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Total population: 52,478 (Urban population: 40,407, Rural population: 61 (20 farm, 41 nonfarm))

Houses: 18,295 (17,350 occupied: 6,006 owner occupied, 13,195 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

69%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,042 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $238,176.

Median contract rent in 2016: $820 (lower quartile is $596, upper quartile is $546)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $850


Median gross rent in Harrisonburg, VA in 2016: $480

Housing units in Harrisonburg with a mortgage: 3,913 (79 second mortgage, 600 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,985

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $86,155

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $54,925

Median monthly housing costs: $856


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Harrisonburg, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $211,942 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Harrisonburg:

$211,942
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $157,043 - $306,103

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $272,863
Here:

$272,863
State:

$352,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $299,449
Here:

$299,449
State:

$343,400

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $16,937
Here:

$16,937
State:

$225,729

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $82,226
Here:

$82,226
State:

$312,703

Mobile homes: $10,857
Here:

$10,857
State:

$68,737
Median year house/condo built: 1982

Median year apartment built: 1986

Household type by relationship:

Households: 52,851
  • In family households: 27,591 (4,158 male householders, 4,407 female householders)
    5,432 spouses, 9,566 children (9,217 natural, 94 adopted, 329 stepchildren), 352 grandchildren, 905 brothers or sisters, 467 parents, 675 other relatives, 2,431 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19,295 (5,314 male householders (2,862 living alone)), 4,143 female householders (2,648 living alone)), 9,415 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,474

Size of family households: 3,597 2-persons, 2,222 3-persons, 1,223 4-persons, 852 5-persons, 296 6-persons, 430 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,461 1-person, 1,945 2-persons, 679 3-persons, 1,115 4-persons, 171 5-persons, 59 7-or-more-persons.

4,195 married couples with children.
3,513 single-parent households (1,060 men, 2,453 women).

74.8% of residents of Harrisonburg speak English at home.
16.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
3.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (41% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 8,573 (16.2%)
(49.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Harrisonburg, Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 7702 bedrooms
  • 3,0783 bedrooms
  • 1,6964 bedrooms
  • 4255+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrisonburg, Virginia:

  • 304no bedroom
  • 2,7391 bedroom
  • 3,9882 bedrooms
  • 3,3903 bedrooms
  • 3,6114 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Harrisonburg in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 239no vehicle
  • 1,9331 vehicle
  • 2,2772 vehicles
  • 1,1493 vehicles
  • 3534 vehicles
  • 915+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population

Cars and other vehicles available in Harrisonburg in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,936no vehicle
  • 4,5531 vehicle
  • 4,2352 vehicles
  • 1,0433 vehicles
  • 7354 vehicles
  • 2735+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrisonburg, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1523 rooms
  • 2604 rooms
  • 1,1965 rooms
  • 1,0306 rooms
  • 9897 rooms
  • 8668 rooms
  • 1,4939+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrisonburg, Virginia:

  • 3011 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 2,3753 rooms
  • 3,3514 rooms
  • 2,6395 rooms
  • 2,7046 rooms
  • 6667 rooms
  • 2988 rooms
  • 3879+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Harrisonburg, VA household income distribution

  • Harrisonburg, VA household income distribution
  • 1,571Less than $10,000
  • 1,059$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,089$15,000 to $19,999
  • 806$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,124$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,556$30,000 to $34,999
  • 827$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,331$40,000 to $44,999
  • 719$45,000 to $49,999
  • 830$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,539$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,040$75,000 to $99,999
  • 981$100,000 to $124,999
  • 549$125,000 to $149,999
  • 479$150,000 to $199,999
  • 414$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Harrisonburg, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Harrisonburg, VA
  • 60Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 15$30,000 to $34,999
  • 122$40,000 to $49,999
  • 54$50,000 to $59,999
  • 44$60,000 to $69,999
  • 24$80,000 to $89,999
  • 157$90,000 to $99,999
  • 262$100,000 to $124,999
  • 805$125,000 to $149,999
  • 678$150,000 to $174,999
  • 781$175,000 to $199,999
  • 777$200,000 to $249,999
  • 799$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,129$300,000 to $399,999
  • 275$400,000 to $499,999
  • 56$500,000 to $749,999
  • 19$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 17$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Harrisonburg, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Harrisonburg, VA
  • 73Less than $100
  • 49$100 to $149
  • 73$150 to $199
  • 309$200 to $249
  • 114$250 to $299
  • 378$300 to $349
  • 74$350 to $399
  • 24$400 to $449
  • 275$450 to $499
  • 255$500 to $549
  • 1,537$550 to $599
  • 874$600 to $649
  • 682$650 to $699
  • 526$700 to $749
  • 1,223$750 to $799
  • 1,609$800 to $899
  • 1,153$900 to $999
  • 704$1,000 to $1,249
  • 535$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,148$1,500 to $1,999
  • 214$2,000 to $2,499
  • 23$3,500 or more
  • 704No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,9452010 or later
  • 2,9912000 to 2009
  • 2,3981990 to 1999
  • 8201980 to 1989
  • 1501970 to 1979
  • 114Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population
Harrisonburg commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,585
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4,493
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 6,529
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,595
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,305
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 618
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 982
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 259
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 504
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 290
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 686
  • 90 or more minutes: 349
Harrisonburg, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 52.8%
Number of people working at home: 820 (3.3% of all workers)

Harrisonburg mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 27,431 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 3,122 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 476 (1%)
  • Taxi: 303 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 339 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,267 (7%)
  • Worked at home: 820 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 5,480
 German: 2,490
 Irish: 1,109
 English: 1,003
 Italian: 622
 European: 604
 Iraqi: 449
 Ukrainian: 407
 Scotch-Irish: 394
 Polish: 322
 Russian: 255
 Scottish: 252
 Iranian: 237
 African: 206
 French (except Basque): 158
 Swiss: 158
 Norwegian: 151
 British: 126
 Greek: 89
 Eastern European: 87
 Dutch: 76
 Ethiopian: 64
 Hungarian: 54
 Scandinavian: 47
 Welsh: 41
 Swedish: 38
 Northern European: 37
 Czech: 36
 French Canadian: 35
 Palestinian: 35
 Arab: 33
 Austrian: 32
 Pennsylvania German: 31
 Moroccan: 28
 Czechoslovakian: 21
 Yugoslavian: 19
 Lithuanian: 16
 Nigerian: 16
 Belgian: 14
 Lebanese: 14
 Turkish: 14
 Basque: 13
 Guyanese: 11
 Albanian: 10
 Egyptian: 10
 Ghanaian: 10
 Luxemburger: 9
 Kenyan: 9
 Barbadian: 9
 Portuguese: 7
 Haitian: 7
 Carpatho Rusyn: 6
 Senegalese: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 17%Honduras
  • 12%El Salvador
  • 11%Mexico
  • 6%Iraq
  • 6%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Cuba
  • 3%Pakistan

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

  • This state: 24,564
  • Other state: 18,832
  • Northeast: 7,490
  • Midwest: 3,226
  • South: 6,873
  • West: 1,256

66% of Harrisonburg 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, 75% lived in Virginia.

Harrisonburg:

66.0%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 262
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 120
  • 5th and 6th grade: 175
  • 7th and 8th grade: 576
  • 9th grade: 202
  • 10th grade: 148
  • 11th grade: 101
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 230
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,310
  • Less than 1 year of college: 422
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,801
  • Associate degree: 767
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,954
  • Master's degree: 971
  • Professional school degree: 366
  • Doctorate degree: 573

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 70
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 176
  • 5th and 6th grade: 284
  • 7th and 8th grade: 249
  • 9th grade: 295
  • 10th grade: 168
  • 11th grade: 278
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 142
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,350
  • Less than 1 year of college: 558
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,169
  • Associate degree: 1,176
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,802
  • Master's degree: 2,154
  • Professional school degree: 185
  • Doctorate degree: 237

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 8.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.8%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 10.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 8.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 5.8%Females
Harrisonburg marital status for males
Harrisonburg marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,008
  • One, attached: 4,542
  • Two: 473
  • 3 or 4: 583
  • 5 to 9: 2,013
  • 10 to 19: 2,409
  • 20 to 49: 300
  • 50 or more: 404
  • Mobile homes: 144

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,152

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Harrisonburg:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harrisonburg
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (60.2%)
  • Utility gas (24.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Electricity (75.4%)
  • Utility gas (21.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.8%)
  • No fuel used (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 162
Here:

4.2%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 65
Here:

5.0%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 971
Here:

6.7%
Virginia:

19.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)