People QuickFacts

People QuickFacts Lyon County Iowa
Population, 2010 11,581  3,046,355 
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 -1.5% 4.1%
Population, 2000 11,763 2,926,324
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 8.0% 6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 27.7% 23.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 16.8% 14.9%
Female persons, percent, 2010 50.1% 50.5%
 
White persons, percent, 2010 (a) 97.9% 91.3%
Black persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.1% 2.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.1% 0.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.2% 1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 (a) Z 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 0.6% 1.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 (b) 1.8% 5.0%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010 97.3% 88.7%
 
Living in same house 1 year & over, 2005-2009 92.6% 83.4%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2005-2009 0.4% 3.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2005-2009 2.7% 6.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2005-2009 84.6% 89.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2005-2009 15.6% 24.2%
Veterans, 2005-2009 770 245,653
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2005-2009 18.4 18.3
 
Housing units, 2010 4,848 1,336,417
Homeownership rate, 2005-2009 82.3% 72.9%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2005-2009 6.6% 18.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2005-2009 $94,500 $115,800
Households, 2005-2009 4,502 1,215,970
Persons per household, 2005-2009 2.40 2.36
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2009 dollars) 2005-2009 $22,815 $25,060
Median household income, 2009 $48,467 $48,065
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009 8.0% 11.8%