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Lynden is a city in Whatcom County, in the Bellingham metro area.
The community was named for the poem, "Hohenlinden."
The latitude of Lynden is 48.946N. The longitude is -122.45W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 108 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,039.
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17% of Lynden residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lynden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lynden was $20,639, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Lynden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Lynden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $578. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,215.
Libraries in Lynden include Lynden Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lynden include Lynden Tribune
Whatcom County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lynden political report.
The average commute time for Lynden workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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