Lynwood, Illinois Population 2021

9,156
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Lynwood is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 9,156, it is the 228th largest city in Illinois and the 3285th largest city in the United States . Lynwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually but its population has increased by 1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,007 in 2010. Lynwood reached it's highest population of 9,397 in 2014. Spanning over 5 miles, Lynwood has a population density of 1,857 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lynwood is $81,752 with a poverty rate of 7.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $913 per month, and the median house value is $150,800. The median age in Lynwood is 38.5 years, 32.7 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Lynwood Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.08%
  • White: 25.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lynwood, Illinois is 9,156 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,213.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,007.

Lynwood, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,68872.08%
White2,38025.65%
Two or More Races991.07%
Some Other Race931.00%
Asian190.20%
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Lynwood Population by Race

Lynwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Lynwood Median Age

38.5


Total

32.7


Male

42.8


Female

Lynwood Adults

There are 7,196 adults, (1,121 of whom are seniors) in Lynwood.

Lynwood Age Dependency

52.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynwood Sex Ratio

Female

5,135

55.34%

Male

4,144

44.66%

Lynwood Population by Age

Lynwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lynwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.3%9.7%
All74%26%
Female62.7%37.3%
Non Family62.2%37.8%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lynwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2452.8674
Married1,2833.3290.3
Female9973.8162.7
Non Family9201.1962.2
Male452.44100

3.49

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Lynwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade841.35%
9th to 12th Grade1923.09%
High School Graduate1,09317.61%
Some College2,10533.91%
Associates Degree75112.10%
Bachelors Degree1,26320.35%
Graduate Degree71911.58%
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Lynwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lynwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,5084,4151,558
White1,2431,206328
Hispanic40225688
2+ Races4646
Other Race373737
Asian191919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lynwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,366$51,565$36,946
Less Than 9th Grade$13,869$$13,710
High School Graduate$47,983$50,567$22,038
Some College$43,547$53,947$34,828
Bachelors Degree$39,935$39,331$40,574
Graduate Degree$55,441$85,357$50,530

$43,366

Average Earnings

$51,565

Average Male

$36,946

Average Female

Lynwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lynwood Language by Age

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Lynwood Language

85.81% of Lynwood residents speak only English, while 14.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.62% of the population.

Lynwood Language

Lynwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,36324417.90%
Black6,6882363.53%
Hispanic1,11114212.78%
Multiple998282.83%
Asian1919100.00%

7.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.67%

Male Poverty Rate

7.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynwood

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynwood is Black, with 3.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.09%.

Lynwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.39%
High School12.44%
Some College6.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%

Lynwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed13.00%
Female Employed5.25%
Female Unemployed3.41%
Male Employed0.00%

Lynwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lynwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,652$81,752
Families$85,845$98,619
Married Families$116,373-
Non Families$30,688$35,465
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Income by Household Type

Lynwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.7%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lynwood Marital Status by Race

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Lynwood Marital Status

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449

Number of Veterans

449

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam177
First Gulf War62
Second Gulf War28
World War II
Korea

Lynwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64172
65 to 74126
35 to 5493
75+58
18 to 34

Lynwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3145.95%
White1357.64%
Hispanic285.23%

Lynwood Veterans by Race

Lynwood Veterans by Education

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3.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynwood Veterans by Education

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

10.9%

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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73.73%

Born in Lynwood

93.33%

Native Born

6.67%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

5.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.33% of Lynwood residents were born in the United States, with 73.73% having been born in Illinois. 1.17% 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
20219,156-19-0.21%
20209,175-19-0.21%
20199,194-19-0.21%
20189,213-60-0.65%
20179,273-62-0.66%
20169,335-41-0.44%
20159,376-21-0.22%
20149,397180.19%
20139,379400.43%
20129,339600.65%
20119,2792362.61%
20109,0431,6662.06%
20007,3778421.22%
19906,5352,3404.53%
19804,1950.00%

Lynwood Population by Year