Lyon County NV Information


Lyon County Subdivisions

Lyon County NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 54,703
Daytime Population: Workers 13,166
Daytime Population: Residents 34,313
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 47,479
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 54,345
Population in Familes 44,893
Population in Group Qrtrs 358
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $51,578
Average Household Income $62,949
Per Capita Income $24,625


Total Housing Units 23,555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,465 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,239 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,851 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $169,895
Average Home Value $202,811


Total Households 20,704
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 14,703
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.71% 0.96%
Households 0.61% 0.9%
Families 0.54% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.91%


Lyon County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyon County to the other 17 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 82nd
Population Density # 5 76th
Diversity Index # 11 41st
Median Household Income # 11 41st
Per Capita Income # 13 29th

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