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Income/capita 60%
Household income 61%
Unemployment 81%
IndexLyonsGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$11,862$26,678$29,829
Median household income$21,726$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$25,767$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,257$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$22,405$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$17,381$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate8.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level42.0%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lyons is 60% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lyons is 61% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lyons is 81% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lyons is 178% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $14,482$21,726$43,452
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Lyons median earnings by income bracket

      Lyons employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry28.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.7%14.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%4.8%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.4%23.0%
      Other38.3%10.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ailey, GA610$60,3139%
      Alston, GA154$56,2502%
      Vidalia, GA10,674$31,92142%
      Santa Claus, GA221$29,68846%
      Oak Park, GA797$29,37547%
      Lyons, GA4,364$21,72661%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Denton, MD4,364$45,29318%
      Edwardsville, KS4,364$60,63210%
      Harrogate, TN4,364$53,6843%
      Beechwood, MS4,365$45,61718%
      Florence, NJ4,366$49,96610%
      Lyons, GA4,364$21,72661%
      Source: The Lyons, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).