An Environment for Opportunity

The 林奇堡市 is rapidly growing as Central Virginia’s urban center for commerce and culture. This is evident in our expanding diverse population, our flourishing higher education institutions, and our economic growth. Read below to find out more about why Lynchburg is thriving.

我们的平均年龄是28岁.5; our colleges & universities graduate over 24,000 degrees annually. 

Our population is 81,000 and is projected to grow 5% over the next 5 years. 

More than 6,000 work in the 制造业 sector – 22% more than the national average. 

The cost of Living is 12.8% lower than the national average, and average annual wages increased by 6.3% in 2021.

Largest Employers in Lynchburg

We are a city that makes things and produces talent for the world. Our top industries include nuclear engineering, 制造业, healthcare and social assistance, 零售贸易, 高等教育. Our growth sector industries include health care & social assistance, hospitality & 旅游、教育 & 培训和IT/STEM. 


5,000 - 1,000 Total Employees
  • 自由大学
  • 中心健康
  • Lynchburg City Schools
  • 林奇堡市
  • 金通公司


999 - 500 Total Employees
  • J Crew Outfitters
  • Horizon Behavioral Health
  • 菲多利公司.
  • 沃尔玛百货公司.
  • Central Virginia Community College
  • 克罗格公司.
  • 达美之星公司.



499 – 200 Total Employees
  • University of Lynchburg
  • 盖财务
  • 南方航空
  • Westminster-Canterbury
  • Belvac
  • 伦道夫大学
  • 我们管
  • L3哈里斯
  • 太平洋的生活
  • CB. 舰队公司.
  • 洛斯
  • Tessy塑料
  • 昊图公司维吉尼亚
  • 韩华Azdel
  • BWXT
  • 福斯
  • 博士伦 & 随着

199 - 100名员工
  • Aerofin公司 
  • 鲜花面包店 
  • 国际纸业 
  • Concentrix 

Location and Transportation

Lynchburg is at the heart of Central Virginia, sited near the geographic center of the Commonwealth. This principal locality is contributing to the city’s status as the economic hub of the region. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and bounded by the James River, Lynchburg is a prime location for pristine environment.

East of Lynchburg is the capital of Richmond, which is a short drive away. Also, North of Lynchburg is Washington, D.C. which is a quick train ride or drive. The major east coast shipping hub, the Port of Hampton Roads, can be reached in a matter of hours by rail or road.


公用事业公司 & 税



The following utility companies proudly service the Lynchburg Metropolitan Area.



American Electric Power



水 Resources, 林奇堡市


水 Resources, 林奇堡市


Region 2000 Services Authority




Download the 林奇堡市 2022 水质报告

*In some cases commercial utility rates may be negotiable. Rates above based on recent published rates but are not guaranteed. 联系 the utility provider for specific rates and rebates.

Lynchburg’s business environment is vibrant due to a sensible local and state tax codes that help foster investment and expansion. Our local taxes reflect Virginia as the fourth most tax-competitive state in the nation. 在很多情况下, the rates below may be eligible for reimbursement or credits depending on your business, revenues or expenditures. For more information, contact the Office of Economic Development at 434-455-4491 or email


  • 利率6%
  • Unchanged in Over Forty Years
  • Three-Factor Apportionment Formula of Payroll, Property and Sales (Sales Double-Weighted)
  • Tax Credits for Job Creation and Investment
  • No Franchise or Net Worth Tax


  • 速率4.3%
  • Tax on Gross Receipts from Retail Sales or Leases of Taxable Tangible
  • Personal Property Manufacturers Exempt from Tax on Purchases for Production
  • Distributors Exempt from Tax on Items Purchased for Resale



The Commissioner of the Revenue administers local taxes in the 林奇堡市. For local tax purposes, businesses are classified as Manufacturers or Non-Manufacturers.



Nominal Tax Rate per $100 of Assessed Value        



Business Personal Property Tax

Nominal Tax Rates per $100 of Assessed Value       


Value Used for Tax Calculation


Assessment Ratio (in years)







Manufacturing Businesses


Nominal Tax Rate per $100 of Assessed Value       


Value Used for Tax Calculation


Assessment Ratio (in years)







Non-Manufacturing Businesses

Business, Professional and Occupational License Tax

所有的企业 with Gross Receipts Less Than $10,000         









20 cents per $100 of Gross Receipts


16 cents per $100 of Gross Receipts

Business/Personal Service

36 cents per $100 of Gross Receipts


58 cents per $100 of Gross Receipts


$20 plus 28 cents per $100 of Gross Purchases


热情好客 & 服务业税

Local 销售及使用税

  • Retail Sales and Leases of Tangible Property: 1%

餐 & 住宿

  • Prepared Foods and Beverages: 6.销售额的5%
  • 住宿 for Compensation Per Room Per Night: $1 plus 6.销售额的5%


  • Event or Activity Admission: 7% of Sale