Lyon county is located in northwest Iowa. Lyon county has 587.65 square miles of land area and 0.13 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Lyon county population is 11,581, which has shrunk 1.55% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.10% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Lyon county median household income is $49,506 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 34.24% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.52% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Lyon county median house value is $97,900 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 52.97% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 49.58% and is higher than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lyon county is much better than the state average in quality. The Lyon county area code is 712.
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