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Lynwood is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The community was named for Lynn Wood Sessions, wife of dairy owner

The latitude of Lynwood is 33.930N. The longitude is -118.21W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 92 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 71,619.


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Median household income
Local
$35,888
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lynwood demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 919. The number of murders and homicides was 15. The violent crime rate was 12.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Weird Al Yankovic, singer, songwriter
· Kevin Costner, actor, producer, director
· Venus Williams, tennis player
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 127

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0% of Lynwood residents report German ancestry, and 0% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lynwood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lynwood was $9,542, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Lynwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lynwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $574.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,293.


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Libraries in Lynwood include Lynwood Library ... View libraries

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Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lynwood political report.

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The average commute time for Lynwood workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lynwood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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