The City of Lynchburg had a population of 82,886 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Lynchburg is located at latitude 37.4138 and longitude -79.1423 in Lynchburg (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lynchburg encompass a land area of 49.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles. Lynchburg (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.
The City of Lynchburg (GNIS ID: 1498429) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lynchburg: Campbell Court House, Lynchs Ferry, Lynchs Warehouse.
|Total Population||82,886 (100%)|
|Population in Households||71,847 (86.7%)|
|Population in Families||51,854 (62.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||11,039 (13.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$41,918|
|Average Household Income||$63,150|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,494|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||34,654 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||14,902 (43.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||16,336 (47.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,416 ( 9.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$170,314|
|Average Home Value||$212,801|
|Housing Affordability Index3||136|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.11%|
|Per Capita Income||1.72%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.41%|
The table below compares Lynchburg to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 12||98th|
|Population Density||# 161||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 445||25th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 149||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 403||32nd|
|Diversity Index||# 206||65th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.