Latest Data (2017)
Population 80,995
Nationwide Rank 420

Quick Facts

Lynchburg, Virginia is the 420th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lynchburg, Virginia is a city.

Lynchburg, Virginia is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Lynchburg had its largest population ever.

Lynchburg, Virginia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lynchburg, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
410 Sioux City, Iowa 82,514 -2.8%
411 Melbourne, Florida 82,011 12.1%
412 Medford, Oregon 81,780 23.3%
413 Westland, Michigan 81,747 -5.7%
414 Kennewick, Washington 81,607 37.3%
415 Longview, Texas 81,522 11.7%
416 Mountain View, California 81,438 15.2%
417 Somerville, Massachusetts 81,360 4.9%
418 Cranston, Rhode Island 81,202 2.2%
419 Farmington Hills, Michigan 81,050 -1.2%
420 Lynchburg, Virginia 80,995 24.0%
421 Lakewood, California 80,967 1.9%
422 Warwick, Rhode Island 80,871 -5.9%
423 Auburn, Washington 80,776 45.6%
424 Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 80,581 19.2%
425 Deerfield Beach, Florida 80,571 8.2%
426 Tustin, California 80,498 18.8%
427 Chino Hills, California 80,374 19.3%
428 Lawrence, Massachusetts 80,162 11.0%
429 New Rochelle, New York 79,946 10.5%
430 Fort Myers, Florida 79,943 53.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
161 Alexandria 160,035 23.6%
202 Hampton 134,669 -8.0%
310 Roanoke 99,837 5.3%
332 Portsmouth 94,572 -5.8%
363 Suffolk 90,237 40.5%
420 Lynchburg 80,995 24.0%
707 Harrisonburg 54,215 34.0%
708 Leesburg 54,215 88.7%
805 Charlottesville 48,019 19.6%
856 Blacksburg 44,563 11.8%
920 Manassas 41,501 18.9%
928 Danville 41,130 -14.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 80,995 420
2016 80,212 424
2015 79,812 423
2014 79,047 416
2013 78,014 423
2012 77,113 425
2011 76,278 426
2010 75,568 425
2009 73,933 417
2008 72,947 419
2007 71,864 426
2006 70,012 434
2005 68,028 451
2004 66,503 449
2003 66,070 447
2002 64,992 450
2001 64,827 445
2000 65,281 437
1990 66,120 361
1850 8,071 88
1840 6,395 65