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Lyon Charter Township
  • Suburb of Detroit, MI

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Overall Niche Grade
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    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Lyon Charter Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 19,744. Lyon Charter Township is in Oakland County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Lyon Charter Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lyon Charter Township there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lyon Charter Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lyon Charter Township are highly rated.

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About Lyon Charter Township...
Population
19,744

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$346,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,207
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Lyon Charter Township Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    50.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    130.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    472.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    20.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Lyon Charter Township

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$117,308
National
$62,843

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