Lynn, Massachusetts Houses for Sale

Located in the northeastern side of the state of Massachusetts and a city in Essex County, Lynn is situated on the Nahant Bay and the Lynn Harbor which is on the northeast side of Boston. Shoemaking and tanning was the primary economic activity of the area during the colonial era, and the first iron-smelting works were built. When the shoe-sewing machine was introduced and that factory method was implemented, Lynn became the leading shoe center in the whole United States and a more diversified economy has prevailed. The services were mainly in health care and telecommunications and are now the primary sources of employment. Lynn has a large municipality that has wilderness areas now called Lynn Woods.

Lynn, MA Prices for Houses for Sale

494,082 +27%
492,713 +29%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Lynn Homes for Purchase

98 -4%
128 -27%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

15 +33%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 177  
Police Civilians 18  
Total Arrests 1,105 (2020)
Total Incidents 2,589 (2020)
CrimeScore 21.13  
National Rank 2425th  
Statewide Rank 19th  

Local Statistics

Population 94,539 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,511 (25.18%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 3
Assault Offenses 1,045
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 148
Counterfeiting/Forgery 29
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 399
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 116
Fraud Offenses 280
Homicide Offenses 6
Kidnapping/Abduction 6
Larceny/Theft Offenses 683
Motor Vehicle Theft 136
Pornography/Obscene Material 9
Prostitution Offenses 5
Robbery 55
Sex Offenses 50
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 4
Weapon Law Violations 74