Lyons, GA


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Lyons is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,375 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lyons is the 162nd largest community in Georgia.

When you are in Lyons, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 48.74% of Lyons’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Lyons is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Lyons who work in food service (11.85%), maintenance occupations (7.31%), and management occupations (6.05%).

As is often the case in a small city, Lyons doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Lyons have a very low rate of college education: just 6.45% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Lyons in 2010 was $12,702, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,808 for a family of four. Lyons also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.33% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Lyons is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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. Lyons also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lyons include Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Lyons is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.

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