Lyon County, Nevada Population 2024

62,901

Lyon County, Nevada's estimated 2024 population is 62,901 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Nevada is the 3rd largest county in Nevada. The 2010 population was 52,049 and has seen a growth of 20.85% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202966,1916581%
202865,5336581.01%
202764,8756581.02%
202664,2176581.04%
202563,5596581.05%
202462,9016581.06%
202362,2436581.07%
202261,5856581.08%
202160,9271,4612.46%
202059,4661,9673.42%
201957,4991,6993.04%
201855,8001,8553.44%
201753,9451,1752.23%
201652,7707711.48%
201551,9996401.25%
201451,3592450.48%
201351,1141330.26%
201250,981-412-0.8%
201151,393-656-1.26%
201052,049
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%
18701,837-64,354-97.22%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.06% (658)
County Website
Lyon County
State
Nevada
County Seat
2010 Population
52,049
Area
2001 mi²
Density
31 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
20.85% (10,852)
Founded
1861

Lyon County, Nevada Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White46,70378.58%
Two or more races5,9019.93%
Other race3,8886.54%
Native American1,4722.48%
Asian8601.45%
Black or African American5630.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander480.08%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lyon County, Nevada Population by Race

Lyon County, Nevada Population Pyramid 2024

Lyon County, Nevada Median Age

43.2

Total

42.7

Male

44.1

Female

Lyon County, Nevada Adults

There are 46,988 adults, (12,604 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Nevada.

Lyon County, Nevada Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female28,63348.18%
Male30,80251.82%

Lyon County, Nevada Population by Age

Lyon County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All23,2902.5476.423.6
Married11,7303.1583.416.6
Non Family7,7871.2571.128.9
Female2,2693.3863.936.1
Male1,5043.2467.932.1
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3.06

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lyon County, Nevada Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Lyon County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.36%.

Lyon County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,291

Average Earnings

$54,672

Average Male

$36,090

Average Female

Lyon County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyon County, Nevada Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lyon County, Nevada Language

86.39% of Lyon County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 13.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.22% of the population.

Lyon County, Nevada Language

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White42,6004,2389.95%
Hispanic11,1219788.79%
Multiple5,82064211.03%
Other3,8753599.26%
Native1,47234523.44%
Black5245911.26%
Asian851455.29%
Islander4812.08%
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10.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.15%

Male Poverty Rate

11.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Nevada is Native, with 23.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Nevada is Islander, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.2%.

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.17%
High School11.61%
Some College6.88%
Bachelors or Greater6.19%
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Lyon County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.6%
Female Unemployed17.77%
Female Employed4.25%
Male Employed2.53%
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Lyon County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyon County, Nevada Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,023

Number of Veterans

5,519

Male Veterans

504

Female Veterans

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Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by War

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Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Age

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Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lyon County, Nevada Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lyon County, Nevada 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

33.33%

Born in Lyon County, Nevada

93.01%

Native Born

6.99%

Foreign Born

4.02%

Non Citizen

2.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.01% of Lyon County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 33.33% having been born in Nevada. 4.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lyon County, Nevada Place of Birth

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