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Population in 2010: 688. Population change since 2000: +3.5%
Males: 319  (46.5%)
Females: 369  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  42.9 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 22952.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,639 (it was $38,170 in 2000)
Sherando:

$36,639
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,935

Sherando CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,798 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Sherando:

$154,798
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $163,142; Detached houses: $232,996; Mobile homes: $31,323
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  • White alone - 660 (95.9%)
  • Black alone - 10 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (1.5%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sherando: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (24.8%), German (18.3%), Irish (15.3%), United States (11.6%), English (9.6%), Scottish (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1470 feet

Land area: 7.03 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Sherando:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • 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: 19.6%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.8%
Virginia:  11.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,014 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $431 (2.4%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (57%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Sherando-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 36% 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 88% 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 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 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
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from Sherando center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 30.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

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:

  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 25 miles; Charlottesville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 20,854)
  • Washington and Lee University (about 31 miles; Lexington, VA; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • James Madison University (about 32 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 17,462)
  • Lynchburg College (about 43 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • Liberty University (about 46 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 25,053)
  • Longwood University (about 57 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,951)
  • Germanna Community College (about 70 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 2,296)

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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 2012: 14.7%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sherando, VA

Sherando compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sherando travel time to work - commute


Sherando mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.59%
Here46.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the Brethren
Adherents26.1%25.0%13.4%8.4%7.1%
Congregations24.6%20.8%7.7%9.2%6.2%
NameMennonite Church USAEpiscopal ChurchSalvation Army Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.4%2.8%2.0%1.6%9.1%
Congregations6.9%2.3%1.5%0.8%20.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

6.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Virginia average:

11.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Staunton city, VA  1.12% ($30,648 average AGI)
from Waynesboro city, VA  0.87% ($33,120)
from Rockingham County, VA  0.72% ($47,021)


5.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Staunton city, VA  1.10% ($27,502 average AGI)
to Waynesboro city, VA  0.85% ($31,729)
to Rockingham County, VA  0.57% ($33,072)

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)


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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