Harrisonburg SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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Harrisonburg, Virginia Info Snack

Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 48,914, with a census-estimated 2016 population of 53,078. Harrisonburg is the county seat of the surrounding Rockingham County, although the two are separate jurisdictions. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Harrisonburg with Rockingham County for statistical purposes into the Harrisonburg, Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a 2011 estimated population of 126,562.
Population
53,064
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
29.0%
Median Home
$196,200
Median Income
$43,009
Median Rent
$857

Rankings for Harrisonburg in Virginia

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Map Of Harrisonburg, VA

Population over time in Harrisonburg

Year Population % Change
2017 53,064 2.1%
2016 51,979 1.2%
2015 51,388 1.1%
2014 50,821 1.8%
2013 49,926 1.8%
2012 49,043 1.7%
2011 48,230 1.7%
2010 47,406 -

Crime in Harrisonburg Per 100k

Crime Harrisonburg VA USA
Violent Crime 238.3 208.2 382.9
Murder 5.6 5.3 5.3
Robbery 22.3 51.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 165.7 117.9 248.9
Property Crime 1669.9 1792.9 2362.0
Burglary 214.1 218.0 430.4
Larceny 1375.7 1454.7 1694.0
Car Theft 80.0 120.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Harrisonburg

White
67.3% (35,728)
African American
6.4% (3,379)
American Indian
0.1% (55)
Asian
4.0% (2,118)
Hawaiian
0.0% (24)
Other
0.3% (180)
Two Or More
3.1% (1,658)
Hispanic
18.7% (9,922)
Race Harrisonburg VA USA
White 67.3% 62.6% 61.5%
African American 6.4% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.0% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 18.7% 9.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Harrisonburg, Virginia

Less than $10,000
9.7% (514,720)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.9% (419,205)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.8% (573,091)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (684,525)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (843,717)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (880,862)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.0% (583,704)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.3% (546,559)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (175,111)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (79,596)
Income Harrisonburg VA USA
Less than $10,000 9.7% 5.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.9% 3.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.8% 7.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 7.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 11.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.0% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.3% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 9.2% 6.3%

Gender in Harrisonburg

Female
52.1% (27,650)
Male
47.9% (25,413)
Gender Harrisonburg VA USA
Female 52.1% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Harrisonburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.5% (4,488)
9-12th Grade
7.6% (4,028)
High School / GED
26.0% (13,809)
Some College
16.4% (8,722)
Associate's Degree
6.5% (3,469)
Bachelor's Degree
20.5% (10,904)
Master's Degree
9.4% (4,990)
Professional Degree
1.7% (902)
Doctorate Degree
3.3% (1,748)
Education Harrisonburg VA USA
< 9th Grade 8.5% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.6% 6.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 26.0% 24.3% 27.3%
Some College 16.4% 19.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.5% 7.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 20.5% 21.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 9.4% 11.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.7% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.3% 1.8% 1.4%

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