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Harrisonburg city, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 53,783 (all urban); it was 40,468 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,092
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,757
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,132
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,139 (it was 8,001 in 2000)
% of renters here:

61%
State:

33%

Land area: 18 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 3063 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Harrisonburg city: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (18.6%), Manufacturing (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Harrisonburg city, VA (2019)
    • 35,13265.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,99820.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,5336.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,1243.9%Asian alone
    • 1,8213.4%Two or more races
    • 2170.4%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

25.6 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 25,809  (48.0%)
Females: 27,974  (52.0%)
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Average household size:
Harrisonburg city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,083 ($29,949 in 1999)
This county:

$48,083
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $780 (lower quartile is $585, upper quartile is $1,067)
This county:

$780
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $215,305 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Harrisonburg city:

$215,305
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $169,189 - $292,768

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $271,070
Here:

$271,070
State:

$377,025

Townhouses or other attached units: $186,452
Here:

$186,452
State:

$384,010

In 2-unit structures: $224,980
Here:

$224,980
State:

$299,685

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,244
Here:

$151,244
State:

$265,498

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,808
Here:

$133,808
State:

$344,101

Mobile homes: $21,793
Here:

$21,793
State:

$76,756

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,261
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $424

Institutionalized population: 681
Harrisonburg city, VA map from a distance
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,434 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,531 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Harrisonburg city, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Harrisonburg city, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Harrisonburg city, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.7%
Harrisonburg city:

26.7%
Virginia:

9.9%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for other race residents, 21.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 25.6 years old
(Males: 26.3 years old, Females: 24.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 26.1 years old, Black residents: 30.3 years old, American Indian residents: 10.2 years old, Asian residents: 22.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.6 years old, Other race residents: 26.1 years old)

Area name: Harrisonburg, VA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Harrisonburg city is $482 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $586 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $821 a month.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Harrisonburg city: Riprap Shelter (A), Weaver Brothers Dairy (B), Jennings Gap Dairy (C), Casta Line Trout Farms (D), McCormick Gap Overlook (E), Greenstone Overlook (F), North River Campground (G), North River Picnic Area (H), Mossy Creek (I), Mount Meridian (J), Horsehead Mountain Overlook (K), Pkin (L), Sawmill Ridge Overlook (M), Towers (N), Sawmill Run Overlook (O), Sawmill Run Ranger Station (P), Crimora Lake Overlook (Q), Sawmill Run Shelter (R), Ravens Roost Overlook (S), Turk Mountain Overlook (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harrisonburg city include: Pleasant View Church (A), Arbor Hill Church (B), Asbury Church (C), Augusta Stone Church (D), Bethlehem Church (E), Beulah Church (F), Beverly Manor Church (G), Belmont Church (H), Bethany Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Belmont Cemetery (1), Cline Cemetery (2), Croft Cemetery (3), West Augusta Cemetery (4), Edgewood Cemetery (5), Glebe Cemetery (6), Old Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Stark Pond (A), Barger Pond (B), Lake Quarles (C), Green Pond (D), Puffenbarger Pond (E), Nders Pond (F), Smithleigh Lake (G), Wilda Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tunnel Branch (A), Stull Run (B), Sawmill Run (C), Roaring Run (D), Poague Run (E), Paine Run (F), North Fork Naked Creek (G), Mine Branch (H), Laurel Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Harrisonburg city include: Natural Chimneys Regional Park (1), Grand Caverns Regional Park (2), Kiwanis Lake Park (3), Little North Mountain Wildlife Management Ar (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Butler County, Kansas , Perry County, Indiana , Richland County, Illinois , Menifee County, Kentucky , Saline County, Kansas , Stafford County , Westmoreland County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Virginia:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Harrisonburg city, VA

Current college students: 14,822
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 37.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,401 (29.3% naturalized citizens)

Harrisonburg city:

17.5%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4,5552010 or later
  • 2,8792000 to 2009
  • 1,4161990 to 1999
  • 8201980 to 1989
  • 1501970 to 1979
  • 114Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.1%

Harrisonburg city marital status for males Harrisonburg city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,719
  • One, attached: 4,087
  • Two: 711
  • 3 or 4: 1,417
  • 5 to 9: 1,302
  • 10 to 19: 2,738
  • 20 to 49: 239
  • 50 or more: 907
  • Mobile homes: 325

Housing units in Harrisonburg city with a mortgage: 4,379 (97 second mortgage, 453 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,321

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Harrisonburg city:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Harrisonburg city:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 66
This county:

15.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Harrisonburg city:

6.9%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Harrisonburg city:

25.5%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

24.8%
State:

18.6%

Tornado activity:

Harrisonburg city historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 174211.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 12 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/4/1990, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrisonburg city-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from Harrisonburg city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 182.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from Harrisonburg 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) earthquake occurred 225.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Harrisonburg city

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 29,430 (78.4%)
  • Carpooled: 3,848 (10.3%)
  • Bus: 386 (1.0%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 11 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 325 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 403 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 2,064 (5.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,068 (2.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • El Salvador (14%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Iraq (11%)
  • Honduras (9%)
  • Cuba (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Pakistan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Harrisonburg city


  • American (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Iraqi (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Harrisonburg city, Virginia in 2000:

  • 6,155 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 591 people in nursing homes
  • 206 people in state prisons
  • 101 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 71 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 54 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Harrisonburg city, Virginia in 2010:

  • 6,677 people in college/university student housing
  • 378 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 303 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 100 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 95 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,516.

11.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.02%
Virginia average:

9.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.44% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($23,797 average AGI)
3.58% relocated from other states ($12,527 average AGI)
Harrisonburg city:

3.58%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rockingham County, VA  3.51% ($35,100 average AGI)
from Augusta County, VA  0.58% ($31,024)
from Shenandoah County, VA  0.40% ($45,983)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.24% ($45,000)
from Page County, VA  0.22% ($32,250)
from Staunton city, VA  0.20% ($32,000)
from Richmond city, VA  0.17% ($23,625)


13.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.00%
Virginia average:

9.76%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
9.11% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($29,019 average AGI)
3.89% relocated to other states ($13,167 average AGI)
Harrisonburg city:

3.89%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rockingham County, VA  4.57% ($46,124 average AGI)
to Augusta County, VA  0.57% ($40,084)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.35% ($37,981)
to Staunton city, VA  0.32% ($38,553)
to Albemarle County, VA  0.26% ($37,842)
to Shenandoah County, VA  0.21% ($24,258)
to Richmond city, VA  0.18% ($31,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Harrisonburg city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 5.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Harrisonburg city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Harrisonburg city
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Harrisonburg city
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Harrisonburg city
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harrisonburg city
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harrisonburg city
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harrisonburg city
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Harrisonburg city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,129 (3,489 aged, 640 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,096 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Harrisonburg city, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (233)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (229)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (176)
  • Unspecified dementia (169)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (150)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (135)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (128)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (119)
  • Congestive heart failure (25)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (24)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.44
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,432
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 657
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 144,801

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,390
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 670
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 87
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 163

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17

Household type by relationship:

Households: 53,783
  • Male householders: 8,575 (2,442 living alone), Female householders: 8,364 (2,701 living alone)
  • 5,860 spouses (5,816 opposite-sex spouses), 1,157 unmarried partners, (1,118 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,499 children (9,718 natural, 169 adopted, 614 stepchildren), 649 grandchildren, 514 brothers or sisters, 314 parents, 0 foster children, 1,587 other relatives, 8,875 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 7,339

Size of family households: 3,630 2-persons, 2,265 3-persons, 1,743 4-persons, 971 5-persons, 286 6-persons, 153 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,139 1-person, 1,265 2-persons, 632 3-persons, 847 4-persons, 62 5-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

4,762 married couples with children.
2,987 single-parent households (1,080 men, 1,907 women).

73.9% of residents of Harrisonburg city speak English at home.
16.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
4.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $145,083,000 ($3,533 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,586,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $64,985,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $34,800,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $938,000
Federal grants: $23,221,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,895,000 ($2,771,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,243,000 ($1,452,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $10,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,936,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,587,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,690
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,320
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,539
Here:

+38 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,847
Here -70 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Harrisonburg city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
  • Year house built in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
  • 7042014 or later
  • 8732010 to 2013
  • 3,3652000 to 2009
  • 2,9041990 to 1999
  • 3,2991980 to 1989
  • 2,8081970 to 1979
  • 1,2061960 to 1969
  • 1,0691950 to 1959
  • 6021940 to 1949
  • 1,5771939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
  • 71 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 533 rooms
  • 5764 rooms
  • 1,3245 rooms
  • 1,1776 rooms
  • 8547 rooms
  • 8618 rooms
  • 1,8249+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
  • 2801 room
  • 6742 rooms
  • 1,7653 rooms
  • 2,7384 rooms
  • 2,1695 rooms
  • 1,8046 rooms
  • 3487 rooms
  • 2528 rooms
  • 2859+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
  • 16no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 9202 bedrooms
  • 3,5973 bedrooms
  • 1,5804 bedrooms
  • 5455+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrisonburg city, Virginia
  • 298no bedroom
  • 1,9031 bedroom
  • 3,9272 bedrooms
  • 2,3973 bedrooms
  • 1,6394 bedrooms
  • 945+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrisonburg city, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrisonburg city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harrisonburg city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 195no vehicle
  • 1,9361 vehicle
  • 2,8032 vehicles
  • 1,1213 vehicles
  • 3394 vehicles
  • 2685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrisonburg city in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harrisonburg city in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,243no vehicle
  • 4,1251 vehicle
  • 3,1502 vehicles
  • 9763 vehicles
  • 7394 vehicles
  • 965+ vehicles

69.9% of Harrisonburg city residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Virginia.

Harrisonburg city:

69.9%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 26,046
  • Other state: 16,855
  • Northeast: 6,073
  • Midwest: 2,666
  • South: 6,546
  • West: 1,582
Year householders moved into unit in Harrisonburg city, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harrisonburg city
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.1%Electricity
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 12.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 84.3%Electricity
  • 10.7%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 179
Here:

4.7%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 102
Here:

6.9%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,034
Here:

6.9%
Virginia:

20.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

  • Total number of recipients: 469
  • Number of aged recipients: 77
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 392
  • Number of recipients under 18: 55
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 286
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 128
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 170
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 188
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED126$167,071192$161,542705$176,17434$83,55913$430,769128$186,8361$8,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$215,6679$117,88941$164,0494$36,2500$09$88,8890$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$193,88927$159,370149$170,06711$44,3640$023$114,5222$87,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$162,35711$144,364152$175,9545$101,6000$020$122,3500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$131,4001$388,00027$178,2961$156,0000$01$253,0000$0
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$198,74130$171,8002$225,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$175,4294$203,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$262,0003$169,3330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$257,0003$130,3331$257,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$188,0000$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harrisonburg city, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harrisonburg city, VA - Value
Most common first names in Harrisonburg city, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary37381.1 years
John26274.9 years
William26175.3 years
Charles23275.5 years
James21073.5 years
Robert19572.3 years
Margaret14582.4 years
Ruth14183.1 years
Helen13380.2 years
Virginia12682.1 years
Most common last names in Harrisonburg city, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18174.5 years
Miller16580.6 years
Shifflett11571.4 years
Showalter9681.0 years
Armentrout8777.4 years
Bowman7675.4 years
Hoover7175.7 years
Heatwole6782.5 years
Simmons6577.1 years
Good6377.6 years

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