Lynchburg is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 343 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lynchburg is the 238th largest community in South Carolina.
When you are in Lynchburg, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 68.66% of Lynchburg’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Lynchburg is a town of production and manufacturing workers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lynchburg who work in office and administrative support (8.21%), business and financial occupations (5.97%), and farm management occupations (4.48%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Lynchburg is worth considering.
One downside of living in Lynchburg, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.27 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 percentage of people in Lynchburg with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.80% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lynchburg in 2018 was $12,138, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $48,552 for a family of four. Lynchburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 44.32% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Lynchburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Irish, German, English, Scottish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Lynchburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Italian.