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Lyon County, IA Public Records

District Court
206 S 2nd Ave
Rock Rapids, IA 51246 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM M-F CST
P: 712-472-8530
F: 712-472-8537
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, dissolution of marriage, mental health, domestic abuse or deferred records released
Judicial Magistrates, part of the District Court, have jurisdiction over simple misdemeanors, including scheduled violations, county and municipal infractions, and small claims.

Lyon County, IA Vital Records

Contact the Lyon County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Lyon County
County Recorder
www.lyoncountyiowa.com/recorder
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 712-472-8528
Fax: 712-472-8523
Recorded Documents

Lyon County Vital Certificates

Lyon County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Lyon County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 587.50 sq mi
Population (2009): 11,172
  • Females: 49.8%
  • White: 98.9%
  • Black/African American: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): -591
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 7.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 78.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 14.2%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.61
Housing Units (2000): 4,758
Homeownership Rate (2000): 81.8%
Migration Flow to Lyon County, IA from (2007-2008):

Lyon County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $193,969
  • Construction: $8,551
  • Retail Trade: $8,802
  • Professional and Technical Services: $11,825
  • Healthcare: $10,151
  • Banking: $6,876
  • Retail Trade: $8,802
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $1,357
  • Manufacturing: $30,683
  • Farms: $41,722
  • Government: $26,225
Employed (2000): 5,931
Unemployed (2000): 145
Unemployment Rate (2009): 4.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,235
Local Government Employment (2007): 580
Local Government Revenue (2007): $29,457 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $11,272 (thou. dol.)

Lyon County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 177
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.8
Deaths (2007): 111
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Lyon County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 15
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 12
Property Crimes (2008): 90
  • Burglary: 29
  • Larceny-Theft: 50
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 11

Lyon County Genealogy Records