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A+ North Lynnwood Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F North Lynnwood Cost of Living Cost of living is 17% higher than Washington
North Lynnwood
13535% more expensive than the US average
11515% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
North Lynnwood cost of living
D North Lynnwood Crime Total crime is 12% higher than Washington
Total crime
3,89441% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2641% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
North Lynnwood crime
C- North Lynnwood Employment Household income is 2% higher than Washington
Median household income
$64,32016% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$28,6644% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%15% higher than the US average
North Lynnwood employment
B- North Lynnwood Housing Home value is equal to Washington
Median home value
$268,90046% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,34342% higher than the US average
Home ownership
50%22% lower than the US average
North Lynnwood real estate or North Lynnwood rentals
C+ North Lynnwood Schools HS graduation rate is 3% higher than Washington
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
52%5% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
North Lynnwood K-12 schools

Living in North Lynnwood, WA

Located in the state of Washington, North Lynnwood is a mid-sized city with a population of 20,384 inhabitants. With a population density of 6,525 people per square mile, North Lynnwood is well above the nation's average density level. North Lynnwood tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 33 is far below the national average.

Whether you’re relocating to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in North Lynnwood could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Washington if you know where to look. Finding the best places to live in North Lynnwood and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes cost of living, weather, employment and other important metrics.

The livability score in North Lynnwood is 69/100 and the city is ranked in the 56th percentile of all cities across America. If we check out each of the categories individually, we see that North Lynnwood ranks well for amenities (A+) and housing (B-). Regrettably for North Lynnwood, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: crime (D) and cost of living (F).

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., North Lynnwood has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to North Lynnwood is real estate affordability. The median home price for North Lynnwood homes is $268,900, which is 0.1% lower than the Washington average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in North Lynnwood, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4.2, which is 2.3% lower than the Washington average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in North Lynnwood will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In North Lynnwood, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 13.1%.

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Compare North Lynnwood, WA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around North Lynnwood, WA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Hawthorne Hills, Seattle8110.51,721
Norkirk, Kirkland8010.74,252
Highlands, Kirkland8010.92,533
View Ridge, Seattle809.74,205
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Laurelhurst, Seattle8011.44,159
Bridle Trails, Bellevue801410,425
Magnolia, Seattle7912.516,871
Ravenna, Seattle7910.310,286

Best Cities Near North Lynnwood, WA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Maple Valley, WA823425,093
Medina, WA82143,169
Clyde Hill, WA8213.93,197
Yarrow Point, WA81131,149
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Mercer Island, WA8018.324,467
Woodway, WA8041,367
Sammamish, WA8019.662,136
Redmond, WA7913.659,268

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North Lynnwood Washington: Fantastic Living

I loved living in North Lynnwood Washington for the past 2 years. The city provides a fantastic living for families and single adults. Lynnwood is a large city in Metropolitan Seattle. It has a rather large population and has transformed nicely into a shopping and business community. Living can be pretty expensive here, but education and employment are moderately robust. Large employers such as the Edmonds School District, ADP, Zumiez, and city government services are local bound.

North Lynnwood is an urban area that features countless outdoor activities. The community is great for walks, mountain climbing, biking, and boating. Some must-see areas are the Olympic Mountains and the Cascade Mountains. My best areas in North Lynnwood Washington surrounds The Lynnwood Triangle. The Triangle has bountiful shops, businesses, and other city developments. I have never experienced any concerns about safety here, it's a great area for families and individuals. The weather in North Lynnwood is great for the state of Washington. It has mild, temperate climates year-round.
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Source: The North Lynnwood, WA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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