Lyons, CO
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Lyons is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,053 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 blue-collar town, with 0.00% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Lyons is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lyons who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).

A relatively large number of people in Lyons telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 23.98% 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.

Because of many things, Lyons is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Lyons really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lyons perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Lyons. 56.60% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lyons in 2010 was $43,472, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $173,888 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lyons include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Lyons is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.


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