Living in Lynden, WA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Lynden SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
7
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
7

Lynden, WA Crime Report

223
Total Crimes
1,526.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-40.58%
Below National Average

Lynden, WA Cost Of Living

118
Lynden's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Lynden, Washington Info Snack

Lynden is the second largest city in Whatcom County, Washington, United States. Named and established in 1874 near the site of the Nooksack Indian village Squahalish (Nooksack: Sqwehálich), the city of Lynden began as a pioneer settlement headed by Holden and Phoebe Judson.
Population
13,862
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
6.0%
Median Home
$327,000
Median Income
$64,433
Median Rent
$1,224

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Map Of Lynden, WA

Population over time in Lynden

Year Population % Change
2017 13,862 3.0%
2016 13,452 1.9%
2015 13,204 2.5%
2014 12,886 2.4%
2013 12,579 2.0%
2012 12,334 2.2%
2011 12,072 2.4%
2010 11,793 1.8%
2009 11,580 -
Crime/100k Lynden WA USA
Violent Crime 123.2 311.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.1 5.0
Robbery 20.5 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 54.7 189.1 246.8
Property Crime 1403.0 2946.2 2199.5
Burglary 219.0 533.5 376.0
Larceny 1115.5 2045.4 1594.6
Car Theft 68.4 367.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Lynden

White
85.5% (11,853)
African American
0.6% (81)
American Indian
0.2% (33)
Asian
2.9% (406)
Hawaiian
0.2% (33)
Other
0.4% (55)
Two Or More
2.4% (333)
Hispanic
7.7% (1,068)
Race Lynden WA USA
White 85.5% 69.1% 61.1%
African American 0.6% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 8.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 4.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.7% 12.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Lynden, Washington

Less than $10,000
4.4% (61,239)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (50,860)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.3% (115,213)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.2% (99,644)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (202,402)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.2% (308,015)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.4% (172,301)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.7% (231,465)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.9% (94,973)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (50,081)
Income Lynden WA USA
Less than $10,000 4.4% 5.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 3.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.3% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.2% 7.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 11.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.2% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.7% 17.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.9% 7.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 8.4% 7.0%

Gender in Lynden

Female
52.1% (7,228)
Male
47.9% (6,634)
Gender Lynden WA USA
Female 52.1% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lynden for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (415)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (554)
High School / GED
26.0% (3,604)
Some College
27.0% (3,742)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (1,802)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (2,772)
Master's Degree
4.0% (554)
Professional Degree
2.0% (277)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (138)
Education Lynden WA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 24.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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