The City of South Lyon had a population of 12,281 as of July 1, 2018. South Lyon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for South Lyon is located at latitude 42.461 and longitude -83.6532 in Oakland County. The formal boundaries for the City of South Lyon (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oakland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 925 feet.
The City of South Lyon (GNIS ID: 1627100) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Population in Households||12,205|
|Population in Familes||9,738|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||76|
|Median Household Income||$63,704|
|Average Household Income||$86,285|
|Per Capita Income||$35,328|
|Total Housing Units||5,354 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,845 (71.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,163 (21.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||345 ( 6.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$190,590|
|Average Home Value||$199,753|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.65%|
|Per Capita Income||3.75%|
The table below compares South Lyon to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan 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.
|Total Population||# 84||88th|
|Population Density||# 59||92nd|
|Diversity Index||# 297||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 91||87th|
|Per Capita Income||# 99||86th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.