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Lyons, Michigan
Village
Location of Lyons, Michigan
Location of Lyons, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Ionia
Area
 • Total 1.35 sq mi (3.49 km2)
 • Land 1.22 sq mi (3.15 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
Elevation
650 ft (198 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 789
 • Estimate 
(2019)
807
 • Density 663.11/sq mi (255.94/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
48851
Area code(s) 989
FIPS code 26-49900
GNIS feature ID 0631245

Lyons is a village in Ionia County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 789 at the 2010 census. Most of the village is within Lyons Township. A small portion extends west into Ionia Township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.35 square miles (3.50 km2), of which 1.22 square miles (3.16 km2) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 704
1880 747 6.1%
1890 612 −18.1%
1900 656 7.2%
1910 611 −6.9%
1920 574 −6.1%
1930 592 3.1%
1940 596 0.7%
1950 683 14.6%
1960 687 0.6%
1970 758 10.3%
1980 708 −6.6%
1990 824 16.4%
2000 726 −11.9%
2010 789 8.7%
2019 (est.) 807 2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 789 people, 297 households, and 209 families living in the village. The population density was 646.7 inhabitants per square mile (249.7/km2). There were 325 housing units at an average density of 266.4 per square mile (102.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.4% White, 0.4% African American, 0.3% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.1% of the population.

There were 297 households, of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.6% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the village was 37.8 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.8% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.3% male and 47.7% female.

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