Harrisonburg city, Virginia Population 2018

Harrisonburg city, Virginia's estimated population is 54,215 with a growth rate of 0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harrisonburg city, Virginia is the 35th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201754,2152720.50%
201653,9431,9643.78%
201651,979-890-1.68%
201552,8692110.40%
201452,6581,0231.98%
201351,6352800.55%
201251,3551,3572.71%
201149,9989832.01%
201049,01518,30859.62%
199030,70711,03656.10%
198019,6715,06634.69%
197014,6052,68922.57%
196011,9161,10610.23%
195010,8102,04223.29%
19408,7681,53621.24%
19307,2321,35723.10%
19205,8750.00%

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White43,920
Black or African American3,542
Asian2,039
Two or More Races1,688
Some Other Race697
American Indian and Alaska Native59
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander34

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15%20% Male Population0%5%10%15%20% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Median Age

24


Total

25


Male

23.2


Female

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Adults

There are 43,766 adults, (4,210 of which are seniors) in Harrisonburg city, Virginia.

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Age Dependency

31.5

Age Dependency Ratio

10.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

27,122

52.18%

Male

24,857

47.82%

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Households and Families

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.2%37.8%
All37.4%62.6%
Male35%65%
Female33.6%66.4%
Non Family21.5%78.5%

37.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,6262.6837.4
Non Family8,1002.121.5
Married5,6053.3762.2
Female1,9742.9333.6
Male9473.1135

3.06

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Households

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Education

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1178.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,6456.53%
High School Graduate6,58826.15%
Some College3,98015.80%
Associates Degree1,7316.87%
Bachelors Degree5,32221.12%
Graduate Degree3,81015.12%

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,62616,2707,874
Hispanic4,8122,768354
Black1,6381,412355
Asian761636344
Other Race446256112
Multiple Races351340174
Native American363621

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 58.33%.

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,232$31,989$25,528
Less Than High School$22,391$23,359$21,324
High School Grad$22,792$27,508$18,690
Some College$26,343$33,700$21,768
Bachelors Degree$35,839$40,022$31,937
Graduate Degree$46,871$61,731$44,057

$28,232

Average Earnings

$31,989

Average Male

$25,528

Average Female

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Language

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Language by Age

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Language

75.75% of Harrisonburg city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 24.25% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.86% of the population.

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Poverty

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,72410,30234.66%
Hispanic9,0802,29025.22%
Black2,8201,09238.72%
Asian1,69762336.71%
Multiple1,44847833.01%
Other6658512.78%
Islander3434100.00%
Native592338.98%

33.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.39%

Male Poverty Rate

34.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrisonburg city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrisonburg city, Virginia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrisonburg city, Virginia is Other, with 12.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.14%.

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.58%
Some College19.46%
High School16.13%
Bachelors or Greater6.00%

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.47%
Male Unemployed56.01%
Female Employed25.29%
Male Employed18.80%

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Income

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,494$54,696
Families$55,073$71,558
Married Families$72,200$
Non Families$25,766$33,959

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Marital Status

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.6%

Male Marriage Rate

25.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Veterans

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Veterans by War

1,332

Number of Veterans

1,245

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam363
Second Gulf War289
First Gulf War155
World War II123
Korea91

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+338
35 to 54291
65 to 74286
55 to 64233
18 to 34184

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2463.34%
Hispanic630.99%
Black571.96%
2 or More222.12%
Asian70.39%

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Veterans by Education

10.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Employment Status

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Employment by Age

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Employment by Race

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Harrisonburg city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Harrisonburg489075307841718.53%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990