Lynchburg, Virginia

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Lynchburg is located in Lynchburg City County, VA. The population is , making Lynchburg the largest city in Lynchburg City County.

There are 27 public schools in Lynchburg with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Lynchburg is moderate , and there are 7 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Lynchburg is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Lynchburg property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Lynchburg include Forest, Madison Heights and Timberlake.

Lynchburg Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 55.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34.1%

Crime Rate

2.95% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 193
  • Violent Crimes: 383
  • Robbery: 73
  • Burglary: 316
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 7 offenders in Lynchburg
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

856 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 30
  • Superfunds: 14
  • Tanks & Spills: 812


Very High 4.6%
  • Virginia unemployment average: 3.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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27 Public Schools view public schools

There are 27 K-12 public schools in Lynchburg, VA and 9 private schools. Homefacts rates Lynchburg's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

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7 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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92 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Lynchburg, VA issued 92 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lynchburg, VA issued 152 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $772
  • 1 Bedroom: $772
  • 2 Bedrooms: $898
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,210
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,374

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Environmental Hazards

856 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Lynchburg, VA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Lynchburg, VA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.2 Average
    Lynchburg, VA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.65°
  • February 38.53°
  • March 47.65°
  • April 57.23°
  • May 64.94°
  • June 72.8°
  • July 76.6°
  • August 75.95°
  • September 68.2°
  • October 57.15°
  • November 46.32°
  • December 38.4°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lynchburg, VA

Lynchburg, VA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Lynchburg, VA has no risk of hurricanes.
Lynchburg, VA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Lynchburg, VA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lynchburg, VA: $36,627


Unemployment in Lynchburg is 4.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 57.10%
White Collar - 42.90%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe
  • Sen. Tim Kaine
  • Sen. Mark R. Warner

City Representatives

  • Bob Goodlatte

Neighborhood Info

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