Lynn, Massachusetts Population 2020

96,032

Lynn is a city located in Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 96,032, it is the 7th largest city in Massachusetts and the 338th largest city in the United States. Lynn is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually and its population has increased by 6.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 90,329 in 2010. Lynn reached it's highest population of 102,320 in 1930. Spanning over 14 miles, Lynn has a population density of 8,939 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lynn is $70,477 with a poverty rate of 17.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,130 per month, and the median house value is $295,100. The median age in Lynn is 34.4 years, 32.9 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.8 males.

Lynn Demographics

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

  • White: 48.13%
  • Other race: 24.19%
  • Black or African American: 13.48%
  • Asian: 7.48%
  • Two or more races: 6.28%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Lynn, Massachusetts is 96,032, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 94,654.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 90,329.

Lynn, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,05948.13%
Some Other Race22,64424.19%
Black or African American12,61613.48%
Asian7,0027.48%
Two or More Races5,8806.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native3710.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander450.05%

Lynn Population Pyramid 2020

Lynn Median Age

34.4


Total

32.9


Male

35.9


Female

Lynn Adults

There are 71,014 adults, (10,995 of whom are seniors) in Lynn.

Lynn Age Dependency

56

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynn Sex Ratio

Female

47,092

50.30%

Male

46,525

49.70%

Lynn Households and Families

Lynn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lynn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.3%36.7%
All44.6%55.4%
Male36.4%63.6%
Non Family35%65%
Female29.8%70.2%

44.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,7092.8444.6
Married12,1293.7763.3
Non Family11,4131.2535
Female6,5323.5829.8
Male2,6353.5936.4

3.53

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lynn Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,69414.22%
9th to 12th Grade4,7577.78%
High School Graduate19,99932.71%
Some College11,56718.92%
Associates Degree4,7877.83%
Bachelors Degree8,00413.09%
Graduate Degree3,3385.46%

Lynn Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,44025,1737,097
Hispanic20,53111,9501,592
Other Race12,0506,733693
Black8,2586,9361,687
Asian4,6093,300833
Multiple Races2,4571,402355
Native American22112814
Islander4545

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 white people with a rate of 25.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,556$41,700$31,156
Less Than High School$26,247$30,191$22,704
High School Grad$34,500$41,513$27,992
Some College$36,985$46,593$31,843
Bachelors Degree$49,674$52,415$45,298
Graduate Degree$63,000$73,438$56,273

$36,556

Average Earnings

$41,700

Average Male

$31,156

Average Female

Lynn Language

Lynn Language by Age

Lynn Language

47.04% of Lynn residents speak only English, while 52.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.25% of the population.

Lynn Poverty

Lynn Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic38,6878,31321.49%
Other22,5844,88121.61%
White33,8714,62613.66%
Black12,5352,45619.59%
Multiple5,8591,43624.51%
Asian7,00281811.68%
Native3718522.91%
Islander4545100.00%

17.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.17%

Male Poverty Rate

19.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynn is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynn is Asian, with 11.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.50%
High School14.32%
Some College13.48%
Bachelors or Greater7.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.46%
Male Unemployed22.04%
Female Employed7.75%
Male Employed5.89%

Lynn Income

Lynn Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,598$70,477
Families$66,621$80,977
Married Families$86,669$100,968
Non Families$28,591$43,048

Lynn Marital Status

Lynn Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lynn Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Lynn Marital Status by Race

Lynn Veterans

2,999

Number of Veterans

2,737

Male Veterans

262

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,052
Second Gulf War494
First Gulf War395
Korea282
World War II229
Age Group Veterans
75+766
35 to 54722
55 to 64652
65 to 74641
18 to 34218
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4206.48%
Black2332.45%
Hispanic1920.75%
Other1531.00%
Asian981.79%
2 or More501.61%
Hawaiian45100.00%

$Lynn Veterans by Education

11.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynn Employment Status

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lynn 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

53.01%

Born in Massachusetts

63.82%

Native Born

36.18%

Foreign Born

20.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

63.82% of Lynn residents were born in the United States, with 53.01% having been born in Massachusetts. 20.76% 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
202096,0326890.72%
201995,3436890.73%
201894,6545590.59%
201794,0956890.74%
201693,4061590.17%
201593,2476480.70%
201492,5995510.60%
201392,0485960.65%
201291,4527360.81%
201190,7161730.19%
201090,5431,4930.17%
200089,0507,8050.92%
199081,2452,7740.35%
198078,471-11,823-1.39%
197090,294-4,184-0.45%
196094,478-5,260-0.54%
195099,7381,6150.16%
194098,123-4,197-0.42%
1930102,3203,1720.32%
192099,1489,8121.05%
191089,33620,8232.69%
190068,51312,7862.09%
189055,72717,4533.83%
188038,27410,0413.09%
187028,2339,1503.99%
186019,0834,8262.96%
185014,2574,8904.29%
18409,3673,2294.32%
18306,1381,6233.12%
18204,5154281.00%
18104,0870.00%