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Lynchburg, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Lynchburg had a population of 1,493 as of July 1, 2015. Lynchburg ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lynchburg is located at latitude 39.2401 and longitude -83.789 in Highland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lynchburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Highland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,007 feet.

The Village of Lynchburg (GNIS ID: 2399207) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lynchburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Lynchburg, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,493
Population in Households 1,493
Population in Familes 1,232
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,589
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 577
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 403
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 387 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 190 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $96,655
Average Home Value $108,961


Median Household Income $39,669
Average Household Income $51,433
Per Capita Income $19,802
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.08%
Households 0.07% -0.03%
Families 0.29% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Lynchburg, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lynchburg to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 558 54th
Population Density1 # 425 65th
Diversity Index2 # 1125 6th
Median Household Income # 900 25th
Per Capita Income # 938 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.