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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Housing
    A-
  3. Nightlife
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    B+
  5. Diversity
    B
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    C-
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    B-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C
  11. Commute
    A
Lyon County is located in Minnesota with a population of 25,839. In Lyon County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Lyon County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lyon County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$141,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$657
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Lyon County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    111.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    76.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    23.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    363.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,265.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    58.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Lyon County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,525
National
$55,322

Lyon County Reviews

1 review
I moved here from Pittsburgh just last year. Although the town is very small, I love every aspect of it. People here are very friendly. Marshall High School is also a great school. I have amazing teachers and friends from here.
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