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Lyons, Nebraska              

Date generated: 9/22/2017


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Lyons, Nebraska

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General:
Last CensusCurrent Year%
2010
2016
    Change
Lyons.......851814-4.3%
Burt County .......6,8586,546-4.5%
Labor Market Population1.......104,03380,049-23.1%

1) Labor market population is the county population plus the contiguous county population.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, March 2017. City populations estimated to be released July 2017.

County Age Distribution (2016) :
Age: 0-19 20-24 25-44 45-64 65+ 85+ Total % Split
Male......... 827 167 619 928 368 326 3,235 49.4 %
Female...... 738 142 652 928 360 491 3,311 50.6 %

Total: 1,565 309 1,271 1,856 728 817

Median Age (2016):     State 36.3 years       County 47.4 years

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, County Population Estimates by Selected Age and Gender. Released June 2017.
State Data. U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey




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Nebraska
State
(2014)
Burt
County
(2015)
Area
Labor Force
(2015)1
Labor Force.....1,020,9133,50152,412    
Total Employment.....980,6683,63254,243    
Unemployment.....40,2481311,831    
Unemployment as % of Labor Force.....4.4%3.6%3.5%    

1) Area labor force and employment data are for the county plus the contiguous counties.
For further information regarding underemployment in the area, please contact NPPD at (877) 275-6773.
Source: Year end 2015, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Online Data, Released 6/2016.

Wages: Sample of hourly wage rates in manufacturing occupations (production and/or clerical).
Job Title 10th
Percentile
Median 90th
Percentile
Accountants and Auditors$18.44$27.83$46.64
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other$10.36$14.02$18.27
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$13.18$22.13$31.32
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$9.90$15.37$23.21
Civil Engineers$19.29$41.63$51.04
Computer Operators$9.95$17.28$27.45
Computer Programmers$14.10$28.12$44.53
Computer Systems Analysts$26.39$38.98$54.52
Customer Service Representatives$9.98$14.18$23.19
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators$12.89$16.77$23.27
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators$13.33$16.80$23.32
Data Entry Keyers$10.58$14.34$20.66
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators$9.41$19.16$24.91
Driver/Sales Workers$9.45$11.06$21.94
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians$19.72$32.51$43.99
Electrical Engineers$25.94$42.16$56.97
Electricians$13.75$19.37$29.46
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators$13.82$17.19$23.04
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$13.71$20.11$29.89
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks$9.44$10.84$14.33
Industrial Engineers$28.80$40.75$58.32
Industrial Machinery Mechanics$15.22$20.05$29.17
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$13.05$15.63$19.90
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$10.60$14.63$19.59
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators$15.85$21.37$24.88
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$9.63$15.22$34.55
Machinists$10.80$17.68$23.92
Maintenance Workers, Machinery$13.81$19.44$24.46
Mechanical Engineers$23.96$30.92$45.95
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists$21.39$28.33$37.76
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators$13.95$20.61$24.28
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators$11.91$18.90$24.66
Nursing Assistants$10.46$13.19$18.21
Office Clerks, General$9.43$12.10$18.27
Orderlies$9.66$11.50$15.01
Packers and Packagers, Hand$9.43$11.05$15.64
Receptionists and Information Clerks$9.76$13.24$17.69
Registered Nurses$19.84$27.22$37.28
Retail Salespersons$9.15$10.14$18.07
Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$10.40$14.12$19.16
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$11.63$16.31$23.10
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$9.40$10.73$16.92
Telemarketers$10.02$13.19$17.65
Tool and Die Makers$16.95$22.64$30.20
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$13.61$17.89$23.54
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators$13.40$17.53$23.40

Source: Nebraska Workforce Development, Occupational Employment Statistics Program, Second Quarter 2017.



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Motor Carrier:

Number & Type of Roads Serving Community -
FederalStateCounty
INTERSTATE Hwys.....
Limited Access, Four-Lane Hwys.....
Improved Two-Lane Hwys.....
Hwy. NameMiles
Miles to nearest Interstate hwy.....
Miles to nearest four-lane hwy.....

Motor Freight Carriers:
  More than 13,500 licensed motor carriers with worldwide connections are based in Nebraska and serve businesses throughout North America.

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Transit Time for Carload or Truckload Lots to:
Destination
Distance by
Hwy. Miles
Days by
Railroad
Days by
Motor Freight
Omaha.....721-2 days1 Day
Lincoln.....871-2 days1 Day
Chicago.....5191-3 days1-2 days
Dallas.....7203-4 days2-3 days
Denver.....5511-3 days1-2 days
Kansas City.....2591-3 days1-2 days
Los Angeles.....15624-7 days2-3 days
Minneapolis.....3161-3 days1-2 days
New York.....12924-7 days3-5 days
St. Louis.....5111-3 days2-3 days
Legal Trucking Distances - Nebraska

Distance to nearest international airport:

Name of Airport Miles to Airport
from Community
Omaha Eppley International 76
Kansas City International 242
Denver International 544

Rail:
Community Served by Railroad.....Yes
Functional Piggyback Ramp Available.....No

Name of Railroad(s) Serving Community: Burlington Northern Santa Fe




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Electricity:

 State Electric Power Deregulated.....   No

Electric System Operator: City of Lyons
  phone - (402) 687-2485

Wholesale Supplier: Nebraska Public Power District
  phone - Econ Dev: (402) 563-5534 or 24-Hours: 877-275-6773
  website - www.nppd.com
  email -econdev@nppd.com
  comments -
Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), the state's largest electric utility, has a diverse mix of generation, including nuclear, coal, hydro, gas and oil, and wind. NPPD delivers power to approximately 1 million Nebraskans and has ample capacity to meet the needs of new loads. Nebraska's electric costs are among the lowest in the nation. NPPD's professional Economic Development Team is available to assist with expansion and retention of existing business and new business locations. Contact the Economic Development Team by emailing econdev@nppd.com or by calling (402) 563-5534. Further information can be found online @ econdev.nppd.com. Utility information can be found @ www.nppd.com.

Natural Gas:
Natural Gas Service Available.....Yes
Supplier in Community.....National Public Gas Agency (NPGA)

Water:
Provider.....City of Lyons
Major Source.....Wells
Treated.....Yes

Sanitation/Waste Water:
Name of Provider.....City of Lyons
Type of Service.....Sewer
Sewer Connection Fee.....Yes

Telecommunications:
Name of Local Service Provider.....American Broadband and CenturyLink
Number of Long Distance Service Providers.....2



top of page TAX STRUCTURE

Actual Valuation of City: $26,400,366 (year 2011)


top of page MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government..... Mayor and Council
Comprehensive City Plan..... Yes, 2002 (year)
City Manager..... No
City Engineer..... No
City Zoning Ordinance in Effect..... Yes
County Zoning Ordinance in Effect..... Yes
Garbage Service Provider..... City
Public Library in City..... Yes
Percent of Streets Paved..... 95 %
Number Full-Time Police Officers..... 2


top of page EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES
 
Public Schools# of SchoolsEnrollmentTeacher/Student Ratio
Elementary 1
Senior High 1

Lyons-Decatur Northeast School in Lyons has Grades K through 12.


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Type of facilities in city or within 30 minutes:
Public Tennis Court(s).....2
Public Swimming Pool(s).....1
Public Park(s).....2
Public Camp Ground(s).....1
Camping.....Yes
Swimming.....Yes
Fishing.....Yes
Motorized Boats.....No
Water Skiing/Tubing.....No

Lyons has two public parks, Brink Park and Burlington Park. Brink Park has two volleyball courts.


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Number of Outpatient Clinics.....1
Medical Personnel in or Serving Community:
Medical Doctor(s) / Physician Assistant(s).....2
Dentist(s) / Orthodontist(s).....1

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Type of Newspaper in City.......weekly

Number of Protestant Churches.......6
Number of Catholic Churches.......1

Number of Banks in City.......1





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Local
Development
Contact:
Mary Lou Ritter
City of Lyons
335 Main St
PO Box 598
Lyons, NE 68038
Phone:(402) 687-2485
Fax:(402) 687-4112
Email: cityoflyons@yahoo.com
Website: www.cityoflyons.net
 Pam Stansberry
City of Lyons
335 Main St
PO Box 598
Lyons, NE 68038
Phone:(402) 687-2485
Fax:(402) 687-4112
Email: cityoflyons@yahoo.com
Website: www.cityoflyons.net
 
State Contacts:Courtney Dentlinger
Economic Development Director
Neb. Dept. of Economic Development
PO Box 94666
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-3125 or
(800) 426-6505
Email:
courtney.dentlinger@nebraska.gov
Website: www.NebraskaAdvantage.org
 Mary Plettner, Economic Development Manager
Nebraska Public Power District
PO Box 499
1414 15th Street
Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 563-5534 or (877) 275-6773
Fax: (402) 563-5090
Email: econdev@nppd.com
Website: econdev.nppd.com

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