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Harrisonburg, VA (Virginia) Houses and Residents

Harrisonburg,VA index of house prices

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

Houses: 13,689 (13,133 occupied: 5,814 owner occupied, 12,110 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

68%
State:

35%

Housing density: 779 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $250,310.

Median contract rent in 2015: $410 (lower quartile is $596, upper quartile is $546)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $623


Median gross rent in Harrisonburg, VA in 2015: $480

Housing units in Harrisonburg with a mortgage: 3,061 (275 second mortgage, 556 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,542

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $73,362

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,369

Median monthly housing costs: $814


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Harrisonburg, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $195,863 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Harrisonburg:

$195,863
Virginia:

$257,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $159,041 - $270,280
Median year house/condo built: 1979

Median year apartment built: 1987

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,228
  • In family households: 20,410 (4,876 male householders, 1,708 female householders)
    5,015 spouses, 7,069 children (6,505 natural, 155 adopted, 409 stepchildren), 251 grandchildren, 296 brothers or sisters, 149 parents, 492 other relatives, 554 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,818 (3,005 male householders (1,675 living alone)), 3,567 female householders (2,033 living alone)), 6,246 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,240 (883 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,914 2-persons, 1,481 3-persons, 1,201 4-persons, 626 5-persons, 214 6-persons, 148 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,708 1-person, 1,103 2-persons, 478 3-persons, 1,099 4-persons, 102 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons.

4,009 married couples with children.
1,637 single-parent households (367 men, 1,270 women).

86.1% of residents of Harrisonburg speak English at home.
8.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (41% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 3,733 (9.2%)
(17.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 25no bedroom
  • 791 bedroom
  • 7012 bedrooms
  • 2,7043 bedrooms
  • 1,3324 bedrooms
  • 2915+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrisonburg, Virginia:

  • 205no bedroom
  • 1,8941 bedroom
  • 2,8672 bedrooms
  • 1,3973 bedrooms
  • 1,4724 bedrooms
  • 1665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 269no vehicle
  • 1,2901 vehicle
  • 2,4082 vehicles
  • 8253 vehicles
  • 2764 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population

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

  • 989no vehicle
  • 3,1961 vehicle
  • 2,1052 vehicles
  • 9633 vehicles
  • 6034 vehicles
  • 1455+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrisonburg, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 693 rooms
  • 3104 rooms
  • 7825 rooms
  • 1,1616 rooms
  • 8517 rooms
  • 8388 rooms
  • 1,0959+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrisonburg, Virginia:

  • 1791 room
  • 6692 rooms
  • 1,4433 rooms
  • 1,8724 rooms
  • 1,6625 rooms
  • 1,4966 rooms
  • 3587 rooms
  • 1868 rooms
  • 1369+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 1,999Less than $10,000
  • 1,401$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,055$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,136$20,000 to $24,999
  • 996$25,000 to $29,999
  • 861$30,000 to $34,999
  • 788$35,000 to $39,999
  • 739$40,000 to $44,999
  • 519$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,005$50,000 to $59,999
  • 929$60,000 to $74,999
  • 812$75,000 to $99,999
  • 344$100,000 to $124,999
  • 250$125,000 to $149,999
  • 117$150,000 to $199,999
  • 205$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Harrisonburg, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Harrisonburg, VA
  • 63Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 14$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 29$30,000 to $34,999
  • 31$40,000 to $49,999
  • 58$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 59$70,000 to $79,999
  • 52$80,000 to $89,999
  • 43$90,000 to $99,999
  • 241$100,000 to $124,999
  • 472$125,000 to $149,999
  • 926$150,000 to $174,999
  • 942$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,082$200,000 to $249,999
  • 655$250,000 to $299,999
  • 666$300,000 to $399,999
  • 238$400,000 to $499,999
  • 51$500,000 to $749,999
  • 35$750,000 to $999,999
  • 9$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 10$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Harrisonburg, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Harrisonburg, VA
  • 189Less than $100
  • 81$100 to $149
  • 66$150 to $199
  • 299$200 to $249
  • 32$250 to $299
  • 80$300 to $349
  • 69$350 to $399
  • 289$400 to $449
  • 699$450 to $499
  • 317$500 to $549
  • 1,034$550 to $599
  • 1,357$600 to $649
  • 1,040$650 to $699
  • 1,345$700 to $749
  • 568$750 to $799
  • 1,316$800 to $899
  • 114$900 to $999
  • 796$1,000 to $1,249
  • 370$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,337$1,500 to $1,999
  • 513$2,000 to $2,499
  • 20$3,500 or more
  • 288No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,7321995 to March 2000
  • 9171990 to 1994
  • 4101985 to 1989
  • 4101980 to 1984
  • 1191975 to 1979
  • 311970 to 1974
  • 411965 to 1969
  • 73Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Harrisonburg population
Harrisonburg commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,338
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5,062
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,338
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,828
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,657
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 512
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 814
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 159
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 134
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 256
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 284
  • 90 or more minutes: 220
Harrisonburg, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 70.1%
Number of people working at home: 668 (3.7% of all workers)

Harrisonburg mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 12,921 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 1,831 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 476 (3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 112 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 45 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 223 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,745 (10%)
  • Other means: 240 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 668 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 7,174
 German: 5,696
 United States or American: 3,708
 Irish: 2,754
 English: 2,688
 Italian: 1,594
 Scotch-Irish: 769
 Swiss: 616
 French (except Basque): 585
 Scottish: 580
 Polish: 530
 European: 509
 Russian: 457
 Dutch: 301
 Swedish: 301
 Subsaharan African:: 230
 Norwegian: 225
 British: 184
 Greek: 145
 Arab:: 138
 Scandinavian: 137
 Welsh: 126
 Austrian: 115
 Other Subsaharan African: 98
 Afghan: 97
 French Canadian: 95
 Ukrainian: 86
 Slovak: 76
 Canadian: 75
 Iranian: 63
 Ethiopian: 63
 Brazilian: 62
 Hungarian: 58
 Other Arab: 53
 African: 50
 Lithuanian: 40
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 36
 Finnish: 34
 Eastern European: 32
 Iraqi: 30
 Lebanese: 27
 Pennsylvania German: 27
 Czech: 27
 Danish: 25
 Albanian: 24
 Belgian: 24
 Portuguese: 24
 Basque: 19
 Armenian: 19
 Czechoslovakian: 19
 Serbian: 18
 Northern European: 17
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 15
 Ugandan: 12
 Moroccan: 12
 Jamaican: 11
 Haitian: 10
 Egyptian: 9
 Israeli: 8
 Romanian: 8
 Celtic: 8
 Australian: 8
 Latvian: 7
 Ghanian: 7
 Syrian: 7
 Alsatian: 7
 Guyanese: 6
 Luxemburger: 6
 Bulgarian: 6
 Slovene: 3

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

  • 26%Mexico
  • 12%El Salvador
  • 6%Russia
  • 6%Honduras
  • 6%Korea
  • 4%India
  • 3%Other Eastern Africa

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

  • This state: 20,596
  • Northeast: 5,683
  • Midwest: 2,458
  • South: 5,927
  • West: 1,247

35% of Harrisonburg residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 147
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 73
  • 5th and 6th grade: 236
  • 7th and 8th grade: 462
  • 9th grade: 240
  • 10th grade: 344
  • 11th grade: 232
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 255
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,833
  • Less than 1 year of college: 426
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 936
  • Associate degree: 372
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,570
  • Master's degree: 574
  • Professional school degree: 203
  • Doctorate degree: 346

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 106
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 111
  • 5th and 6th grade: 258
  • 7th and 8th grade: 460
  • 9th grade: 266
  • 10th grade: 294
  • 11th grade: 274
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 288
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,277
  • Less than 1 year of college: 459
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,157
  • Associate degree: 495
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,828
  • Master's degree: 640
  • Professional school degree: 102
  • Doctorate degree: 184

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.9%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.6%Males
  • 9.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 13.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 7.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.1%Males
  • 29.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 16.7%Females
Harrisonburg marital status for males
Harrisonburg marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,203
  • One, attached: 1,679
  • Two: 703
  • 3 or 4: 1,584
  • 5 to 9: 1,654
  • 10 to 19: 2,006
  • 20 to 49: 195
  • 50 or more: 353
  • Mobile homes: 303
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Harrisonburg:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 37.4%Electricity
  • 28.9%Utility gas
  • 28.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 63.5%Electricity
  • 25.4%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 166
Here:

6.5%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 156
Here:

11.5%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,055
Here:

7.4%
Virginia:

20.6%

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)