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Fishersville, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Fishersville Census Designated Place had a population of 8,194 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Fishersville is located at latitude 38.099 and longitude -78.9692 in Augusta County. The formal boundaries for the Fishersville Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 13.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Augusta County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,332 feet.

The Fishersville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389088) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fishersville: Fisherville.


Fishersville, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 8,194 (100%)
Population in Households 7,741 (94.5%)
Population in Families 6,433 (78.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 453 ( 5.5%)
Population Density 607
Diversity Index2 29


Median Household Income $65,800
Average Household Income $89,300
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $35,014
Wealth Index5 97


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,200 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 974 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $270,149
Average Home Value $313,102
Housing Affordability Index3 146


Total Households 3,174
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,212
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.92% 0.72%
Households 1.01% 0.8%
Families 0.82% 0.71%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
Owner Occupied HU   0.84%


Fishersville, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fishersville to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 147 75th
Population Density # 340 43rd
Median Household Income # 207 65th
Housing Affordability Index # 193 33rd
Per Capita Income # 192 68th
Diversity Index # 424 29th

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