Lyons demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,83622291
Median age35.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%55%55%
Speak English56%77%79%
Speak Spanish31%13%13%
Lyons, IL has a population of 10,571 and is the 3,782nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,836 per sq mi which is 2076% higher than the Illinois average and 5238% higher than the national average. The median age in Lyons is 36 which is approximately 5% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Lyons, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 56% speak English and 31% speak Spanish. 69% of Lyons residents were born in Illinois, 9% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lyons is 2076% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Lyons is 5% lower than Illinois.
  • In Lyons 85.43% of the population is White.
  • In Lyons 4.74% of the population is African American.
  • In Lyons 1.94% of the population is Asian.

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Lyons population breakdown by race

African American4.74%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.08%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.09%2.34%3.06%
Other race4.72%5.86%4.75%
In Lyons, 44.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Lyons age breakdown

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Source: The Lyons, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).