Lyons, CO
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Living in Lyons

Lyons is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,208 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lyons is the 139th largest community in Colorado.

Lyons home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Lyons real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Lyons is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lyons is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lyons who work in management occupations (14.24%), sales jobs (12.85%), and teaching (9.46%).

Also of interest is that Lyons has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Lyons has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

A relatively large number of people in Lyons telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.59% 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.

Because of many things, Lyons is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lyons a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lyons has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lyons’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Lyons, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Lyons is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 68.60% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lyons in 2018 was $47,950, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,800 for a family of four.

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. Important ancestries of people in Lyons include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Dutch.

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

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