Lynn, MA

92,708 Population
10.7 square miles 8,631 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.4%
was 1.4%
Ranked 9th Highest in MA
Population Density
8,631
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.6%
was 53.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
35.9%
was 31.0%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MA
Percent Under 18
23.2%
was 26.5%
Ranked 6th Highest in MA
Percent 65 and Over
13.7%
was 11.9%
Ranked 7th Highest in MA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4
was 5.6
Ranked 16th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
17.6%
was 20.2%
Ranked 6th Lowest in MA
Median Household Income
$50,774
was $47,155
Ranked 7th Highest in MA
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.4
47.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.2
was 2.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
776.6
was 887.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,366.5
was 2,613.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
35,467
was 35,028
Ranked 9th Highest in MA
Median Rent
$1,089
was $1,002
Ranked 8th Highest in MA
Total Building Permits
26
was 26
 
Occupied Housing Units
33,635
was 32,721
 
Homeownership Rate
46.1%
was 44.6%
Ranked 5th Highest in MA
Single Family Building Permits
23
was 22
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,301.9
was 3,261.1
Ranked 5th Highest in MA
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.2%
was 11.3%
Ranked 10th Highest in MA
Multifamily Building Permits
3
was 4
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.8
Ranked 4th Highest in MA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.7
was 0.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.3
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.4%
was 96.8%
Ranked 11th Highest in MA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.1%
Ranked 14th Highest in MA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 98.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in MA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
79.1%
was 80.3%
Ranked 9th Highest in MA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
17.0%
was 21.2%
Ranked 11th Highest in MA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
42.7%
was 43.2%
Ranked 157th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
9.6%
was 9.7%
Ranked 34th Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$286,232,715
$271,801,920
Ranked 8th Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$232,555,866
$242,347,643
Ranked 11th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,107
was $2,967
Ranked 114th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,524
was $2,646
Ranked 141st Highest in MA

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