Lyon County KY Information


Lyon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,353
Population in Households 7,334
Population in Familes 5,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,019
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $42,283
Average Household Income $57,675
Per Capita Income $25,249


Total Housing Units 4,969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,712 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 651 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,606 (32.3%)
Median Home Value $119,272
Average Home Value $165,026


Total Households 3,363
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 2,186
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.06% -0.18%
Households 0.28% -0.19%
Families 0.07% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.82%


Lyon County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyon County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky 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 # 108 11th
Population Density # 90 26th
Diversity Index # 48 61st
Median Household Income # 46 63rd
Per Capita Income # 28 78th

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