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There are 125 USDA backed residential loans in Lyon county with an average loan balance of $78,889. Over 84% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 32 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $79,700. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,347 SqFt. Lyon county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Lyon County is roughly 1,520 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Lyon County is 6. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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*Alvord   •   Beloit   •   *Doon   •   Edna   •   *George   •   Granite   •   *Inwood   •   Klondike   •   *Larchwood   •   *Lester   •   *Little Rock   •   *Rock Rapids

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Lyon County.

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Lyon County, Iowa
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Lyon County is located in the northwest corner of the great state of Iowa. Established on January 15, 1851, it was named in honor of General Nathaniel Lyon, who had a significant role in the US Civil War. Due to its rich agricultural background, Lyon County has progressed over the years, from a largely undeveloped area to a region flourishing with agricultural activities and thriving communities.

The first European settlers arrived in the area in the mid-19th century, mainly through the Homestead Act of 1862, which allowed settlers to claim land for agricultural purposes. Throughout the years, the population of Lyon County has grown and evolved, with several small towns arising as centers of commerce, industry, and social activities.

The county seat is located in Rock Rapids, a town founded in 1862 by pioneers Holly B. and Joseph Kitchen, along with their family. The economy of Lyon County has always been firmly rooted in agriculture, and it remains an essential component of the region's identity.

A fun fact about Lyon County is that it is home to the unique Blood Run site, which is a National Historic Landmark. Blood Run is a prehistoric Native American archaeological site dating back more than 1,000 years. It was home to numerous indigenous tribes, such as the Oneota culture, and contains remnants of mounds, villages, and other artifacts, reflecting the rich history of the region's earliest inhabitants.


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Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Lyon County
102 Main St
Little Rock, IA

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504 Mill Pond Rd
Rock Rapids, IA

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2047 Dogwood Ave
Alvord, IA

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