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Waynesboro, Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Waynesboro had a population of 21,699 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waynesboro: Teesville, Waynesborough.

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Waynesboro, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,699
Daytime Population: Workers 9,823
Daytime Population: Residents 11,918
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,741
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 21,507
Population in Familes 16,614
Population in Group Qrtrs 192
Population Density2 1,444
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $44,964
Average Household Income $60,629
Per Capita Income $26,075


Total Housing Units 10,128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,295 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,937 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 896 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $172,689
Average Home Value $205,944


Total Households 9,232
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 5,722
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.45% 0.55%
Households 0.5% 0.59%
Families 0.32% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

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, 2017 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 Density # 184 69th
Diversity Index # 306 49th
Median Household Income # 358 40th
Per Capita Income # 303 49th

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