Lynchburg is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 335 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lynchburg is the 238th largest community in South Carolina.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lynchburg is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 72.27% of the Lynchburg workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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 (9.24%), healthcare suport services (6.72%), and management occupations (3.36%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Lynchburg has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Lynchburg has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lynchburg than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lynchburg may be for you.
One downside of living in Lynchburg, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.87 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Lynchburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Lynchburg have a very low rate of college education: just 6.37% 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 2018 was $11,618, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $46,472 for a family of four. Lynchburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 54.40% 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, Scottish, German, French, and English.
The most common language spoken in Lynchburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Italian.