Lynchburg Metro Area, Virginia 

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Population

259,950

26% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$46,913

Avg. Home Price

$153,700

United States / Virginia / Lynchburg Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Lynchburg Metro Area, 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


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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Country: United States
State: Virginia
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Metro Area: Lynchburg Metro Area
City: Lynchburg, Timberlake, 14 total
Zip Codes: 24502, 24501, 24551, 24523, 24503, 24572, 24521, 24504, 24522, 24121, 29 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 648 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lynchburg Metro Area is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Lynchburg Metro Area jobs have decreased by 0.29%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lynchburg Metro Area's cost of living is 7.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Lynchburg Metro Area's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Lynchburg Metro Area's population is 259,950 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 26.05%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lynchburg Metro Area is $153,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.50%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Lynchburg Metro Area public schools spend $10,124 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Lynchburg Metro Area. Learn More...

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ZIP CODES IN LYNCHBURG METRO AREA, VIRGINIA
24502, 24501, 24551, 24523, 24503, 24572, 24521, 24504, 24522, 24121, 29 total
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