Waynesboro (city) County VA Information


Waynesboro (city) County Subdivisions

Waynesboro (city) County 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 1,443
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 (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waynesboro (city) County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 79 41st
Population Density # 27 80th
Diversity Index # 66 51st
Median Household Income # 83 38th
Per Capita Income # 68 50th

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