Lynnwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 40,592 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Lynnwood is the 31st 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.
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 interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.12% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One downside of living in Lynnwood, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.82 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 percentage of people in Lynnwood who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.85% of adults in Lynnwood have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lynnwood in 2018 was $34,452, 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 $137,808 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 13.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lynnwood include English, German, Irish, Norwegian, and Ethiopian.
Lynnwood also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 30.10%.
The most common language spoken in Lynnwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.