Lynnwood, WA

Lynnwood profile

Living in Lynnwood

Lynnwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 39,141 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Lynnwood is the 29th largest community in Washington.

Lynnwood home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Lynnwood real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some cities, Lynnwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lynnwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lynnwood is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lynnwood who work in office and administrative support (12.46%), sales jobs (12.38%), and food service (6.84%).

Also of interest is that Lynnwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Lynnwood, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.68 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Lynnwood use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Lynnwood‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The overall education level of Lynnwood citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.16% of adults in Lynnwood have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lynnwood in 2018 was $31,184, which is middle income relative to Washington, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,736 for a family of four. However, Lynnwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lynnwood is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lynnwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lynnwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lynnwood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lynnwood include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Swedish.

In addition, Lynnwood has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (29.31%).

The most common language spoken in Lynnwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.