Lyons is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,189 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 86.67% 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 management occupations (13.33%), computer science and math (12.24%), and sales jobs (12.05%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 18.47% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lyons a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lyons has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lyons’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Lyons is a pretty powerful place. 57.21% of the adults in Lyons have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Lyons in 2018 was $47,538, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,152 for a family of four.
Lyons is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Lyons is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.