Lynchburg is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 6,336 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lynchburg is the 99th largest community in Tennessee.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lynchburg is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.93% of the Lynchburg workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lynchburg is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lynchburg who work in office and administrative support (14.45%), sales jobs (11.03%), and management occupations (8.77%).
Lynchburg is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lynchburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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.
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 education level of Lynchburg citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.57% of adults 25 and older in Lynchburg have a college degree.
The per capita income in Lynchburg in 2010 was $28,841, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,364 for a family of four. However, Lynchburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lynchburg include English, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Lynchburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German.