Lyon County, Minnesota Population 2021

Lyon County, Minnesota's estimated population is 25,256 with a growth rate of -0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Minnesota is the 41st largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 25,849 and has seen a growth of -2.29% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202125,256-109-0.43%
202025,365-109-0.43%
201925,474-109-0.43%
201825,583-346-1.33%
201725,929-42-0.16%
201625,9711450.56%
201525,826480.19%
201425,778560.22%
201325,722890.35%
201225,633-195-0.75%
201125,828-21-0.08%
201025,8491,0604.28%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.43%
County Website
Founded
March 6, 1868
County Seat
2010 Population
25,849
Growth Since 2010
-2.29%
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Lyon County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,20186.19%
Asian1,1174.34%
Some Other Race9963.87%
Black or African American8913.46%
Two or More Races4581.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native930.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%
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Lyon County, Minnesota Population by Race

Lyon County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Lyon County, Minnesota Median Age

35.8


Total

35


Male

36.9


Female

Lyon County, Minnesota Adults

There are 19,202 adults, (3,986 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Minnesota.

Lyon County, Minnesota Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

12,928

50.19%

Male

12,830

49.81%

Lyon County, Minnesota Population by Age

Lyon County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lyon County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All68.4%31.6%
Male55.8%44.3%
Non Family48.4%51.6%
Female43%57%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyon County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,0182.4468.4
Married5,2183.0187.2
Non Family3,4371.2248.4
Female9633.2243
Male4003.6255.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Lyon County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5683.46%
9th to 12th Grade7474.55%
High School Graduate5,20531.68%
Some College3,52721.47%
Associates Degree2,09012.72%
Bachelors Degree3,08518.78%
Graduate Degree1,2067.34%
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Lyon County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lyon County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,72514,0364,092
Hispanic77551448
Other Race4632885
Asian44323358
Black38224262
2+ Races676331
Native American5948
Islander22

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 2+ races people with a rate of 46.27%.

Lyon County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,750$43,630$32,136
Less Than 9th Grade$22,064$36,550$17,417
High School Graduate$32,370$37,577$26,547
Some College$37,950$44,328$31,383
Bachelors Degree$45,092$51,701$42,125
Graduate Degree$52,625$81,375$47,337

$38,750

Average Earnings

$43,630

Average Male

$32,136

Average Female

Lyon County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyon County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Lyon County, Minnesota Language

88.61% of Lyon County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 11.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.91% of the population.

Lyon County, Minnesota Language

Lyon County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,6091,9969.69%
Hispanic1,7091,03460.50%
Other99371471.90%
Black82522327.03%
Asian1,05417216.32%
Multiple4229622.75%
Native752432.00%
Islander2150.00%

14.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.10%

Male Poverty Rate

16.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Minnesota is Other, with 71.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Minnesota is White, with 9.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.90%.

Lyon County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.77%
High School11.72%
Some College8.78%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%

Lyon County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.05%
Male Unemployed14.46%
Female Employed10.95%
Male Employed7.35%

Lyon County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyon County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,730$75,049
Families$74,801$90,125
Married Families$87,321$102,829
Non Families$31,058$41,823
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Income by Household Type

Lyon County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Lyon County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Lyon County, Minnesota Marital Status

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1,306

Number of Veterans

1,234

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam571
Second Gulf War203
First Gulf War156
Korea120
World War II34

Lyon County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74425
75+349
35 to 54216
55 to 64173
18 to 34143

Lyon County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2827.47%
Hispanic111.11%
Other Race112.04%
Asian111.62%
Black20.38%

Lyon County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Lyon County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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6.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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69.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Lyon County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Lyon County, Minnesota Employment by Education

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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70.48%

Born in Lyon County, Minnesota

91.96%

Native Born

8.04%

Foreign Born

5.31%

Non Citizen

2.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.96% of Lyon County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 70.48% having been born in Minnesota. 5.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lyon County, Minnesota Place of Birth

  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

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