Lynchburg, Virginia 

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Population

79,812

21% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.7%

Median Income

$39,391

Avg. Home Price

$140,300

Best Places to Live in Lynchburg, Virginia

Small city - West-central Virginia along James River, 50 miles east of Roanoke
Pros
-Historic interest
-Cost of living
-Low crime rates
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Air service
-Arts & culture

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Lynchburg city County
Metro Area: Lynchburg Metro Area
City: Lynchburg
Zip Codes: 24502 24501 24503 24504
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 648 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lynchburg is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Lynchburg jobs have decreased by 0.23%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lynchburg's cost of living is 14.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Lynchburg's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Lynchburg's population is 79,812 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 20.84%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lynchburg is $140,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.21%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Lynchburg

It's a good time to buy in Lynchburg. Home Appreciation is up 4.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Lynchburg Real Estate.

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Reviews for Lynchburg   26 Reviews
What Happened to This Nice Little Town? - 6/8/2017
What happened to this city? It used to be such a quaint and friendly place. The environment has changed drastically and radically from a warm and caring populace to a... Read More

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Nowhere near recovering - 3/5/2017
In General Lynchburg does not have many opportunities. The professional occupations pay a dollar or 2 above minimum wage and then try to guilt you in to staying. Many... Read More

Wanting Something Better - 5/7/2014
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


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24502 24501 24503 24504
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