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Lyons, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Lyons had a population of 4,390 as of July 1, 2018. 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 32.2044 and longitude -82.3218 in Toombs County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lyons 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.

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Lyons, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,390
Population in Households 4,350
Population in Familes 3,545
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 536
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $30,670
Average Household Income $49,898
Per Capita Income $18,807


Total Housing Units 1,937 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 854 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 787 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 296 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $91,188
Average Home Value $118,852


Total Households 1,641
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 1,100
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 0.06% 0.08%
Households 0.03% 0.05%
Families 0.18% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

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, 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 # 172 73rd
Population Density # 326 48th
Diversity Index # 35 94th
Median Household Income # 541 14th
Per Capita Income # 457 27th

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