Lynden, Minnesota Population 2024

1,886

Lynden is a city located in Meeker County, Stearns County, and Wright County Minnesota. Lynden has a 2024 population of 1,886. Lynden is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,821 in 2020.

The average household income in Lynden is $123,217 with a poverty rate of 8.54%. The median age in Lynden is 40.3 years: 40.2 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Lynden Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lynden was:

  • White: 95.3%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
23.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
79.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.57% (65)
The current population of Lynden, Minnesota is 1,886 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,821.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,86495.3%
Two or more races673.43%
Asian170.87%
Other race80.41%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lynden Population by Race

Lynden Population Pyramid 2024

Lynden Median Age

40.3

Total

40.2

Male

40.6

Female

Lynden Adults

There are 1,405 adults, (355 of whom are seniors) in Lynden.

Lynden Age Dependency

86.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynden Sex Ratio

Female96249.18%
Male99450.82%

Lynden Population by Age

Lynden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6542.9895.34.7
Married4843.2197.52.5
Non Family1001.488416
Female474.041000
Male232.488713

3.17

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

95.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lynden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade554.36%
Associates Degree23918.95%
Bachelors Degree18414.59%
Graduate Degree1209.52%
High School Graduate35127.84%
Less Than 9th Grade201.59%
Some College29223.16%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lynden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lynden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1961,126288
2+ Races434315
Hispanic13131
Other Race881
Asian830

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 34.88%.

Lynden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,250$81,094$51,094
Graduate Degree$85,500$77,000$86,000
High School Graduate$40,795$59,375$29,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$29,167$0
Overall$56,985$64,808$46,016
Some College$56,750$65,000$46,250

$56,985

Average Earnings

$64,808

Average Male

$46,016

Average Female

Lynden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lynden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lynden Language

97.86% of Lynden residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Lynden Language

Lynden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,8551668.95%

8.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.48%

Male Poverty Rate

8.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynden is White, with 8.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynden is White, with 8.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.25%.

Lynden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College12.24%
Less Than 9th Grade8%
High School6.27%
Bachelors or Greater0.66%

Lynden Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25%
Male Unemployed10%
Male Employed7.36%
Female Employed0.45%

Lynden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lynden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$108,462$124,307
Households$105,000$123,217
Married Families$120,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$72,500$101,283

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lynden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

68.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lynden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lynden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lynden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lynden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

166

Number of Veterans

146

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam64
Second Gulf War40
First Gulf War24
Korea2
World War II0

Lynden Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5464
65 to 7452
75+28
55 to 6419
18 to 343

Lynden Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White16312.19%
2+ Races36.98%

Lynden Veterans by Race

Lynden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lynden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lynden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lynden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.23%

Born in Lynden

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Lynden residents were born in the United States, with 83.23% having been born in Minnesota. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lynden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,966160.82%
20281,950160.83%
20271,934160.83%
20261,918160.84%
20251,902160.85%
20241,886160.86%
20231,870160.86%
20221,854160.87%
20211,838170.93%
20201,821-258-12.41%
20192,079160.78%
20182,06390.44%
20172,054180.88%
20162,03670.34%
20152,029291.45%
20142,000140.7%
20131,986170.86%
20121,969100.51%
20111,959201.03%
20101,93900%

Lynden Population by Year