Lyons

70°F
Current Population
1,978
Elevation Level
5365 ft

About Lyons


Lyons is located in the picturesque foothills of Northern Colorado. Known as “The Double Gateway to the Rockies”, Lyons provides plenty of kayaking and tubing for everyone with the St. Vrain River flowing through the middle of town. Residents and visitors can enjoy the numerous events that Lyon’s hosts during the summer. A quaint, walkable, downtown features shopping at local boutiques, art galleries and a variety of cafes and restaurants. This beautiful town nestled in the foothills has something for everyone. 

Explore Lyons

Entertainment & Culture

  •  Lyons Outdoor Activities are endless from hiking and biking numerous trails to kayaking and tubing down the St Vrain River, they are so well known it has landed them as Elevation Outdoor Magazines 2016 Top Adventure Town

  • Lyons Art & Music are openely welcomed by the community and visitors making it the perfect home for various art galleries and music festivals. 

  •  Lyons Lodging is a unique experience having charming hotels and cozy cabins. 

  • Lyons Dining is unmatched having everything from breweries to BBQ food and even Thai, perfect for every palate.  

  • Lyons Shopping is a great experience for the avid shopper, featuring exclusive retail shops, unique art galleries and locally owned shop.

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About the Community

Lyons Elementary School

Summary
  • District St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j
  • Phone (303) 823-6915
  • Address 338 HIGH ST
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 348
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Lyons Middle/senior High School

Summary
  • District St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j
  • Phone (303) 823-6631
  • Address 100 MCCONNELL DR
  • County Larimer County
  • Grade 06 - 12
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 393
  • Student Teacher Ratio 16

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 1,978
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 2,017
Households
  • Total Households 814
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 828
  • Average Size of Household 2.00
  • Households With Children 239

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 18.79
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 16.99
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 55.09
  • Avg Jan High Temp 44.38
  • Avg Jul High Temp 87.17
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 110
  • Air Pollution Index 110
  • Earthquake Index 50
  • Hail Index 55
  • Tornado Index 49
  • Wind Index 278

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1979
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 94
  • Health Care Cost 109
  • Transportation Cost 102