Lynchburg city, Virginia Population 2018

Lynchburg city, Virginia's estimated population is 80,995 with a growth rate of 2.84% 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
201780,9952,2402.84%
201678,755-1,157-1.45%
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
White51,300
Black or African American22,362
Asian2,096
Two or More Races2,084
Some Other Race683
American Indian and Alaska Native201
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander29

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lynchburg city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lynchburg city, Virginia Median Age

28.6


Total

27.1


Male

30.3


Female

Lynchburg city, Virginia Adults

There are 63,555 adults, (11,026 of which are seniors) in Lynchburg city, Virginia.

Lynchburg city, Virginia Age Dependency

49.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynchburg city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

41,768

53.04%

Male

36,987

46.96%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Households and Families

Lynchburg city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lynchburg city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.8%26.2%
All50.5%49.5%
Male48.5%51.5%
Non Family37.6%62.4%
Female31.7%68.3%

50.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lynchburg city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,2822.4150.5
Non Family11,9921.4337.6
Married10,5363.173.8
Female4,6333.1831.7
Male1,1213.248.5

3.05

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lynchburg city, Virginia Households

Lynchburg city, Virginia Education

Lynchburg city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8554.22%
9th to 12th Grade3,3307.57%
High School Graduate11,23725.54%
Some College9,43321.44%
Associates Degree3,4987.95%
Bachelors Degree8,62119.59%
Graduate Degree6,02613.70%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,54926,20311,740
Black12,59010,2171,603
Asian1,225973788
Hispanic1,053890286
Multiple Races467450203
Other Race42831872
Native American10610627

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 64.33%.

Lynchburg city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,681$34,451$26,647
Less Than High School$20,556$23,488$18,033
High School Grad$23,584$25,270$22,583
Some College$26,571$30,162$25,156
Bachelors Degree$37,059$46,947$30,419
Graduate Degree$51,529$58,125$47,422

$29,681

Average Earnings

$34,451

Average Male

$26,647

Average Female

Lynchburg city, Virginia Language

Lynchburg city, Virginia Language by Age

Lynchburg city, Virginia Language

92.68% of Lynchburg city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 7.32% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Lynchburg city, Virginia Poverty

Lynchburg city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,9077,89018.83%
Black20,8627,47935.85%
Asian1,73657633.18%
Hispanic2,13735416.57%
Multiple1,57634521.89%
Other61415124.59%

24.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.07%

Male Poverty Rate

26.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynchburg city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynchburg city, Virginia is Black, with 35.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynchburg city, Virginia is Hispanic, with 16.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.15%.

Lynchburg city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.13%
High School20.01%
Some College14.21%
Bachelors or Greater7.75%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.52%
Male Unemployed38.20%
Female Employed16.94%
Male Employed11.86%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Income

Lynchburg city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,728$57,520
Families$51,637$70,509
Married Families$71,334$90,621
Non Families$27,995$38,297

Lynchburg city, Virginia Marital Status

Lynchburg city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Lynchburg city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Lynchburg city, Virginia Veterans

Lynchburg city, Virginia Veterans by War

4,968

Number of Veterans

4,417

Male Veterans

551

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,439
First Gulf War935
Second Gulf War747
Korea616
World War II378

Lynchburg city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,263
35 to 541,123
55 to 641,078
65 to 741,003
18 to 34501

Lynchburg city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5438.18%
Black1,2577.62%
Hispanic23312.10%
Other11320.36%
2 or More312.48%
Asian181.03%
Indian64.96%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Veterans by Education

8.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynchburg city, Virginia Employment Status

Lynchburg city, Virginia Employment by Age

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lynchburg city, Virginia Employment by Race

Lynchburg city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lynchburg city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lynchburg756088021246046.09%
Data Sources
  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