Lyons, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lyons, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Lyons had a population of 2,168 as of July 1, 2015. Lyons ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lyons is located at latitude 40.223 and longitude -105.2687 in Boulder County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lyons (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Boulder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,371 feet.

The Town of Lyons has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lyons population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Lyons, CO Boundary Map

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Lyons, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,168
Population in Households 2,168
Population in Familes 1,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,751
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 925
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 587
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 642 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 283 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $546,610
Average Home Value $586,449
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $94,476
Average Household Income $122,826
Per Capita Income $54,857
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.23% 1.55%
Households 1.38% 1.61%
Families 0.94% 1.55%
Median Household Income   4.88%
Per Capita Income   2.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Lyons, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyons to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 162 65th
Population Density1 # 101 78th
Diversity Index2 # 360 22nd
Median Household Income # 50 89th
Per Capita Income # 24 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.