|Male Share of the Population||48.9%|
|Female Share of the Population||51.1%|
|Employed Population 16+||941|
|Age of the Population||49|
|% of people married||41.7%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||25.7%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$54,784|
|% Above Poverty Level||94.2%|
|% Below Poverty Level||5.8%|
|Average Commute Time||21 minutes|
|% Working from Home||4.4%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||0%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||30.6%|
|Median Gross Rent||$616|
|Median House Value||$161,900|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||27.9%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||16 miles N of Lynchburg, Virginia (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||127 miles N of Raleigh, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||24521|
|Phone Area Codes||434|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|Station||TYE RIVER 1 SE|
|Jan Temp||24 to 46 F|
|Apr Temp||42 to 69 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||43 to 70 F|
|Annual Precip||45.9 inches|
|Station||LYNCHBURG MUNICIPAL AP|
|Jan Temp||25 to 45 F|
|Apr Temp||43 to 68 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 68 F|
|Annual Precip||43.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||24 to 45 F|
|Apr Temp||42 to 68 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||43 to 69 F|
|Annual Precip||45.8 inches|
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