Lynn, Massachusetts Population 2024

100,687

Lynn is a city located in Essex County Massachusetts. Lynn has a 2024 population of 100,687. Lynn is currently declining at a rate of -0.1% annually and its population has decreased by -0.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 101,095 in 2020.

The average household income in Lynn is $87,204 with a poverty rate of 14.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lynn is 36.2 years, 34.8 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Lynn Demographics

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

  • White: 47.06%
  • Other race: 20.72%
  • Black or African American: 13.45%
  • Two or more races: 12.4%
  • Asian: 5.77%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
Land Area (mi²)
10.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
9,376.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.4% (-408)
The current population of Lynn, Massachusetts is 100,687 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 101,095.

Lynn, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White47,37047.06%
Other race20,85420.72%
Black or African American13,53613.45%
Two or more races12,48512.4%
Asian5,8105.77%
Native American5160.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander820.08%

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lynn Population by Race

Lynn Population Pyramid 2024

Lynn Median Age

36.2

Total

34.8

Male

37.5

Female

Lynn Adults

There are 76,530 adults, (13,217 of whom are seniors) in Lynn.

Lynn Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynn Sex Ratio

Female50,48550.16%
Male50,16849.84%

Lynn Population by Age

Lynn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All35,9152.7848.651.4
Married13,6383.6966.933.1
Non Family12,4801.2238.961.1
Female6,7973.6534.665.4
Male3,0003.1436.763.3

3.44

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lynn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,85013.36%
9th to 12th Grade6,2829.49%
High School Graduate20,18930.48%
Some College10,68916.14%
Associates Degree5,7068.62%
Bachelors Degree9,66014.59%
Graduate Degree4,8537.33%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lynn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lynn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White28,77526,2508,477
Hispanic23,96814,0712,328
Other Race12,1026,369770
Black7,9696,5752,104
2+ Races6,9144,8311,539
Asian3,9732,720901
Native American33622046
Islander828282

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Lynn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,204$47,400$38,575
Less Than 9th Grade$32,377$35,299$27,247
High School Graduate$37,051$47,902$30,547
Some College$45,989$48,438$43,585
Bachelors Degree$56,192$57,577$52,131
Graduate Degree$85,045$89,521$82,761

$44,204

Average Earnings

$47,400

Average Male

$38,575

Average Female

Lynn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lynn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lynn Language

47.76% of Lynn residents speak only English, while 52.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.16% of the population.

Lynn Language

Lynn Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic43,0786,90716.03%
White35,3614,75613.45%
Other20,7653,24915.65%
Black13,3811,90314.22%
Multiple12,3541,47911.97%
Asian5,81092915.99%
Native51519036.89%

14.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.06%

Male Poverty Rate

16.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynn is Native, with 36.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynn is Multiple, with 11.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.65%.

Lynn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.13%
High School14.76%
Some College11.37%
Bachelors or Greater7.62%

Lynn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.71%
Male Unemployed19.44%
Female Employed5.94%
Male Employed4.15%

Lynn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lynn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$70,046$87,204
Families$81,359$100,287
Married Families$102,977$120,986
Non Families$36,882$52,792

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lynn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lynn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lynn 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 35-44.

Lynn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lynn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,541

Number of Veterans

2,215

Male Veterans

326

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,013
Second Gulf War455
First Gulf War342
Korea217
World War II110

Lynn Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74693
75+645
35 to 54519
55 to 64452
18 to 34232

Lynn Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,9675.07%
Hispanic2560.87%
Other Race2381.61%
Black1531.58%
Asian1072.39%
2+ Races760.9%

Lynn Veterans by Race

Lynn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lynn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lynn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lynn 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

53.62%

Born in Lynn

63.91%

Native Born

36.09%

Foreign Born

18.17%

Non Citizen

17.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.91% of Lynn residents were born in the United States, with 53.62% having been born in Massachusetts. 18.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lynn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029100,177-102-0.1%
2028100,279-102-0.1%
2027100,381-102-0.1%
2026100,483-102-0.1%
2025100,585-102-0.1%
2024100,687-102-0.1%
2023100,789-102-0.1%
2022100,891-101-0.1%
2021100,992-103-0.1%
2020101,0956,5906.97%
201994,505-10%
201894,5064030.43%
201794,1037460.8%
201693,3571360.15%
201593,2216520.7%
201492,5695460.59%
201392,0235920.65%
201291,4317300.8%
201190,7011730.19%
201090,5281,4781.66%
200089,0507,8059.61%
199081,2452,7743.54%
198078,471-11,823-13.09%
197090,294-4,184-4.43%
196094,478-5,260-5.27%
195099,7381,6151.65%
194098,123-4,197-4.1%
1930102,3203,1723.2%
192099,1489,81210.98%
191089,33620,82330.39%
190068,51312,78622.94%
189055,72717,45345.6%
188038,27410,04135.56%
187028,2339,15047.95%
186019,0834,82633.85%
185014,2574,89052.2%
18409,3673,22952.61%
18306,1381,62335.95%
18204,51542810.47%
18104,08700%
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Lynn Population by Year