Lyon County is located in southwestern Minnesota. The County Seat is Marshall and the largest city is Marshall. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lyonco.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 25,665 and the 2010 census population was 25,857. The land area is 714.56 square miles and there are 36.2 persons per square mile.
92.7% of the population is White, 2.4% is Black or African American, 6.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.8% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 91.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 26.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $136,000, there are 10,083 households, an average of 2.43 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,028, the median household income is $49,594, and 14.4% of the persons in Lyon County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,302. Retail sales (in $1000) were $378,877, and sales per capita were $15,250. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.2%.
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