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Waynesboro, Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Waynesboro had a population of 21,227 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Waynesboro is located at latitude 38.0672 and longitude -78.9014 in Waynesboro (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waynesboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Waynesboro (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,293 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Waynesboro are located in Waynesboro (city) County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Augusta County.

The City of Waynesboro (GNIS ID: 1498443) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waynesboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waynesboro: Teesville, Waynesborough.

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Waynesboro, 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, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waynesboro to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 55 91st
Population Density1 # 186 69th
Diversity Index2 # 308 48th
Median Household Income # 363 39th
Per Capita Income # 310 48th

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