Lyon County MN Information


Lyon County Subdivisions

Lyon County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,346
Population in Households 25,300
Population in Familes 19,347
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,046
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $53,001
Average Household Income $71,447
Per Capita Income $28,558


Total Housing Units 11,302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,106 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,315 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 881 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $156,800
Average Home Value $185,671


Total Households 10,421
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 6,405
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 0.23% 0.29%
Households 0.23% 0.28%
Families 0.08% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.9%


Lyon County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyon County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota 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 # 40 55th
Population Density # 36 60th
Diversity Index # 14 85th
Median Household Income # 53 40th
Per Capita Income # 64 28th

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