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What Bert Has To Say About Lynchburg Metro Area

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.


  • Profile: Small city
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 648
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Forest
  • Zip Codes: Forest (zip 24551)

Quick Facts About Forest

    The unemployment rate in Forest (zip 24551) is 4.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Forest (zip 24551) jobs have Increased by 0.26 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Forest (zip 24551)'s cost of living is 5.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Forest (zip 24551)'s population is 21,439 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 25.96 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Forest (zip 24551) is $160,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.60 percent.
    Forest (zip 24551) public schools spend $0 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Forest (zip 24551).

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