Lyon Mountain, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lyon Mountain, New York - Basic Facts

The Lyon Mountain Census Designated Place had a population of 402 as of July 1, 2017. Lyon Mountain ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lyon Mountain is located at latitude 44.725 and longitude -73.8824 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the Lyon Mountain Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,798 feet.

The Lyon Mountain Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390104) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lyon Mountain Census Designated Place is located within Town of Dannemora, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clinton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lyon Mountain population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lyon Mountain, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 402
Daytime Population: Workers 16
Daytime Population: Residents 308
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 324
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 346
Population in Familes 263
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $52,105
Average Household Income $60,499
Per Capita Income $25,151


Total Housing Units 236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $94,828
Average Home Value $132,753


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.7% -0.35%
Households -0.77% -0.42%
Families 0.12% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Lyon Mountain, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyon Mountain to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1075 10th
Population Density # 1190 1st
Diversity Index # 420 65th
Median Household Income # 794 34th
Per Capita Income # 883 26th

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