Lynwood, California Population 2020

69,916

Lynwood is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 69,916, it is the 127th largest city in California and the 532nd largest city in the United States. Lynwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually but its population has increased by 0.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 69,772 in 2010. Lynwood reached it's highest population of 71,485 in 2015. Spanning over 5 miles, Lynwood has a population density of 14,445 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lynwood is $63,685 with a poverty rate of 20.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,161 per month, and the median house value is $371,800. The median age in Lynwood is 29.8 years, 28.8 years for males, and 30.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.1 males.

Lynwood Demographics

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

  • White: 55.39%
  • Other race: 32.55%
  • Black or African American: 8.49%
  • Two or more races: 1.55%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.39%
The current population of Lynwood, California is 69,916, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 70,504.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 69,772.

Lynwood, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,33755.39%
Some Other Race23,12132.55%
Black or African American6,0328.49%
Two or More Races1,1021.55%
Asian6020.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native5500.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2780.39%

Lynwood Population Pyramid 2020

Lynwood Median Age

29.8


Total

28.8


Male

30.6


Female

Lynwood Adults

There are 50,988 adults, (5,284 of whom are seniors) in Lynwood.

Lynwood Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

11.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynwood Sex Ratio

Female

36,412

51.27%

Male

34,610

48.73%

Lynwood Households and Families

Lynwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lynwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married52.8%47.2%
All42.6%57.4%
Female33.5%66.5%
Male31.3%68.8%
Non Family27.4%72.6%

42.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,5714.3842.6
Married8,1994.9452.8
Female3,6374.6633.5
Non Family1,9911.3927.4
Male1,7444.5731.3

4.64

Average Family Size

4.38

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lynwood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,85225.68%
9th to 12th Grade7,68918.19%
High School Graduate12,13328.71%
Some College7,00416.57%
Associates Degree1,7194.07%
Bachelors Degree2,1825.16%
Graduate Degree6861.62%

Lynwood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic35,32017,7661,826
Other Race13,1326,872618
Black4,6764,067543
White1,3481,062199
Multiple Races47735455
Asian451374224
Native American34926468
Islander230222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,000$29,705$24,365
Less Than High School$25,107$28,575$19,551
High School Grad$26,230$28,240$23,485
Some College$30,717$33,162$28,928
Bachelors Degree$40,891$35,104$42,733
Graduate Degree$51,618$40,625$69,816

$27,000

Average Earnings

$29,705

Average Male

$24,365

Average Female

Lynwood Language

Lynwood Language by Age

Lynwood Language

16.10% of Lynwood residents speak only English, while 83.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 82.33% of the population.

Lynwood Poverty

Lynwood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic61,11212,11419.82%
Other22,8184,48119.64%
Black5,4781,20922.07%
White1,04146144.28%
Native54328752.85%
Multiple1,08124322.48%
Asian50410420.63%
Islander2703111.48%

20.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.14%

Male Poverty Rate

21.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynwood is Native, with 52.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynwood is Islander, with 11.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.62%
High School15.27%
Some College12.59%
Bachelors or Greater10.15%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.24%
Male Unemployed34.77%
Male Employed8.96%
Female Employed8.85%

Lynwood Income

Lynwood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,684$63,685
Families$50,910$64,997
Married Families$63,533$74,884
Non Families$26,425$36,622

Lynwood Marital Status

Lynwood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lynwood Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Lynwood Marital Status by Race

Lynwood Veterans

703

Number of Veterans

636

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam290
Second Gulf War131
First Gulf War111
Korea31
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74205
55 to 64172
35 to 54165
18 to 3492
75+69
Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic3380.78%
Black2935.58%
White2811.00%
Other880.55%
Asian305.92%
Indian112.42%

$Lynwood Veterans by Education

14.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynwood Employment Status

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Lynwood 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

56.64%

Born in California

62.22%

Native Born

37.78%

Foreign Born

24.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

62.22% of Lynwood residents were born in the United States, with 56.64% having been born in California. 24.68% 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
202069,916-294-0.42%
201970,210-294-0.42%
201870,504-289-0.41%
201770,793-294-0.41%
201671,087-398-0.56%
201571,4852260.32%
201471,259620.09%
201371,1975940.84%
201270,6039341.34%
201169,669680.10%
201069,601-244-0.03%
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%