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Lyon, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Lyon had a population of 350 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 350
Daytime Population: Workers 91
Daytime Population: Residents 220
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 311
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 347
Population in Familes 283
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 753
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $40,955
Average Household Income $52,940
Per Capita Income $23,316


Total Housing Units 191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $102,500
Average Home Value $116,525


Total Households 168
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 111
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 0.0% -0.35%
Households 0.17% -0.24%
Families 1.31% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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, 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 # 301 17th
Population Density # 99 73rd
Diversity Index # 164 56th
Median Household Income # 95 74th
Per Capita Income # 60 84th

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