Lynchburg city, Virginia Population 2019

Lynchburg city, Virginia's estimated population is 80,995 with a growth rate of 1.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lynchburg city, Virginia is the 24th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201780,9951,0831.36%
201679,9127660.97%
201579,1461,0121.30%
201478,1341350.17%
201377,9997140.92%
201277,2856670.87%
201176,6181,0531.39%
201075,5659,51614.41%
199066,049-694-1.04%
198066,74312,66023.41%
197054,083-707-1.29%
196054,7907,06314.80%
195047,7273,1867.15%
194044,5413,8809.54%
193040,66110,59135.22%
192030,0705761.95%
191029,49410,60356.13%
190018,8910.00%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White51,573
Black or African American22,555
Asian2,178
Two or More Races2,052
Some Other Race658
American Indian and Alaska Native175
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander46

Lynchburg city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Lynchburg city, Virginia Median Age

28.3


Total

26.8


Male

29.7


Female

Lynchburg city, Virginia Adults

There are 63,907 adults, (11,016 of whom are seniors) in Lynchburg city, Virginia.

Lynchburg city, Virginia Age Dependency

49.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynchburg city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

42,071

53.10%

Male

37,166

46.90%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Households and Families

Lynchburg city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lynchburg city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
Male50.7%49.3%
All49.7%50.3%
Non Family37.1%62.9%
Female30.3%69.7%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,1502.4349.7
Non Family11,7281.4537.1
Married10,3923.1172.5
Female4,7593.1930.3
Male1,2713.1650.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lynchburg city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8874.29%
9th to 12th Grade3,4067.75%
High School Graduate10,88424.76%
Some College9,44521.49%
Associates Degree3,5818.15%
Bachelors Degree8,83720.10%
Graduate Degree5,91513.46%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,44926,13112,032
Black12,59810,1901,652
Asian1,165903563
Hispanic1,133908339
Multiple Races491464139
Other Race40328064
Native American785517
Islander33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 48.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,587$35,163$27,475
Less Than High School$24,107$26,196$19,597
High School Grad$23,907$26,814$21,586
Some College$27,849$31,512$25,715
Bachelors Degree$38,121$45,677$32,410
Graduate Degree$47,931$49,757$47,149

$30,587

Average Earnings

$35,163

Average Male

$27,475

Average Female

Lynchburg city, Virginia Language

Lynchburg city, Virginia Language by Age

Lynchburg city, Virginia Language

92.84% of Lynchburg city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 7.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.68% of the population.

Lynchburg city, Virginia Poverty

Lynchburg city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,9557,27617.34%
Black21,0626,72131.91%
Asian1,85169037.28%
Hispanic2,33442518.21%
Multiple1,41125017.72%
Other58114925.65%

22.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.45%

Male Poverty Rate

24.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynchburg city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynchburg city, Virginia is Asian, with 37.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynchburg city, Virginia is White, with 17.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.36%
High School16.62%
Some College13.86%
Bachelors or Greater6.95%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.27%
Male Unemployed45.49%
Female Employed16.11%
Male Employed10.62%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Income

Lynchburg city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,971$58,735
Families$54,491$71,303
Married Families$72,940$90,787
Non Families$28,863$39,677

Lynchburg city, Virginia Marital Status

Lynchburg city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.2%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lynchburg city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Lynchburg city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lynchburg city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Lynchburg city, Virginia Veterans

4,893

Number of Veterans

4,393

Male Veterans

500

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,246
Second Gulf War984
First Gulf War873
Korea554
World War II354

Lynchburg city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4337.88%
Black1,3007.85%
Hispanic1949.22%
Other8716.02%
Asian301.74%
2 or More221.74%
Indian2118.26%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Veterans by Education

7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynchburg city, Virginia Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Lynchburg city, Virginia

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990