Harrisonburg city, Virginia Population 2019

Harrisonburg city, Virginia's estimated population is 53,907 with a growth rate of 0.38% 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
201854,0331260.23%
201753,9072060.38%
201653,7019461.79%
201552,7551970.37%
201452,5581,0081.96%
201351,5502350.46%
201251,3151,3832.77%
201149,9329411.92%
201048,99118,28459.54%
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
White43,715
Black or African American3,718
Two or More Races2,597
Asian2,123
Some Other Race832
American Indian and Alaska Native55
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander24

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Median Age

24.8


Total

25.6


Male

24


Female

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Adults

There are 44,445 adults, (4,608 of whom are seniors) in Harrisonburg city, Virginia.

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Age Dependency

33.2

Age Dependency Ratio

11.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

27,650

52.11%

Male

25,414

47.89%

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Households and Families

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.3%37.7%
All38.3%61.7%
Female32.9%67.1%
Male31.1%68.9%
Non Family23.5%76.5%

38.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,8482.7138.3
Non Family8,0122.0523.5
Married5,6933.3962.3
Female2,2243.0832.9
Male9193.3631.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2348.46%
9th to 12th Grade2,0057.59%
High School Graduate6,87326.02%
Some College4,34116.44%
Associates Degree1,7276.54%
Bachelors Degree5,42720.55%
Graduate Degree3,80314.40%

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,27616,7787,882
Hispanic5,0902,801404
Black1,8681,647471
Multiple Races843398140
Asian809654306
Other Race505320130
Native American323221

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 65.63%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,660$35,474$25,470
Less Than High School$25,356$30,056$22,098
High School Grad$24,496$29,241$17,833
Some College$26,813$35,417$22,275
Bachelors Degree$37,210$41,215$32,586
Graduate Degree$52,853$65,786$45,563

$30,660

Average Earnings

$35,474

Average Male

$25,470

Average Female

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Language

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Language by Age

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Language

75.33% of Harrisonburg city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 24.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.51% of the population.

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Poverty

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,0299,43031.40%
Hispanic9,5482,07121.69%
Black3,01775925.16%
Asian1,66958034.75%
Multiple2,31949821.47%
Other80013216.50%
Islander2424100.00%
Native552341.82%

28.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.94%

Male Poverty Rate

30.96%

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 16.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.56%
Some College16.96%
High School15.17%
Bachelors or Greater6.17%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.30%
Male Unemployed49.47%
Female Employed22.15%
Male Employed16.97%

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Income

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,009$57,461
Families$59,835$73,658
Married Families$74,826-
Non Families$27,541$36,391

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Marital Status

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

25.1%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Veterans

1,374

Number of Veterans

1,276

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam384
Second Gulf War311
First Gulf War167
World War II106
Korea102

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2633.41%
Hispanic901.35%
Black732.35%
2 or More221.36%
Asian160.85%

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Veterans by Education

7.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrisonburg city, Virginia Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Harrisonburg city, Virginia

  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