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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Lynnfield is a suburb of Boston with a population of 12,732. Lynnfield is in Essex County. Living in Lynnfield offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lynnfield there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in Lynnfield and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Lynnfield are highly rated.
About Lynnfield...
Population
12,732

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$604,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,890
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    38.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    15.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    38.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    713.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    46
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Lynnfield

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$117,706
National
$55,322
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Lynnfield Reviews

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This beautiful town is full of families who are mostly middle-waged to wealthy people. The safety in this town provides an ensuring life to raise a family here. Public schools are decent and Market Street offers stores and restaurants. Being in such a small town, getting to different places does not take long.
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Lynnfield, Massachusetts is one of the best towns in the state. It is in an amazing location. Residents are fifteen minutes away from Boston, yet still in a small suburb. The public school system is ranked in the top of the state and the teachers are dedicated and truly care about their students. There are also many day cares for working parents throughout the town. Lynnfield also has the newly built Market Street so that residents have a place to go shopping that is close to home. The residents are friendly and everybody knows one another. Ultimately, Lynnfield is an amazing place to live and residents are safe and happy.
I have lived in Lynnfield since I began Kindergarten. Lynnfield is a fantastic town for education, as I have been prepared for college throughout my years of education. We are a small town with a very close community, and it is nice to come together for times of celebration in our town common.