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People

Total Population 1,068
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 503
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 62.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.5%
Median Earnings25+ $37,581
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,813

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,464
% Above Poverty Level 92.6%
% Below Poverty Level 7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.2%
Median Gross Rent $628
Median House Value $87,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 6.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lyndon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles S of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles SW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Osage
Standard Zip Codes 66451
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.61
Longitude -95.684

Lyndon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station POMONA LAKE
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station MELVERN LAKE
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station TOPEKA BILLARD MNCPL AP
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burlingame 886 $43,375
Melvern 510 $43,594
Osage City 2,885 $60,341
Pomona 824 $45,865
Quenemo 424 $35,469

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lyndon Public Libraries

Library
Lyndon Carnegie Library
127 E 6TH ST
Lyndon, Kansas
(785) 828-4520

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Lyndon High Schools

LYNDON HIGH
421 EAST 6TH ST
785-828-4911
Serves 148 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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