Lynchburg, Virginia metropolitan area

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Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area
Region 2000
Metropolitan Statistical Area
Downtown Lynchburg skyline   Location of the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area in Virginia
Downtown Lynchburg skyline
Location of the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area in Virginia
Nickname(s): Metro Lynchburg, Region 2000
Country  United States
State  Virginia
Largest city Lynchburg
Area
 • Total 2,139.2 sq mi (5,541 km2)
 • Land 2,113.1 sq mi (5,473 km2)
 • Water 26.1 sq mi (68 km2)  1.2%
Population (2015 Estimates)[1]
 • Total 259,950 (US: 184th)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24095, 24104, 24121, 24122, 24174, 24178, 24501, 24502, 24503, 24504, 24505, 24506, 24512, 24513, 24514, 24515, 14517, 24521, 24522, 24523, 24526, 24528, 24533, 24536, 24538, 24550, 24551, 24554, 24556, 24570, 24571, 24572, 24574, 24576, 24588, 24593, 24595
Area code(s) 434/540
Location of the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area in Virginia

The Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area, also widely known within the state as Region 2000, is a United States Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in Virginia, as defined by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as of June, 2003. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 228,616 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 247,447).[2] As of 2015, the Lynchburg MSA was the sixth largest in the state with a population of 259,950.

MSA components[edit]

Note: Since a state constitutional change in 1871, places in Virginia incorporated as a "city" are independent cities and are not located in any county. The OMB considers these independent cities to be county-equivalents for the purpose of defining MSAs in Virginia.

Four counties and one independent cities are included in the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area.[3]

Communities[edit]

Places with more than 65,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 10,000 to 15,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with less than 1,000 inhabitants[edit]

Unincorporated places[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 228,616 people, 89,736 households, and 62,698 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 79.42% White, 18.16% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.69% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $35,890, and the median income for a family was $42,085. Males had a median income of $31,701 versus $21,702 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $18,073.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ . US Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/CBSA-est2008-annual.html|title=Annual. Retrieved March 22, 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[dead link]
  2. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-01)" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Components" (TXT). Metropolitan statistical areas and metropolitan divisions defined by the Office of Management and Budget, November 2007. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2008-06-24. Retrieved 2008-09-01. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.