Massanetta Springs, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 4,833.
Males: 2,266  (46.9%)
Females: 2,567  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 22846.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,423
Massanetta Springs:

$69,423
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,317

Massanetta Springs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $222,500
Massanetta Springs:

$222,500
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $257,345; detached houses: $273,426; townhouses or other attached units: $223,820; in 2-unit structures: $234,383; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $157,778; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,573; mobile homes: $83,102

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,430.

March 2019 cost of living index in Massanetta Springs: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.7%
(1.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.0% for Black residents, 32.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Massanetta Springs, VA (2019)
    • 5,19787.5%White alone
    • 3445.8%Black alone
    • 2313.9%Asian alone
    • 881.5%Hispanic
    • 270.5%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: American (14.5%), Ethiopian (10.4%), German (8.8%), Swiss (8.2%), Irish (7.9%), English (7.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1460 feet

434 residents are foreign born (3.2% Africa, 1.0% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

This place:

7.2%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,582 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,348 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (71.3 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (104.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (226.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Harrisonburg, VA (1.9 miles ),
Massanutten, VA (2.3 miles ),
Dayton, VA (2.4 miles ),
Mount Crawford, VA (2.6 miles ),
Bridgewater, VA (2.7 miles ),
Weyers Cave, VA (3.0 miles ),
Grottoes, VA (3.0 miles ),
Elkton, VA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 38.40 N, Longitude: 78.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

Distribution of median household income in Massanetta Springs, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Massanetta Springs, VA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Virginia:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.16. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.303. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.75. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.75
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Massanetta Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Massanetta Springs place center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/25/1985, a category F3 tornado 26.4 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Massanetta Springs-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 59.5 miles away from Massanetta Springs 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 56.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 182.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Massanetta Springs 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 229.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rockingham County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Massanetta Springs:

  • CAMELOT HALL NRS HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • HARRISONBURG HLTH AND REHAB CNTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • DAVITA - HARRISONBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • RMH HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • ROCKINGHAM MEM HOSPITAL HOSPIC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • FIRST CHOICE HOME SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • CONTINUING CARE HH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Massanetta Springs:

  • James Madison University (about 4 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,727)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 11 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 31 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 34 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 54 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Germanna Community College (about 58 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • Shenandoah University (about 65 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Massanetta Springs: Lakeview Golf Course (A), Camp Massanetta (B), Sunnyside Presbyterian Home (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Shenandoah (A), Shenandoah Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rockingham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.5%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
149 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Massanetta Springs:

Marital status in Massanetta Springs, VA
  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

For population 25 years and over in Massanetta Springs:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Massanetta Springs
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Massanetta Springs, VA (based on Rockingham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,35795
Mainline Protestant12,61462
Catholic1711
Other1192
None45,053-
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: 15
This county:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Rockingham County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rockingham County:

9.1%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Rockingham County:

26.7%
Virginia:

26.7%

6.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harrisonburg city, VA  2.16% ($46,124 average AGI)
from Augusta County, VA  0.60% ($43,535)
from Shenandoah County, VA  0.33% ($34,731)


5.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,652 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harrisonburg city, VA  1.62% ($35,100 average AGI)
to Augusta County, VA  0.67% ($38,636)
to Shenandoah County, VA  0.32% ($39,910)

Strongest AM radio stations in Massanetta Springs:

  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WBTX (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROADWAY-TIMBERVILLE, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDW (900 AM; 3 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNLR (1150 AM; 3 kW; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: NEW LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Massanetta Springs:

  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WJDV (105.1 FM; BRIDGEWATER, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WEMC (91.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF EASTERN MENNONITE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLTK (103.3 FM; NEW MARKET, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WXJM (88.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WKCY-FM (104.3 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Massanetta Springs:

  • WAZM-CA (Channel 25; STAUNTON-WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • W18AA (Channel 18; SOUTHERN ROCKINGHAM, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ROCKINGHAM, VIRGINIA)
  • WAZC-LP (Channel 16; LURAY, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • W28BF (Channel 28; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46AE (Channel 46; SOUTHERN ROCKINGHAM, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ROCKINGHAM, VIRGINIA)
  • WHSV-TV (Channel 3; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WQDK (Channel 257; AHOSKIE, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • W38AV (Channel 38; LURAY, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • W45AW (Channel 45; FULKS RUN, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
Massanetta Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Massanetta Springs fatal accident list:

Jan 27, 2014 10:40 PM, Us-33, Lat: 38.392842, Lon: -78.810786, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 28, 2014 11:49 PM, Sr-276, Lat: 38.387019, Lon: -78.815472, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 19, 2012 11:38 AM, Us-11, Lat: 38.400456, Lon: -78.838031, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 23, 2010 06:35 PM, Us-33, Lat: 38.394147, Lon: -78.812400, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 30, 2005 11:50 PM, Us-33, Lat: 38.413970, Lon: -78.834060, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 25, 2004 11:01 PM, Sr-276, Rt-686, Lat: 38.383728, Lon: -78.816737, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.6mTotal length
  • $1,488,000Total costs
  • 65,043Total average daily traffic
  • 990Total average daily truck traffic
  • 142,419Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Massanetta Springs, VA
  • 81.2%Electricity
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Massanetta Springs, VA
  • 74.2%Electricity
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Massanetta Springs compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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