Lyon, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Lyon, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Lyon had a population of 323 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Lyon, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 323
Population in Households 321
Population in Familes 261
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 695
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $44,541
Average Household Income $58,281
Per Capita Income $25,835


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $110,714
Average Home Value $120,833


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 102
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.97% -1.34%
Households -0.83% -1.19%
Families 0.12% -1.41%
Median Household Income   4.96%
Per Capita Income   3.89%

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, 2018 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 16th
Population Density # 112 69th
Diversity Index # 150 59th
Median Household Income # 79 78th
Per Capita Income # 43 88th

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