Waynesboro (city) County VA Information


Waynesboro (city) County Subdivisions

Waynesboro (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,227
Population in Households 21,035
Population in Familes 16,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 192
Population Density1 1,412
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 8,978
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 5,584
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,258 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,720 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 970 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $169,870
Average Home Value $199,215


Median Household Income $43,064
Average Household Income $58,403
Per Capita Income $24,988
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.25%
Households 0.13% 0.24%
Families -0.01% 0.14%
Median Household Income   -1.22%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Waynesboro (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waynesboro (city) County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 79 42nd
Population Density1 # 27 81st
Diversity Index2 # 68 50th
Median Household Income # 85 37th
Per Capita Income # 71 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.