Lyons, GA


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Lyons, GA 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 a population of 4,375, 1,640 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $102,526, house prices in Lyons are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Lyons, accounting for 61.30% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lyons include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 17.94%), mobile homes or trailers ( 17.17%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 3.59%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Lyons are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 37.99% owning and 62.01% renting.

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 1940-1969 ( 35.47%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 2.87%). There's also some housing in Lyons built between 2000 and later ( 1.74%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Lyons. Fully 15.94% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Lyons homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Lyons real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Lyons Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Lyons have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 2.16%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Lyons house appreciation rate of 0.21%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Lyons's appreciation rate, at 3.26%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Lyons's appreciation rate has been 0.00%, which annualizes to a rate of 0.00%.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Lyons's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Georgia.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,060,000 0.0
$795,001 - $1,060,000 0.5
$530,001 - $795,000 0.0
$424,001 - $530,000 1.5
$318,001 - $424,000 2.6
$212,001 - $318,000 8.7
$106,001 - $212,000 26.8
$53,001 - $106,000 23.5
$0 - $53,000 36.5

Low for GA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
75.9639048400328 64.6934460887949

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
41.93% 2.05% 9 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$666 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 37.99
Renters 62.01
Vacant 15.94

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 1.7
1970 - 1999 59.9
1940 - 1969 35.5
1939 or Older 2.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 61.3
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 17.9
Apt. Complexes 3.6
Mobile Homes 17.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.72
1 Bedroom 4.92
2 Bedrooms 34.34
3 Bedrooms 51.46
4 Bedrooms 6.56
5 or more bedrooms 0.00

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Zip Codes in Lyons, GA