Lynden, WA Population

Population: 9,020. Estimated population in July 2020: 10,697 (+18.6% change)
Males: 4,264 (47.3%), Females: 4,756 (52.7%)

Whatcom County

Zip code: 98264

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $42,767
Median house value: $157,400

Races in Lynden:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.7%)
  • Other race (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian Indian (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: Dutch (30.9%), German (18.5%), English (7.4%), United States (6.4%), Norwegian (5.6%), Irish (5.1%).

Elevation: 103 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lynden

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lynden city

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

11.2% Foreign born (5.4% North America, 2.9% Europe, 2.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,041 (+50.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lynden:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lynden:

  • BELLINGHAM INTL (about 13 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Abbreviation: BLI)
  • SNOHOMISH COUNTY (PAINE FLD) (about 74 miles; EVERETT, WA; Abbreviation: PAE)
  • WILLIAM R FAIRCHILD INTL (about 92 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; Abbreviation: CLM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lynden:

  • LYNDEN (about 1 miles; LYNDEN, WA; Abbreviation: 38W)
  • FLOATHAVEN (about 18 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Abbreviation: 0W7)
  • BLAINE MUNI (about 19 miles; BLAINE, WA; Abbreviation: 4W6)
Amtrak station near Lynden:

  • 16 miles: BELLINGHAM (401 HARRIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lynden:

  • WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,656)
  • WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Full-time enrollment: 11,889)
  • SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; MT VERNON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,420)
  • EVERETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; EVERETT, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,970)
  • EDMONDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; LYNNWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,953)
  • SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,526)
  • LAKE WASHINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 87 miles; KIRKLAND, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,328)

Schools

Public high school in Lynden:

  • LYNDEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 889; Location: 1201 BRADLEY RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Lynden:

  • LYNDEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 1,023; Location: 515 DRAYTON ST; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lynden:

  • LYNDEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 516 MAIN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • VOSSBECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 407; Location: 1301 BRIDGEVIEW DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ISOM INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 378; Location: 8461 BENSON RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • MERIDIAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 368; Location: 861 TEN MILE ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FISHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 501 N 14TH ST; Grades: KG – 12)
  • LYNDEN SPECIAL SERVICES (Students: 23; Location: 516 MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Lynden:

  • EBENEZER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 9390 GUIDE MERIDIAN RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 9088 NORTHWOOD RD; Grades: KG – 8)