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Lynchburg city, Virginia (County); Mathews County, Virginia; Waynesboro city, Virginia (County); Wythe County, Virginia

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Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)

Lynchburg city, Virginia (County)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 82,168
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 82,168
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 75,534
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 75,568
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.5%
Female persons, percent
53.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
66.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
28.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
62.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 4,705
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 5.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 32,533
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 49.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $158,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,173
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $411
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $843
Building permits, 2019 330
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 28,069
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.47
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 78.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 7.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 85.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 74.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 88.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 34.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 9.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 54.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 216,412
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,046,520
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,749,591
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 508,962
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,995,200
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $25,874
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 17.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $43,374
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $22,972
Persons in poverty, percent
20.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 2,236
Total employment, 2018 56,846
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 2,327,838
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 4,607
All firms, 2012 5,519
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,735
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,719
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,165
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,973
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 494
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 4,540
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,538.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 49.13
FIPS Code 51680
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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21,000
42,000
63,000
84,000
Lynchburg city, Virginia (County)
82,168
Mathews County, Virginia
8,834
Waynesboro city, Virginia (County)
22,630
Wythe County, Virginia
28,684
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21,000
42,000
63,000
84,000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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