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Lyons is a town in Greene County, in the Bloomington metro area.
The community was named for Joe Lyon, county official
The latitude of Lyons is 38.989N. The longitude is -87.082W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 531 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 747.
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23% of Lyons residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $12,771, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% 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 $216. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $565.
Greene County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lyons political report.
The average commute time for Lyons workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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