Campbell County, Virginia is located in the state's south-central region and is part of the Lynchburg metropolitan area. It is a rural county with a population of 54,845, according to the 2019 U.S. Census. The median household income is $59,817, which is slightly below the national median of $61,937. The median home value is $206,400, which is slightly higher than the national median of $200,000.
The economy of Campbell County is largely based on agriculture and manufacturing. The county's top employers include Walmart, Centra Health, and Liberty University. Agriculture is a major industry in the county, with the top crops being corn, soybeans, and hay. Manufacturing is also an important part of the economy, with companies such as General Electric, Kraft Foods, and Nestle having a presence in the county.
The demographics of Campbell County are diverse, with the majority of the population being white (83.2%), followed by African American (9.7%), Hispanic or Latino (3.9%), and Asian (1.3%). The population is spread out, with 25.3% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who are 65 years of age or older.
Education in Campbell County is provided by the Campbell County Public Schools system, which consists of 15 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 4 high schools. The schools are well-regarded, with a graduation rate of 90.2% and an average SAT score of 1155. Additionally, there are several private schools in the area, including Lynchburg Christian Academy and Lynchburg Academy of Fine Arts.
Real estate in Campbell County is varied, with a range of housing options available. The median home value is $206,400, with the majority of homes being single-family detached homes. There are also a variety of rental options, with the median rent being $1,092. Additionally, there are several new construction developments in the area, offering a variety of housing options.