Lynwood is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 66,763, it is the 140th largest city in California and the 620th largest city in the United States. Lynwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -4.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 69,625 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Lynwood has a population density of 13,794 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lynwood is $66,896 with a poverty rate of 16.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,261 per month, and the median house value is $422,200. The median age in Lynwood is 30 years, 29.3 years for males, and 30.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lynwoodwas:
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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 asian people with a rate of 54.52%.
17.21% of Lynwood residents speak only English, while 82.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 81.37% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynwood is Native, with 58.87% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynwood is Multiple, with 8.81% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.10%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lynwood
61.65% of Lynwood residents were born in the United States, with 55.61% having been born in California. 23.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.