Lynwood is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,313 people and just one neighborhood, Lynwood is the 236th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Lynwood is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.09% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lynwood is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lynwood who work in sales jobs (16.13%), office and administrative support (13.12%) and teaching (8.61%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Lynwood, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Lynwood provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
One downside of living in Lynwood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lynwood, the average commute to work is 32.87 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Lynwood, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Lynwood is a relatively small village. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.