Lynwood Information

Lynwood Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lynwood, IL

General Lynwood Information

State: Illinois

County: Cook County

Close cities: Chicago Heights, IL, Riverdale, IL, Olympia Fields, IL, Blue Island, IL, Thornton, IL, Posen, IL, Burnham, IL, South Holland, IL, Ford Heights, IL, Greenwood, IL, Dolton, IL, Glenwood, IL, Steger, IL, Phoenix, IL, South Chicago Heights, IL, Sauk Village, IL, Flossmoor, IL, Lansing, IL, Calumet City, IL, Crete, IL, Homewood, IL, Dixmoor, IL, East Hazel Crest, IL, Park Forest, IL, Harvey, IL, University Park, IL

Lynwood Population (census data)
Total 7,976 (+6.4% since 2000)
Male 3,803 (47.7%)
Female 4,173 (52.3%)

Population Density: 1,619 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 101.9 (US Avg is 100)

Lynwood Elevation: 615 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1960

Land Area: 4.93 square miles

Median Household Income: $64,734

Zip Codes: 60411.

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Lynwood Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (47.7%)
  • Black (45.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Polish (12.2%)
  • German (10.2%)
  • Irish (8.8%)
  • Italian (6.0%)
  • Dutch (5.8%)
  • Swedish (2.9%)
Foriegn Born: 371 people (4.7%)
  • Latin America (53.2%)
  • Europe (29.8%)
  • Asia (17.0%)

Local Lynwood Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Chicago State University, University of Illinois, DePaul University

Lynwood School Information

Elementary Schools
Sandridge Elementary School (2950 Glenwood-Dyer, Lynwood, IL, 60411 - Sandridge School District 172 District)

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