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Overview

Introduction to Lynnfield, Massachusetts

Lynnfield, Massachusetts, in Essex county, is 6 miles NW of Lynnfield, Massachusetts and 12 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Boston metropolitan area.

Lynnfield History

Lynnfield initially consisted of two separate villages with a single governing body. The center of Lynnfield comprises mostly an agricultural population, while south Lynnfield has a mixed culture. Later on, Lynnfield became a prosperous residential area where people from other parts of Massachusetts migrated. Over time, Lynnfield has become a modern suburb of Boston.

Lynnfield and nearby Attractions

  • James W. Leach Memorial Park
  • Salem Wax Museum
  • Hunt Memorial Park
  • Mapleway Playground
  • Birch Meadow Park
  • Lynn Woods Reservation

Things To Do In Lynnfield

Lynnfield has a renonwned zoo and national park which allures animal lovers. It also has golf courses and parks. The winery in Lynnfield, one of the oldest of its kind, is also a popular destination.

Lynnfield Transportation

The nearest airport is Boston Logan International.

Lynnfield Higher Education

Salem State College offers high quality of education to the students at Lynnfield.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,489
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens19.6%
Employed Population 16+6,394
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married62.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher49.8%
Median Earnings25+$65,394
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$48,778

Wealth

Median Family Income$136,250
% Above Poverty Level98.3%
% Below Poverty Level1.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone18.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,477
Median House Value$591,400

Ancestry

Italian33.1%
Irish27.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10%
English8.1%
Polish4%
Greek3.7%
French Except Basque3.5%
Canadian3%
US/American2.5%
Swedish2.5%
Scottish2.4%
Portuguese1.7%
Russian1.4%
Arab0.9%
Brazilian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Lebanese0.5%
Syrian0.5%
West Indian0.4%
Iranian0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Icelander0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
African0.1%
Latvian0.1%
German0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
South African0.1%
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Lynnfield Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NW of Lynn, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City12 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Essex County
Standard Zip Codes1940
Phone Area Codes781
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude42.538
Longitude-71.048

Lynnfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMIDDLETON
Distance4.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches
StationREADING
Distance4.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationHINGHAM
Distance22.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 81 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip49.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Middleton9,514$119,344
North Reading15,476$142,266
Reading25,490$130,577
Saugus27,773$92,181
Stoneham21,831$113,131
Wakefield26,399$113,665

Lynnfield Public Libraries

Lynnfield Public Library
18 SUMMER ST.
Lynnfield, Massachusetts
(781) 334-5411

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Lynnfield Public Schools

Huckleberry Hill
5 Knoll Rd
(781) 334-5835
Primary
Total Enrollment 382
Lynnfield Middle School
505 Main St
(781) 334-5810
Middle
Total Enrollment 778
Summer Street
262 Summer St
(781) 334-5830
Primary
Total Enrollment 448
Lynnfield Preschool
525 Salem St
(781) 581-5140
Primary
Total Enrollment 50
Lynnfield High
275 Essex St
(781) 334-5820
High
Total Enrollment 618

Lynnfield Private Schools

Our Lady Of Assumption School
40 Grove St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 363
Tower Day School
5 Summer St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
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