Lynnwood, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lynnwood, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Lynnwood had a population of 35,993 as of July 1, 2015. Lynnwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lynnwood is located at latitude 47.8298 and longitude -122.3056 in Snohomish County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lynnwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Snohomish County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 394 feet.

The City of Lynnwood has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lynnwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Lynnwood, WA Boundary Map

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Lynnwood, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 35,993
Population in Households 35,372
Population in Familes 26,588
Population in Group Qrtrs 621
Population Density1 4,593
Diversity Index2 69
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,228
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 8,487
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,141 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,087 (46.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,100 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $346,496
Average Home Value $364,655
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,271
Average Household Income $65,150
Per Capita Income $26,136
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.65%
Households 0.16% 0.68%
Families -0.03% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Lynnwood, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lynnwood to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 95th
Population Density1 # 18 97th
Diversity Index2 # 64 90th
Median Household Income # 345 45th
Per Capita Income # 312 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.