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Lyon is a township in Cherokee County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Lyon. For links to other places called Lyon, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lyon is 37.059N. The longitude is -94.903W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 528.
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9% of Lyon residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lyon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lyon was $14,210, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Lyon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lyon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $227. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.
Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lyon political report.
The average commute time for Lyon workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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