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Population (year 2000): 89,050. Estimated population in July 2005: 88,792 (-0.3% change)
Males: 43,079 (48.4%), Females: 45,971 (51.6%)

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $37,364 (year 2000)
Median house value: $145,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Lynn:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.5%)
  • Hispanic (18.4%)
  • Black (10.5%)
  • Other race (9.8%)
  • Two or more races (4.9%)
  • Other Asian (4.4%)
  • Vietnamese (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (18.3%), Italian (10.5%), English (7.2%), French (5.7%), United States (4.6%), French Canadian (4.3%).

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Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles

Lynn,

For population 25 years and over in Lynn

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lynn city

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

22.9% Foreign born (10.6% Latin America, 5.2% Asia, 5.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,670 (+9.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (14.0 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (237.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (3.4 miles Swampscott, MA (3.8 miles Nahant, MA Saugus, (3.8 miles MA (4.2 miles Peabody, MA Salem, (4.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 41 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2002: 73 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2003: 70 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 59 buildings, average cost: $140,100

Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 70.96 W

Area codes: 781, 339


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.7%), Manufacturing (14.7%), Retail trade (12.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -12,818 (-14.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,246 (29.3%)


 

Crime in Lynn by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 7 5 1 3 1 4
    per 100,000 7.9 5.6 1.1 3.4 1.1 4.5
Rapes 22 14 16 9 9 16
    per 100,000 24.7 15.7 18.0 10.1 10.1 18.0
Robberies 130 148 161 180 205 179
    per 100,000 146.0 166.2 180.8 202.1 230.2 201.0
Assaults 808 N/A N/A 665 896 791
    per 100,000 907.4 N/A N/A 746.8 1006.2 888.3
Burglaries 588 615 617 561 467 677
    per 100,000 660.3 690.6 692.9 630.0 524.4 760.2
Thefts 1,771 1,858 1,681 1,463 1,717 1,662
    per 100,000 1988.8 2086.5 1887.7 1642.9 1928.1 1866.4
Auto thefts 1,129 1,283 1,278 1,043 741 592
    per 100,000 1267.8 1440.8 1435.1 1171.3 832.1 664.8
470.2 N/A N/A 420.9 455.9 430.7


Average climate in Lynn, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lynn,

Lynn-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/29/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Lynn city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: William Dudley Pelley - (1890-1965), fascist and metaphysician, Josh Fogg - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, born: Dec 13, 1976), Anthony Anderson - College basketball player (Massachusetts Minutemen), Antonio Anderson - College basketball player (Memphis Tigers), Dorein Brown - College basketball player (Jacksonville St. Gamecocks), Dwight Brewington - College basketball player (Providence Friars).


Hospital/medical center in Lynn:
  • UNION HOSPITAL (500 LYNNFIELD STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lynn:
  • VENCOR HOSPITAL NORTH SHORE (about 5 miles; PEABODY, MA)
  • SALEM HOSPITAL CORPORATION,THE (about 5 miles; SALEM, MA)
  • SHAUGHNESSY-KAPLAN REHAB HOSP HOSP (about 5 miles; SALEM, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lynn:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 10 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 23 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 42 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lynn:
  • BEVERLY MUNI (about 9 miles; BEVERLY, MA; ID: BVY)
  • LAWRENCE MUNI (about 21 miles; LAWRENCE, MA; ID: LWM)
  • PLUM ISLAND (about 23 miles; NEWBURYPORT, MA; ID: 2B2)

Amtrak stations near Lynn:
  • 11 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 11 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Welfare 3 $13,150 $52,600 0 $0
Streets and Highways 19 $83,708 $52,868 0 $0
Fire - Other 13 $50,610 $46,716 0 $0
Firefighters 169 $892,740 $63,389 0 $0
Police - Other 18 $49,419 $32,946 43 $21,813
Police Protection - Officers 182 $1,255,205 $82,760 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $24,306 $72,918 0 $0
Other Government Administration 17 $83,416 $58,881 1 $443
Financial Administration 31 $130,877 $50,662 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1072 $4,938,602 $55,282 419 $357,655
Other and Unallocable 62 $261,364 $50,586 22 $20,905
Local Libraries 14 $46,624 $39,963 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 425 $1,607,718 $45,394 249 $276,915
Health 14 $49,950 $42,814 2 $2,644
Water Supply 17 $61,390 $43,334 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14 $60,961 $52,252 1 $2,657
Parks and Recreation 2 $8,583 $51,498 10 $6,608
Sewerage 14 $50,278 $43,095 0 $0
Totals for Government 2090 $9,668,902 $55,515 747 $689,640


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lynn:
  • SALEM STATE COLLEGE (about 5 miles; SALEM, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,917)
  • NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; DANVERS, MA; FT enrollment: 3,663)
  • BUNKER HILL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 3,638)
  • SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; MEDFORD, MA; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,697)
  • MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 13 miles; CAMBRIDGE, MA; FT enrollment: 9,895)
Public high schools in Lynn:
  • LYNN ENGLISH HIGH (Students: 1,616; Location: 50 GOODRIDGE STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CLASSICAL HIGH (Students: 1,462; Location: 235 O'CALLAGHAN WAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 143; Location: 33 NORTH COMMON STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LYNN ALTERNATIVE HS (Students: 32; Location: 20 WHEELER STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Lynn:
  • ST MARYS JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 35 TREMONT STREET; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lynn:
  • LYNN VOC TECH INSTITUTE (Students: 1,220; Location: 80 NEPTUNE BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BREED MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 971; Location: 90 O'CALLAGHAN WAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • THURGOOD MARSHALL MID (Students: 910; Location: 19 PORTER STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROBERT L FORD (Students: 898; Location: 49 HOLLINGSWORTH; Grades: PK - 08)
  • COBBET ELEMENTARY (Students: 732; Location: 40 FRANKLIN STREET; Grades: KG - 08)
  • PICKERING MIDDLE (Students: 696; Location: 70 CONOMO AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • E J HARRINGTON (Students: 645; Location: 21 DEXTER STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • INGALLS (Students: 568; Location: 1 COLLINS STREET TERRACE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JULIA F CALLAHAN (Students: 522; Location: 200 O'CALLAGHAN WAY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EDWARD A SISSON (Students: 471; Location: 58 CONOMO AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Lynn:
  • ST PIUS V ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 521; Location: 28 BOWLER STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LITTLE THEATRE NURSERY - KINDG (Students: 131; Location: 503 LYNNFIELD STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • JOI CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 56; Location: 20 WHEELER STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Lynn:
  • LYNN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,364,980; Location: 5 NORTH COMMON ST.; 271,443 books; 1,008 audio materials; 1,593 video materials; 366 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Please add this to the section on private elementary schools: North Shore Christian School, founded 1951; Location: 26 Urban Street, Lynn; Student body: 156, grades K to 8 www.nschristian.org, 781-599-2040

Notable locations in Lynn: Lynn Station (A), Lynngate Plaza (B), Hyde-Mills House (C), Lynn City Hall (D).

Churches in Lynn include: Broadway United Methodist Church (A), Central Congregational Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Christ United Methodist Church (D), Church of the Angels (E), Church of the Holy Name (F), East Baptist Church (G), First Assembly of God Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Jeans Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2), Pine Grove Cemetery (3), Old East Burying Ground (4).

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Floating Bridge Pond (A), Flax Pond (B), Lily Mere (C), Cedar Pond (D), Goldfish Pond (E), Frog Pond (F), Sluice Pond (G), Lynn Reservoir (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cedar Brook (A), Beaver Brook (B).

Parks in Lynn include: Hood Playground (1), Central Square Historic District (2), Frazier Field (3), Barry Park (4), Clark Street Playground (5), GEAA Field (6), Flax Pond Playground (7), Memorial Park (8), Lynn Common (9).

Beach: Lynn Beach (A).


Lynn compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lynn:
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLYN (1360 AM; 1 kW; LYNN, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lynn:
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Lynn:
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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