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Lynchburg, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Lynchburg is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lee County at latitude 34.06 and longitude -80.077. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 151 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Lynchburg, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lynchburg, South Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lynchburg indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Lynchburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lynchburg: Bradley's, English's Crossroads, Five Forks, Lynchburgh, Magnolia, Murphreys Cross Roads, Murphy's Crossroads, Willow Grove.

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


Total Population 367
Population in Households 367
Population in Familes 299
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 324
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 162
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 104
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $61,585
Average Home Value $74,797


Median Household Income $27,039
Average Household Income $43,769
Per Capita Income $17,684
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.38% -0.55%
Households 0.0% -0.5%
Families 4.01% -0.58%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lynchburg to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina 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 # 313 21st
Population Density1 # 282 29th
Diversity Index2 # 344 13th
Median Household Income # 342 14th
Per Capita Income # 251 37th

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