Lyons, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Lyons, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Lyons had a population of 10,767 as of July 1, 2018. Lyons ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lyons is located at latitude 41.8122 and longitude -87.8186 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lyons (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 620 feet.

The Village of Lyons (GNIS ID: 2399212) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lyons is located within Township of Lyons, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

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Lyons, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,767
Population in Households 10,703
Population in Familes 8,634
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 4,926
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $55,443
Average Household Income $68,932
Per Capita Income $25,912


Total Housing Units 4,376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,418 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,620 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 339 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $196,122
Average Home Value $215,598


Total Households 4,037
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 2,579
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.04% -0.09%
Households -0.07% -0.15%
Families -0.07% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Lyons, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyons to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 211 85th
Population Density # 45 97th
Diversity Index # 52 96th
Median Household Income # 654 52nd
Per Capita Income # 848 38th

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