Lynn is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 948 people and just one neighborhood, Lynn is the 329th largest community in Indiana. Lynn has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Lynn is a blue-collar town, with 38.49% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Lynn is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lynn who work in office and administrative support (11.69%), healthcare (10.79%), and food service (10.25%).
Overall, Lynn’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
As is often the case in a small town, Lynn doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Lynn has a very low overall level of education: only 9.89% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Lynn in 2018 was $28,065, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,260 for a family of four. However, Lynn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lynn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lynn residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Lynn include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Lynn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 34 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 91.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Lynn is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in IN, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 89.2% of the neighborhoods in Indiana. If you are considering retiring to Indiana, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Lynn are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 36.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.2%), and 12.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.4%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Lynn, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (2.9%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.