City of Opportunity
We’re good at many things, and we work incessantly to hone our skills in both deep-rooted and up-and-coming fields. Our top growing industries include nuclear engineering, manufacturing, healthcare and social assistance, retail trade, and higher education. With an eye toward the future, we support and celebrate our entrepreneurs, startups, and our curious and ambitious young people, making work rewarding and exciting. We’re going one way – forward – and we hope you join us!
28.6 Median Age of Our Residents
17 Minute Average Commute Time
$54,015 Median Household Income
37.5% residents with bachelor's degree or higher
88.8% cost of living index
5 Growing Industries in Lynchburg, VA
With firms such as Framatome and BWX Technologies headquartered in the City, Lynchburg is the leading nuclear technology cluster in the U.S.
Healthcare, Education, and More
Healthcare and social assistance, hospitality and tourism, education and training, and IT/STEM are some of our top-growing Industries.
Top College Town
Come for college and stay for work! There are over 24,000 degrees conferred in the City of Lynchburg each year, contributing to our top industries and growing economy.
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The Office of Economic Development and Tourism is the City of Lynchburg’s economic development and tourism agency. With a focus on developing people and place, staff leads business retention, expansion and attraction efforts, entrepreneurship and tourism initiatives, and business marketing and promotion for the City.
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