Lyons is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 793 people and just one neighborhood, Lyons is the 509th largest community in Michigan. Lyons has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lyons is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.76% of the Lyons workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lyons is a village of service providers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lyons who work in food service (12.43%), office and administrative support (9.17%) and teaching (5.92%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Lyons has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Lyons has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lyons than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lyons may be for you.
In Lyons, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.33 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Lyons doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.