Lyons

Population: 10,571Median home value: $155,900 71 Ranks better than 68% of areas
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A+ Lyons Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D Lyons Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% higher than Illinois
Lyons
1044% more expensive than the US average
Illinois
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Lyons cost of living
A+ Lyons Crime Total crime is 62% lower than Illinois
Total crime
93466% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 10866% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-25%Year over year crime is down
Lyons crime
D+ Lyons Employment Household income is 23% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$45,82517% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$23,38722% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%24% lower than the US average
Lyons employment
C+ Lyons Housing Home value is 11% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$155,90016% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9571% higher than the US average
Home ownership
61%4% lower than the US average
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F Lyons Schools HS graduation rate is 3% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
20%60% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:17% higher than the US average
Lyons K-12 schools

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Compare Lyons, IL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Lyons, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Mount Greenwood, Chicago779.518,990
O'hare, Chicago7410.512,706
Forest Glen, Chicago7412.818,298
Clearing, Chicago713.424,934
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Norwood Park, Chicago711237,477
Jefferson Park, Chicago711226,594
North Center, Chicago6911.634,931
North Park, Chicago6912.818,562

Best Cities Near Lyons, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Indian Head Park, IL865.13,823
St. John, IN8331.415,777
Crown Point, IN8236.628,743
Clarendon Hills, IL817.28,641
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Algonquin, IL8135.230,413
Lake in the Hills, IL813628,908
Schaumburg, IL8020.374,366
Highland CDP, IN8026.14,256
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Attractions7/10
Community9/10
Nightlife4/10
Dining4/10
Shopping6/10
I love living in Lyons, Illinois. This is a suburb of Chicago and it is quickly growing. The town has recently had tons of upgrades including freshly paved streets, new parks and recreational fields, and a new police department. The crime rate in this area is very low and it is very seldom that you hear of a violent crime occurring in this village.

The best areas in Lyons, Illinois include the local schools. My son attends Central Elementary School and he loves it. They are up to date on the latest technology. In addition, the building itself appears to be fairly modern.

There is a ton of history in this area. So, if you are a history buff, there is a lot to learn about in this area. The people here are extremely friendly. Everyone greets everyone and if you need help, then someone will be able to give you a hand with whatever you need. I plan on staying here in this community for years to come and can’t wait to see how great it becomes as the upgrades continue.
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Source: The Lyons, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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