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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Lynchburg, Virginia, is 5.70%, with job growth of 0.26%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 34.80%.

Lynchburg, Virginia Taxes
Lynchburg, Virginia,sales tax rate is 5.30%. Income tax is 5.75%.

Lynchburg, Virginia Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $21,824, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $37,774.

  ECONOMYLynchburg, VirginiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.70%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  0.26%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  34.80%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  5.30%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.75%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $21,824$28,051
  Household Income  $37,774$53,046
  Family Median Income  $53,034$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  20.76%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  6.28%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  13.63%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  11.47%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.46%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  6.77%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  8.83%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  8.80%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  8.48%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  2.96%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  2.55%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  12.57%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  4.77%5.24%
  Community, social services  3.45%1.66%
  Legal  1.02%1.17%
  Education, library  6.91%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.98%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  4.99%5.49%
  Healthcare support  3.69%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.79%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  7.56%5.61%
  Building maintenance  3.59%3.97%
  Personal care  4.30%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  26.95%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.16%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  4.71%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  11.56%12.10%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
A LOVELY MID-SIZED CITY
WE HAVE LIVED IN LYNCHBURG FOR 8 YEARS AND LOVE THE AREA. COST OF LIVING IS REASONABLE AND THE AREA IS BEAUTIFUL. LYNCHBURG IS NICKNAMED THE HILL CITY AND HAS LOVELY... (read more)
LYNCHBURG is for Lovers
Hate it or love it, Lynchburg, Virginia. I love the location of Lynchburg being southwest of Richmond, northwest of Roanoke(my least favorite city in Va) and south of... (read more)
Progress, but not quite Progressive...
I'm pleased to report that many undesirable negatives identified in some of these posts have been resolved in Lynchburg within the past 2-3 years: 1. Nightlife. There... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Wanting Something Better
I grew up in rural Minnesota, went to a Junior College in North Dakota, moved to Miami for five years and worked, After that, I moved to New York City for work and lived... (read more)
Quality of life in Lynchburg, VA
Lynchburg is beautiful with many good people. However, having lived there for nearly three years, I was very, very happy to leave. For the most part, Lynchburgers fear... (read more)
re: working in lynchburg - 4/16/2009
Why would a person move anywhere, and especially buy a house, before they even have a job? That's on you my... (read more)
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