Basic Local Information about Lynchburg Va

Lynchburg Information

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Area (in Square Miles)

Population

Median Age

Median Household Income

Median Home Value

Total Household Units

Real Estate Tax (per $100)

Personal Property Tax

Amherst County

475 30,251 40.0 $44,383 $149,200 14,034 $0.54 $3.45

Amherst, Town of

4.99 2,231 46.6 $28,957 $159,075 1,003 $0.36 $0.35

Appomattox County

334 15,270 39.1 $47,992 $140,000 7,044 $0.58 $4.60

Appomattox, Town of

2.18 1,761 39.0 $29,971 $113,368 767 $0.13 $0.55

Bedford County

755 70,345 39.7 $56,021 $193,200 32,167 $0.50 $2.35

Bedford, Town of

6.89 5,964 42.9 $34,647 $148,000 2,920 $0.80* $1.06

Campbell County

504 51,539 40.9 $45,992 $144,200 24,872 $0.53 $4.45

AltaVista, Town of

4.89 3,450 44.4 $39,156 $113,052 1,651 $0.16 $2.00

Brookneal, Town of

3.5 1,112 45.3 $31,893 $81,065 576 $0.17 $1.70

Lynchburg, City of

50 76,504 30.3 $37,058 $146,000 31,992 $1.11 $3.80
*Combined tax - County $0.50 plus Town $0.30

  

Climate

Here in Lynchburg, we enjoy a mild climate through the year.

January Average Temperature: 35º

July Average Temperature: 76º

Average Annual Precipitation: 38.27"

Average Annual Snow Fall: 18.3"

Record High: 106º (1936)

Record Low: -10º (1996)

Warmest Period: Late July

Coldest Period: Late January - Early February

State & Local Sales Tax

State of Virginia: 4.3%

Local Sales Tax:

Amherst County: 1%

Appomattox County: 1% 

Bedford County: 1%

Campbell County: 1% 

Lynchburg City: 1%

Meals Tax:

(Prepared food and beverages served with a meal, including alcoholic beverages)

Amherst County: 4%

Appomattox, Town: 8% 

Bedford County: 4%

Lynchburg City: 6.5%

Lodging Tax:

Amherst County: 5%

Appomattox, Town: 1% 

Bedford County: 5%

Lynchburg City: 5%, plus $1 per night



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