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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.3%), Manufacturing (18.3%), Retail trade (12.3%).
Detached houses: $211,685Here:$211,685State:$330,816
Townhouses or other attached units: $124,604Here:$124,604State:$310,878
In 2-unit structures: $146,127Here:$146,127State:$285,516
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $414,270Here:$414,270State:$242,971
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,906Here:$124,906State:$270,208
Mobile homes: $72,128Here:$72,128State:$37,843
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
McCain (Republican): 51.6%
Obama (Democratic): 47.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,371 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,227 (0.9%)
Area name: Lynchburg, VA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lynchburg city is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $534 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $658 a month.
Cities in this county include: Lynchburg.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 13.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 35 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
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Neighboring counties: Amherst County , Bedford County , Campbell County .
Unemployment by year (%)
Current college students: 7,622
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
Number of foreign born residents: 2,073 (36% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.4%
Housing units in Lynchburg city with a mortgage: 8,727 (921 second mortgage, 1,484 home equity loan, 49 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,998
Class of Workers
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Most common first ancestries reported in Lynchburg city (%):
11.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,401 average adjusted gross income)
0.51% of residents moved from foreign countries ($235 average AGI)Lynchburg city:0.51%Virginia average:0.41%
6.67% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($20,076 average AGI)
4.04% relocated from other states ($14,091 average AGI)Lynchburg city:4.04%Virginia average:4.24%
9.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,407 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($191 average AGI)Lynchburg city:0.09%Virginia average:0.22%
6.33% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($26,980 average AGI)
2.97% relocated to other states ($12,237 average AGI)Lynchburg city:2.97%Virginia average:4.13%
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 14,966 (12,291 aged, 2,675 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 68.7. This is more than state average.
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 98.8. This is less than state average.
Mechanisms of suicide:
10,641 spouses, 16,707 children (15,736 natural, 411 adopted, 560 stepchildren), 1,296 grandchildren, 712 brothers or sisters, 416 parents, 708 other relatives, 1,084 non-relatives
Size of family households: 7,302 2-persons, 3,935 3-persons, 2,739 4-persons, 1,179 5-persons, 456 6-persons, 186 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 8,308 1-person, 1,129 2-persons, 169 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 36 5-persons.
94.4% of residents of Lynchburg city speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (52% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
Population growth in Lynchburg city
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.47 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Year house built
53% of Lynchburg city residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Virginia.
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $64,500
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Educational Attainment (%)
School Enrollment by Level of School (%)
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)
Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
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