Lynwood, California Population 2021

69,091
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Lynwood is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 69,091, it is the 128th largest city in California and the 541st largest city in the United States. Lynwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 69,772 in 2010. Lynwood reached it's highest population of 71,397 in 2015. Spanning over 5 miles, Lynwood has a population density of 14,275 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lynwood is $66,896 with a poverty rate of 17.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,211 per month, and the median house value is $399,100. The median age in Lynwood is 30 years, 29.3 years for males, and 30.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.2 males.

Lynwood Demographics

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

  • White: 59.24%
  • Other race: 29.60%
  • Black or African American: 8.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.41%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Lynwood, California is 69,091, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 70,285.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 69,772.

Lynwood, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,84759.24%
Some Other Race20,90929.60%
Black or African American5,7308.11%
Two or More Races9991.41%
Asian5700.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native4850.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander950.13%
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Lynwood Population by Race

Lynwood Population Pyramid 2021

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Lynwood Median Age

30


Total

29.3


Male

30.7


Female

Lynwood Adults

There are 50,683 adults, (5,311 of whom are seniors) in Lynwood.

Lynwood Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

11.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynwood Sex Ratio

Female

36,195

51.24%

Male

34,440

48.76%

Lynwood Population by Age

Lynwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lynwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married52.8%47.2%
All45.8%54.2%
Male40.5%59.5%
Female37.4%62.6%
Non Family34.5%65.5%

45.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lynwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,4054.445.8
Married8,4454.9452.8
Female3,4644.7337.4
Non Family1,9081.434.5
Male1,5884.440.5

4.64

Average Family Size

4.4

Average Household Size

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Lynwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,38424.75%
9th to 12th Grade7,79318.57%
High School Graduate12,03428.68%
Some College6,76016.11%
Associates Degree1,7704.22%
Bachelors Degree2,5366.04%
Graduate Degree6871.64%
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Lynwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lynwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic35,37218,2422,106
Other Race11,8956,296571
Black4,5443,845647
White1,3111,031186
Multiple Races44931463
Asian434369205
Native American31722469
Islander7575

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 47.24%.

Lynwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,869$31,224$26,071
Less Than High School$26,377$30,852$21,134
High School Grad$28,065$30,132$26,321
Some College$31,023$33,457$28,929
Bachelors Degree$43,706$41,705$45,369
Graduate Degree$49,545$43,257$70,302

$28,869

Average Earnings

$31,224

Average Male

$26,071

Average Female

Lynwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lynwood Language by Age

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Lynwood Language

15.79% of Lynwood residents speak only English, while 84.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 83.07% of the population.

Lynwood Language

Lynwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic61,08410,67817.48%
Other20,3623,58417.60%
Black5,17270913.71%
White1,05049447.05%
Native46829462.82%
Multiple96724725.54%
Asian4567817.11%
Islander952829.47%

17.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.87%

Male Poverty Rate

18.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynwood is Native, with 62.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynwood is Black, with 13.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.45%.

Lynwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.11%
High School13.04%
Some College10.99%
Bachelors or Greater9.31%

Lynwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.29%
Male Unemployed31.73%
Male Employed7.92%
Female Employed7.03%

Lynwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lynwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,213$66,896
Families$54,392$68,038
Married Families$64,414-
Non Families$28,182$38,160
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Income by Household Type

Lynwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lynwood Married by Age and Sex

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Lynwood 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 55-64.

Lynwood Marital Status by Race

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Lynwood Marital Status

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705

Number of Veterans

653

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam277
First Gulf War130
Second Gulf War104
Korea37
World War II7

Lynwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54191
65 to 74184
55 to 64160
75+108
18 to 3462

Lynwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic3710.86%
White3141.06%
Black2685.31%
Other860.60%
Asian265.34%
Indian112.78%

Lynwood Veterans by Race

Lynwood Veterans by Education

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14.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynwood Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lynwood Employment by Age

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Lynwood Employment by Race

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Lynwood 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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57.48%

Born in California

63.10%

Native Born

36.90%

Foreign Born

23.67%

Non Citizen

13.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.10% of Lynwood residents were born in the United States, with 57.48% having been born in California. 23.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lynwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202169,091-398-0.57%
202069,489-398-0.57%
201969,887-398-0.57%
201870,285-400-0.57%
201770,685-294-0.41%
201670,979-418-0.59%
201571,3972040.29%
201471,193470.07%
201371,1465700.81%
201270,5769151.31%
201169,661660.09%
201069,595-250-0.04%
200069,8457,9001.21%
199061,94513,5362.50%
198048,4095,0551.11%
197043,35411,7403.21%
196031,6145,7912.04%
195025,82314,8418.93%
194010,9823,6594.14%
19307,3230.00%

Lynwood Population by Year