Lynchburg, Virginia

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Population in 2017: 80,995 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.1%
 
Males: 37,085  (45.8%)
Females: 43,910  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

27.8 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 24501.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,239 (it was $32,234 in 2000)
Lynchburg:

$45,239
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,654 (it was $18,263 in 2000)

Lynchburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $160,400 (it was $84,900 in 2000)
Lynchburg:

$160,400
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $203,842; detached houses: $203,896; townhouses or other attached units: $182,850; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $239,857; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,847; mobile homes: $179,015

Median gross rent in 2017: $837.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lynchburg: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.9%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.8% for Black residents, 16.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.6% for other race residents, 21.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lynchburg, VA (2017)
    • 50,43962.3%White alone
    • 22,27527.5%Black alone
    • 3,2534.0%Hispanic
    • 2,1682.7%Asian alone
    • 1,9402.4%Two or more races
    • 5550.7%American Indian alone
    • 3340.4%Other race alone
    • 310.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Lynchburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 282 registered sex offenders living in Lynchburg, Virginia as of February 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lynchburg is 283 to 1.


Crime rates in Lynchburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(9.1)
2
(3.0)
1
(1.5)
4
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(5.3)
3
(3.9)
3
(3.9)
1
(1.3)
5
(6.4)
2
(2.5)
2
(2.5)
4
(4.9)
8
(9.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(34.9)
34
(50.3)
23
(33.9)
30
(41.8)
21
(28.5)
26
(34.6)
22
(28.8)
34
(44.0)
36
(46.3)
30
(38.1)
35
(43.9)
33
(41.1)
33
(40.8)
33
(40.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
73
(110.8)
91
(134.5)
81
(119.2)
101
(140.7)
80
(108.5)
75
(99.8)
72
(94.2)
46
(59.5)
73
(93.9)
56
(71.2)
47
(59.0)
57
(71.1)
42
(51.9)
41
(50.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
155
(235.3)
213
(314.9)
227
(334.2)
212
(295.2)
238
(322.8)
218
(290.1)
181
(236.7)
184
(237.9)
220
(282.9)
276
(351.0)
186
(233.4)
206
(256.8)
208
(257.1)
193
(236.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
412
(625.5)
442
(653.5)
465
(684.5)
425
(591.9)
372
(504.5)
433
(576.3)
515
(673.5)
365
(471.9)
349
(448.8)
403
(512.5)
232
(291.2)
262
(326.6)
224
(276.9)
181
(221.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,805
(2,740)
1,796
(2,655)
1,754
(2,582)
2,160
(3,008)
1,735
(2,353)
2,067
(2,751)
1,855
(2,426)
1,659
(2,145)
1,538
(1,978)
1,483
(1,886)
1,400
(1,757)
1,428
(1,780)
1,522
(1,882)
1,278
(1,566)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
173
(262.6)
164
(242.5)
162
(238.5)
154
(214.5)
111
(150.5)
94
(125.1)
99
(129.5)
69
(89.2)
87
(111.9)
106
(134.8)
77
(96.6)
112
(139.6)
140
(173.1)
168
(205.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
15
(22.8)
23
(34.0)
17
(25.0)
16
(22.3)
14
(19.0)
16
(21.3)
9
(11.8)
13
(16.8)
6
(7.7)
7
(8.9)
13
(16.3)
5
(6.2)
7
(8.7)
11
(13.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)300.9320.8302.9324.7261.4286.7261.0234.3243.8256.9202.9215.8218.0209.0

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City-data.com crime index in Lynchburg, VA

Crime rate in Lynchburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 188 (166 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Virginia average:

2.26
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Ancestries: American (11.8%), English (11.0%), German (6.5%), Irish (5.1%), Italian (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1805

Elevation: 818 feet

Land area: 49.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,640 people per square mile   (low).

Lynchburg, Virginia map

4,965 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 1.1% Africa).

This city:

6.1%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,540 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,573 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (98.4 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (281.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Madison Heights, VA (2.0 miles ),
Forest, VA (2.4 miles ),
Timberlake, VA (2.6 miles ),
Rustburg, VA (3.1 miles ),
Amherst, VA (3.7 miles ),
Big Island, VA (3.7 miles ),
Appomattox, VA (4.4 miles ),
Bedford, VA (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 37.40 N, Longitude: 79.17 W

Lynchburg nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): City of Seven Hills, The Hill City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +24,181 (+29.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 28,657 (80.4%)

Area code: 434

Distribution of median household income in Lynchburg, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lynchburg, VA in 2017
Lynchburg satellite photo by USGS

Lynchburg tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 143 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 1998: 150 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 1999: 169 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2000: 152 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2001: 202 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2002: 251 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2003: 393 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2004: 210 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 2005: 469 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 2006: 434 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2007: 396 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2008: 249 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2009: 125 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2010: 120 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2011: 61 buildings, average cost: $212,000
  • 2012: 117 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2013: 152 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2014: 92 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2015: 77 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2016: 60 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2017: 108 buildings, average cost: $174,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lynchburg, VA residents
Average permit cost in Lynchburg, VA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Virginia:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lynchburg, VA
Historical housing units in Lynchburg, VA
Most common industries in Lynchburg, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Lynchburg, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
  • Engineers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.2%)

Average climate in Lynchburg, Virginia

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 46.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Lynchburg-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Lynchburg city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lynchburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 266.6 miles away from Lynchburg center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 290.2 miles away from Lynchburg center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.2 miles away from Lynchburg center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 151.9 miles away from Lynchburg center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Lynchburg topographic map

Hospitals in Lynchburg:

  • CENTER FOR RESTORATIVE CARE AND REHABILITION (provides emergency services, 3300 RIVERMONT AVE KRISE 5)
  • CENTRA HEALTH, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1920 ATHERHOLT ROAD)
  • CENTRA HEALTH, HOSPICE OF THE HILLS (2010 ATHERHOLD ROAD)
  • FOREST HILLS GROUP HOME (3018 FOREST HILL CIRCLE)
  • LYNCHBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, TATE SPRINGS RD PO BOX 897)
  • TIMOTHY AND BETHANY HOUSE (3011 ROUNDELAY ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Lynchburg:

  • AVANTE AT LYNCHBURG (2081 LANGHORNE ROAD)
  • CAMELOT HALL NRS HOME (5615 SEMINOLE DR)
  • CARRINGTON,THE (2406 ATHERHOLT ROAD)
  • CENTRAL VIRGINIA TRAINING CENT (PO BOX 1098)
  • GUGGENHEIMER DIV GEN MARSHALL LODGE (1902 GRACE STREET)
  • GUGGENHEIMER NRSG HM CENTRA HEALTH INC (1902 GRACE STREET)
  • LYNCHBURG HLTH AND REHAB CNTR (5615 SEMINOLE AVENUE)
  • SEVEN HILLS HEALTH CARE CTR (2081 LANGHORNE RD)
  • SUMMIT HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1300 ENTERPRISE DRIVE)
  • VA BAP HOSP DIV CEN (3300 RIVERMONT AVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Lynchburg:

  • UVA LYNCHBURG DIALYSIS (103 CLIFTON ST)

Home Health Centers in Lynchburg:

  • CENTRA HEALTH HOME HEALTH SERV (1204 FENWICK DRIVE)
  • FIRST DOMINION HM HLTH CARE (2808 OLD FOREST ROAD)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES - LYNCHBURG (1928 THOMSON DRIVE)
  • SENIOR INDEPENDENCE (2025 TATE SPRINGS RD)
  • SEVEN HILLS HOME HEALTH INC (2250 MURRELL RD BLDG B UNIT 2)

Airports and heliports located in Lynchburg:

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Amtrak station:

LYNCHBURG (825 KEMPER ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Lynchburg:

  • Liberty University (Full-time enrollment: 61,625; Location: 1971 University Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.liberty.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Central Virginia Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,759; Location: 3506 Wards Rd; Public; Website: www.cvcc.vccs.edu)
  • Lynchburg College (Full-time enrollment: 2,456; Location: 1501 Lakeside Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lynchburg.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Randolph College (Full-time enrollment: 645; Location: 2500 Rivermont Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.randolphcollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Virginia University of Lynchburg (Full-time enrollment: 473; Location: 2058 Garfield Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.vul.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Miller-Motte Technical College-Lynchburg (Full-time enrollment: 446; Location: 1011 Creekside Lane; Private, for-profit; Website: www.miller-motte.edu/)
  • Lynchburg General Hospital School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 137; Location: 905 Lakeside Dr., Suite A; Private, not-for-profit; Website: centrahealth.com/news/careers/college-of-nursing)
  • Sylvain Melloul International Hair Academy (Full-time enrollment: 62; Location: 3405 Candlers Mountain Rd. #G360; Private, for-profit; Website: smiha.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lynchburg:

  • Longwood University (about 44 miles; Farmville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,565)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 46 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • American National University (about 48 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Roanoke College (about 50 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 57 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 58 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Danville Community College (about 60 miles; Danville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,747)

Public high schools in Lynchburg:

  • E.C. GLASS HIGH (Students: 1,555, Location: 2111 MEMORIAL AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • HERITAGE HIGH (Students: 1,114, Location: 3020 WARDS FERRY RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • BROOKVILLE HIGH (Students: 1,004, Location: 100 LAXTON RD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Lynchburg:

  • NEW COVENANT SCHOOLS (Students: 379, Location: 122 FLEETWOOD DR, Grades: KG-12)
  • HOLY CROSS REGIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 207, Location: 2125 LANGHORNE RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • VIRGINIA EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 176, Location: 400 V E S RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • DESMOND T DOSS JR ACADEMY (Students: 65, Location: 19 GEORGE ST, Grades: KG-9)
  • RIVERMONT SCHOOL (Students: 50, Location: 3024 FOREST HILLS CIR, Grades: KG-12)
  • NEW VISTAS SCHOOL (Students: 42, Location: 520 ELDON ST, Grades: 2-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lynchburg:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lynchburg:

  • JAMES RIVER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 253, Location: 5039 BOONSBORO RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • THE BRANCHES ACADEMY (Students: 85, Location: 2812 GREENVIEW DR, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Lynchburg

Library in Lynchburg:

  • LYNCHBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,226,078; Location: 2315 MEMORIAL AVENUE; 136,026 books; 5,816 audio materials; 11,438 video materials; 18 state licensed databases; 312 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Jefferson Forest High School is another Lynchburg area school.
  • Class "A" Minor League home of the Lynchburg Hillcats. Farm team for the Pittsburgh Pirates. added by Nick

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lynchburg: Pittman Plaza (A), Tomahawk Industrial Park (B), Oakwood Country Club (C), Mabel K Whiteside Amphitheature (D), Worthington Field (E), Matthes-Hopkins Track/Soccer Field (F), Monument Terrace (G), Lynchburg Community Market (H), Lynchburg Regional Small Business Development Center (I), Wright Residence Hall (J), Webb Residence Hall (K), Thoresen Theatre (L), Thoresen Hall (M), The Pines House (N), The Macon Bookshop (O), Terrell Health and Counseling Center (P), Norfolk House (Q), Martin Science Building (R), Leggett Building (S), Houston Memorial Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Timberlake Plaza Shopping Center (1), Seven Hills Shopping Center (2), Fort Hill Village Shopping Center (3), The Farm Basket Shops Shopping Center (4), The Village Courts Shopping Center (5), Chestnut Hills Shopping Center (6), Fairview Square Shopping Center (7), Westover Shopping Center (8), Forest Hills Court Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lynchburg include: Boonsboro United Methodist Church (A), Chapel of the Good Shepherd (B), First Baptist Church (C), Frances Hundley Houston Chapel (D), Grace Memorial Episcopal Church (E), Park View United Methodist Church (F), Rivermont Avenue Baptist Church (G), Saint James Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Central Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beulah Cemetery (1), Forest Hill Cemetery (2), Megginson Cemetery (3), Scott Cemetery (4), Falwell Cemetery (5), Old City Cemetery (6), Fort Hill Memorial Park Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Clay Street Reservoir (A), College Hill Reservoir (B), Reusens Reservoir (C), Happyland Lake (D), College Lake (E), Lakeland Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pigeon Creek (A), Judith Creek (B), Joes Branch (C), Ivy Creek (D), Fishing Creek (E), Dreaming Creek (F), Cheese Creek (G), Burton Creek (H), Blackwater Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lynchburg include: Diamond Hill Historic District (1), Lower Basin Historic District (2), Sandusky Park (3), Perrymont Park (4), Guggenheimer Memorial Park (5), Daniels Hill Recreation Center (6), Point of Honor Monument (7), Diamond Hill Recreation Center (8), Garland Hill Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Legacy Museum Of African American History The (403 Monroe St) (1), Amazement Square Inc (Museums; 27 9th Street) (2), AMF Lynchburg Lanes (Arcades & Amusements; 4643 Murray Place) (3), Lynchburg Hillcats Baseball (Arcades & Amusements; 3180 Fort Ave) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Extended Stayamerica (1910 University Boulevard) (1), Days Inn (3320 Candlers Mountain Rd) (2), Courtyard Marriott (4640 Murray Place) (3), Econo Lodge Lynchburg (2400 Stadium Road) (4), Best Western of Lynchburg (2815 Candlers Mountain Road) (5), Econo Lodge (2400 Stadium Road) (6), Bennie's Rentals Inc (US501 South) (7), Hampton Inn Lynchburg (5604 Seminole Ave) (8), East Side Suites (109 Holcomb Path Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Courts - Federal - Bankruptcy Court- Clerk's Office Information (1100 Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Jerry Falwell - Protestant Christian Evangelist, Robert Latham Owen - Politician, Andrew Sledd - University professor, Douglas Southall Freeman - Journalist, John Wikswo - Biological physcist, Carter Glass - Politician, Alex B. Mahood - Architect, Jay Busbee - Novelist, Anthony Poindexter - College football player, David Hobbs (basketball) - College basketball player.

Lynchburg city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lynchburg and their reported violations in the past:

501 TRAILER COURT (Population served: 290, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2008)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
SPRING HOUSE RESTAURANT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
WHITE HOUSE RESTAURANT (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MOORES COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
EASTBROOK MOBILE HOME COURT (Population served: 96, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
WHITE HOUSE CORNER STORE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lynchburg that have no violations reported:

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY CENTRAL SYSTEM (Population served: 20,000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY EAST SYSTEM (Population served: 2,505, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.5%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Lynchburg in 2010:

  • 8,467 people in college/university student housing
  • 863 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 535 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 66 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 64 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 61 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 44 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 38 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Lynchburg in 2000:

  • 4,467 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,085 people in nursing homes
  • 422 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 313 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 60 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 48 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 46 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 46 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 41 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 29 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 14 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children

Banks with most branches in Lynchburg (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 8 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of the James: Bank Of The James, Fort Avenue Branch, Boonsboro Branch, Main Street Branch, Westminster-Canterbury Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $427.0 mil, Deposits: $375.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The James Financial Group, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Plaza One Branch, Boonsboro Branch, Fort Hill Village Branch, Lynchburg Main Branch, Timberlake Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Waterlick Road Branch, Central National Bank Branch, Graves Mill Branch, Campbell Avenue Office. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • First National Bank: Old Forest Road Branch, Airport Branch, Timberlake Branch. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $341.9 mil, Deposits: $310.4 mil, headquarters in Altavista, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation
  • American National Bank and Trust Company: Langhorne Road Office, Timberlake Road Office, Graves Mill Office. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,303.6 mil, Deposits: $1,060.7 mil, headquarters in Danville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: American National Bankshares Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Langhorne Road Branch, Wards Road Branch, Timbrook Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Old Forest Road Branch at 3021 Old Forest Road, branch established on 1998/09/28; Lynchburg Timberlake Branch at 8433 Timberlake Road, branch established on 2000/10/03. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Lynchburg:

Marital status in Lynchburg, VA
  • Never married: 47.2%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Lynchburg:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Virginia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lynchburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lynchburg, VA (based on Lynchburg city County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant48,87081
Mainline Protestant13,99638
Other5,0899
Catholic3,9942
Black Protestant7324
Orthodox1002
None2,787-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Lynchburg city:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Here:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 77
Here:

10.73 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lynchburg city:

28.7%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lynchburg city:

15.5%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.2%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lynchburg:

49.2%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lynchburg:

19.3%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lynchburg:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.4%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

57.2%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.2%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lynchburg, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,169$4,116,972$42,261176$163,520
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 328$779,964$28,535193$186,862
Police Protection - Officers 177$769,746$52,18612$24,979
Firefighters 165$716,977$52,1440$0
Welfare 131$405,821$37,17412$15,874
Financial Administration 91$424,977$56,0413$8,932
Other and Unallocable 77$261,312$40,7246$10,082
Correction 66$185,852$33,79128$25,823
Police - Other 59$235,934$47,9874$8,738
Streets and Highways 50$197,457$47,3906$11,776
Housing and Community Development (Local) 45$179,408$47,8425$11,306
Parks and Recreation 44$150,919$41,16053$54,662
Judicial and Legal 43$202,315$56,4604$13,687
Water Supply 43$184,322$51,4392$8,078
Other Government Administration 31$145,877$56,46910$15,710
Fire - Other 21$109,040$62,3092$3,862
Local Libraries 21$64,159$36,66215$11,468
Sewerage 20$77,921$46,7530$0
Solid Waste Management 16$48,548$36,4112$3,184
Airports 14$53,227$45,6236$11,970
Totals for Government 2,611$9,310,748$42,792539$590,513

Lynchburg government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,963,000 ($382.28)
    General - Other: $28,067,000 ($346.53)
    Transit Utilities: $22,532,000 ($278.19)
    Sewerage: $8,896,000 ($109.83)
    Regular Highways: $4,030,000 ($49.76)
    Water Utilities: $2,868,000 ($35.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,934,000 ($23.88)
    Air Transportation: $566,000 ($6.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $534,000 ($6.59)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $104,452,000 ($1289.61)
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,806,000 ($318.61)
    Police Protection: $20,081,000 ($247.93)
    Transit Utilities: $17,169,000 ($211.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,316,000 ($189.10)
    Sewerage: $12,406,000 ($153.17)
    Water Utilities: $9,503,000 ($117.33)
    General - Other: $8,760,000 ($108.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,091,000 ($99.90)
    Regular Highways: $7,886,000 ($97.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,776,000 ($96.01)
    Financial Administration: $4,937,000 ($60.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,289,000 ($52.95)
    General Public Buildings: $3,875,000 ($47.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,637,000 ($32.56)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,452,000 ($30.27)
    Air Transportation: $2,423,000 ($29.92)
    Central Staff Services: $2,288,000 ($28.25)
    Health - Other: $1,977,000 ($24.41)
    Libraries: $1,444,000 ($17.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $793,000 ($9.79)
    Parking Facilities: $491,000 ($6.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $172,000 ($2.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $199,000 ($2.46)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,706,000 ($21.06)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $31,000 ($0.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,292,000 ($40.64)
    Transit Utilities: $826,000 ($10.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $47,000 ($0.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $66,855,000 ($825.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,595,000 ($180.20)

Lynchburg government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,749,000 ($305.56)
    Other: $8,802,000 ($108.67)
    Air Transportation: $2,581,000 ($31.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $995,000 ($12.28)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $785,000 ($9.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $547,000 ($6.75)
    Parking Facilities: $496,000 ($6.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $491,000 ($6.06)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $477,000 ($5.89)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $196,000 ($2.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $14,680,000 ($181.25)
    Transit Utilities: $11,139,000 ($137.53)
    Public Welfare: $8,162,000 ($100.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,271,000 ($89.77)
    Other: $840,000 ($10.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $4,350,000 ($53.71)
    Education: $3,244,000 ($40.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $444,000 ($5.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,425,000 ($66.98)
    Interest Earnings: $632,000 ($7.80)
    Fines and Forfeits: $482,000 ($5.95)
    Rents: $254,000 ($3.14)
    Sale of Property: $19,000 ($0.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,812,000 ($182.88)
    Transit Utilities: $2,033,000 ($25.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $61,079,000 ($754.11)
    Other: $26,249,000 ($324.08)
    Transit Utilities: $18,070,000 ($223.10)
    Public Welfare: $10,656,000 ($131.56)
    Highways: $7,797,000 ($96.27)
    General Local Government Support: $6,291,000 ($77.67)
    Health and Hospitals: $159,000 ($1.96)
  • Tax - Property: $77,591,000 ($957.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $16,279,000 ($200.99)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,995,000 ($185.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,280,000 ($102.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,233,000 ($101.65)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,722,000 ($21.26)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,341,000 ($16.56)
    Other License: $920,000 ($11.36)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $900,000 ($11.11)
    Amusements Sales: $681,000 ($8.41)

Lynchburg government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $374,673,000 ($4625.88)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $369,855,000 ($4566.39)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,295,000 ($583.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,476,000 ($524.43)

Lynchburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,030,000 ($815.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,001,000 ($1037.11)

9.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,294 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Campbell County, VA  2.05% ($35,652 average AGI)
from Bedford County, VA  1.31% ($46,738)
from Amherst County, VA  0.80% ($32,589)


11.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,934 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.52%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Campbell County, VA  2.32% ($36,786 average AGI)
to Bedford County, VA  1.80% ($57,044)
to Amherst County, VA  0.81% ($33,722)
Businesses in Lynchburg, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Long John Silver's2
AMF Bowling1Lowe's1
AT&T2Macy's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott2
Advance Auto Parts3MasterBrand Cabinets12
Aeropostale1Maurices1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's5
Applebee's2Men's Wearhouse1
Arby's3Motherhood Maternity1
Ashley Furniture1New Balance2
AutoZone2New York & Co1
BMW1Nike7
Barnes & Noble1OfficeMax1
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Olive Garden1
Best Western1Outback1
Budget Car Rental1Outback Steakhouse1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pac Sun1
Burger King4Panera Bread1
Burlington Coat Factory1Papa John's Pizza2
CVS5Payless2
Catherines1Penske1
Chevrolet1PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A4Pier 1 Imports1
Chico's1Pizza Hut3
Cold Stone Creamery1Quality1
ColorTyme1RadioShack2
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves2Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen2Rue211
Days Inn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry8SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza2Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts4Sears4
Econo Lodge1Sleep Inn1
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel3
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx11Starbucks3
Finish Line1Subaru1
Foot Locker1Subway4
Ford1Super 83
GNC1T-Mobile3
GameStop3T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block4T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's3Taco Bell2
Hilton2Talbots1
Holiday Inn2Target1
Home Depot1Toyota1
Honda1Toys"R"Us1
Hot Topic1Travelodge1
Hyundai1True Value1
IHOP1U-Haul4
JCPenney1U.S. Cellular3
JoS. A. Bank1UPS20
Jones New York2Vans2
Journeys1Verizon Wireless2
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
KFC2Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Waffle House1
Kmart1Walgreens3
Kohl's1Walmart2
Kroger4Wendy's3
La-Z-Boy4Wet Seal1
Lane Bryant1Wingate1
Lane Furniture3YMCA5
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lynchburg:

  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WKPA (1170 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: SEVEN HILLS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBRG (1050 AM; 1 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVGM (1320 AM; 1 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOWZ (1280 AM; 5 kW; APPOMATTOX, VA; Owner: ONECOM, INC.)
  • WAMV (1420 AM; 2 kW; AMHERST, VA; Owner: COMMUNITY FIRST BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lynchburg:

  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • W229AE (93.7 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W280DB (103.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWMC (90.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WLNI (105.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVBE-FM (100.1 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • W265AS (100.9 FM; CONCORD, VA; Owner: PAUL H. PASSINK)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WJJX (101.7 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WREL-FM (96.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, VA; Owner: EQUUS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMJA (102.7 FM; APPOMATTOX, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)

TV broadcast stations around Lynchburg:

  • WTLU-CA (Channel 19; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W60BM (Channel 60; RUSTBURG, ETC., VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W40BM (Channel 40; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W80AN (Channel 80; AMHERST, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDRG-LP (Channel 2; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: PAUL H. PASSINK)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Lynchburg: Cary DeVall Langhorne, Desmond T. Doss.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lynchburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 155Number of bridges
  • 2,398ft / 731mTotal length
  • $87,159,000Total costs
  • 1,862,588Total average daily traffic
  • 66,232Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Lynchburg, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 161930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 191950-1959
  • 221960-1969
  • 311970-1979
  • 181980-1989
  • 161990-1999
  • 262000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lynchburg, VA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lynchburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 338 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lynchburg, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 622 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lynchburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lynchburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 113 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED293$128,061345$132,2931,076$153,11580$50,36310$1,033,900197$102,1021$31,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$96,0008$154,25060$160,63310$55,9000$010$78,2000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$126,06948$132,438349$139,50461$48,1970$051$93,5881$15,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$129,07721$180,571206$143,2048$90,0000$016$97,4380$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$132,6004$168,75054$172,3705$78,4000$01$106,0000$0
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Detailed mortgage data for all 20 tracts in Lynchburg, VA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED40$147,37541$170,7323$147,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$260,8897$149,7140$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$93,5007$130,7142$103,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$169,2503$116,0001$145,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$347,0001$102,0000$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lynchburg, VA
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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 442
  • Hazardous Condition: 618
  • Service Call: 41
  • Good Intent Call: 37
Fire incident types in Lynchburg, VA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lynchburg, VA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lynchburg, Virginia:

  • Radisson Hotel Lynchburg, 2900 Chandlers Mt Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502 , Phone: (434) 237-6333, Fax: (434) 237-4277
  • Hampton Inn Lynchburg, 5604 Seminole Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502 , Phone: (434) 237-2704, Fax: (434) 239-9183
  • Holiday Inn Express Lynchburg, 5600 Seminole Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502 , Phone: (434) 237-7771, Fax: (434) 239-0659
  • Wingate by Wyndham, 3777 Candlers Mtn Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502 , Phone: (434) 845-1700, Fax: (434) 845-1800
  • Travelodge, 1500 Main St, Lynchburg, Virginia 24504 , Phone: (434) 845-5975, Fax: (434) 846-8617
  • Lynchburg Ramada Inn, 3436 Odd Fellows Rd, Exit 7, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501 , Phone: (434) 847-7500, Fax: (434) 846-4965
  • Quality Inn Lynchburg, 3125 Albert Lankford Dr, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501 , Phone: (434) 847-9041, Fax: (434) 847-8513
  • Extended Stay America - Lynchburg - University Blvd, 1910 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502 , Phone: (434) 239-8863, Fax: (434) 239-9162
  • 14 other hotels and motels
All 22 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lynchburg, Virginia
Most common first names in Lynchburg, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary92979.9 years
James84472.2 years
William81473.6 years
John77974.2 years
Robert56671.8 years
George36673.7 years
Virginia32179.2 years
Elizabeth31580.2 years
Margaret31478.9 years
Charles30571.3 years
Most common last names in Lynchburg, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith41175.0 years
Johnson36474.5 years
Jones32374.2 years
Brown29174.5 years
Davis23474.5 years
Martin22876.6 years
Williams21075.4 years
Harris19573.6 years
Wood19074.3 years
Wright18978.5 years
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lynchburg, VA
  • 54.6%Electricity
  • 30.6%Utility gas
  • 11.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lynchburg, VA
  • 74.7%Electricity
  • 17.6%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood


Lynchburg compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Lynchburg on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest precipitation differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population decreases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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