Waynesboro, Virginia Population 2020

23,704
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Waynesboro is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 23,704, it is the 25th largest city in Virginia and the 1622nd largest city in the United States. Waynesboro is currently growing at a rate of 2.32% annually and its population has increased by 12.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,006 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Waynesboro has a population density of 1,583 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waynesboro is $58,718 with a poverty rate of 17.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $828 per month, and the median house value is $167,600. The median age in Waynesboro is 39.4 years, 37.1 years for males, and 41.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Waynesboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waynesboro was:

  • White: 81.33%
  • Black or African American: 14.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.24%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
The current population of Waynesboro, Virginia is 23,704, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,628.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,006.

Waynesboro, Virginia Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020125,0531,0230.82%
2019124,0301,0230.82%
2018123,0071,0230.83%
2017121,9841,1270.92%
2016120,8577870.65%
2015120,0705910.49%
2014119,4793630.30%
2013119,1166610.55%
2012118,455-305-0.26%
2011118,7604490.38%
2010118,3110.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,83381.33%
Black or African American3,10014.14%
Two or More Races4912.24%
Asian2070.94%
Some Other Race1640.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander410.19%
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Waynesboro Population Pyramid 2020

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Waynesboro Median Age

39.4


Total

37.1


Male

41.3


Female

Waynesboro Adults

There are 16,823 adults, (4,009 of whom are seniors) in Waynesboro.

Waynesboro Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Waynesboro Sex Ratio

Female

11,266

51.38%

Male

10,660

48.62%

Waynesboro Households and Families

Waynesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waynesboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All58.6%41.4%
Male53.3%46.7%
Non Family46.6%53.4%
Female29.2%70.8%

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1442.3858.6
Non Family3,9531.2746.6
Married3,5553.0582.6
Female1,2183.8829.2
Male4182.8553.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Waynesboro Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5793.82%
9th to 12th Grade1,4529.57%
High School Graduate4,97332.79%
Some College3,37222.23%
Associates Degree1,0056.63%
Bachelors Degree2,14514.14%
Graduate Degree1,64110.82%
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Waynesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,16210,8823,235
Black2,0201,443289
Hispanic812591118
Asian169146129
Multiple Races10110137
Other Race864621
Native American6262
Islander26

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 asian people with a rate of 76.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,453$41,035$27,837
Less Than High School$22,473$32,083$
High School Grad$27,828$31,766$21,458
Some College$36,220$42,132$28,924
Bachelors Degree$42,290$52,292$31,339
Graduate Degree$53,761$52,813$54,052

$35,453

Average Earnings

$41,035

Average Male

$27,837

Average Female

Waynesboro Language

Waynesboro Language by Age

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Waynesboro Language

93.34% of Waynesboro residents speak only English, while 6.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.17% of the population.

Waynesboro Poverty

Waynesboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,4231,98412.08%
Black3,0561,05334.46%
Hispanic1,67462337.22%
Multiple47922146.14%
Asian2078139.13%
Other1647243.90%

17.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.62%

Male Poverty Rate

20.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waynesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waynesboro is Multiple, with 46.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waynesboro is White, with 12.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.51%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.77%
High School13.44%
Some College13.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.72%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed17.09%
Female Employed10.92%
Male Employed5.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Waynesboro Income

Waynesboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,738$58,718
Families$59,779$74,297
Married Families$74,725-
Non Families$27,928$36,799
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Waynesboro Marital Status

Waynesboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Waynesboro Married by Age and Sex

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Waynesboro 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 35-44.

Waynesboro Marital Status by Race

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Waynesboro Veterans

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1,472

Number of Veterans

1,325

Male Veterans

147

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam487
First Gulf War316
Second Gulf War228
Korea109
World War II90
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Age Group Veterans
75+361
65 to 74334
55 to 64298
35 to 54259
18 to 34220
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2478.87%
Black1918.65%
Hawaiian26100.00%
Indian812.90%
Hispanic60.56%

Waynesboro Veterans by Education

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7.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waynesboro Employment Status

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.37%

Born in Virginia

95.77%

Native Born

4.23%

Foreign Born

2.80%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.77% of Waynesboro residents were born in the United States, with 65.37% having been born in Virginia. 2.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202023,7045382.32%
201923,1665382.38%
201822,6282921.31%
201722,3365382.47%
201621,7982401.11%
201521,5582461.15%
201421,3121390.66%
201321,1731040.49%
201221,069-33-0.16%
201121,1021080.51%
201020,9941,4740.73%
200019,5209710.51%
199018,5493,2201.92%
198015,329-1,378-0.86%
197016,7071,0130.63%
196015,6943,3372.42%
195012,3574,9845.30%
19407,3731,1471.71%
19306,2265,5267.56%
19007000.00%