Lyons, Colorado 

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Population

2,147

75% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$90,603

Avg. Home Price

$389,700

Best Places to Live in Lyons, Colorado

College town / suburban complex - 25 miles northwest of Denver at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range
Pros
-College-town atmosphere
-Attractive downtown
-Educational attainment
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles

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What Bert Has To Say About Boulder Metro Area

Boulder, home to the University of Colorado, is a lively and classic college town, with liberal politics, alternative social lifestyles and attitudes, and an assortment of trendy small businesses, restaurants, galleries, and entertainment venues. There is plenty to do in this bicycle-friendly town, which has a pedestrian mall downtown and outdoor recreation in the nearby mountains. The area has one of the highest combined 4-year and graduate degree attainment rates in the nation. There are some larger business and government research facilities adding to the area’s economy, and there is a sizeable high tech belt towards Denver.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Colorado
County: Boulder County
Metro Area: Boulder Metro Area
City: Lyons
Zip Codes: 80540
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5332 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lyons is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lyons jobs have increased by 0.78%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lyons's cost of living is 35.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Lyons's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Lyons's population is 2,147 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 74.98%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lyons is $389,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.77%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Lyons public schools spend $9,688 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in Lyons. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Lyons

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Reviews for Lyons    4 Reviews
Schools - 8/20/2010
The teachers at both schools (elem and HS) are very good. Although I am disappointed in the district and where they spend their money. Recently the school added more... (Read More)

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Look elsewhere if you are looking for a friendly c - 8/20/2010
Lyons has it's circles. It's not very tolerant of those who do not fit the majority... (Read More)

Lyons... great location, lousy community - 8/20/2010
I grew up in Lyons and then a year ago, moved back. It's pretty arrogant for a "one horse town". For as small as it is, navigating it is insane with it's crazy one way... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN LYONS, COLORADO
80540