SOUTH LYON, MI - COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

The City of South Lyon is located near the crossroads of Interstate 96 and US 23, in the southwest corner of Oakland County, Michigan. Lansing, the capital of Michigan is located less than an hour drive west, and Detroit is just 45 miles to the east.

The center of the business district is at Ten Mile Road and Pontiac Trail, known as Lake Street and Lafayette Street within the City. At just 3.5 square miles in size, the City offers small town living, with the convenience of nearby interstate highways, major metropolitan areas and international airports.

Originally established as an agricultural center built around two railroads and incorporated as a city in 1930, South Lyon is becoming a center for manufacturing, with 70 acres of light industrial properties located within the city limits. South Lyon’s utility systems service residents and businesses, an important feature unavailable in surrounding areas.

Known for its historic and charming downtown, annual festivals, top-notch parks and excellent schools, the City of South Lyon offers an unparalleled quality of life.

SOURCE: City of South Lyon

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

South Lyon Community Schools

South Lyon Chamber of Commerce

South Lyon District Library

Lyon Township Public Lirbrary

Economic Data for Zip Code 48178

Household Income Graph

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  • 200k+

Note: Household Income figures are based on total household income.

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Demographics Data for Zip Code 48178

  • 1607
  • 1963
  • 2197
  • 2352
  • 2260
  • 1999
  • 1790
  • 1755
  • 1925
  • 2194
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  • 85+

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Population Data for Zip Code 48178

  • 29,320
  • 32,353
  • 33,719
  • 2012 Census
  • 2014 Estimated
  • 2019 Projected

Households

  • Total (2010 Census):11,947
  • Estimated (Present):12,404
  • Projected (2019):12,881
  • Household Change (2010-Present) 3.83%
  • Household Change (2010-2017) 7.82%

Notes:

  • Figures in the Population Change graph represent total population for the zip code.
  • Estimated Change 2014 shows the percentage of population change between the 2012 Census and 2014.
  • Projected Change 2019 shows the projected percentage of population change between the 2012 Census and 2019.

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Public Schools in Zip Code 48178

  • Name
  • District
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • SOUTH LYON ADULT AND ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL
  • SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • 9th-12th
  • 1000 NORTH LAFAYETTE ST
  • SOUTH LYON
  • 41
  • SOUTH LYON EAST HIGH SCHOOL
  • SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • 9th-12th
  • 52000 10 MILE RD
  • SOUTH LYON
  • 663
  • SOUTH LYON HIGH SCHOOL
  • SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • 9th-12th
  • 1000 NORTH LAFAYETTE ST
  • SOUTH LYON
  • 1,389

  • CENTENNIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • 6th-8th
  • 62500 9 MILE RD
  • SOUTH LYON
  • 777
  • MILLENNIUM MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • 6th-8th
  • 61526 9 MILE RD
  • SOUTH LYON
  • 913

  • EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
  • SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • -
  • 310 NORTH WARREN ST
  • SOUTH LYON
  • N/A
  • FRANK E. BARTLETT SCHOOL
  • SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • K-5th
  • 350 SCHOOL ST
  • SOUTH LYON
  • 398
  • KENT LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • K-5th
  • 30181 KENT LAKE RD
  • SOUTH LYON
  • 572
  • SAYRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • K-5th
  • 23000 VALERIE ST
  • SOUTH LYON
  • 525
  • SHARON J. HARDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • K-5th
  • 24650 COLLINGWOOD DR
  • SOUTH LYON
  • 609
  • WILLIAM A. BRUMMER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
  • K-5th
  • 9919 NORTH RUSHTON RD
  • SOUTH LYON
  • 461

Private Schools in Zip Code 48178

  • Name
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • CHAPMAN ACADEMY
  • PreK-1st
  • SOUTH LYON
  • 29
Community demographic data is provided by Geolytics Inc. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.

Schools listed are those in the Zip Code of the listing, but may not serve this address.
School Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
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