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Lyford is a city in Willacy County, in the Raymondville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Texas named Lyford. For links to other places called Lyford, TX, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lyford is 26.411N. The longitude is -97.789W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 33 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,973.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lyford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Willacy County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78569 ZIP code.
1% of Lyford residents report German ancestry, and 0% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lyford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lyford was $8,684, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Lyford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lyford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $489.
Willacy County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lyford political report.
The average commute time for Lyford workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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