Lynn, Indiana

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Lynn, Indiana

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High Points

Lynn strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

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Comparative Profile of Lynn, Indiana

Comparing Lynn to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Senior Citizens 5 7
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 7 9
People Living Alone 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Lynn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles E of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles NW of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Randolph
Standard Zip Codes 47355
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.049
Longitude -84.939

Lynn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
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Lynn Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,143 100%
Male 549 48%
Female 594 52%
Under 18 301 26.3%
18+ 842 73.7%
65+ 178 15.6%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 2.99
White 1,103 96.5%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 22 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.4%

Estimated Lynn Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,095
Growth -48
Growth % -4.2%

Lynn Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 27.6%
German 17.9%
English 15.3%
Irish 12.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
French (except Basque) 4%
Dutch 3.2%
Italian 1.8%
French Canadian 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Slovak 1.1%
Swedish 0.9%
Danish 0.8%
British 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lynn, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Arba (47355)
Bloomingport (47355)
Carlos City (47355)
Crete (47355)
Spartanburg (47355)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lynn 1,143 $38,636
Blountsville 166 $31,000
Economy 200 $42,917
Fountain City 735 $40,865
Greens Fork 371 $36,786
Modoc 225 $32,708
Winchester 5,037 $37,607

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Serves 285 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

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