Location in Winston County and the state of Alabama
|• Total||6.5 sq mi (17 km2)|
|• Land||6.5 sq mi (17 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||725 ft (221 m)|
|• Density||91.8/sq mi (35.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0160013|
Lynn is located at .(34.040688, -87.540827)
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.6 square miles (17 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 597 people, 259 households, and 184 families residing in the town. The population density was 91.2 people per square mile (35.2/km²). There were 291 housing units at an average density of 44.4 per square mile (17.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.32% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.17% Pacific Islander, and 1.01% from two or more races.
There were 259 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.75.
In the town the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $26,125, and the median income for a family was $32,955. Males had a median income of $30,357 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,932. About 13.2% of families and 21.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.5% of those under age 18 and 26.5% of those age 65 or over.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.