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Population (year 2000): 10,255. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,466 (+2.1% change)
Males: 5,111 (49.8%), Females: 5,144 (50.2%)

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Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $44,306 (year 2000)
Median house value: $127,900 (year 2000)

Lyons, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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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%).

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Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Lyons,

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%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL (3.0 miles Berwyn, pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (10.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (1.3 miles McCook, IL Riverside, (1.3 miles IL (1.8 miles Summit, IL (1.9 miles Brookfield, Riverside, IL (2.3 miles North IL (2.4 miles Stickney, View, IL (2.5 miles Forest IL (3.0 miles Berwyn,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,300

Latitude: 41.81 N, Longitude: 87.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708


Lyons, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.9%), Educational,health and social services (15.4%), Retail trade (12.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,994 (-19.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 479 (10.0%)


 

Crime in Lyons by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 9.8 0.0 9.8 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 3 8 5 8 9
    per 100,000 9.8 29.3 78.0 48.8 78.0 87.8
Robberies 1 7 4 4 4 5
    per 100,000 9.8 68.3 39.0 39.0 39.0 48.8
Assaults 12 17 13 9 13 23
    per 100,000 117.0 165.8 126.8 87.8 126.8 224.3
Burglaries 48 52 51 56 51 40
    per 100,000 468.1 507.1 497.3 546.1 497.3 390.1
Thefts 230 192 239 218 239 221
    per 100,000 2242.8 1872.3 2330.6 2125.8 2330.6 2155.0
Auto thefts 47 34 33 36 33 22
    per 100,000 458.3 331.5 321.8 351.0 321.8 214.5
189.4 212.0 222.0 209.8 222.0 225.3


Average climate in Lyons, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lyons,

Lyons-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Lyons city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Lyons:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 33 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lyons:
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 19 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 21 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: 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.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 5 $9,750 $23,400 6 $3,511


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; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; FT enrollment: 7,610)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 10 miles; ELMHURST, IL; FT enrollment: 2,188)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT 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)
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)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Loyola Medical Center, one of the largest hospitals in the Chicago area, is closer than either the Madden Psychiatric Center or the Riveredge Center. Look on any map, on First Ave., south of Madden and Riveredge. added by Robert G. Olmstead

Notable locations in Lyons: Lyons Public Library (A), Lyons Village Hall (B).

Churches in Lyons include: Saint John's United Church of Christ (A), Lyons Evangelical Free Church (B), Saint Hugh Catholic Church (C), Zion Lutheran Church (D).

Creeks: Portage Creek (A), Salt Creek (B).

Parks in Lyons include: Chicago Portage National Historic Site (1), Cermak Park (2), Smith Park (3).

Post office: (A).  


Lyons compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lyons:
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lyons:
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lyons:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

 

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