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

39,473

Population
Growth Rate

0.86%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

74.200

Housing & Income

Households

15,498

Total Housing Units

16,338


Owner Occupied

8,496

Renter Occupied

7,001

Vacant

840

Median Home Value

$451,957


Average Home Value

$482,751

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.84%


Per Capita Income

2.76%

Income Projection

Median Household

$66,335 $77,302


Average Household

$85,553 $98,083


Per Capita

$33,836 $38,767

Workforce

Total Businesses

2,374

Total Employed

29,477

Workers 16+

18,523

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

468

Employed

8,094

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

215

Employed

3,563

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

190

Employed

3,065

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

254

Employed

2,774

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

55

Employed

2,212

2021 Prof/Scientific/Tech Service

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Businesses

193

Employed

2,199

Some
High School

1,691

Graduated
High School

4,194

Associates
Degree

3,305

Bachelor's
Degree

6,502

Graduate
Degree

2,749

Average Commute Time

31 min.



Resident Commuters

9,768

Non-Resident Commuters

8,723

Drive Alone

12,724

Carpooled

2,216

Public

1,901

Work At Home

888