Lyon County, Nevada Population 2021

Lyon County, Nevada's estimated population is 60,904 with a growth rate of 2.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyon County, Nevada is the 4th largest county inNevada. The 2010 Population was 52,045 and has seen a growth of 17.02% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202160,9041,6972.87%
202059,2071,6972.95%
201957,5101,6973.04%
201855,8131,9183.56%
201753,8951,1882.25%
201652,7077331.41%
201551,9746401.25%
201451,3342440.48%
201351,0901190.23%
201250,971-414-0.81%
201151,385-660-1.27%
201052,04532,044160.21%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
2.87% (1,697)
County Website
State
Founded
1861
County Seat
2010 Population
52,045
Growth Since 2010
17.02% (8,859)
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Lyon County, Nevada Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,26585.08%
Some Other Race3,1935.87%
Two or More Races2,1974.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,4672.70%
Asian7071.30%
Black or African American4580.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander930.17%
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Lyon County, Nevada Population by Race

Lyon County, Nevada Population Pyramid $2021

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Lyon County, Nevada Median Age

43.7


Total

43.5


Male

43.9


Female

Lyon County, Nevada Adults

There are 42,614 adults, (11,372 of whom are seniors) in Lyon County, Nevada.

Lyon County, Nevada Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyon County, Nevada Sex Ratio

Female

26,930

49.52%

Male

27,450

50.48%

Lyon County, Nevada Population by Age

Lyon County, Nevada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lyon County, Nevada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female52.8%47.2%
Male56.2%43.8%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
All70.7%29.3%
Married77.6%22.4%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lyon County, Nevada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,1892.5670.7
Married10,7463.1677.6
Non Family7,3131.2967.7
Female1,9173.3852.8
Male1,2133.5656.2

3.12

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Lyon County, Nevada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6554.23%
9th to 12th Grade3,4858.92%
High School Graduate12,83232.83%
Some College11,62629.74%
Associates Degree3,8469.84%
Bachelors Degree4,03110.31%
Graduate Degree1,6144.13%
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Lyon County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lyon County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31,01828,2895,005
Hispanic5,2173,209347
Other Race2,0891,453133
2+ Races1,12095772
Native American92281096
Asian53141394
Black34328014
Islander8280

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 97.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 17.70%.

Lyon County, Nevada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,173$44,952$29,731
Less Than 9th Grade$30,404$39,636$16,257
High School Graduate$32,569$39,747$22,433
Some College$39,179$46,433$31,990
Bachelors Degree$46,261$55,726$40,292
Graduate Degree$61,840$73,869$55,278

$37,173

Average Earnings

$44,952

Average Male

$29,731

Average Female

Lyon County, Nevada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyon County, Nevada Language by Age

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Lyon County, Nevada Language

85.71% of Lyon County, Nevada residents speak only English, while 14.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.44% of the population.

Lyon County, Nevada Language

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,5854,20310.36%
Hispanic9,2391,08011.69%
Native1,46760040.90%
Multiple2,15741119.05%
Other3,1822969.30%
Asian707557.78%
Black399164.01%
Islander9322.15%

11.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.65%

Male Poverty Rate

12.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyon County, Nevada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Nevada is Native, with 40.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyon County, Nevada is Islander, with 2.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.46%.

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.65%
High School9.83%
Some College8.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.67%

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.92%
Female Unemployed12.88%
Female Employed5.49%
Male Employed3.70%

Lyon County, Nevada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyon County, Nevada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,875$69,580
Families$67,573$79,043
Married Families$75,904-
Non Families$39,746$48,046
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Income by Household Type

Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Lyon County, Nevada Marital Status

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6,109

Number of Veterans

5,473

Male Veterans

636

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,739
First Gulf War993
Second Gulf War948
Korea375
World War II121

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,952
55 to 641,332
75+1,323
35 to 541,201
18 to 34301

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,74415.58%
Hispanic1832.95%
2+ Races1199.67%
Native American11711.69%
Black5311.88%
Other Race502.13%
Asian264.55%

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Race

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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6.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lyon County, Nevada Employment by Age

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Lyon County, Nevada Employment by Race

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Lyon County, Nevada 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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28.27%

Born in Lyon County, Nevada

93.07%

Native Born

6.93%

Foreign Born

3.99%

Non Citizen

2.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.07% of Lyon County, Nevada residents were born in the United States, with 28.27% having been born in Nevada. 3.99% 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

  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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