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The City of Lyons had a population of 4,436 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Lyons, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,436
Daytime Population: Workers 1,886
Daytime Population: Residents 2,917
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,803
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 4,396
Population in Familes 3,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 542
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $30,392
Average Household Income $49,214
Per Capita Income $18,591


Total Housing Units 1,954 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 830 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 830 (42.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $89,146
Average Home Value $116,506


Total Households 1,660
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 1,115
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 0.22% 0.14%
Households 0.19% 0.16%
Families 0.39% 0.02%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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, 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 # 171 73rd
Population Density # 320 49th
Diversity Index # 34 95th
Median Household Income # 523 17th
Per Capita Income # 432 31st

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