Sherando, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 688. Population change since 2000: +3.5%
Males: 374  (54.4%)
Females: 314  (45.6%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 22952.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,811 (it was $38,170 in 2000)
Sherando:

$32,811
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,321 (it was $17,218 in 2000)

Sherando CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $122,397 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Sherando:

$122,397
VA:

$239,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $129,276; Detached houses: $190,723; Mobile homes: $32,815

Median gross rent in 2013: $869.

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  • Races in Sherando, VA (2010)

    Sherando races chart
    • 66095.9%White alone
    • 101.5%Black alone
    • 101.5%Two or more races
    • 60.9%Hispanic
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sherando: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.0%), United States (19.9%), Scotch-Irish (18.5%), Irish (15.6%), Scottish (5.6%), English (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1470 feet

Land area: 7.03 square miles.

Population density: 98 people per square mile   (very low).

Sherando,VA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Sherando:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sherando CDP:

  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 31.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $844 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $537 (2.6%)

Sherando satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (42.3 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (122.9 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (247.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lyndhurst, VA (1.6 miles ), Stuarts Draft, VA (2.2 miles ), Waynesboro, VA (2.5 miles ), Fishersville, VA (2.7 miles ), Wintergreen, VA (2.8 miles) , Nellysford, VA (2.9 miles ), Dooms, VA (3.1 miles ), Jolivue, VA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.99 N, Longitude: 78.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

Sherando household income distribution Sherando home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (35%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (43%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Business and financial operations occupations (35%)
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (43%)
  • Material moving occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Sherando, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sherando-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Sherando place center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/25/1985, a category F3 tornado 32.3 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sherando-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 63.7 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 254.0 miles away from Sherando 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 272.1 miles away from the city 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 50.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 276.0 miles away from Sherando center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 52.9 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 Augusta County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sherando topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sherando:

  • GREENSTONE RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • GRANDVIEW RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • AVANTE AT WAYNESBORO (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • SUMMIT SQUARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • AUGUSTA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FISHERSVILLE, VA)
  • SHENANDOAH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FISHERSVILLE, VA)

Amtrak station near Sherando:

  • 13 miles: STAUNTON (1 MIDDLEBROOK AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sherando:

  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 21 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,891)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 25 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 26 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • James Madison University (about 32 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Lynchburg College (about 43 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 46 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Liberty University (about 47 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)

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Reservoir: Happy Hollow Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Orebank Creek (A), Mills Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Augusta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.5%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.4%
Whole state:  67.0%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Sherando compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Virginia average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sherando CDP (based on Augusta County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,90867
Mainline Protestant13,02660
Black Protestant721
Orthodox601
Other21-
None45,663-
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: 14
Augusta County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Augusta County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Augusta County:

4.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Augusta County:

25.9%
Virginia:

26.7%

5.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Staunton city, VA  1.04% ($33,017 average AGI)
from Waynesboro city, VA  0.72% ($33,990)
from Rockingham County, VA  0.57% ($35,870)


5.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
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 Staunton city, VA  0.96% ($31,938 average AGI)
to Waynesboro city, VA  0.80% ($28,717)
to Rockingham County, VA  0.50% ($35,923)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sherando:

  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKDW (900 AM; 3 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNLR (1150 AM; 3 kW; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: NEW LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTON (1240 AM; 1 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sherando:

  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WBOP (106.3 FM; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WREL-FM (96.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, VA; Owner: EQUUS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Sherando:

  • W39AK (Channel 39; ROCKFISH VALLEY, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADA-LP (Channel 55; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $69,000Total costs
  • 1,866Total average daily traffic
  • 28Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,650Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Back Creek 0.09 Mi E (Lat: 37.980611 Lon: -78.953389), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: WQIX907
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2008, Expiration Date: 06/16/2018, Certifier: Michael A Nelson
    Registrant: Virginia Department Of Emergency Management, 10501 Trade Court, Richmond, VA 23236-3713, Phone: (804) 674-2479, Fax: (804) 674-2419, Email:
  • Upper Sherando 5.6 Mi Sw (Lat: 37.916000 Lon: -79.016806), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: WQJA896
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2008, Expiration Date: 07/10/2018, Certifier: Michael A Nelson
    Registrant: Virginia Department Of Emergency Management, 10501 Trade Court, Richmond, VA 23236-3713, Phone: (804) 674-2479, Fax: (804) 674-2419, Email:

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