Lynchburg, SC


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Lynchburg is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 354 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lynchburg is the 238th largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Lynchburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lynchburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lynchburg is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lynchburg who work in personal care services (17.42%), food service (9.68%), and business and financial occupations (9.68%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Lynchburg has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Lynchburg a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Lynchburg, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.01 minutes every day commuting to work.

Lynchburg is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Lynchburg have a very low rate of college education: just 9.90% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Lynchburg in 2010 was $14,212, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,848 for a family of four. Lynchburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 46.23% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Lynchburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lynchburg residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Lynchburg include English, German, Dutch, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Lynchburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and African languages.

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