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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Housing
    B
  3. Nightlife
    A-
  4. Good for Families
    A-
  5. Diversity
    A-
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    B-
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B
  11. Commute
    A
Lyon County is located in Kansas with a population of 33,299. Lyon County is one of the best places to live in Kansas. In Lyon County, most residents own their homes. In Lyon County there are a lot of bars. Many young professionals live in Lyon County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lyon County are above average.
Population
33,299

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$104,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$671
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Lyon County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    112.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    4
    6.1
  • Rape
    44.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    28.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    419.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,298
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    108.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    18%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Lyon County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$44,191
National
$55,322

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