Archive for 'Research'
Issue: May 2013 by Lynchburg Business.
85%: The percentage of Region 2000 citizens who commute within Region 2000. The percentage of workers living in each jurisdiction who commute to Lynchburg: Amherst County- 37% Appomattox County-28% Bedford County-25% Campbell County-47% 20: The average commute time, in minutes, for Region 2000 workers. 10%: The percentage of Region 2000 commuters who carpooled to work, [...]
Issue: March 2013 by Lynchburg Business.
1,906: Annual animal intake 949 cats 923 dogs 34 “others” 1,277: total animals adopted in 2012 84% reduction in euthanasia since beginning their no kill programs. 49% live release rate* in 2008 87% live release rate* in 2012 0: The number of animals euthanized for space reasons. 64% of the people who called to surrender [...]
Issue: February 2013 by Lynchburg Business.
*Region 2000 encompasses more than 2,000 square miles surrounding the City of Lynchburg and including the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell, the towns of Altavista, Amherst, Appomattox and Brookneal, and the City of Bedford. Hence the name, “Region 2000.” *254,171 people live in Region 2000 * In 2012, there were 6,687 total employers [...]
Issue: January 2013 by Lynchburg Business.
How long has your company been in business in Region 2000? 1-5 years 38% 5-10 years 40% 10-15 years 8% 15-20 years 11% Greater than 20 years 3% What are your expectations for the fiscal growth of your company in 2013 compared to 2012? 11% anticipate moderate to major fiscal growth 49% anticipate slight to [...]
Issue: December 2012 by Lynchburg Business.
Percentage of local people surveyed who make New Year’s resolutions: 73% Percentage who keep them for the first month of the year: 56% Percentage who keep them year-round: 28% Most common resolutions include (more than one selection allowed): Bettering finances 42% Improving wellness & fitness 68% Losing weight 71% Traveling more 63% Making career move/advancement [...]
Issue: November 2012 by Lynchburg Business.
Percent of local residents planning to travel for the holidays: 63% Yes 37% No How many miles away those traveling plan to go: 40% 1-50 miles 20% 201-250 miles 40% 301 miles or more Purpose of holiday travel (multiple answers accepted): 100% Visit family 20% Take a vacation Mode of transportation while travelling: 80% Automobile [...]
Issue: October 2012 by Lynchburg Business.
1. Do you plan to trick or treat with your children this year? Yes 100% 2. Do you decorate for Halloween each year? Yes 32% No 54% Sometimes 14% 3. Do you limit the amount of candy your children eat while Trick or Treating? Yes 91% Sometimes 9% 4. How much do you typically spend [...]
Issue: July 2012 by Lynchburg Business.
Do you own a home? Yes 82% No 18% Have you bought, sold, or attempted to sell a property in the past 12 months? Yes 41% No 59% In the past 3 years, do you believe the market value of residential real estate in the Lynchburg area has: Significantly decreased 22% Slightly decreased 32% Stayed [...]
Issue: June 2010 by Lynchburg Business.
Each month, LB polls local people for results you can use in decision making for your business. For this issue, we polled 20 persons at random, ages 45 to 55. 85% are married. 90% have children. 100% own their home. 90% exercise 0-5 hours per week. What is your highest level of education completed? 35% [...]