Lynchburg, Virginia 

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Population

79,237

+7.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$39,391

Median Home Price

$147,500

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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.

Lynchburg, VA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Lynchburg city County
Metro Area: Lynchburg Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
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 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). 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
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VOTING
Lynchburg city county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lynchburg's population is 79,237 people. Since 2010, 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: $147,500. 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 4.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lynchburg is $147,500.

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Reviews for Lynchburg   29 Reviews
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

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

I don’t recommend moving here - 11/28/2019
Our family of six moved to Lynchburg 13&1/2 years ago. I have tried my very best to fit in here and being but it has been a very difficult place to come in as a... Read More


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24502 24501 24503 24504

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