Lynnwood, Washington Population 2021

40,607
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Lynnwood is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 40,607, it is the 30th largest city in Washington and the 963rd largest city in the United States. Lynnwood is currently growing at a rate of 1.84% annually and its population has increased by 13.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,836 in 2010. Lynnwood reached it's highest population of 40,607 in 2021. Spanning over 8 miles, Lynnwood has a population density of 5,154 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lynnwood is $79,335 with a poverty rate of 13.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,303 per month, and the median house value is $395,300. The median age in Lynnwood is 40.2 years, 39.4 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.3 males.

Lynnwood Demographics

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

  • White: 59.21%
  • Asian: 18.03%
  • Two or more races: 9.31%
  • Black or African American: 8.03%
  • Other race: 5.03%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Lynnwood, Washington is 40,607, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 38,408.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,836.

Lynnwood, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,58359.21%
Asian6,87618.03%
Two or More Races3,5539.31%
Black or African American3,0628.03%
Some Other Race1,9195.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native1150.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.09%
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Lynnwood Population by Race

Lynnwood Population Pyramid 2021

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Lynnwood Median Age

40.2


Total

39.4


Male

41


Female

Lynnwood Adults

There are 30,278 adults, (6,279 of whom are seniors) in Lynnwood.

Lynnwood Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynnwood Sex Ratio

Female

19,428

50.93%

Male

18,715

49.07%

Lynnwood Population by Age

Lynnwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lynnwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All53.3%46.7%
Male43.7%56.3%
Non Family38.5%61.5%
Female33.7%66.3%

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lynnwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5152.5753.3
Married6,3473.3373.5
Non Family5,4371.3638.5
Female2,1083.1733.7
Male6233.4743.7

3.18

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Lynnwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5485.72%
9th to 12th Grade1,7216.36%
High School Graduate5,10018.86%
Some College7,32427.08%
Associates Degree3,19411.81%
Bachelors Degree5,82621.54%
Graduate Degree2,3298.61%
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Lynnwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lynnwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,63114,7335,041
Asian5,1764,4001,966
Hispanic2,8761,649337
Black2,1091,901442
Multiple Races1,5421,390385
Other Race1,01637615
Native American109359
Islander3512

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.98%.

Lynnwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,988$47,489$37,384
Less Than High School$26,875$31,579$23,026
High School Grad$32,010$37,305$23,243
Some College$41,311$44,844$37,856
Bachelors Degree$59,644$68,173$50,896
Graduate Degree$61,134$68,679$54,970

$41,988

Average Earnings

$47,489

Average Male

$37,384

Average Female

Lynnwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lynnwood Language by Age

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Lynnwood Language

63.18% of Lynnwood residents speak only English, while 36.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 14.55% of the population.

Lynnwood Language

Lynnwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,8011,8669.42%
Asian6,8051,04415.34%
Hispanic5,19492717.85%
Black3,05275724.80%
Multiple3,51373520.92%
Other1,91433717.61%
Islander352365.71%
Native10998.26%

13.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.62%

Male Poverty Rate

17.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynnwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynnwood is Islander, with 65.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynnwood is Native, with 8.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.53%.

Lynnwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.75%
Some College13.35%
High School13.03%
Bachelors or Greater7.29%

Lynnwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.27%
Male Unemployed23.86%
Female Employed8.04%
Male Employed5.26%

Lynnwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lynnwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,743$79,335
Families$79,973$91,775
Married Families$100,044-
Non Families$39,470$51,829
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Income by Household Type

Lynnwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lynnwood Married by Age and Sex

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Lynnwood 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.

Lynnwood Marital Status by Race

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Lynnwood Marital Status

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1,964

Number of Veterans

1,798

Male Veterans

166

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam716
First Gulf War464
Second Gulf War347
Korea225
World War II106

Lynnwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74508
75+476
35 to 54450
55 to 64368
18 to 34162

Lynnwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5388.17%
Black2189.06%
Asian1232.10%
2 or More854.60%
Hispanic812.42%

Lynnwood Veterans by Race

Lynnwood Veterans by Education

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3.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynnwood Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lynnwood Employment by Age

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Lynnwood Employment by Race

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Lynnwood 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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43.20%

Born in Washington

70.69%

Native Born

29.31%

Foreign Born

12.73%

Non Citizen

16.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.69% of Lynnwood residents were born in the United States, with 43.20% having been born in Washington. 12.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lynnwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202140,6077331.84%
202039,8747331.87%
201939,1417331.91%
201838,4081320.34%
201738,2762560.67%
201638,0201,1583.14%
201536,8622840.78%
201436,5782040.56%
201336,3741530.42%
201236,2212040.57%
201136,017930.26%
201035,9242,0770.60%
200033,8475,1521.66%
199028,6956,0542.40%
198022,6415,2602.68%
197017,38110,1749.20%
19607,2070.00%

Lynnwood Population by Year