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Population (year 2000): 65,269. Estimated population in July 2005: 66,973 (+2.6% change)
Males: 29,841 (45.7%), Females: 35,428 (54.3%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $32,234 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,300 (year 2000)

Lynchburg, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Lynchburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.0%)
  • Black (29.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (12.4%), English (11.9%), German (8.8%), Irish (8.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Scottish (2.3%).Virginia

Elevation: 818 feet

Land area: 49.4 square miles

Lynchburg,

For population 25 years and over in Lynchburg

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lynchburg city

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

3.2% Foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.9% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -899 (-1.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (329.7 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Heights, VA (4.4 miles Madison VA (7.0 miles Forest, VA (7.3 miles Timberlake, VA (10.2 miles Rustburg, VA (14.5 miles Amherst, VA (21.4 miles Altavista, VA (23.1 miles Hurt, VA (23.8 miles Appomattox,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 139 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 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

Latitude: 37.40 N, Longitude: 79.17 W

Area code: 434

Lynchburg, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.3%), Manufacturing (18.3%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +23,102 (+35.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 22,732 (79.4%)

Crime in Lynchburg by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 6 2 6 6 6 4
    per 100,000 9.2 3.1 9.2 9.2 9.2 6.1
Rapes 23 26 23 25 25 17
    per 100,000 35.2 39.8 35.2 38.3 38.3 26.0
Robberies 58 87 80 87 72 64
    per 100,000 88.9 133.3 122.6 133.3 110.3 98.1
Assaults 211 177 178 191 164 157
    per 100,000 323.3 271.2 272.7 292.6 251.3 240.5
Burglaries 356 402 490 419 411 383
    per 100,000 545.4 615.9 750.7 642.0 629.7 586.8
Thefts 2,005 1,846 1,718 1,714 1,822 1,930
    per 100,000 3071.9 2828.3 2632.2 2626.1 2791.5 2957.0
Auto thefts 122 212 221 199 162 178
    per 100,000 186.9 324.8 338.6 304.9 248.2 272.7
290.6 295.5 299.5 297.4 283.5 275.2

Average climate in Lynchburg, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lynchburg,

Lynchburg-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1966, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Lynchburg city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Brandon Inge - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Detroit Tigers, born: May 19, 1977), Paris Lenon - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Nov 26, 1977), Travis Bowyer - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Minnesota Twins, born: Aug 3, 1981), Allen G. Thurman, Darrio Scott - College basketball player (Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders), Drew Crank - College basketball player (Richmond Spiders).


Hospitals/medical centers in Lynchburg:
  • CENTRAL VIRGINIA TRAINING CENTER (PO BOX 1098)
  • VIRGINIA BAPTIST HOSP & LYNCHBURG GENL (3300 RIVERMONT AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lynchburg:
  • CARILION BEDFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; BEDFORD, VA)
  • STONEWALL JACKSON HOSPITAL (about 35 miles; LEXINGTON, VA)
  • HALIFAX-SOUTH BOSTON COMM HOSP (about 47 miles; HALIFAX, VA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lynchburg:
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 7 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; ID: LYH)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 56 miles; ROANOKE, VA; ID: ROA)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 59 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lynchburg:
  • FALWELL (about 5 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; ID: W24)
  • NEW LONDON (about 15 miles; FOREST, VA; ID: W90)
  • BROOKNEAL/CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 22 miles; BROOKNEAL, VA; ID: 0V4)

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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Airports 17 $41,309 $29,159 1 $1,634
Police Protection - Officers 179 $656,947 $44,041 10 $11,734
Police - Other 40 $125,000 $37,500 0 $0
Firefighters 157 $569,864 $43,556 0 $0
Fire - Other 26 $98,155 $45,302 0 $0
Correction 46 $106,772 $27,853 15 $13,406
Streets and Highways 83 $251,612 $36,377 3 $4,373
Water Supply 58 $171,080 $35,395 1 $644
Welfare 170 $450,197 $31,778 29 $27,418
Health 0 $0   16 $6,058
Solid Waste Management 38 $97,994 $30,945 3 $3,458
Sewerage 41 $102,820 $30,093 3 $4,610
Parks and Recreation 62 $160,745 $31,111 45 $37,558
Housing and Community Development(Local) 52 $145,491 $33,574 2 $4,678
Other Government Administration 17 $76,073 $53,698 9 $5,404
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1058 $2,972,428 $33,713 55 $54,614
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 493 $741,327 $18,044 218 $132,635
Local Libraries 19 $52,432 $33,114 19 $12,981
Other and Unallocable 80 $211,309 $31,696 9 $9,644
Financial Administration 102 $346,507 $40,765 4 $5,172
Judicial and Legal 70 $239,278 $41,019 7 $6,961
Totals for Government 2808 $7,617,340 $32,552 449 $342,982
Colleges/Universities in Lynchburg:
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,348; Location: 1971 UNIVERSITY BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.LIBERTY.EDU; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • CENTRAL VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,882; Location: 3506 WARDS RD; Public; Website: www.cvcc.vccs.edu)
  • LYNCHBURG COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,793; Location: 1501 LAKESIDE DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lynchburg.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • RANDOLPH-MACON WOMAN'S COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 714; Location: 2500 RIVERMONT AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rmwc.edu)
  • LYNCHBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 163; Location: 1901 TATE SPRINGS RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • MILLER-MOTTE BUSINESS COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 150; Location: 1912 MEMORIAL AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.miller-motte.net)
  • RALPHS VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 19; Location: FOREST PLAZA W SHOPPING CENTER; Private, for-profit)
  • FALWELL AVIATION INC (Location: 4332 RICHMOND HWY; Private, for-profit)
  • VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY OF LYNCHBURG (Location: 2058 GARFIELD AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • CLASS ONE THE DESIGN SCHOOL FOR HAIR (Location: 146 LAKE FOREST DR; Private, for-profit)
  • VIRGINIA AVIATION (Location: PO BOX 4209; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lynchburg:
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 55 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 3,557)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; ROANOKE, VA; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 62 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 19,602)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 64 miles; SALEM, VA; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 14,447)
Public high schools in Lynchburg:
  • E. C. GLASS HIGH (Students: 1,660; Location: 2111 MEMORIAL AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HERITAGE HIGH (Students: 1,160; Location: 3020 WARDS FERRY RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BROOKVILLE HIGH (Students: 967; Location: 100 LAXTON RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTRAL VIRGINIA GOV SCH (Location: 3020 WARDS FERRY RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LYNCHBURG CITY SECONDARY ALTERNATIVE (Location: 1200-1208 POLK ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Lynchburg:
  • HOLY CROSS REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 394; Location: 2125 LANGHORNE ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • VIRGINIA EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: PO BOX 408; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • NEW VISTAS SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 520 ELDON ST.; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • RIVERMONT SCHOOL (THE) (Students: 24; Location: 3024 FOREST HILLS CIRCLE; Grades: 2 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lynchburg:
  • BROOKVILLE MIDDLE (Students: 771; Location: 320 BEE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINKHORNE MIDDLE (Students: 757; Location: 2525 LINKHORNE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TOMAHAWK ELEM. (Students: 714; Location: 155 BEE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LEESVILLE ROAD ELEM. (Students: 663; Location: 19965 LEESVILLE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PAUL L. DUNBAR MID. FOR INNOV. (Students: 657; Location: 1200 1208 POLK ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SANDUSKY MIDDLE (Students: 631; Location: 805 CHINOOK PLACE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINKHORNE ELEM. (Students: 497; Location: 2501 LINKHORNE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BEDFORD HILLS ELEM. (Students: 455; Location: 4330 MORNINGSIDE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROBERT S. PAYNE ELEM. (Students: 434; Location: 1201 FLOYD ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PERRYMONT ELEM. (Students: 419; Location: 409 PERRYMONT AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Lynchburg:
  • LYNCHBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 524; Location: 701 THOMAS RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • JAMES RIVER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 5039 BOONSBORO ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • DESMOND T DOSS SDA SCHOOL (Students: 56; Location: 130 GEORGE STREET; Grades: PK - 9)
Library in Lynchburg:
  • LYNCHBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,661,663; Location: 2315 MEMORIAL AVENUE; 155,278 books; 13,254 audio materials; 5,793 video materials; 376 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lynchburg: Monument Terrace (A), Pittman Plaza (B), Lynchburg Regional Small Business Development Center (C), Lynchburg Community Market (D), Oakwood Country Club (E), Tomahawk Industrial Park (F), Allied Arts Building (G), Ireton Hall (H), Rivermont (I), Human Services Center (J), The Folly (K), Terrell-Langhorne House (L), Hundley Hall (M), Anne Spencer House (N), Fort Hill Library (O), Maier Museum of Art (P), Grace Street Fire Station (Q), Smith Memorial Building (R), Freeman House (S), Lynchburg Visitors Information Center (T).

Shopping Centers: Westover Shopping Center (1), Hill Plaza Shopping Center (2), Chestnut Hills Shopping Center (3), Timberlake Plaza Shopping Center (4), The Village Courts Shopping Center (5), The Farm Basket Shops Shopping Center (6), Seven Hills Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Lynchburg include: Church of God (A), Church of God in Christ (B), Church of the Brethren (C), Church of the Nazarene (D), Pleasant Valley Church (E), Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church (F), Rescue Mission Non-Denominated Church (G), Gethsemane Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Beulah Cemetery (1), Presbyterian Cemetery (2), Old City Cemetery (3), Forest Hill Cemetery (4), Fort Hill Memorial Park Cemetery (5), Spring Hill Cemetery (6), Megginson Cemetery (7).

Reservoirs: Happyland Lake (A), Reusens Reservoir (B), Clay Street Reservoir (C), College Lake (D), College Hill Reservoir (E), Lakeland Lake (F).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Joes Branch (A), Fishing Creek (B), Ivy Creek (C), Dreaming Creek (D), Cheese Creek (E), Burton Creek (F), Blackwater Creek (G), Tomahawk Creek (H), Pigeon Creek (I).

Parks in Lynchburg include: Diamond Hill Historic District (1), Blackwater Creek Natural Area (2), Blackwater Park (3), Jackson Heights Recreation Center (4), Jackson Heights Park (5), Perrymont Park (6), Riverside Park (7), John Warwick Daniel Statue (8), Reservoir Park (9).

Post offices: Lynchburg Post Office (A), Miller Park Station Lynchburg Post Office (B), Rivermont Station Lynchburg Post Office (C).


Lynchburg compared to Virginia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • 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.)
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)
  • WREL-FM (96.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, VA; Owner: EQUUS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMJA (102.7 FM; APPOMATTOX, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
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.)
  • W60BM (Channel 60; RUSTBURG, ETC., VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W80AN (Channel 80; AMHERST, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W40BM (Channel 40; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDRG-LP (Channel 2; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: PAUL H. PASSINK)

 

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