Workforce Profile

The quality of Lynchburg's work force speaks for itself. National firms have reported that employee productivity is higher, and absenteeism lower, than in any of their other operations across the country. Additionally, the outstanding educational opportunities available to area workers play an important role in the quality of the work force.

Total number of workers:

  • Amherst: 16.261
  • Appomattox: 7.341
  • Bedford County: 36,283
  • Bedford City: 2,751
  • Campbell: 28,314
  • Lynchburg: 35,012

NOTE: The largest industry sector was Health Care & Social Assistance with 18%, followed by Manufacturing with 16% and Retail Trade with 13%.

View Number of Jobs by Sector in Lynchburg and the greater Lynchburg MSA

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