Lynn, Massachusetts Population 2022

103,437
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Lynn is a city located in Essex County Massachusetts. Lynn has a 2020 population of 103,437. Lynn is currently growing at a rate of 1.07% annually and its population has increased by 2.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 101,253 in 2010.

The average household income in Lynn is $71,597 with a poverty rate of 15.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,241 per month, and the median house value is $354,400. The median age in Lynn is 34.5 years, 33 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Lynn Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lynnwas:

  • White: 49.08%
  • Other race: 21.13%
  • Black or African American: 14.38%
  • Two or more races: 8.89%
  • Asian: 6.05%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Lynn, Massachusetts is 103,437 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 101,253.

Lynn, Massachusetts Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,23349.08%
Black or African American13,54214.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native3590.38%
Asian5,6986.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander830.09%
Some Other Race19,90821.13%
Two or More Races8,3788.89%
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Lynn Population by Race

Lynn Population Pyramid 2022

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Lynn Median Age

35.3


Total

33.7


Male

36.9


Female

Lynn Adults

There are 71,569 adults, (11,602 of whom are seniors) in Lynn.

Lynn Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynn Sex Ratio

Female

46,810

49.69%

Male

47,391

50.31%

Lynn Population by Age

Lynn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lynn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.8%37.2%
All46.4%53.6%
Non Family37.9%62.1%
Female35%65%
Male33.3%66.7%

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lynn Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,2612.8146.4
Married12,5793.6962.8
Male2,7963.3433.3
Female6,2273.6935
Non Family11,6591.2537.9

3.49

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Lynn Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,17414.76%
9th to 12th Grade5,4058.69%
High School Graduate19,77331.81%
Some College10,62217.09%
Associates Degree5,1028.21%
Bachelors Degree8,38413.49%
Graduate Degree3,7095.97%
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Lynn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lynn Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander838336
White27,46424,9187,866
Black8,6647,4151,662
Asian3,8252,609685
2+ Races4,3622,825753
Native American21812433
Hispanic21,99712,3491,551
Other Race10,8955,395512

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 43.37%.

Lynn Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,864$43,166$32,102
Less Than 9th Grade$29,648$32,288$24,895
High School Graduate$32,743$42,999$26,281
Some College$40,400$43,497$36,495
Bachelors Degree$51,194$55,684$46,492
Graduate Degree$67,635$73,594$61,875

$37,864

Average Earnings

$43,166

Average Male

$32,102

Average Female

Lynn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lynn Language by Age

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Lynn Language

48.16% of Lynn residents speak only English, while 51.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.87% of the population.

Lynn Language

Lynn Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander834756.63%
Native35914440.11%
Black13,4712,64419.63%
Hispanic40,3537,02817.42%
White33,7064,90714.56%
Asian5,69872312.69%
Other3,242NaN%
Multiple8,3461,13213.56%

15.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.54%

Male Poverty Rate

18.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynn is Islander, with 56.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynn is Multiple, with 13.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.67%.

Lynn Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.81%
High School15.62%
Some College11.37%
Bachelors or Greater7.39%

Lynn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.73%
Male Unemployed18.60%
Female Employed7.37%
Female Unemployed33.61%

Lynn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lynn Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,329$74,908
Families$70,286$85,181
Married Families$88,804$104,908
Non Families$30,958$47,847
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Income by Household Type

Lynn Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lynn Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Lynn Marital Status by Race

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Lynn Marital Status

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2,701

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War522
First Gulf War379
Vietnam967
Korea235
World War II90

Lynn Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34254
35 to 54606
55 to 64505
65 to 74760
75+576

Lynn Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0925.52%
Black2282.33%
Asian972.16%
Islander4756.63%
Other Race1491.10%
2+ Races881.64%
Hispanic1430.53%

Lynn Veterans by Race

Lynn Veterans by Education

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10.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynn Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lynn Employment by Age

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Lynn Employment by Race

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Lynn Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.77%

Born in Lynn

63.34%

Native Born

36.66%

Foreign Born

18.95%

Non Citizen

17.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.34% of Lynn residents were born in the United States, with 52.77% having been born in Massachusetts. 18.95% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18104,0870.00%
18204,5154281.00%
18306,1381,6233.12%
18409,3673,2294.32%
185014,2574,8904.29%
186019,0834,8262.96%
187028,2339,1503.99%
188038,27410,0413.09%
189055,72717,4533.83%
190068,51312,7862.09%
191089,33620,8232.69%
192099,1489,8121.05%
1930102,3203,1720.32%
194098,123-4,197-0.42%
195099,7381,6150.16%
196094,478-5,260-0.54%
197090,294-4,184-0.45%
198078,471-11,823-1.39%
199081,2452,7740.35%
200089,0507,8050.92%
201090,3291,2790.14%
201191,4211,0921.21%
201292,5131,0921.19%
201393,6051,0921.18%
201494,6971,0921.17%
201595,7891,0921.15%
201696,8811,0921.14%
201797,9731,0921.13%
201899,0651,0921.11%
2019100,1571,0921.10%
2020101,2531,0961.09%
2021102,3451,0921.08%
2022103,4371,0921.07%

Lynn Population by Year