Lynn, Massachusetts Census Data & Community Profile

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Lynn GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Lynn, MA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Lynn, MA was 89,050.

Lynn Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Lynn was 43,079, which represents 48.4 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Lynn, MA
There are an estimated 15,097 married men in the town. 46.1 percent of men over 15 years old in Lynn are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Lynn is 45,971 which is 51.6 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Lynn, Massachusetts
There are an estimated 14,895 married women in the community. 41.1 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Lynn, MA
The median age of people living in Lynn, MA was 34.2 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Lynn was 6,505. There were 64,999 people above the age of 18, which represents 73 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 12.8 percent of the population (11,368) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Lynn, MA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Lynn, MA was 84,731.

White Population in Lynn, MA
The estimated White population in the Lynn community is 60,452, which is 67.9 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Lynn, Massachusetts
The estimated Black/African American population is 9,394, which is 10.5 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Lynn, MA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Lynn, MA was 332.

Asian Population in Lynn, Massachusetts
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 5,730.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Lynn, MA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Lynn was an estimated 79.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 8,744, while those of “two or more races” was 4,319 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Lynn community was 16,383, or 18.4 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Lynn, MA
The household population number in Lynn was 87,706.

Group Quarters Population in Lynn, MA
Group Quarters population in the community was 1,344.

Average Household Size in Lynn, MA
The average household size in Lynn is 2.62 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.31 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Lynn, MA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 34,637 total housing units in Lynn.

The number of occupied housing units was 33,511, or 96.7 of the total units in town. Of these, 15,277 were owner-occupied (45.6), and 18,234 were renter-occupied (54.4, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 1,126 vacant homes in Lynn at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Lynn, Massachusetts
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 10,737, with a median value in dollars of 145,200.

Monthly Owner Costs in Lynn, MA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,206 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Lynn, average costs per month were $396 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 42,336 people in the community had a high school degree, or 74.2 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Lynn, Massachusetts
9,337 people in Lynn also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 16.4 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Lynn, MA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Lynn was 7,336, or 11.2 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Lynn, MA
In 2000, there were 20,771 people in Lynn, MA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Lynn, MA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 28,183 people in Lynn who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 34.1 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Lynn, Massachusetts
There were 41,847 in the labor force in Lynn at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 61.7 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Lynn was 27.5 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Lynn, MA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $37,364. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Lynn, MA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $45,295. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Lynn, Massachusetts
Per capita income in Lynn in the last full census was 17,492. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Lynn numbered 2,784, or 13.2 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Lynn, MA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 14,525, or 16.5 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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