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Lyon County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Lyon County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the U.S.
Seat Marshall
Largest city Marshall
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

721 sq mi (1,869 km²)
714 sq mi (1,850 km²)
7 sq mi (19 km²), 1.01%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

25,425
36/sq mi (14/km²)
Founded March 6, 1868 [1]
Named for General Nathaniel Lyon
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.lyon.mn.us

Lyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 25,425. Its county seat is Marshall[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 721 square miles (1,869 km²), of which 714 square miles (1,850 km²) is land and 7 square miles (19 km²) (1.01%) is water.

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Lakes

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 25,425 people, 9,715 households, and 6,334 families residing in the county. The population density was 36 people per square mile (14/km²). There were 10,298 housing units at an average density of 14 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 93.58% White, 1.49% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 1.67% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.89% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. 3.97% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 33.9% were of German, 15.5% Norwegian and 10.5% Belgian ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 9,715 households out of which 33.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.10% were married couples living together, 7.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.80% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 13.30% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 19.50% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 95.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,996, and the median income for a family was $48,512. Males had a median income of $32,102 versus $21,445 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,013. About 6.30% of families and 10.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.00% of those under age 18 and 12.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships Unincorporated

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Coordinates: 44°25′N 95°50′W / 44.41°N 95.84°W / 44.41; -95.84


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Lyon County, Minnesota
Map
File:Map of Minnesota highlighting Lyon County.png
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the USA highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 6, 1868 [1]
Seat Marshall
Largest City Marshall
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.01%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

25425
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.lyon.mn.us
Named for: General Nathaniel Lyon

Lyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 25,425. Its county seat is Marshall6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,869 km² (721 sq mi). 1,850 km² (714 sq mi) of it is land and 19 km² (7 sq mi) of it (1.01%) is water.

Lakes

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

As of the census² of 2000, there were 25,425 people, 9,715 households, and 6,334 families residing in the county. The population density was 14/km² (36/sq mi). There were 10,298 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (14/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 93.58% White, 1.49% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 1.67% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.89% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. 3.97% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 33.9% were of German, 15.5% Norwegian and 10.5% Belgian ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 9,715 households out of which 33.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.10% were married couples living together, 7.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.80% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 13.30% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 19.50% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 95.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,996, and the median income for a family was $48,512. Males had a median income of $32,102 versus $21,445 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,013. About 6.30% of families and 10.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.00% of those under age 18 and 12.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships

External links


Coordinates: 44°25′N 95°50′W / 44.41, -95.84

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