Community Profiles

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lynnwood waLynnwood has a rich history of steady growth and strong entrepreneurial spirit. Lynnwood is located where Interstates 5 and 405 intersect, equidistant from Seattle (16 miles), Bellevue (19 miles) and Everett (13 miles) and serves a large, growing trade area and workforce.

With a competitive tax structure, quality office space and educated work force, the Lynnwood area is a desirable business location. A diverse core of businesses includes, professional services, F.I.R.E., aerospace, bioscience and information technology.

Lynnwood is a Regional Growth Center designated to accommodate projected employment and residential development in South Snohomish County. Alderwood Mall draws shoppers from far and wide with 175 upscale stores, restaurants, and a state of the art 16-screen cinema. The lodging and hospitality sector is strong providing a convenient location within the Central Puget Sound area. The Lynnwood City Center is becoming a vibrant commercial center and an appealing place to live, work and play. There are a wide range of projects completed or underway intended to significantly upgrade the city’s transportation network, add new public spaces and parks, build housing, improve cultural attractions, create a pedestrian-friendly environment, and enhance livability in Lynnwood’s City Center. The City is currently working with Sound Transit on the planning and design for the Lynnwood Link Extension, which will bring Light Rail Transit to Lynnwood mid-2024.

Lynnwood residents enjoy a unique quality of life, filled with many amenities. Edmonds Public School District is highly regarded and has served Lynnwood since the City’s incorporation in 1959. Edmonds College is located in Lynnwood and hosts the Central Washington State University’s Lynnwood Center. Year- round recreational options include a municipal golf course, 22 city parks, public tennis and basketball courts, sports fields, and the Lynnwood Recreation Center featuring 5 swimming pools, 2 water slides, a water playground and a 3,000-square foot cardio/weight room. Lynnwood provides a great deal more for residents, businesses, and visitors!

Distance From

  • Work:
    • Everett:20 minutes
    • Bellevue: 30 minutes
    • Seattle: 30 minutes
  • Skiing: 40 minutes
  • Boating: 15 minutes

K-12 School District

Edmonds School District

Major Employers

  • Comcast
  • Pemco
  • Zumiez
  • Receivables Performance Management
  • Nordstrom
  • Macy’s
  • Fred Meyer
  • Edmonds School District
  • Edmonds Community College
  • City of Lynnwood

Lynnwood

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Population

Total Population

40,361

Population
Growth Rate

2.19%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

76.500

Housing & Income

Households

16,187

Total Housing Units

17,564


Owner Occupied

8,746

Renter Occupied

7,441

Vacant

1,377

Median Home Value

$610,202


Average Home Value

$602,304

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

3.53%

Income Projection

Median Household

$76,833 $93,719


Average Household

$106,444 $125,105


Per Capita

$42,724 $50,806

Workforce

Total Businesses

2,290

Total Employed

28,926

Workers 16+

18,786

2023 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

435

Employed

7,537

2023 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

215

Employed

3,605

2023 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

194

Employed

3,148

2023 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

242

Employed

2,679

2023 Prof/Scientific/Tech Service

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Businesses

196

Employed

2,344

2023 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

61

Employed

2,203

Some
High School

1,384

Graduated
High School

4,841

Associates
Degree

3,939

Bachelor's
Degree

6,240

Graduate
Degree

3,099

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

10,004

Non-Resident Commuters

8,745

Drive Alone

12,151

Carpooled

2,158

Public

1,830

Work At Home

1,698