Quality of Life

Quality of Life Indexes

 

2010 Quality of Life Indexes     Lyon Iowa  United States
Quality of Life Index 63 70 100
Amusement Index 107 115 100
Culture Index 54 50 100
Earthquake Index 21 10 100
Education Index 95 112 100
Medical Index 61 115 100
Mortality Index (All Causes) 175 185 100
Religion Index 184 135 100
Restaurant Index 36 85 100
Weather Index 55 49 100

Quality of Life Index: Based on the results of a study group, this index is calculated based on what variables affect individuals as they search for a new home, how much they would enjoy living in a place and the impact of each selected variable. For example, the crime index affects the total quality of life index negatively and the amusement index affects it positively.

Positive Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Amusement, Culture, Education, Medical, Religion, Restaurants and Weather

Negative Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Crime, Earthquake and Mortality

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

Crime Rate Indexes

2010 Crime Rate Indexes Lyon  Iowa United States
Total Crime Risk Index 14 88 100
Murder Risk Index 5 31 100
Rape Risk Index 10 88 100
Robbery Risk Index 3 24 100
Assault Risk Index 22 71 100
Burglary Risk Index 17 87 100
Larceny Risk Index 18 94 100
Motor Vehicle Theft Risk Index   1 46 100

Crime Risk Index (100 = National Average): Index score for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average total crime risk, while 50 indicates half the national risk. We encourage you to consult with a knowledgeable local real estate agent or contact the local police department for any additional information.