Lynchburg, Mississippi Population 2024

1,876

Lynchburg is a city located in DeSoto County Mississippi. Lynchburg has a 2024 population of 1,876. Lynchburg is currently declining at a rate of -1.93% annually and its population has decreased by -15.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,216 in 2020.

The average household income in Lynchburg is $100,909 with a poverty rate of 6.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lynchburg is 46.5 years, 44.5 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Lynchburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lynchburg was:

  • White: 55.69%
  • Black or African American: 34%
  • Two or more races: 5.18%
  • Other race: 4.62%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
970.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-15.34% (-340)
The current population of Lynchburg, Mississippi is 1,876 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,216.

Lynchburg, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,08655.69%
Black or African American66334%
Two or more races1015.18%
Other race904.62%
Asian90.46%
Native American10.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lynchburg Population by Race

Lynchburg Population Pyramid 2024

Lynchburg Median Age

46.5

Total

44.5

Male

47.6

Female

Lynchburg Adults

There are 1,684 adults, (208 of whom are seniors) in Lynchburg.

Lynchburg Age Dependency

32.1

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynchburg Sex Ratio

Female93147.74%
Male1,01952.26%

Lynchburg Population by Age

Lynchburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8352.3486.513.5
Married5102.6683.316.7
Non Family1781.131000
Female1192.61000
Male282.860100

2.59

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

86.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lynchburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade271.75%
9th to 12th Grade15610.11%
High School Graduate43228%
Some College39025.28%
Associates Degree1539.92%
Bachelors Degree21113.67%
Graduate Degree17411.28%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lynchburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lynchburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White888802241
Black560478135
2+ Races68610
Other Race1790
Hispanic1790
Asian999
Native American110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Lynchburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$50,125$56,607$47,068
Less Than 9th Grade$0$31,538$78,854
High School Graduate$48,862$49,063$46,250
Some College$39,792$52,500$32,500
Bachelors Degree$57,500$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$193,320$54,700

$50,125

Average Earnings

$56,607

Average Male

$47,068

Average Female

Lynchburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lynchburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lynchburg Language

95.76% of Lynchburg residents speak only English, while 4.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.76% of the population.

Lynchburg Language

Lynchburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,08612911.88%

6.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.54%

Male Poverty Rate

4.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynchburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynchburg is White, with 11.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynchburg is White, with 11.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.46%.

Lynchburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.26%
Bachelors or Greater7.27%
Some College3.5%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Lynchburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed24.26%
Male Employed4.32%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lynchburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lynchburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$94,688$100,909
Families$102,438$113,224
Married Families$122,143$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,938$51,153

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lynchburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lynchburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lynchburg 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 Over 65.

Lynchburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lynchburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

95

Number of Veterans

95

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War46
First Gulf War43
Vietnam29
Korea0
World War II0

Lynchburg Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5453
65 to 7427
55 to 6413
75+2
18 to 340

Lynchburg Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White939.73%
2+ Races22.94%

Lynchburg Veterans by Race

Lynchburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynchburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

80.2%

Labor Force Participation

69.2%

Employment Rate

13.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lynchburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lynchburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lynchburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

26.97%

Born in Lynchburg

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

2.31%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.69% of Lynchburg residents were born in the United States, with 26.97% having been born in Mississippi. 2.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Lynchburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,876-37-1.93%
20231,913-37-1.9%
20221,950-37-1.86%
20211,987-229-10.33%
20202,216-317-12.51%
20192,533-25-0.98%
20182,5581687.03%
20172,3901938.78%
20162,197-110-4.77%
20152,3071949.18%
20142,113-190-8.25%
20132,303-54-2.29%
20122,357261.12%
20112,331-106-4.35%
20102,43700%

Lynchburg Population by Year