Lynchburg Region Overview

The Lynchburg Region consists of the towns of Altavista, Amherst, Appomattox, and Bedford and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell and Bedford, as well as the City of Lynchburg. Home to more than 250,000 residents, the region boasts a low cost of living, low unemployment and high job growth.


Lynchburg Region Snapshot


Metro Population 259,950
Major Industries Technology, Healthcare
Gross Metro Product $11.1 billion
Per Capita Personal Income (2014) $36,183
Median Home Price $151,200
Unemployment Rate 4%
Job Growth (2015) 1.2%
Cost of Living 10% below national average
College Degree Attainment (Assoc. Postgraduate) 34.6%