Lynchburg has everything businesses need to prosper. When a business is willing to invest in Lynchburg and our workers, the city is willing to support business through targeted investments that provide immediate returns and long-term benefits for Lynchburg citizens.
See yourself here! Lynchburg’s industry and workforce is made up of firms of all sizes, making our economy stable and diverse. Over the last five years, the largest industry job gains have been in the Professional, Scientific & Technical Services, Private Educational Services, and Health Care & Social Assistance.
Lynchburg is home to six colleges and universities with 23% of the population enrolled in a college or graduate school. Every year, thousands of students seek housing and employment opportunities and contribute to vibrant cultural life.
Lynchburg’s population has grown more than 15% since 2000, attracting residents from around the country and the globe for educational and employment opportunities. Our city offers a low cost of living and a gorgeous location in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains with cultural and recreation amenities at your fingertips.
Lynchburg provides individuals and businesses with opportunities to make a living and make a life.