Lyon County, Nevada Population 2020

Lyon County, Nevada's estimated population is 59,594 with a growth rate of 3.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Nevada is the 3rd largest county in Nevada.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202059,5941,8933.28%
201957,7011,8933.39%
201855,8081,8933.51%
201753,9151,1892.26%
201652,7267401.42%
201551,9866471.26%
201451,3392450.48%
201351,0941250.25%
201250,969-411-0.80%
201151,380-663-1.27%
201052,04332,042160.20%
199020,0016,40747.13%
198013,5945,37365.36%
19708,2212,07833.83%
19606,1432,46466.97%
19503,679-397-9.74%
19404,0762666.98%
19303,810-268-6.57%
19204,07851014.29%
19103,5681,30057.32%
19002,26828114.14%
18901,987-422-17.52%
18802,40957231.14%
18701,8370.00%

Lyon County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,27185.17%
Some Other Race3,0995.83%
Two or More Races2,0153.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5562.93%
Asian5931.12%
Black or African American5371.01%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander840.16%

Lyon County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2020

Lyon County, Nevada Median Age

44.1


Total

43.7


Male

44.3


Female

Lyon County, Nevada Adults

There are 41,570 adults, (10,937 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Nevada.

Lyon County, Nevada Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

26,398

49.66%

Male

26,757

50.34%

Lyon County, Nevada Households and Families

Lyon County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lyon County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All70.8%29.2%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Male61.6%38.4%
Female52.9%47.1%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,5282.5870.8
Married10,3773.1876.8
Non Family7,0401.3168.3
Female1,9483.4352.9
Male1,1633.4261.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lyon County, Nevada Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4093.70%
9th to 12th Grade3,4989.17%
High School Graduate12,39532.51%
Some College11,50530.18%
Associates Degree3,99110.47%
Bachelors Degree3,7119.73%
Graduate Degree1,6184.24%

Lyon County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,49727,6394,729
Hispanic4,8923,190335
Other Race1,8981,341101
Native American1,04288362
Multiple Races89779797
Asian47740080
Black46436328
Islander6765

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 97.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 16.77%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,391$42,426$28,893
Less Than High School$29,841$35,025$17,569
High School Grad$32,076$38,587$24,635
Some College$37,762$44,835$30,650
Bachelors Degree$49,338$60,846$39,975
Graduate Degree$58,232$72,500$56,331

$36,391

Average Earnings

$42,426

Average Male

$28,893

Average Female

Lyon County, Nevada Language

Lyon County, Nevada Language by Age

Lyon County, Nevada Language

87.16% of Lyon County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 12.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.33% of the population.

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,0474,14610.35%
Hispanic8,7671,20413.73%
Native1,55665341.97%
Multiple1,99135717.93%
Other3,0802839.19%
Asian5936611.13%
Black478153.14%
Islander841011.90%

11.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.30%

Male Poverty Rate

13.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Nevada is Native, with 41.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Nevada is Black, with 3.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.79%
High School10.41%
Some College9.11%
Bachelors or Greater5.09%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.16%
Female Unemployed22.87%
Female Employed5.70%
Male Employed4.21%

Lyon County, Nevada Income

Lyon County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,493$67,315
Families$65,817$76,123
Married Families$72,495-
Non Families$35,632$46,525

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

Lyon County, Nevada 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 35-44.

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status by Race

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans

6,320

Number of Veterans

5,737

Male Veterans

583

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,092
First Gulf War907
Second Gulf War854
Korea500
World War II155
Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,177
55 to 641,381
75+1,309
35 to 541,160
18 to 34293
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,91016.37%
Hispanic2574.42%
Indian12411.37%
2 or More11110.62%
Black8217.19%
Other663.05%
Asian275.20%

$Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Education

7.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Employment Status

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Nevada 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

27.12%

Born in Nevada

93.17%

Native Born

6.83%

Foreign Born

3.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.17% of Lyon County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 27.12% having been born in Nevada. 3.91% 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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