Lyons is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 472 people and just one neighborhood, Lyons is the 942nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Lyons was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Lyons real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Lyons house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Lyons is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lyons is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lyons who work in sales jobs (15.02%), maintenance occupations (12.21%) and healthcare (8.45%).
Of important note, Lyons is also a borough of artists. Lyons has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lyons’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Lyons telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.92% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Lyons, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Lyons provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Lyons is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.