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Lyons, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Lyons had a population of 835 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lyons is located at latitude 42.9865 and longitude -84.9442 in Ionia County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lyons (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Ionia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 653 feet.

The Village of Lyons (GNIS ID: 2399213) 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 Ionia 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, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 835
Daytime Population: Workers 84
Daytime Population: Residents 492
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 576
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 835
Population in Familes 688
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 686
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $51,289
Average Household Income $57,369
Per Capita Income $21,804


Total Housing Units 341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $84,524
Average Home Value $111,787


Total Households 312
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 221
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 0.78% 0.69%
Households 0.68% 0.7%
Families 0.77% 0.63%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Lyons, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyons to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan 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 # 468 33rd
Population Density # 445 36th
Diversity Index # 281 60th
Median Household Income # 243 65th
Per Capita Income # 467 33rd

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