Lynchburg, Virginia 

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Population

81,561

+7.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.7%

Median Income

$39,391

Median Home Price

$185,300

Median Age

28.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.3 / 6.0

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Lynchburg, Virginia

Small city - West-central Virginia along James River, 50 miles east of Roanoke. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Lynchburg, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Virginia
County: Lynchburg city County
Metro Area: Lynchburg Metro Area
City: Lynchburg
Zip Codes: 24502 24501 24503 24504
Cost of Living: -17.1% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 648 ft above sea level

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Lynchburg, VA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Historic interest
Cost of living
Low crime rates
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Air service
Arts & culture

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lynchburg is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lynchburg jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lynchburg's cost of living is 17.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lynchburg's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Lynchburg, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Lynchburg city county flipped Democratic, 49.6% to 47.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lynchburg's population is 81,561 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lynchburg is Real Estate: $185,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.0%.

SCHOOLS
Lynchburg public schools spend $11,234 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Lynchburg. More Education



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Housing Market in Lynchburg

It's a good time to buy in Lynchburg. Home Appreciation is up 12.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lynchburg is $185,300.
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Reviews for Lynchburg   30 Reviews
Lynchburg Sucks - 8/22/2021
Lynchburg, VA, absolutely SUCKS. I'm a native Lynchburger. I moved away when I was 5 & came back when I was 13. These people can't drive to save their lives. They don't... Read More

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Charming But Intolerant - 3/17/2020
There is much that I like about Lynchburg. The scenery is pretty, lots of historic architecture, well mannered Southerners. But, it is dominated by Jerry Falwell's... Read More

I love Southern hospitality - 3/6/2020
I have lived in Lynchburg for twenty years and I am very happy... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA
24502 24501 24503 24504

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