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-Historic interest
-Cost of living
-Low crime rates

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-Growth and sprawl
-Air service
-Arts & culture


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Lynchburg is a small Virginia city with an Old South feel and views of the Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains. Downtown is a mix of old and new, and the city is known for the historic districts of refined homes on the surrounding hilltops. Five of these districts are included in the National Register of Historic Districts. Additionally, five small colleges give a minor college-town feel. The area has a few good museums and modest entertainment assets. Mountains to the west and Smith Mountain Lake to the south offer above average outdoor recreation.


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Highlights


  • Profile: Small city
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 648
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Amherst
  • Zip Codes: Amherst (zip 24521)

Quick Facts About Amherst


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Amherst (zip 24521) is 4.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Amherst (zip 24521) jobs have Decreased by 0.24 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Amherst (zip 24521)'s cost of living is 15.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Amherst (zip 24521)'s population is 10,544 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 23.19 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Amherst (zip 24521) is $118,058. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.14%.
    SCHOOLS
    Amherst (zip 24521) public schools spend $10,301 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.3 students per teacher in Amherst (zip 24521).

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