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Demographics

People

Total Population13,452
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens22.7%
Employed Population 16+6,050
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married60.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28%
Median Earnings25+$38,599
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$34,327
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,697

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,734
% Above Poverty Level92.6%
% Below Poverty Level7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home7.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone25.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,183
Median House Value$300,600

Ancestry

Dutch23%
German20.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.2%
English10.4%
Irish7.8%
Norwegian5.1%
Swedish4.1%
Scottish2.9%
Austrian2.8%
Italian2.3%
French Except Basque1.9%
Czech1.3%
Canadian1.2%
Polish1.2%
African1%
Swiss1%
Danishn0.9%
Welsh0.6%
Greek0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Russian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Ethiopian0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Arab0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
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Lynden Almanac

CategoryValue
County Whatcom County
Standard Zip Codes98264
Phone Area Codes360
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude48.95
Approximate Longitude-122.43

Lynden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCLEARBROOK
Distance5.5 miles
Jan Temp32 to 43 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp51 to 75 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches
StationBELLINGHAM 3 SSW
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp35 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 58 F
Jul Temp54 to 73 F
Oct Temp45 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.8 inches
StationOLGA 2 SE
Distance27.8 miles
Jan Temp34 to 45 F
Apr Temp40 to 57 F
Jul Temp49 to 70 F
Oct Temp43 to 58 F
Annual Precip28.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellingham85,388$69,466
Blaine5,075$91,651
Everson2,592$62,344
Ferndale13,171$78,680
Nooksack1,667$66,759
Sumas1,692$54,265

Lynden Public Schools

Fisher Elementary School
501 N 14th St
ZIP: 98264
(360) 354-4291
Primary
Total Enrollment 375
Isom Elementary School
8461 Benson Rd
ZIP: 98264
(360) 354-1992
Primary
Total Enrollment 432
Lynden Academy
200 South Bc Ave Suite 102
ZIP: 98264
(360) 354-0293
Other
Total Enrollment 195
Lynden High School
1201 Bradley Rd
ZIP: 98264
(360) 354-4401
High
Total Enrollment 847
Lynden Middle School
516 Main St
ZIP: 98264
(206) 354-2952
Middle
Total Enrollment 606
Lynden Special Services
205 S Bc Ave Ste 115
ZIP: 98264
(360) 354-2893
Primary
Total Enrollment 54
Meridian Middle School
861 Ten Mile Road
ZIP: 98264
(360) 398-2291
Middle
Total Enrollment 302
Vossbeck Elementary School
1301 Bridgeview Dr
ZIP: 98264
(360) 354-0488
Primary
Total Enrollment 429

Lynden Private Schools

Cornerstone Christian School
8872 Northwood Rd
ZIP: 98264
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 114
Covenant Christian School
9088 Northwood Rd
ZIP: 98264
Elementary
Total Enrollment 30
Ebenezer Christian School
9390 Guide Meridian Rd
ZIP: 98264
Elementary
Total Enrollment 102
Lynden Christian School
417 Lyncs Dr
ZIP: 98264
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 1012
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