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Lyons, Oregon
—  City  —
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 44°46′19″N 122°36′22″W / 44.77194°N 122.60611°W / 44.77194; -122.60611
Country United States
State Oregon
County Linn
Incorporated 1958
 - Mayor Mike Rolow
 - Total 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 - Land 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 660 ft (201.2 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,008
 - Density 1,165.8/sq mi (452.5/km2)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97358
Area code(s) 503
FIPS code 41-44300[1]
GNIS feature ID 1123641[2]

Lyons is a city in Linn County, Oregon, United States. The population was 1,008 at the 2000 census. The center of population of Oregon is located in Lyons [1].



Lyons is located at 44°46′19″N 122°36′22″W / 44.77194°N 122.60611°W / 44.77194; -122.60611 (44.771921, -122.606165)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,008 people, 372 households, and 296 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,165.8 people per square mile (452.5/km²). There were 395 housing units at an average density of 456.8/sq mi (177.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.06% White, 1.79% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, and 3.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.69% of the population.

There were 372 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% were non-families. 14.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,368, and the median income for a family was $45,875. Males had a median income of $34,286 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,628. About 9.3% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 15.2% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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