Lyons, IL

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Population

10,599

0.265% growth

Median Age

34.3


Median Household Income

$47,226

3.06% growth

Poverty Rate

14.3%


Number of Employees

4,934

0.844% decline

Median Property Value

$156,300

0.257% growth

About

In 2017, Lyons, IL had a population of 10.6k people with a median age of 34.3 and a median household income of $47,226. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lyons, IL grew from 10,571 to 10,599, a 0.265% increase and its median household income grew from $45,825 to $47,226, a 3.06% increase.

The population of Lyons, IL is 48% Hispanic or Latino, 43.6% White Alone, and 4.32% Black or African American Alone. 43.4% of the people in Lyons, IL speak a non-English language, and 90.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lyons, IL is $156,300, and the homeownership rate is 60.3%. Most people in Lyons, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30 minutes. The average car ownership in Lyons, IL is 1 car per household.

Economy

The economy of Lyons, IL employs 4.93k people. The largest industries in Lyons, IL are Manufacturing (659 people), Transportation & Warehousing (657 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (649 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($78,287), Public Administration ($59,891), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,909).

Median household income in Lyons, IL is $47,226. Males in Lyons, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Lyons, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,226

2017 value

± $10,890

3.06%

1 Year Growth

± 25.7%

Households in Lyons, IL have a median annual income of $47,226, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,825 in 2016, which represents a 3.06% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Lyons, IL made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Lyons, IL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lyons, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8157.01

  2. Census Tract 8157.02

  3. Census Tract 8192

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lyons, IL was Census Tract 8157.01 with a value of $105,156, followed by Census Tract 8157.02 and Census Tract 8192, with respective values of $76,250 and $46,406.

The following map shows all of the places in Lyons, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lyons, IL (1.51k out of 10.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 12 - 14.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,104 ± 262

  2. Hispanic

    758 ± 238

  3. Other

    148 ± 131

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lyons, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.93k

2017 Value

± 521

-0.844%

1 Year decline

± 15.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lyons, IL declined at a rate of -0.844%, from 4.98k employees to 4.93k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lyons, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (718 people), Management Occupations (633 people), and Transportation Occupations (475 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lyons, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lyons, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (718 people), Management Occupations (633 people), and Transportation Occupations (475 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lyons, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (2.64 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.68 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lyons, IL, by median earnings, are Community & Social Service Occupations ($72,045), Protective Service Occupations ($69,545), and Legal Occupations ($65,521).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.93k

2017 Value

± 521

-0.844%

1 Year decline

± 15.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lyons, IL declined at a rate of -0.844%, from 4.98k employees to 4.93k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lyons, IL, are Manufacturing (659 people), Transportation & Warehousing (657 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (649 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lyons, IL, though some of these residents may live in Lyons, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lyons, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (659 people), Transportation & Warehousing (657 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (649 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lyons, IL has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (3.13 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.47 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.33 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lyons, IL, by median earnings, are Information ($78,287), Public Administration ($59,891), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,909).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline with $75B and Pharmaceuticals and $66.8B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

85.2% of the population of Lyons, IL has health coverage, with 40.4% on employee plans, 23.9% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 6.95% on non-group plans, and 1.17% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Lyons, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Lyons, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.8%

Uninsured

40.4%

Employer Coverage

23.9%

Medicaid

12.8%

Medicare

6.95%

Non-Group

1.17%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lyons, IL declined by 8.58% from 16.2% to 14.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lyons, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Lyons, IL is home to a population of 10.6k people, from which 90.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 19.8% of Lyons, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Lyons, IL is composed of 5.09k Hispanic or Latino residents (48%), 4.62k White Alone residents (43.6%), 458 Black or African American Alone residents (4.32%), 296 Asian Alone residents (2.79%), 130 Two or More Races residents (1.23%), 8 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0755%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lyons, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (3,282 speakers), Polish (203 speakers), and Serbo-Croatian (172 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lyons, IL was 34.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Lyons, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Lyons, IL residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

19.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

21.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 19.8% of Lyons, IL residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lyons, IL was 21.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lyons, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Lyons, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

90.2%

2017 Citizenship

89.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90.2% of Lyons, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lyons, IL was 89.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    5.09k ± 786

  2. White Alone

    4.62k ± 538

  3. Black or African American Alone

    458 ± 208

In 2017, there were 1.1 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (5.09k people) in Lyons, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.62k White Alone and 458 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Lyons, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    3,282 speakers (32.8%)

  2. Polish

    203 speakers (2.03%)

  3. Serbo-Croatian

    172 speakers (1.72%)

43.4% of Lyons, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Lyons, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 32.8% of the overall population of Lyons, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.03% speak Polish and 1.72% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    180 ± 81

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    104 ± 70

  3. Korea

    50 ± 40

Lyons, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lyons, IL was $156,300 in 2017, which is 0.718 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $155,900 to $156,300, a 0.257% increase. The homeownership rate in Lyons, IL is 60.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lyons, IL have an average commute time of 30 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lyons, IL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,226

Median Household Income

± $10,890

3.92k

Number of Households

± 451

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.92k households in Lyons, IL grew to $47,226 from the previous year's value of $45,825.

The following chart displays the households in Lyons, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$156,300

2017 Median

± $7,478

$155,900

2016 Median

± $6,556

In 2017, the median property value in Lyons, IL grew to to $156,300 from the previous year's value of $155,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lyons, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lyons, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lyons, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lyons, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

60.3%

2017 Homeownership

60.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.3% of the housing units in Lyons, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lyons, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lyons, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lyons, IL have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

30 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lyons, IL have a longer commute time (30 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.58% of the workforce in Lyons, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.9%

  2. Carpooled

    9.12%

  3. Public Transit

    6.26%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lyons, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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