Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsA
- Crime & SafetyB
- Good for FamiliesA
- Cost of LivingB-
- Health & FitnessA-
- Outdoor ActivitiesB+
Lyon Charter Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 19,047. 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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Lyon Charter Township Reviews
I have been blessed to be put in such a friendly and safe community, where everyone is in the middle class eliminating factors of social class discrimination. Personally I feel there are still many in the area who aren't satisfied with their elegant lifestyle because they may not have the newest gadget. I am more than happy my parents brought me up in a mental state where nothing is given and everything is earned, this has greatly improved my character and has taught me to appreciate what my family and I are lucky enough to have. In the future I see this community continuing to progress as South Lyon's population has become large enough to put yet another school into the community. I believe as long as the people here stay as friendly as they are, crime continues to not be an issue and the housing market continues to be in good shape, this community will continue to flourish.
You get to experience all four seasons here, although the winters do seem to last a long time. Winter storms can be bad, and after winter the quality of the roads is terrible (lots of potholes). Spring is beautiful and pleasant, but my house has some water issues in the basement because of how it was built. Summer temperatures are 70s and 80s, with heat waves stretching into the 90s and upper 100s occasionally. It is a fairly humid climate in the summer, and dry in the winter. It's a good idea to have a winter parka and snowboots if you plan to live here during the winter. Summer clothes are flip flops and shorts.
I had lived in the New Hudson/South Lyon area for my entire life. My parents grew up here as well. It is a great community, and many more young families are moving near-by. There is a great school system, many family friendly places to go, and bars. New houses and subs are being built in various places throughout the area, and it is a growing community.