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Lyons, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Lyons (historical) had a population of 3,545 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lyons is located at latitude 43.0634 and longitude -76.9934 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lyons (historical) (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Village of Lyons (historical) (GNIS ID: 2784107) 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 "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lyons (historical) is located within Town of Lyons, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lyons 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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Lyons, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,545
Daytime Population: Workers 1,248
Daytime Population: Residents 2,023
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,271
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 3,521
Population in Familes 2,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 870
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $31,169
Average Household Income $46,869
Per Capita Income $19,980


Total Housing Units 1,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 828 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 667 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 221 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $72,196
Average Home Value $74,275


Total Households 1,495
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 873
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.28% -0.42%
Households -0.24% -0.39%
Families -0.45% -0.53%
Median Household Income   -0.32%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Lyons, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyons 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 # 442 63rd
Population Density # 750 37th
Diversity Index # 339 72nd
Median Household Income # 1182 1st
Per Capita Income # 1142 5th

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