Lyon County, KS

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2021 Population
32,318
2.76% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
N/A Median Age
296.3
N/A 1-year N/A
N/A Poverty Rate
18.9%
N/A 1-year N/A
2021 Median Household Income
$52,591
4.89% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$119,800
5.36% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
17,237
1.98% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, Lyon County, KS had a population of 32.3k people with a median age of 296 and a median household income of $52,591. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Lyon County, KS declined from 33,237 to 32,318, a −2.76% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,141 to $52,591, a 4.89% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lyon County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.4%), White (Hispanic) (12.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.74%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.86%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.18%).

None of the households in Lyon County, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.6% of the residents in Lyon County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lyon County, KS are Emporia State University (1,860 degrees awarded in 2021) and Flint Hills Technical College (333 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Lyon County, KS was $119,800, and the homeownership rate was 57.5%.

Most people in Lyon County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Lyon County, KS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Lyon County, KS is home to a population of 32.3k people, from which 93.6% are citizens. As of 2021, 10.3% of Lyon County, KS residents were born outside of the country (3.33k people).

In 2021, there were 5.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.8k people) in Lyon County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.05k White (Hispanic) and 2.18k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.6%
2021 Citizenship
93.3%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 93.6% of Lyon County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Lyon County, KS was 93.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lyon County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22.8k ± 47
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.05k ± 510
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.18k ± 518
21.9%
Hispanic Population
7.08k people

In 2021, there were 5.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.8k people) in Lyon County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.05k White (Hispanic) and 2.18k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21.9% of the people in Lyon County, KS are hispanic (7.08k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lyon County, KS as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    81,246 ± 6,900 people
  2. India
    14,367 ± 2,936 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,893 ± 2,558 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 81,246 Kansas residents, followed by India with 14,367 and Vietnam with 10,893.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.33k people
9.96%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.31k people

As of 2021, 10.3% of Lyon County, KS residents (3.33k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lyon County, KS was 9.96%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    643 ± 134
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    406 ± 165
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    141 ± 77

Lyon County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Lyon County, KS employs 17.2k people. The largest industries in Lyon County, KS are Manufacturing (3,628 people), Educational Services (2,687 people), and Retail Trade (2,229 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($87,344), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,672), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,378).

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,980. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

17.2k
2021 Value
± 973
−1.98%
1 Year decline
± 7.99%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Lyon County, KS declined at a rate of −1.98%, from 17.6k employees to 17.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lyon County, KS, are Production Occupations (1,798 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,720 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,615 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lyon County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

17.2k
2021 Value
± 973
−1.98%
1 Year decline
± 7.99%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Lyon County, KS declined at a rate of −1.98%, from 17.6k employees to 17.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lyon County, KS, are Manufacturing (3,628 people), Educational Services (2,687 people), and Retail Trade (2,229 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lyon County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Lyon County, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,958
Median earning men ± $2,162
$21,755
Median earning women ± $1,320

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($66,250), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,792), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,625), Construction ($47,885), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,826).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kansas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 293
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 238
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 189
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $446k
    Manufacturing
  2. $128k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $55.6k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $21B
  2. $17B
  3. $14B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $21B, followed by Meat/seafood ($17B) and Cereal grains ($14B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$221B
2020 Value in Kansas
$406B
Projected 2050 Value in Kansas
83.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $221B. This is expected to increase 83.5% to $406B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $18.5B
  2. $14.8B
  3. $13.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $18.5B, followed by Texas with $14.8B and Nebraska and $13.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Lyon County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 54% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (43.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.74%).

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Lyon County, KS awarded 2,193 degrees. The student population of Lyon County, KS in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 2,572 male students and 4,408 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lyon County, KS are White (1,614 and 76.9%), followed by Unknown (157 and 7.48%), Hispanic or Latino (125 and 5.96%), and Black or African American (77 and 3.67%).

The largest universities in Lyon County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Emporia State University (1,860 and 84.8%) and Flint Hills Technical College (333 and 15.2%).

The most popular majors in Lyon County, KS are Curriculum & Instruction (186 and 8.48%), General Business Administration & Management (180 and 8.21%), and Library & Information Science (165 and 7.52%).

The median tuition cost in Lyon County, KS for a public four year colleges is $5,278 for in-state students and $13,195 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in Lyon County, KS, the percentage of applicants admitted was 88.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 38.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 6,980 (36.8% men and 63.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 6,980 students enrolled in Lyon County, KS, 36.8% men and 63.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,820 records, of which 64.5% were women and 35.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 162 degrees awarded
  2. 140 degrees awarded
  3. 186 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Lyon County, KS was Library & Information Science with 162 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Lyon County, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,860 degrees awarded
  2. 333 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Emporia State University with 1,860 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 732 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lyon County, KS, which is 0.501 times less than the 1,461 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,614 degrees mean that there were 10.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 157 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($5,278) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($2,360) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($1,700) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.762% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.709% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (598k), Some college (550k), and Bachelors Degree (446k).

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The median property value in Lyon County, KS was $119,800 in 2021, which is 0.489 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $113,700 to $119,800, a 5.36% increase. The homeownership rate in Lyon County, KS is 57.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Lyon County, KS have an average commute time of 15.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lyon County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lyon County, KS is $52,591. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lyon County, KS was Census Tract 8 with a value of $73,889, followed by Census Tract 7 and Census Tract 6, with respective values of $73,235 and $66,625.

In 2022, 15.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Lyon County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.01%.

Property

$119,800
Median Property Value 2021
±$8,398
$7,593
Median Property Taxes
±$554

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lyon County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Lyon County, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

57.5%
Homeownership
2021
64.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 57.5% of the housing units in Lyon County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8
  2. Census Tract 7
  3. Census Tract 6

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lyon County, KS was Census Tract 8 with a value of $73,889, followed by Census Tract 7 and Census Tract 6, with respective values of $73,235 and $66,625.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Lyon County, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$52,591
Median Household Income
± $2,472
13.2k
Number of Households
± 837

In 2021, the median household income of the 13.2k households in Lyon County, KS grew to $52,591 from the previous year's value of $50,141.

The following chart displays the households in Lyon County, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lyon County, KS is from Kansas.
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2021, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.555% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (77.8%)
  2. Carpooled (12.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.98%)

In 2021, 77.8% of workers in Lyon County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.4%) and those who worked at home (4.98%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lyon County, KS have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.27% of the workforce in Lyon County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lyon County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lyon County, KS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 15.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Lyon County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.01%.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lyon County, KS (54.1k out of 287k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lyon County, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 13.9% of the children was living in poverty in Lyon County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 175 in Lyon County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 110 per 100,000 population.

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90.5% of the population of Lyon County, KS has health coverage, with 54.5% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 10% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lyon County, KS see 1747 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.626% decrease from the previous year (1758 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1652 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 278 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,747 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lyon County, KS

Primary care physicians in Lyon County, KS see an average of 1,747 patients per year. This represents a 0.626% decrease from the previous year (1,758 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lyon County, KS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.8% under 18 years, 27.5% between 18 and 34 years, 33.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.52%
Uninsured
54.5%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
10%
Non-Group
1.14%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lyon County, KS grew by 12.1% from 8.49% to 9.52%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 50.7 in Lyon County, KS.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 41.2% in Lyon County, KS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.8% in Lyon County, KS.

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