Shenandoah, Virginia

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Population in 2014: 2,352 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.2%
Males: 1,106  (47.0%)
Females: 1,246  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 22849.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,861 (it was $33,929 in 2000)
Shenandoah:

$42,861
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,817 (it was $16,030 in 2000)

Shenandoah town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $144,597 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Shenandoah:

$144,597
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $783.

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  • Races in Shenandoah, VA (2010)

    Shenandoah races chart
    • 2,26495.4%White alone
    • 431.8%Hispanic
    • 331.4%Black alone
    • 220.9%Two or more races
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone

Races in Shenandoah detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shenandoah: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (26.2%), German (21.2%), English (13.2%), Irish (11.5%), Scottish (1.9%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 1.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,777 people per square mile   (low).

Shenandoah,VA real estate house value index trend

Shenandoah, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Shenandoah:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shenandoah town:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

18 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Shenandoah, Virginia as of June 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Shenandoah to the number of sex offenders is 393 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,202 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,440 (1.0%)

Shenandoah satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (70.0 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (91.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (213.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Elkton, VA (2.4 miles ), Massanutten, VA (2.9 miles ), Stanley, VA (2.9 miles ), New Market, VA (3.3 miles ), Broadway, VA (3.6 miles ), Massanetta Springs, VA (3.6 miles ), Timberville, VA (3.6 miles ), Harrisonburg, VA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.49 N, Longitude: 78.62 W

Area code: 540

Shenandoah household income distribution Shenandoah home values distribution

Crime rates in Shenandoah by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000020000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.088.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.042.6
Assaults 3230410322321
per 100,000 155.0106.0158.50.0211.853.40.0161.688.083.3125.485.142.6
Burglaries 111135718861417168
per 100,000 51.753.052.8682.8264.73,790.7429.6431.0263.9583.1710.7680.9340.4
Thefts 19172729312622373042363941
per 100,000 981.9901.41,426.31,523.11,641.11,388.11,181.51,993.51,319.31,749.31,505.01,659.61,744.7
Auto thefts 7011313132202
per 100,000 361.80.052.852.5158.853.4161.153.9131.983.383.60.085.1
Arson 1000010210000
per 100,000 51.70.00.00.00.053.40.0107.844.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 107.063.5100.6117.5144.9349.693.9152.5176.7139.6147.5136.4126.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Shenandoah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Shenandoah: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Shenandoah, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shenandoah-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the Shenandoah town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shenandoah-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 228.0 miles away from Shenandoah center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 289.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 253.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 187.9 miles away from Shenandoah center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Page County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shenandoah topographic map

Birthplace of: Ed Austin - Lawyer, Kenneth R. Plum - Politician, Wayne Comer - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Shenandoah:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF NEW MARKET (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEW MARKET, VA)
  • DAVITA - HARRISONBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • CONTINUING CARE HH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • CAMELOT HALL NRS HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • HARRISONBURG HLTH AND REHAB CNTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • HARRISON ICF-MR (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • OAK LEA NSG HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shenandoah:

  • James Madison University (about 15 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,727)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 23 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 32 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 35 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 43 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Germanna Community College (about 47 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • Shenandoah University (about 54 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)

Public high school in Shenandoah:

Public elementary/middle schools in Shenandoah:

  • SHENANDOAH ELEM (Students: 389, Location: 529 4TH STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • PAGE COUNTY MIDDLE (Location: 198 PANTHER DRIVE, Grades: 6-8)
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Notable location: Shenandoah Fire Dept (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Shenandoah include: Fields United Methodist Church (A), First Christian Church (B), Shenandoah Assembly of God Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Peterfish Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Big Meadow Lodge (Skyline Drive).

Page County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.5. This is better than average.

City:

55.5
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.42. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.42
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.815. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.815
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.93
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.8%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 29.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.9%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Shenandoah, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Shenandoah (2011 data):

  • Blue Ridge Bank: Shenandoah Branch at 600 South Third Street, branch established on 2002/03/14. Info updated 2011/11/15: Bank assets: $198.9 mil, Deposits: $163.5 mil, headquarters in Luray, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc.
  • Pioneer Bank: Shenandoah Branch at 511 S. Third St., branch established on 1972/12/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $164.5 mil, Deposits: $134.0 mil, headquarters in Stanley, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Pioneer Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Virginia average:

12.3

Shenandoah travel time to work - commute Shenandoah mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Shenandoah town (based on Page County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,98724
Evangelical Protestant3,65026
Catholic3501
Other1754
None15,880-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Page County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Page County:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Page County:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Page County:

28.0%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Shenandoah:

52.3%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shenandoah:

50.5%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Shenandoah:

28.4
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shenandoah:

22.9%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shenandoah:

33.8%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

57.6%
State:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shenandoah, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,804$34,8241$396
Other Government Administration 2$8,831$52,9867$810
Police Protection - Officers 5$18,432$44,2370$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$956
Sewerage 2$5,620$33,7200$0
Water Supply 2$5,965$35,7901$1,202
Other and Unallocable 2$5,000$30,0004$1,452
Totals for Government 15$49,652$39,72214$4,816

Shenandoah government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $221,000 ($93.96)
    Water Utilities: $175,000 ($74.40)
    General - Other: $147,000 ($62.50)
    Sewerage: $129,000 ($54.85)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($31.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($29.34)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($10.20)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($5.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($4.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $466,000 ($198.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Shenandoah government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $280,000 ($119.05)
    Sewerage: $218,000 ($92.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $297,000 ($126.28)
    Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($21.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $275,000 ($116.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $154,000 ($65.48)
    General Support: $19,000 ($8.08)
  • Tax - Property: $209,000 ($88.86)
    NEC: $112,000 ($47.62)
    Total General Sales: $68,000 ($28.91)
    Public Utilities: $59,000 ($25.09)
    Motor Vehicle License: $23,000 ($9.78)

Shenandoah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,275,000 ($542.09)

3.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,212 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rockingham County, VA  0.92% ($25,217 average AGI)
from Warren County, VA  0.30% ($22,815)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.24% ($76,136)


4.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rockingham County, VA  0.92% ($29,048 average AGI)
to Harrisonburg city, VA  0.30% ($23,333)
to Shenandoah County, VA  0.21% ($38,842)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shenandoah:

  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBTX (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROADWAY-TIMBERVILLE, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shenandoah:

  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLTK (103.3 FM; NEW MARKET, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • W243AF (96.5 FM; FLINT HILL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Shenandoah:

  • WHSV-TV (Channel 3; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W38AV (Channel 38; LURAY, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • WAZM-CA (Channel 25; STAUNTON-WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • W18AA (Channel 18; SOUTHERN ROCKINGHAM, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ROCKINGHAM, VIRGINIA)
  • WAZC-LP (Channel 16; LURAY, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • W28BF (Channel 28; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W45AW (Channel 45; FULKS RUN, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • W46AE (Channel 46; SOUTHERN ROCKINGHAM, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ROCKINGHAM, VIRGINIA)
  • W58DK (Channel 58; RUCKERSVILLE, ETC., VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • W56AE (Channel 56; NEW MARKET, VA; Owner: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS,SHENANDOAH CTY.)
  • W59AC (Channel 59; NEW MARKET, VA; Owner: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS,SHENANDOAH CTY.)
  • W61AB (Channel 61; NEW MARKET, VA; Owner: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS,SHENANDOAH CTY.)

Shenandoah fatal accident list:

Mar 14, 2001 10:00 AM, Rt-675, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 27, 1999 01:15 PM, I-81sb, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 17, 1978 11:27 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 29, 1978 05:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 35m115ftTotal length
  • 6,060Total average daily traffic
  • 48Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shenandoah)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Ns Mp H108.0 South End (Lat: 38.471500 Lon: -78.615861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPKZ349, Licensee ID: L00258361
    Assigned Frequencies: 896.887 MHz, 896.937 MHz, 896.987 MHz, 897.887 MHz, 897.937 MHz, 897.987 MHzGrant Date: 10/16/1997, Expiration Date: 10/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2003, Certifier: Chris AllmanRegistrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (202) 639-2217, Fax: (202) 639-2218
  • Mobiles Loc 1, Lat: 38.484556 Lon: -78.625306, Call Sign: KBO808, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.190 MHzGrant Date: 09/16/2011, Expiration Date: 12/10/2021, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 38.480528 Lon: -78.611389, Call Sign: WQDB765
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 451.337 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 451.937 MHz, 452.087 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2015, Expiration Date: 07/18/2025, Certifier: Jeffery P VaughanRegistrant: Universal Licensing Service, 34 Somerset Ave., Pleasantville, NJ 08232, Phone: (609) 272-0022, Fax: (609) 272-0846
  • Lat: 38.505222 Lon: -78.610444, Call Sign: WQQU594
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.400 MHz, 462.425 MHz, 467.500 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.525 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: Eric BensonRegistrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 38.530056 Lon: -78.599472, Call Sign: WQUW465
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz, 159.615 MHzGrant Date: 10/30/2014, Expiration Date: 10/30/2024, Certifier: Larry P ComerRegistrant: Moores Electronics Inc., 424 North Liberty Street, Bridgewater, VA 22812, Phone: (540) 828-2645, Fax: (540) 828-2927, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Sr 600 At Fetzer Gap (Lat: 38.970944 Lon: -78.505833), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KPH741, Licensee ID: L00003134
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.350 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/1998, Expiration Date: 10/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2003, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: Ruarch Associates LLC, 123 E Court St, Woodstock, VA 22664
  • 123 E Cort St (Lat: 38.970944 Lon: -78.505833), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KPH746, Licensee ID: L00003134
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.350 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/1998, Expiration Date: 10/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2003, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: Ruarch Associates LLC, 123 E Court St, Woodstock, VA 22664

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • WA06SH088, 303 Virginia Avenue (Lat: 38.487722 Lon: -78.624389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WQQB437
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/15/2012, Expiration Date: 10/15/2022, Certifier: Dexter TorculasRegistrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • 355, 266 Panther Drive (Lat: 38.561806 Lon: -78.607639), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.5 m, Call Sign: WQQG833
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+54 more)Grant Date: 12/07/2012, Expiration Date: 12/07/2022, Certifier: Martha ShickleRegistrant: Shentel - Pcba, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • SHENANDOAHWT, 151 Back Road (Lat: 38.488528 Lon: -78.603500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 27 m, Call Sign: WQQG834
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz... (+54 more)Grant Date: 12/07/2012, Expiration Date: 12/07/2022, Certifier: Martha ShickleRegistrant: Shentel - Pcba, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • WA08SH355, 266 Panther Drive (Lat: 38.561861 Lon: -78.607667), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQRE450
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz... (+14 more)Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Certifier: Greg ToddRegistrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • HB326, 305 Virginia Ave (Lat: 38.487722 Lon: -78.624389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQUP389
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/02/2014, Expiration Date: 09/02/2024, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2016, Certifier: Joseph R TauchenRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • WA13SH823, 542 Kites Corner Rd (Lat: 38.527111 Lon: -78.622111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 56.1 m, Call Sign: WQVF587
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/27/2015, Expiration Date: 01/27/2025, Certifier: Greg ToddRegistrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • .05 M Sw Of Us-340, .25 M Nw Of Sr-602 (Lat: 38.487611 Lon: -78.624167), Overall height: 40.8 m, Call Sign: KNKJ606
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: Edward W Clark Jr.Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shenandoah)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5873G , Serial Number: 15071373, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew E Queen, 417 Maryland Ave, Shenandoah, VA 22849

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shenandoah that have no violations reported:

  • SHENANDOAH MOOSE LODGE (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERSIDE CAMPING (Population served: 24, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Shenandoah

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shenandoah, VA
Most common first names in Shenandoah, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4471.6 years
John3971.5 years
William3574.9 years
Charles3375.3 years
Mary3278.1 years
Margaret1772.7 years
Edward1671.0 years
Helen1676.5 years
Robert1570.4 years
Roy1471.8 years
Most common last names in Shenandoah, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Comer6474.4 years
Kite2780.0 years
Foltz2579.8 years
Smith2475.7 years
May2176.2 years
Good2075.2 years
Lucas1972.6 years
Louderback1879.2 years
Grimsley1776.8 years
Rinaca1678.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Businesses in Shenandoah, VA

  • McDonald's: 1

Shenandoah compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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