Lyons, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 10,255. Estimated population in 2021: 10,466 (+2.1% change)
Males: 5,111 (49.8%), Females: 5,144 (50.2%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60534

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $44,306
Median house value: $127,900

Races in Lyons:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.8%)
  • Hispanic (16.3%)
  • Other race (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (15.4%), German (14.8%), Irish (13.8%), Czech (11.3%), Italian (11.2%), English (3.3%).

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lyons

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lyons village

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

17.5% Foreign born (9.6% Europe, 5.8% Latin America, 1.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +424 (+4.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lyons:

  • MAC NEAL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; BERWYN, IL)
  • JOHN J MADDEN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 4 miles; HINES, IL)
  • RIVEREDGE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; FOREST PARK, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lyons:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 33 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lyons:

  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: CGX)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 19 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 21 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
Amtrak stations near Lyons:

  • 2 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 4 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyons:

  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 5 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 10 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,407)
Public primary/middle schools in Lyons:

  • WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 710; Location: 8101 OGDEN AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • COSTELLO SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 4632 CLYDE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • J W ROBINSON JR ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 4431 GAGE AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WEST 40 REG SAFE SCH MIDDLE PRG (Location: 4315 S JOLIET AVE; Grades: 00 – 00)
  • WEST 40 RSSP MIDDLE SCH PROG (Location: 4315 S JOLIET AVE; Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle school in Lyons:

  • ST HUGH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 131; Location: 4315 JOLIET AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Lyons:

  • LYONS P.L. (Operating income: $290,140; Location: 4209 JOLIET AVENUE; 58,243 books; 2,775 audio materials; 1,077 video materials; 118 serial subscriptions)

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