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Lynchburg, Ohio - Basic Facts

Lynchburg is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Lynchburg.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Highland County at latitude 39.2417 and longitude -83.7913. Highland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,007 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Lynchburg (see map) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Lynchburg, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,479
Population in Households 1,479
Population in Familes 1,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,574
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 572
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 401
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 386 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $80,758
Average Home Value $91,818


Median Household Income $40,096
Average Household Income $51,412
Per Capita Income $19,843
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.32% -0.15%
Households -0.12% -0.11%
Families 0.24% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 430 64th
Diversity Index2 # 1132 6th
Median Household Income # 891 26th
Per Capita Income # 934 22nd

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