Lynden, Washington Population 2020

15,650

Lynden is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 15,650, it is the 66th largest city in Washington and the 2248th largest city in the United States. Lynden is currently growing at a rate of 3.01% annually and its population has increased by 30.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,951 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Lynden has a population density of 2,888 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lynden is $77,425 with a poverty rate of 5.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,224 per month, and the median house value is $327,000. The median age in Lynden is 39.3 years, 38.3 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.8 males.

Lynden Demographics

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

  • White: 88.78%
  • Two or more races: 4.63%
  • Asian: 2.93%
  • Other race: 2.60%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
The current population of Lynden, Washington is 15,650, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,736.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,951.

Lynden, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,30788.78%
Two or More Races6424.63%
Asian4062.93%
Some Other Race3602.60%
Black or African American810.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.24%

Lynden Population Pyramid 2020

Lynden Median Age

39.3


Total

38.3


Male

40


Female

Lynden Adults

There are 10,222 adults, (2,956 of whom are seniors) in Lynden.

Lynden Age Dependency

90.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynden Sex Ratio

Female

7,228

52.14%

Male

6,634

47.86%

Lynden Households and Families

Lynden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lynden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All65.6%34.4%
Male50.3%49.7%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Female43%57%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3422.5665.6
Married3,1043.1781.3
Non Family1,6421.1443.7
Female4513.3143
Male1453.1850.3

3.12

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lynden Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3043.25%
9th to 12th Grade3964.23%
High School Graduate2,39125.56%
Some College2,49026.61%
Associates Degree1,22313.07%
Bachelors Degree1,90420.35%
Graduate Degree6486.93%

Lynden Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2357,7842,356
Hispanic60039167
Other Race29613225
Asian29125850
Multiple Races26726051
Black646433
Native American2222
Islander1717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 51.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,488$61,838$26,073
Less Than High School$33,281$40,952$21,737
High School Grad$40,908$53,148$16,250
Some College$40,234$69,505$26,040
Bachelors Degree$43,636$64,760$31,875
Graduate Degree$58,021$73,676$57,125

$41,488

Average Earnings

$61,838

Average Male

$26,073

Average Female

Lynden Language

Lynden Language by Age

Lynden Language

90.49% of Lynden residents speak only English, while 9.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.78% of the population.

Lynden Poverty

Lynden Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,7406805.79%
Hispanic1,068948.80%
Asian406204.93%
Black811720.99%
Multiple64281.25%
Native29413.79%

5.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.33%

Male Poverty Rate

6.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynden is Black, with 20.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynden is Multiple, with 1.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.44%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.00%
High School7.11%
Some College7.01%
Bachelors or Greater6.42%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.43%
Male Unemployed11.94%
Male Employed3.88%
Female Employed2.64%

Lynden Income

Lynden Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,433$77,425
Families$75,397$90,655
Married Families$84,221-
Non Families$34,318$45,041

Lynden Marital Status

Lynden Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lynden Married by Age and Sex

Lynden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lynden Marital Status by Race

Lynden Veterans

902

Number of Veterans

888

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam246
First Gulf War232
Second Gulf War149
Korea121
World War II41
Name Veterans % of Total
White8509.41%
2 or More286.41%
Other103.38%
Black1012.35%
Indian418.18%

$Lynden Veterans by Education

4.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynden Employment Status

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lynden Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.25%

Born in Washington

88.72%

Native Born

11.28%

Foreign Born

5.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.72% of Lynden residents were born in the United States, with 52.25% having been born in Washington. 5.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,6504573.01%
201915,1934573.10%
201814,7364603.22%
201714,2764573.31%
201613,8194423.30%
201513,3773162.42%
201413,0612732.13%
201312,7882351.87%
201212,5533252.66%
201112,2282091.74%
201012,0192,9992.91%
20009,0203,3114.68%
19905,7091,6873.56%
19804,0221,2143.66%
19702,8082661.00%
19602,5420.00%