Waynesboro, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Waynesboro, Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Waynesboro had a population of 22,030 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Waynesboro is located at latitude 38.0685 and longitude -78.8895 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waynesboro: Teesville, Waynesborough.

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Waynesboro, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,030
Population in Households 21,838
Population in Familes 17,026
Population in Group Qrtrs 192
Population Density2 1,466
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $46,954
Average Household Income $62,563
Per Capita Income $26,701


Total Housing Units 10,205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,437 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,868 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 900 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $174,444
Average Home Value $210,429


Total Households 9,305
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 5,761
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.58% 0.8%
Households 0.54% 0.78%
Families 0.37% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

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, 2018 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 # 54 91st
Population Density # 181 70th
Diversity Index # 285 52nd
Median Household Income # 343 42nd
Per Capita Income # 313 47th

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