Lyon County is located in Kentucky. The county covers 256 square miles (164,141 acres), which represents less than one percent of the state total. Of Kentucky's 120 counties, Lyon County ranks 108th in terms of the size of its population (8,306, according to 2015 Census estimates). Government and state-level services are the main economic drivers in Lyon County. The county is also considered popular among retirees. Recent Lands of America data shows that the average price-per-acre value of land and acreage for sale in Lyon County is $44,573. The average list price of property and land for sale was $446,000 (the most expensive listing being for $1.3 million) and the median size of land and property for sale in Lyon County was seven acres. Land for sale in Lyon County totaled 50 acres and $2.2 million in overall land value. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Lyon County.