Economic Development

Lyon County Demographics

Population

Year Est Population Annual Growth Rate
2014
53,344*
3.68%
2013
51,450
-0.66%
2012
51,797
-0.30%
2011
51,937
0.82%
2010
51,515
1.10%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates, *Nevada State Demographer, estimate

Return to TopGender Composition

Year Est Population Male Female
# % # %
2013
51,450
25,769 50.1 25,681 49.9
2012
51,797
26,094 50.4 25,703 49.6
2011
51,937
26,200 50.4 25,737 49.6
2010
51,515
26,132 50.7 25,383 49.3
2009
50,931
26,069 51.2 24,862 48.8

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopAge Distribution

Year Est Population Median Age Under 14 15 to 19 20 to 24
# % # % # %
2013
51,450
42.1
9,861 19.2 3,318 6.4 2,690 5.2
2012
51,797
40.6
10,461 20.2 3,634 7.0 2,545 4.9
2011
51,937
40.3
10,550 20.3 3,840 7.4 2,680 5.2
2010
51,515
39.6
10,742 20.9 3,634 7.1 2,565 5.0
2009
50,931
39.3
10,511 20.6 4,698 9.2 2,566 5.0
Year Est Population 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55+
# % # % # % # %
2013
51,450
5,407 10.5 6,141 11.9 7,332 14.3 16,701 32.5
2012
51,797
5,394 10.4 6,434 12.4 7,654 14.8 15,675 30.3
2011
51,937
5,049 9.7 6,787 13.1 7,844 15.1 15,187 29.2
2010
51,515
5,501 10.7 6,775 13.2 7,709 15.0 14,589 28.3
2009
50,931
5,102 10.0 6,333 12.4 7,748 15.2 13,973 27.4

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopMigration

Year Est Population* Annual In-Migration Annual Out-Migration
# % # %
2010
51,515
8,964 17.4 8,344 16.2
2009
50,931
6,852 13.5 6,922 13.6

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, *U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopRace/Ethnic Origin

Year Est Population White Black American Indian/Alaskan
# % # % # %
2013
51,450
46,209 89.8 1,078 2.1 2,136 4.2
2012
51,797
46,816 90.4 906 1.7 2,045 3.9
2011
51,937
47,335 91.1 922 1.8 2,380 4.6
2010
51,515
47,455 92.1 772 1.5 1,933 3.8
2009
50,931
45,383 89.1 782 1.5 2,753 5.4
Year Est Population Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic or Latino (of any race) Some Other Race
# % # % # %
2013
51,450
1,310 2.5 7,924 15.4 2,635 5.1
2012
51,797
1,366 2.6 7,733 14.9 2,275 4.4
2011
51,937
922 1.8 7,681 14.8 1,953 3.8
2010
51,515
1,182 2.3 7,456 14.5 2,032 3.9
2009
50,931
474 0.9 7,413 14.6 3,760 7.4

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates
In combination with one or more of the other races listed.  The six numbers may add to more than the total population, and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.

Return to TopIncome

Year Per Capita Income Median Household Income Median Family Income
2013
$21,552
$43,920
$45,680
2012
$21,003
$46,088
$52,561
2011
$21,533
$46,598
$54,564
2010
$21,041
$48,433
$56,106
2009
$19,467
$48,513
$55,570

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics

Household Income
Year Total Households $0 to $14,999 $15,000 to $24,999 $25,000 to $34,999 $35,000 to $49,999
# % # % # % # %
2013
19,565
2,199 11.2 2,526 12.9 2,599 13.3 3,989 20.4
2012
18,548
2,150 11.6 2,050 11.1 2,443 13.2 3,364 18.1
2011
18,373
2,075 11.3 1,987 10.8 2,391 13.0 3,307 18.0
2010
17,766
2,074 11.7 1,985 11.2 2,146 12.1 3,031 17.1
2009
14,460
1,726 11.9 1,236 8.5 1,901 13.1 2,571 17.8
Year Total Households $50,000 to $74,999 $75,000 to $99,999 $100,000 +
# % # % # %
2013
19,565
3,477 17.8 2,273 11.6 2,502 12.8
2012
18,548
4,090 22.1 2,306 12.4 2,145 11.6
2011
18,373
4,020 21.9 2,148 11.7 2,445 13.3
2010
17,766
4,202 23.7 2,166 12.2 2,162 12.2
2009
14,460
3,367 23.3 2,008 13.9 1,651 11.4

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics

 

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Educational Attainment

Year Population 25+ < 9th 9th-12th
no diploma
High School Diploma Some College
no diploma
# % # % # % # %
2013
35,581
2,261 6.4 3,491 9.8 9,971 28.0 10,068 28.3
2012
35,157
1,753 5.0 3,750 10.7 10,986 31.2 10,833 30.8
2011
34,867
1,512 4.3 3,663 10.5 11,627 33.3 10,268 29.4
2010
34,574
1,188 3.4 3,714 10.7 12,735 36.8 9,670 28.0
2009
33,156
1,141 3.4 3,458 10.4 13,929 42.0 8,093 24.4
Year Population 25+ Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
# % # % # %
2013
35,581
3,456 9.7 4,051 11.4 2,283 6.4
2012
35,157
2,669 7.6 3,315 9.4 1,851 5.3
2011
34,867
2,972 8.5 3,121 9.0 1,704 4.9
2010
34,574
2,882 8.3 2,938 8.5 1,447 4.2
2009
33,156
2,623 7.9 2,690 8.1 1,222 3.7

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Social Characteristics