Lynchburg employment information

IndexLynchburgVirginiaNational
Income per capita$22,016$34,967$29,829
Median household income$40,728$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,929$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,599$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$20,395$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$15,635$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level24.3%11.4%15.1%
The Lynchburg, VA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Lynchburg is $22,016, which is 37% lower than than the Virginia average and 26% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,728, which is 38% lower than than the Virginia average and 26% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lynchburg is 4%, which is 10% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lynchburg is 24% which is 61% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$27,149$40,728$81,456
City
$44,094$66,149$132,298
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Lynchburg is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lynchburg is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lynchburg is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lynchburg is 61% higher than the national average.

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Lynchburg median earnings by income bracket

Lynchburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.6%0.5%
Manufacturing sector12.8%0.9%
Financial & insurance services2.4%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.5%12.2%
Public administration2.8%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%1.6%
Education, health & social services21.8%44.1%
Other28.8%27.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Concord, VA1,484$65,01418%
Forest, VA10,537$64,10116%
Big Island, VA246$58,9587%
Amherst, VA2,519$50,7038%
Timberlake, VA13,127$49,60210%
Lynchburg, VA78,755$40,72826%

Cities with similar population

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Brooklyn Park, MN78,823$65,69519%
Mountain View, CA78,827$109,24997%
Medford, OR78,856$44,13020%
Deerfield Beach, FL78,642$42,10624%
Melbourne, FL78,911$41,26225%
Lynchburg, VA78,755$40,72826%
Source: The Lynchburg, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).