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The City of Lyons had a population of 4,411 as of July 1, 2016. Lyons ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lyons is located at latitude 32.2049 and longitude -82.3212 in Toombs County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lyons (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Toombs County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 239 feet.

The City of Lyons (GNIS ID: 2404983) 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.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lyons is located within Vidalia-Lyons Division of Toombs County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lyons 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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Lyons, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,411
Population in Households 4,370
Population in Familes 3,576
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 539
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 1,658
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,960 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 834 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 824 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 302 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $91,701
Average Home Value $112,290


Median Household Income $29,508
Average Household Income $47,063
Per Capita Income $17,845
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% -0.02%
Households 0.2% 0.04%
Families 0.45% -0.05%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.

Lyons, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyons to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia 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 # 171 73rd
Population Density1 # 321 49th
Diversity Index2 # 39 94th
Median Household Income # 506 19th
Per Capita Income # 421 33rd

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