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Lynwood, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Lynwood had a population of 9,229 as of July 1, 2019. Lynwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lynwood is located at latitude 41.5264 and longitude -87.5387 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lynwood encompass a land area of 4.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Village of Lynwood (GNIS ID: 2399210) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lynwood is located within Township of Bloom, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

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Lynwood, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 9,229
Population in Households 9,228
Population in Familes 7,829
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 1,872
Diversity Index1 63


Median Household Income $53,599
Average Household Income $68,872
Per Capita Income $25,758
Wealth Index3 68


Total Housing Units 3,520 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,658 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 703 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $153,950
Housing Affordability Index2 140


Total Households 3,361
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 2,366
Average Family Size 3
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.2% -0.06%
Households 0.23% -0.07%
Families 0.03% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Lynwood, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lynwood to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 234 83rd
Population Density # 302 78th
Diversity Index # 96 93rd
Median Household Income # 853 38th
Per Capita Income # 958 30th

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