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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
Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
Lynnwood33,81535,84339,47342,458

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-42,2472,2432,477
5-92,0812,1982,321
10-142,0802,1782,300
15-192,5032,1732,266
20-242,6732,6292,698
25-292,7243,2063,317
30-342,5623,0033,348
35-392,3332,7983,067
40-442,4322,4422,841
45-492,6552,2882,542
50-542,5342,3812,323
55-592,3322,5252,411
60-641,8752,4042,469
65-691,2942,1962,318
70-741,0701,7562,075
75-799091,1571,573
80-84733855991
85+8061,0411,122
18+28,06031,63234,081
Median Age373939

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Population by Race

Lynnwood2021
Total39,473.000
White Alone54.110
Black Alone8.230
American Indian Alone1.050
Asian Alone22.200
Pacific Islander Alone0.880
Some Other Race7.620
Two or More Races5.910
Hispanic Origin15.310
Diversity Index74.200

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Growth Rate

Lynnwood2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population1%1%
Households1%1%
Families1%1%
Median Household Income%3%
Per Capita Income%3%

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households13,33714,10915,49816,650
Housing Units13,81214,94216,33817,416
Owner Occupied Units8,4969,016
Renter Occupied Units7,0017,634
Vacant Units840766

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Home Value

Lynnwood20212026
Median Home Value$451,957$488,122
Average Home Value$482,751$531,444
<$50,00013525
$50,000 - $99,999141
$100,000 - $149,999141
$150,000 - $199,999280
$200,000 - $249,99910713
$250,000 - $299,99917454
$300,000 - $399,9992,3421,669
$400,000 - $499,9992,7603,115
$500,000 - $749,9992,5673,513
$1,000,000 +7163

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later226
2000-20091,245
1990-19992,445
1980-19892,025
1970-19792,722
1960-19693,834
1950-19591,627
1940-1949332
1939 or Before177

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Income
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Income

Lynnwood20212026
Median Household$66,335$77,302
Average Household$85,553$98,083
Per Capita$33,836$38,767

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Household Income Base

Lynnwood2021
<$15,0001,719
$15,000 - $24,9991,492
$25,000 - $34,9991,035
$35,000 - $49,9991,516
$50,000 - $74,9992,717
$75,000 - $99,9991,770
$100,000 - $149,9993,205
$150,000 - $199,9991,118
$200,000+924

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+18,523
In-County Residents9,768
Out-of-County Residents8,723
Drive Alone12,724
Carpooled2,216
Public Transport1,901
Work at Home888
Less than 5 minutes261
5-9 minutes1,422
10-14 minutes1,978
15-19 minutes2,333
20-24 minutes1,593
25-29 minutes933
30-34 minutes2,965
35-39 minutes466
40-44 minutes904
45-59 minutes1,907
60-89 minutes2,392
90+ minutes481
Average Travel Time31

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees29,477
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt10
Mining4
Utilities0
Construction1,168
Manufacturing998
Wholesale Trade948
  
Retail Trade8,094
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers1,105
Furn & Home Furnish Str436
Electronics & Appl Store329
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip432
Food & Beverage Stores1,172
Health/Pers Care Stores436
Gasoline Stations125
Clothing/Accessory Store1,295
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music539
General Merchandise Str1,731
Misc Store Retailers489
Nonstore Retailers5
  
Transportation/Warehouse391
Information461
  
Finance & Insurance1,486
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn789
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv185
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other512
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing896
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv2,199
Legal Services263
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises35
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt583
Educational Services2,212
HealthCare/Social Assist2,774
Arts/Entertainment/Rec749
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs3,563
Accommodation498
Food Srv/Drinking Places3,065
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin1,552
Auto Repair/Maintenance405
Public Administration Emp1,292

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Educational Attainment (25+)

Lynnwood2021
Some High School1,691
Graduated High School4,194
Associates Degree3,305
Bachelor's Degree6,502
Graduate Degree2,749

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses2,374
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus2
Mining Bus1
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus143
Manufacturing Bus70
Wholesale Trade Bus64
  
Retail Trade Bus468
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus65
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus41
Electronics & Appl Store Bus18
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus27
Food & Beverage Stores Bus46
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus48
Gasoline Stations Bus12
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus83
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus43
General Merchandise Str Bus22
Misc Store Retailers Bus45
Nonstore Retailers Bus18
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus25
Information Bus45
  
Finance & Insurance Bus173
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus69
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus45
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus59
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus123
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus193
Legal Services Bus47
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus3
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus83
Educational Services Bus55
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus254
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus37
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus215
Accommodation Bus25
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus190
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus257
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus62
Public Administration Bus37

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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