For population 25 years and over in Lynn:
For population 15 years and over in Lynn town:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $338 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (49.1 miles , pop. 53,929).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (55.0 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (539.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Nauvoo, AL (2.2 miles ), Natural Bridge, AL (2.3 miles) , Eldridge, AL (3.1 miles) , Kansas, AL (3.1 miles ), Carbon Hill, AL (3.2 miles ), Double Springs, AL (3.3 miles ), Brilliant, AL (3.6 miles ), Haleyville, AL (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 34.04 N, Longitude: 87.54 W
Area code: 205
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Crime rate in Lynn detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Work and jobs in Lynn: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lynn, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lynn-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 282% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the Lynn town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.
On 11/17/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 15 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lynn-area historical earthquake activity is above Alabama state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 28.1 miles away from Lynn center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 42.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.3 miles away from Lynn center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Winston County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lynn:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lynn:
Public high school in Lynn:
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Public elementary/middle school in Lynn:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.52. This is better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.34. This is better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.176. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lynn that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.9%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Lynn compared to Alabama state average:
Banks with branches in Lynn (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Lynn town (based on Winston County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.70%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,807 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,375 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Lynn, Alabama:See more detailed statistics of Lynn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lynn)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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