What is the current population of Lynchburg?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lynchburg is 79,009. Lynchburg, Virginia is the 458th largest city in the US.

Lynchburg Geography [top]

What county is Lynchburg, Virginia in?

Lynchburg is located entirely in Lynchburg city.

What is the size of Lynchburg, Virginia in square miles?

Lynchburg has an area of 49.1 square miles. Lynchburg is the 8th largest city, by area, in Virginia.

Lynchburg Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Lynchburg?

The current population of Lynchburg (79,009) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Lynchburg growing?

Lynchburg has grown 21.0% since the 2000. Lynchburg, Virginia's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Lynchburg, Virginia?

Lynchburg has a population density of 1,538.2 people per square mile.

Lynchburg Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Lynchburg, Virginia?

The total voting age population of Lynchburg, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 62,569. The voting age population is 45.7% male and 54.3% female.

What percentage of Lynchburg, Virginia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 14.1% of the residents of Lynchburg are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Lynchburg, Virginia?

The racial demographics of Lynchburg are 65.0% White, 28.6% Black, 2.5% Two or more races, 2.4% Asian, 1.1% Other and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 4.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Lynchburg, Virginia residents are below the poverty line?

In Lynchburg, 19.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.0%. On a per-household basis, 11.9% of families are below the poverty line in Lynchburg.

What percentage of Lynchburg, Virginia residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 58.5% of Lynchburg residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Lynchburg, Virginia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.7% of Lynchburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 35.6% have a bachelor's degree and 14.5% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Lynchburg, Virginia residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Lynchburg residents aged 5 and older, 6.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.7% speak an Asian language.

Lynchburg Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Lynchburg, Virginia?

The unemployment rate in Lynchburg is 5.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Lynchburg, Virginia residents work for the government?

In Lynchburg, 12.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Lynchburg, Virginia?

The median household income in Lynchburg is $46,409.

Lynchburg Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Lynchburg, Virginia?

In Lynchburg, 48.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Lynchburg, Virginia?

Renters occupy 51.3% of housing units in Lynchburg.

What percentage of Lynchburg, Virginia housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Lynchburg, 16.8% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Lynchburg, Virginia housing units were built after 2000?

In Lynchburg, 17.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,600 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Lynchburg, Virginia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lynchburg is $857.

What percentage of households in Lynchburg, Virginia have broadband internet?

In Lynchburg, 79.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Lynchburg Population By Year

Population Graph For Lynchburg
Year Population Rank in US
2021 79,009 458
2020 78,871 456
2019 82,168 420
2018 82,126 419
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
2000 65,281 437
1990 66,120 361
1850 8,071 88
1840 6,395 65

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
448 Perris, California 79,835 119.3%
449 Plymouth, Minnesota 79,828 20.8%
450 Somerville, Massachusetts 79,815 2.9%
451 Pharr, Texas 79,697 68.1%
452 Frederick, Maryland 79,588 49.8%
453 Kissimmee, Florida 79,436 61.6%
454 Tustin, California 79,430 17.3%
455 Jonesboro, Arkansas 79,324 42.2%
456 Upland, California 79,274 15.1%
457 Milpitas, California 79,066 25.8%
458 Lynchburg, Virginia 79,009 21.0%
459 Pasco, Washington 78,871 131.6%
460 Napa, California 78,818 8.1%
461 Cedar Park, Texas 78,693 201.2%
462 Chino Hills, California 78,665 16.7%
463 Auburn, Alabama 78,564 69.5%
464 Bloomington, Illinois 78,283 19.1%
465 Pleasanton, California 78,252 21.7%
466 Evanston, Illinois 77,517 4.5%
467 Bellflower, California 77,408 6.0%
468 Flower Mound, Texas 77,243 49.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
169 Alexandria 154,706 19.5%
199 Hampton 137,746 -5.9%
333 Roanoke 98,865 4.2%
339 Portsmouth 97,840 -2.5%
342 Suffolk 96,194 49.8%
458 Lynchburg 79,009 21.0%
775 Harrisonburg 51,430 27.1%
815 Leesburg 48,908 70.3%
866 Charlottesville 45,672 13.8%
882 Blacksburg 44,949 12.8%
935 Manassas 42,708 22.4%
947 Danville 42,215 -12.5%

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