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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lynnwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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.
In Lynnwood, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.68 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
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.
In terms of college education, Lynnwood is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.16% of adults in Lynnwood have a college degree.
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.
Lynnwood also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 29.31%.
The most common language spoken in Lynnwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.