Lyons CO

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Lyons, CO Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Lyons Housing Market Information

With a population of 2,189, 806 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $824,792, Lyons house prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, Lyons real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Lyons, accounting for 83.49% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lyons include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.66%), mobile homes or trailers ( 2.96%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.62%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Lyons. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 70.84% of Lyons's homes, and 51.59% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Lyons built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Lyons built between 2000 and later ( 34.85%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 12.64%). There's also some housing in Lyons built between 1940-1969 ( 6.61%).

Lyons Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Lyons has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Lyons real estate appreciated 81.54% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 6.14%, putting Lyons in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Lyons definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Lyons appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Lyons's appreciation rate has been 3.71%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Lyons were at 0.95%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 3.84%.

Relative to Colorado, our data show that Lyons's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Colorado.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,332,000 13.1
$998,001 - $1,332,000 14.8
$665,001 - $998,000 41.7
$533,001 - $665,000 18.0
$400,001 - $533,000 8.1
$266,001 - $400,000 2.0
$133,001 - $266,000 1.6
$66,001 - $133,000 0.0
$0 - $66,000 0.7

Very High for CO
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
2.24817518248175 4.34782608695652

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Lyons Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
110.50% 3.65%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,444 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 70.84
Renters 29.16
Vacant 8.20

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 34.9
1970 - 1999 45.9
1940 - 1969 6.6
1939 or Older 12.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 83.5
Townhomes 2.6
Small Apt. Buildings 2.3
Apt. Complexes 8.7
Mobile Homes 3.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 12.07
2 Bedrooms 28.47
3 Bedrooms 25.17
4 Bedrooms 26.42
5 or more bedrooms 7.86

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Zip Codes in Lyons, CO