Lyman is a village in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Scottsbluff, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 341 at the 2010 census.
Lyman, less than a mile from the Wyoming border, is sited south of Horse Creek, a tributary of the North Platte River in western Nebraska. Due to its semi-arid climate, the area did not develop as early as other areas in the state with more moisture.
Lyman was incorporated as a village in 1922, when the Union Pacific Railroad was extended to that point.
The village was named for bankers Charles and W. H. Lyman.
Lyman is located at 41°55′1″N 104°2′23″W (41.916973, -104.039781).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 341 people, 137 households, and 90 families residing in the village. The population density was 852.5 inhabitants per square mile (329.2/km2). There were 165 housing units at an average density of 412.5 per square mile (159.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 78.0% White, 0.3% Asian, 21.4% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 41.3% of the population.
There were 137 households, of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.3% were non-families.