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Lyons is a city in Rice County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Truman J. Lyon (or Lyons), landowner

The latitude of Lyons is 38.345N. The longitude is -98.201W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,680 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,565.


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Median household income
Local
$32,945
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lyons demographic reports
Established as the county seat
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Coronado-Quivira Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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29% of Lyons residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $16,206, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Lyons residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lyons, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $262.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $576.


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

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Rice 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 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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