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 Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Lyons Housing Market Information

With 2,147 people, 764 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $664,178, 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 87.27% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lyons include mobile homes or trailers ( 4.08%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 3.60%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.36%).

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 74.74% of Lyons's homes, and 58.94% 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 ( 25.45%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 21.13%). There's also some housing in Lyons built between 1940-1969 ( 14.05%).

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 34.06% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.97%, 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.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Lyons that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Lyons real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Lyons appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 11.36%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 96.55% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Lyons. Lyons appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 3.03%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 12.69%.

Importantly, this makes Lyons one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Colorado, our data show that Lyons's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Colorado.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,320,000 2.4
$990,001 - $1,320,000 9.8
$659,001 - $990,000 37.8
$528,001 - $659,000 12.5
$396,001 - $528,000 16.9
$264,001 - $396,000 15.9
$132,001 - $264,000 2.9
$66,001 - $132,000 0.0
$0 - $66,000 1.7

Very High for CO
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
3.01183639985937 6.55021834061135

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Lyons Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
62.54% 2.86% 6 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,761 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 74.74
Renters 25.26
Vacant 8.28

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 25.5
1970 - 1999 39.4
1940 - 1969 14.0
1939 or Older 21.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 87.3
Townhomes 3.4
Small Apt. Buildings 1.7
Apt. Complexes 3.6
Mobile Homes 4.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 6.00
2 Bedrooms 32.41
3 Bedrooms 36.73
4 Bedrooms 22.21
5 or more bedrooms 2.64

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