Lynchburg city, Virginia Population 2020

Lynchburg city, Virginia's estimated population is 81,065 with a growth rate of 1.28% 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
201882,1261,0611.31%
201781,0651,0271.28%
201680,0387670.97%
201579,2711,1161.43%
201478,1552050.26%
201377,9506740.87%
201277,2766940.91%
201176,5821,0311.36%
201075,5519,50214.39%
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%

How Many People Live in Lynchburg city, Virginia?

81,065

Lynchburg city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,07664.99%
Black or African American22,85028.52%
Asian2,1782.72%
Two or More Races2,0182.52%
Some Other Race7760.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native2090.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.03%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

Lynchburg city, Virginia Median Age

28.2


Total

26.9


Male

29.5


Female

Lynchburg city, Virginia Adults

There are 64,614 adults, (11,252 of whom are seniors) in Lynchburg city, Virginia.

Lynchburg city, Virginia Age Dependency

50.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynchburg city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

42,616

53.18%

Male

37,515

46.82%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Households and Families

Lynchburg city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lynchburg city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.3%26.7%
All49.7%50.3%
Male47.1%52.9%
Non Family35.6%64.4%
Female30.8%69.2%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,0692.4749.7
Non Family11,8831.4735.6
Married10,6963.1273.3
Female4,2833.4330.8
Male1,2073.1947.1

3.12

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lynchburg city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7353.90%
9th to 12th Grade3,1897.17%
High School Graduate11,29025.39%
Some College9,02320.29%
Associates Degree3,7718.48%
Bachelors Degree8,96320.15%
Graduate Degree6,50114.62%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,65226,39112,519
Black12,72710,5031,668
Hispanic1,3701,124456
Asian1,1191,012660
Multiple Races480457137
Other Race41330659
Native American1188728
Islander88

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 asian people with a rate of 58.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,107$35,104$27,781
Less Than High School$22,373$28,456$16,875
High School Grad$23,531$26,631$19,899
Some College$29,000$31,301$26,635
Bachelors Degree$37,495$42,265$33,106
Graduate Degree$50,063$55,554$46,180

$31,107

Average Earnings

$35,104

Average Male

$27,781

Average Female

Lynchburg city, Virginia Language

Lynchburg city, Virginia Language by Age

Lynchburg city, Virginia Language

92.80% of Lynchburg city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 7.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.87% of the population.

Lynchburg city, Virginia Poverty

Lynchburg city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black21,3857,03032.87%
White42,3876,98716.48%
Hispanic2,60449919.16%
Asian1,78643224.19%
Multiple1,42527919.58%
Other66821832.63%
Native190115.79%

21.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.30%

Male Poverty Rate

22.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynchburg city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynchburg city, Virginia is Black, with 32.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynchburg city, Virginia is Native, with 5.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.73%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.15%
High School16.52%
Some College13.19%
Bachelors or Greater6.07%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.45%
Male Unemployed43.61%
Female Employed15.94%
Male Employed13.31%

Lynchburg city, Virginia Income

Lynchburg city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,374$61,086
Families$58,661$75,769
Married Families$76,941$94,013
Non Families$28,755$39,393

Lynchburg city, Virginia Marital Status

Lynchburg city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

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

4,705

Number of Veterans

4,262

Male Veterans

443

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,399
Second Gulf War965
First Gulf War842
Korea457
World War II276
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1477.15%
Black1,3648.10%
Hispanic2199.55%
Other12121.30%
Asian271.55%
2 or More242.06%
Indian2214.57%

$Lynchburg city, Virginia Veterans by Education

10.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynchburg city, Virginia Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lynchburg city, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.38%

Born in Virginia

94.13%

Native Born

5.87%

Foreign Born

3.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.13% of Lynchburg city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 57.38% having been born in Virginia. 3.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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