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Shenandoah County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 43,638 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 35,075 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,803
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,404
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,453
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,869 (it was 3,843 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%

Land area: 512 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 85 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Shenandoah County: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.8%), Educational, health and social services (19.6%), Manufacturing (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Shenandoah County, VA (2019)
    • 37,76287.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,2627.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9542.2%Two or more races
    • 7881.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4241.0%Asian alone
    • 550.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 430.10%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 21,519  (49.3%)
Females: 22,119  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Shenandoah County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,975 ($39,173 in 1999)
This county:

$58,975
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $733 (lower quartile is $560, upper quartile is $887)
This county:

$733
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $225,456 (it was $101,100 in 2000)
Shenandoah:

$225,456
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $159,025 - $315,911

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $272,947
Here:

$272,947
State:

$377,025

Townhouses or other attached units: $294,052
Here:

$294,052
State:

$384,010

In 2-unit structures: $184,619
Here:

$184,619
State:

$299,685

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,824
Here:

$190,824
State:

$344,101

Mobile homes: $82,056
Here:

$82,056
State:

$76,756

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,362
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $402

Institutionalized population: 349

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 179
  • Auto thefts: 22
Shenandoah County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 197 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 1998: 223 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 1999: 226 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2000: 240 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2001: 275 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2002: 363 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2003: 359 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2004: 456 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2005: 561 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2006: 477 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2007: 258 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2008: 135 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2009: 102 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2010: 80 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2011: 87 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2012: 67 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2013: 75 buildings, average cost: $211,900
  • 2014: 87 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2015: 92 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2016: 104 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2017: 115 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2018: 115 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2019: 123 buildings, average cost: $202,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Shenandoah, VA residents
Average permit cost in Shenandoah, VA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,299 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,240 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Shenandoah, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shenandoah, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Shenandoah, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.8%
Shenandoah County:

10.8%
Virginia:

9.9%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.1% for American Indian residents, 33.2% for other race residents, 4.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.8 years old
(Males: 42.8 years old, Females: 46.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.4 years old, Black residents: 45.1 years old, American Indian residents: 44.2 years old, Asian residents: 47.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.6 years old, Other race residents: 27.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Shenandoah County is $426 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $521 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $695 a month.

Cities in this county include: Strasburg, Woodstock, Mount Jackson, New Market, Basye, Basye-Bryce Mountain, Edinburg, Maurertown, Toms Brook.

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

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Neighboring counties: Placer County, California , Teller County, Colorado , Marion County, Illinois , Montgomery County, Missouri , St. Louis County, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Virginia:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Shenandoah, VA
County total employment by year in Shenandoah, VA
County average yearly wages by year in Shenandoah, VA

Current college students: 824
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,077 (42.8% naturalized citizens)

Shenandoah County:

4.8%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5102010 or later
  • 6462000 to 2009
  • 2591990 to 1999
  • 2591980 to 1989
  • 1221970 to 1979
  • 210Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.2%

Shenandoah County marital status for males Shenandoah County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,477
  • One, attached: 1,474
  • Two: 467
  • 3 or 4: 372
  • 5 to 9: 549
  • 10 to 19: 703
  • 20 to 49: 431
  • 50 or more: 177
  • Mobile homes: 789

Housing units in Shenandoah County with a mortgage: 7,392 (209 second mortgage, 1,077 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,135

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Shenandoah County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,35566
Evangelical Protestant6,38043
Catholic1,3742
Other3452
None22,539-
Shenandoah County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Shenandoah County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Shenandoah County:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Shenandoah County:

10.2%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Shenandoah County:

25.9%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Shenandoah County:

Average size of farms: 135 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,432
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $138.61
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.22%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $59,737
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.71%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.37%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,993
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.38%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 28.80
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.89%
Corn for grain: 5605 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 665 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3239 harvested acres
Vegetables: 80 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,497 acres

Earthquake activity:

Shenandoah County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 48% 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 73.9 miles away from Shenandoah County 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 206.2 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 70.8 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 79.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 215.9 miles away from Shenandoah County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 95.0 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)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4512-VA: April 2, 2020, FEMA Id: 4512, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm And Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4262: March 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 4262, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 01, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4072: July 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 4072, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1905: April 27, 2010, FEMA Id: 1905, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 01, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1491: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Tornado, Incident Period: April 28, 2002 to May 03, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1411: May 05, 2002, FEMA Id: 1411, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Virginia Shenandoah Gap Fire Complex, Incident Period: November 19, 2001 to December 09, 2001, Fire Management Assistance Declared: November 20, 2001, FEMA Id: 2393, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Virginia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1318: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Shenandoah County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Droughts: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Shenandoah

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,486 (81.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,467 (9.5%)
  • Bus: 32 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 88 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 248 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 1,056 (6.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (45%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Pakistan (3%)
  • Peru (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Shenandoah County


  • American (24%)
  • German (20%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

People in group quarters in Shenandoah County, Virginia in 2000:

  • 309 people in nursing homes
  • 106 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 57 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Shenandoah County, Virginia in 2010:

  • 258 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 91 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 30 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,483.

6.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Virginia average:

9.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.38% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($32,808 average AGI)
1.73% relocated from other states ($15,503 average AGI)
Shenandoah County:

1.73%
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 Frederick County, VA  0.88% ($44,954 average AGI)
from Warren County, VA  0.76% ($37,150)
from Rockingham County, VA  0.58% ($39,910)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.27% ($73,787)
from Winchester city, VA  0.26% ($41,000)
from Prince William County, VA  0.20% ($41,971)
from Harrisonburg city, VA  0.18% ($24,258)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Virginia average:

9.76%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.98% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($27,738 average AGI)
2.06% relocated to other states ($16,611 average AGI)
Shenandoah County:

2.06%
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 Frederick County, VA  0.89% ($49,714 average AGI)
to Warren County, VA  0.65% ($37,903)
to Rockingham County, VA  0.60% ($34,731)
to Harrisonburg city, VA  0.33% ($45,983)
to Winchester city, VA  0.30% ($29,615)
to Page County, VA  0.14% ($42,040)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.13% ($42,348)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Shenandoah County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Shenandoah County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Shenandoah County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Shenandoah County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Shenandoah County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shenandoah County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shenandoah County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shenandoah County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Shenandoah County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,886 (6,926 aged, 960 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,074 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Shenandoah County, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (639)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (446)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (400)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (386)
  • Unspecified dementia (359)
  • Congestive heart failure (284)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (216)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (209)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (205)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (73)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.63
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,136
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 60
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,696

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,210
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,156
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 179.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 107.2
  • Other - 72.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,638
  • Male householders: 8,801 (2,349 living alone), Female householders: 8,825 (2,986 living alone)
  • 8,776 spouses (8,729 opposite-sex spouses), 1,412 unmarried partners, (1,368 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 11,427 children (10,123 natural, 380 adopted, 973 stepchildren), 1,117 grandchildren, 409 brothers or sisters, 689 parents, 0 foster children, 795 other relatives, 1,029 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 384

Size of family households: 5,945 2-persons, 2,288 3-persons, 1,563 4-persons, 1,206 5-persons, 274 6-persons, 153 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,336 1-person, 781 2-persons, 104 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 49 5-persons.

5,418 married couples with children.
2,297 single-parent households (469 men, 1,828 women).

92.4% of residents of Shenandoah speak English at home.
6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (30% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $188,065,000 ($4,945 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,314,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $122,355,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $35,470,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,020,000
Federal grants: $17,511,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,870,000 ($156,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,839,000 ($1,598,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $514,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $23,000,000
Federal Government insurance: $38,825,000

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

Births: 2,316
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,089
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +274
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,692
Here:

+94 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Shenandoah County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.49 millions of gallons per day (43% from ground, 57% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • 5322014 or later
  • 3382010 to 2013
  • 3,6722000 to 2009
  • 2,5671990 to 1999
  • 3,1441980 to 1989
  • 3,4541970 to 1979
  • 1,2611960 to 1969
  • 1,0771950 to 1959
  • 8781940 to 1949
  • 4,3571939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Shenandoah County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • 101 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 2943 rooms
  • 7134 rooms
  • 2,6825 rooms
  • 2,3296 rooms
  • 2,0167 rooms
  • 1,7728 rooms
  • 2,6239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • 3181 room
  • 2082 rooms
  • 5973 rooms
  • 9954 rooms
  • 1,2165 rooms
  • 7026 rooms
  • 5407 rooms
  • 3038 rooms
  • 2149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Shenandoah County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • 20no bedroom
  • 1491 bedroom
  • 2,3872 bedrooms
  • 6,5553 bedrooms
  • 2,6284 bedrooms
  • 6625+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • 304no bedroom
  • 7531 bedroom
  • 1,8512 bedrooms
  • 1,6483 bedrooms
  • 5074 bedrooms
  • 525+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Shenandoah County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Shenandoah County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shenandoah County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 396no vehicle
  • 2,4751 vehicle
  • 4,5752 vehicles
  • 2,9043 vehicles
  • 1,2594 vehicles
  • 9295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Shenandoah County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shenandoah County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 663no vehicle
  • 1,9301 vehicle
  • 1,7872 vehicles
  • 5583 vehicles
  • 1464 vehicles
  • 605+ vehicles

85.7% of Shenandoah County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Virginia.

Shenandoah County:

85.7%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 27,930
  • Other state: 13,019
  • Northeast: 3,798
  • Midwest: 1,612
  • South: 6,550
  • West: 1,034
Year householders moved into unit in Shenandoah County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shenandoah County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.7%Electricity
  • 17.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.5%Wood
  • 6.6%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.4%Electricity
  • 8.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 343
Here:

8.4%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 185
Here:

8.8%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 247
Here:

18.1%
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

Shenandoah County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,367,000
    Sewerage: $1,167,000
    Other: $973,000
    Parks and Recreation: $845,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $835,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $67,831,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,037,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,135,000
    Police Protection: $5,087,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,362,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,301,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,997,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,971,000
    Sewerage: $1,906,000
    Financial Administration: $1,219,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,216,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,140,000
    General - Other: $931,000
    Water Utilities: $781,000
    Libraries: $720,000
    Health - Other: $563,000
    Corrections - Other: $484,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $447,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $371,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,375,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,067,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,844,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,440,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,680,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,093,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,884,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,209,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $978,000
    Interest Earnings: $569,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,022,000
    Solid Waste Management: $346,000
    Local Fire Protection: $250,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
    Sewerage: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,025,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $702,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,548,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,469,000
  • Tax - Property: $42,564,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,536,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,938,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $871,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $410,000
    Other License: $372,000
    Other Selective Sales: $160,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,613,000

Shenandoah County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,367,000
    Sewerage: $1,167,000
    Other: $973,000
    Parks and Recreation: $845,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $835,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $67,831,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,037,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,135,000
    Police Protection: $5,087,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,362,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,301,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,997,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,971,000
    Sewerage: $1,906,000
    Financial Administration: $1,219,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,216,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,140,000
    General - Other: $931,000
    Water Utilities: $781,000
    Libraries: $720,000
    Health - Other: $563,000
    Corrections - Other: $484,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $447,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $371,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,375,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,067,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,844,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,440,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,680,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,093,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,884,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,209,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $978,000
    Interest Earnings: $569,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,022,000
    Solid Waste Management: $346,000
    Local Fire Protection: $250,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
    Sewerage: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,025,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $702,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,548,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,469,000
  • Tax - Property: $42,564,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,536,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,938,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $871,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $410,000
    Other License: $372,000
    Other Selective Sales: $160,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,613,000

Shenandoah County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,367,000
    Sewerage: $1,167,000
    Other: $973,000
    Parks and Recreation: $845,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $835,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $67,831,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,037,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,135,000
    Police Protection: $5,087,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,362,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,301,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,997,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,971,000
    Sewerage: $1,906,000
    Financial Administration: $1,219,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,216,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,140,000
    General - Other: $931,000
    Water Utilities: $781,000
    Libraries: $720,000
    Health - Other: $563,000
    Corrections - Other: $484,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $447,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $371,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,375,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,067,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,844,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,440,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,680,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,093,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,884,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,209,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $978,000
    Interest Earnings: $569,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,022,000
    Solid Waste Management: $346,000
    Local Fire Protection: $250,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
    Sewerage: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,025,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $702,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,548,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,469,000
  • Tax - Property: $42,564,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,536,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,938,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $871,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $410,000
    Other License: $372,000
    Other Selective Sales: $160,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,613,000

Shenandoah County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,367,000
    Sewerage: $1,167,000
    Other: $973,000
    Parks and Recreation: $845,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $835,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $67,831,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,037,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,135,000
    Police Protection: $5,087,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,362,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,301,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,997,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,971,000
    Sewerage: $1,906,000
    Financial Administration: $1,219,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,216,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,140,000
    General - Other: $931,000
    Water Utilities: $781,000
    Libraries: $720,000
    Health - Other: $563,000
    Corrections - Other: $484,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $447,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $371,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,375,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,067,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,844,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,440,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,680,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,093,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,884,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,209,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $978,000
    Interest Earnings: $569,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,022,000
    Solid Waste Management: $346,000
    Local Fire Protection: $250,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
    Sewerage: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,025,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $702,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,548,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,469,000
  • Tax - Property: $42,564,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,536,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,938,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $871,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $410,000
    Other License: $372,000
    Other Selective Sales: $160,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,613,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 543
  • Number of aged recipients: 60
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 483
  • Number of recipients under 18: 82
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 335
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 126
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 270
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 200
Most common first names in Shenandoah County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary30280.2 years
William28776.4 years
Charles28074.4 years
John26875.1 years
Robert20472.3 years
James19672.6 years
George12076.1 years
Harry10277.5 years
Virginia9480.8 years
Dorothy9376.1 years
Most common last names in Shenandoah County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller21876.9 years
Dellinger12977.4 years
Funkhouser10277.4 years
Smith7277.4 years
Coffman7078.4 years
Bowman6576.8 years
Bowers6378.0 years
Baker6076.6 years
Orndorff5878.7 years
Keller5480.6 years
Businesses in Shenandoah County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Hilton1
Ace Hardware1Holiday Inn1
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Arby's3La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Baskin-Robbins1Lowe's1
Burger King4Marriott1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Chevrolet1McDonald's3
Comfort Inn1Nike1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1RadioShack2
Decora Cabinetry2Ramada1
Dennys2Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel2
Dunkin Donuts2Subway4
FedEx6Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
GNC2U-Haul3
GameStop1UPS7
Goodwill1Walmart1
H&R Block2Wendy's2