1.26%
201825,629-324-1.25%
201725,953-47-0.18%
201626,0001630.63%
201525,837610.24%
201425,776560.22%
201325,720900.35%
201225,630-195-0.76%
201125,825-23-0.09%
201025,8481,0594.27%
199024,789-418-1.66%
198025,2079343.85%
197024,2731,6187.14%
196022,6554021.81%
195022,2536843.17%
194021,5692,24311.61%
193019,3264892.60%
192018,8373,11519.81%
191015,7221,1317.75%
190014,5915,09053.57%
18909,5013,24451.85%
18806,2570.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.28%
County Website
Founded
March 6, 1868[1]
County Seat

Lyon County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,47086.96%
Asian1,0714.14%
Black or African American8993.48%
Some Other Race8343.23%
Two or More Races4631.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native990.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%

Lyon County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Lyon County, Minnesota Median Age

35.5


Total

35


Male

36


Female

Lyon County, Minnesota Adults

There are 19,331 adults, (3,867 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Minnesota.

Lyon County, Minnesota Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

13,051

50.51%

Male

12,788

49.49%

Lyon County, Minnesota Households and Families

Lyon County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lyon County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All68.2%31.8%
Male62.1%37.9%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female38.1%61.9%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,0502.4468.2
Married5,1283.0588.7
Non Family3,5511.2347.2
Female9443.138.1
Male4273.7862.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lyon County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5563.36%
9th to 12th Grade7604.59%
High School Graduate5,48133.13%
Some College3,53621.38%
Associates Degree2,00412.11%
Bachelors Degree3,10318.76%
Graduate Degree1,1026.66%

Lyon County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,82014,0703,973
Hispanic76255389
Asian45227654
Black39923559
Other Race39129034
Multiple Races797548
Native American715810
Islander33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 60.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,729$41,771$30,255
Less Than High School$20,689$22,321$18,929
High School Grad$31,561$37,963$25,537
Some College$36,192$41,875$30,267
Bachelors Degree$42,831$52,530$39,844
Graduate Degree$54,000$73,750$48,631

$36,729

Average Earnings

$41,771

Average Male

$30,255

Average Female

Lyon County, Minnesota Language

Lyon County, Minnesota Language by Age

Lyon County, Minnesota Language

89.51% of Lyon County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 10.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.24% of the population.

Lyon County, Minnesota Poverty

Lyon County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,7612,0599.92%
Hispanic1,63288454.17%
Other79656771.23%
Black84822626.65%
Asian1,03113112.71%
Multiple4389421.46%
Native812024.69%
Islander3266.67%

13.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.22%

Male Poverty Rate

15.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Minnesota is Other, with 71.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Minnesota is White, with 9.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.10%
High School12.48%
Some College8.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed10.03%
Male Employed7.37%
Male Unemployed4.03%

Lyon County, Minnesota Income

Lyon County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,525$75,523
Families$73,401$92,950
Married Families$85,752-
Non Families$29,945$40,630

Lyon County, Minnesota Marital Status

Lyon County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Lyon County, Minnesota 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, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Lyon County, Minnesota Veterans

1,322

Number of Veterans

1,257

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam556
Second Gulf War212
First Gulf War175
Korea155
World War II35
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74429
75+304
35 to 54241
55 to 64198
18 to 34150
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2837.40%
Asian284.22%
Hispanic80.82%
Other81.68%
2 or More20.98%
Black10.18%

$Lyon County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

5.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Minnesota Employment Status

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Minnesota 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

71.72%

Born in Minnesota

92.77%

Native Born

7.23%

Foreign Born

4.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.77% of Lyon County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 71.72% having been born in Minnesota. 4.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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