Lynchburg SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

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Lynchburg, Virginia Info Snack

Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 75,568. The 2016 census estimates an increase to 80,212. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the banks of the James River, Lynchburg is known as the "City of Seven Hills" or the "Hill City". In the 1860s, Lynchburg was the only major city in Virginia that was not recaptured by the Union before the end of the American Civil War.
Population
79,237
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
22.3%
Median Home
$153,800
Median Income
$41,971
Median Rent
$835

Rankings for Lynchburg in Virginia

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Map Of Lynchburg, VA

Population over time in Lynchburg

Year Population % Change
2017 79,237 0.6%
2016 78,755 0.8%
2015 78,158 0.7%
2014 77,626 1.5%
2013 76,467 1.1%
2012 75,657 1.1%
2011 74,849 1.5%
2010 73,726 -

Crime in Lynchburg Per 100k

Crime Lynchburg VA USA
Violent Crime 354.8 208.2 382.9
Murder 4.9 5.3 5.3
Robbery 51.9 51.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 257.1 117.9 248.9
Property Crime 2331.6 1792.9 2362.0
Burglary 276.9 218.0 430.4
Larceny 1881.6 1454.7 1694.0
Car Theft 173.1 120.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Lynchburg

White
62.7% (49,653)
African American
28.3% (22,449)
American Indian
0.2% (175)
Asian
2.7% (2,169)
Hawaiian
0.0% (33)
Other
0.2% (122)
Two Or More
2.2% (1,735)
Hispanic
3.7% (2,901)
Race Lynchburg VA USA
White 62.7% 62.6% 61.5%
African American 28.3% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.7% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.7% 9.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Lynchburg, Virginia

Less than $10,000
11.3% (895,378)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (475,422)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (966,691)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.1% (958,767)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.7% (1,244,020)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (1,434,189)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.2% (887,454)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.3% (657,667)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.4% (190,168)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (213,939)
Income Lynchburg VA USA
Less than $10,000 11.3% 5.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 3.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 7.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.1% 7.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.7% 11.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.2% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.3% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 9.2% 6.3%

Gender in Lynchburg

Female
53.1% (42,070)
Male
46.9% (37,166)
Gender Lynchburg VA USA
Female 53.1% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lynchburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.3% (3,401)
9-12th Grade
7.7% (6,139)
High School / GED
24.8% (19,620)
Some College
21.5% (17,026)
Associate's Degree
8.1% (6,455)
Bachelor's Degree
20.1% (15,930)
Master's Degree
9.1% (7,210)
Professional Degree
2.4% (1,930)
Doctorate Degree
1.9% (1,521)
Education Lynchburg VA USA
< 9th Grade 4.3% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.7% 6.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 24.8% 24.3% 27.3%
Some College 21.5% 19.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.1% 7.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 20.1% 21.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 9.1% 11.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.4% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.9% 1.8% 1.4%

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