Lyons is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,155 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lyons is the 124th largest community in Colorado.
Lyons home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Lyons real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lyons is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.52% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lyons is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lyons who work in sales jobs (14.48%), management occupations (14.09%), and computer science and math (11.97%).
Also of interest is that Lyons has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Lyons telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 19.71% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Lyons is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lyons’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Lyons, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.22 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Lyons, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Lyons is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 57.23% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lyons in 2010 was $45,552, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $182,208 for a family of four.
The people who call Lyons home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lyons residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Lyons include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Hungarian.
The most common language spoken in Lyons is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.