Lynn, Massachusetts

Population 91,247

Lynn is located in Essex County, MA. The population is 91,247, making Lynn the largest city in Essex County and the 9th largest city in the state of Massachusetts.

There are 32 public schools in Lynn with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Lynn is moderate , and there are 125 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Lynn is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Lynn property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Lynn include Saugus, Swampscott and Salem.

Lynn Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 20.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17%

Crime Rate

23.05% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 145
  • Violent Crimes: 492
  • Robbery: 109
  • Burglary: 320
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 961

Registered Offenders

6.20% Lower than national avg.
  • 125 offenders in Lynn
  • 13.70 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

349 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 3
  • Registered Polluters: 9
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 337


High 10.5%
  • Massachusetts unemployment average: 7.2%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

32 Public Schools view public schools

There are 32 K-12 public schools in Lynn, MA and 7 private schools. Homefacts rates Lynn's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

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Crime view details

125 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$429,900 compared to May 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

59 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Lynn, MA issued 59 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 59 permits, 11 were issued for single family homes and 48 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lynn, MA issued 26 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 26 permits, 23 were issued for single family homes and 3 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,715
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,900
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,311
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,880
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,131

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Environmental Hazards

349 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (226/227)
    Lynn, MA has 99.56% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Lynn, MA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.16 Average
    Lynn, MA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 27.07°
  • February 30.28°
  • March 38.17°
  • April 48.35°
  • May 57.02°
  • June 65.19°
  • July 72.7°
  • August 70.56°
  • September 63.2°
  • October 52.6°
  • November 42.45°
  • December 32.58°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lynn, MA

Lynn, MA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Lynn, MA has a high risk of hurricanes.
Lynn, MA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Lynn, MA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lynn, MA: $54,711


Unemployment in Lynn is 10.5%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 7.2% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 57.02%
White Collar - 42.98%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Charlie Baker
  • Sen. Edward J. Markey
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren

City Representatives

  • Seth Moulton
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