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Lyon County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 587.7 square miles
Population Density 19.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 11,712
Population change 1.1%
Under 5 years of age 7.5%
Under 18 27.9%
65 and over 16.8%
Females 49.8%
White 98.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.5
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.6%
Black or African American 0.2%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.6%
Veterans 689
Households and Housing
Households 4,425
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 92.5%
Median household income $52,152
The per capita income $23,683
Live below the poverty line. 8%
housing units 4,923
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $105,700
Residents owning their homes. 82.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,328
Women-owned firms 13.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $91,091
Retail sales per capita $8,113
Manufacturers shipments $100,917
Merchant wholesaler sales $215,272