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Lyons is a village in Wayne County, in the Rochester metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Lyon, France.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Lyons. For links to other places called Lyons, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Lyons is 43.064N. The longitude is -76.99W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 410 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,589.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$36,466
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lyons demographic reports
Once a major exporter of peppermint.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 22. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.1 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1988 movie, "Lady in White"
Local festivals include:
  • Peppermint Days - July 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lyons web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Blue Cut Nature Center, Lock Berlin Park
Historic routes: Erie Canal
(See more information on the Erie Canal)
Historic sites and museums: Wayne County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lyons demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14489 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Lyons residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lyons ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lyons was $16,526, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Lyons residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Lyons include Broad Street - Water Street Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lyons, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $844.


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Libraries in Lyons include Lyons School District Public Library ... View libraries

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Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lyons political report.

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The average commute time for Lyons workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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