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Lyon, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Lyon had a population of 336 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lyon is located at latitude 34.2169 and longitude -90.5427 in Coahoma County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lyon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Coahoma County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 174 feet.

The Town of Lyon (GNIS ID: 2406068) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Lyon is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Coahoma County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lyon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lyon, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 336
Population in Households 334
Population in Familes 272
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 723
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 163
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $112,179


Median Household Income $38,713
Average Household Income $51,335
Per Capita Income $22,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.65% -0.48%
Households -0.29% -0.25%
Families 1.08% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lyon, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyon to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 307 15th
Population Density1 # 107 71st
Diversity Index2 # 174 52nd
Median Household Income # 110 70th
Per Capita Income # 63 83rd

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