Waynesboro, Virginia Population 2024

23,232

Waynesboro, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 23,232 with a growth rate of 0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Waynesboro, Virginia is the 74th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 20,989 and has seen a growth of 10.69% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,2922120.88%
202824,0802120.89%
202723,8682120.9%
202623,6562120.9%
202523,4442120.91%
202423,2322120.92%
202323,0202120.93%
202222,8082120.94%
202122,5963201.44%
202022,276-140-0.62%
201922,416260.12%
201822,3901940.87%
201722,1964372.01%
201621,7592161%
201521,5432401.13%
201421,3031390.66%
201321,164990.47%
201221,065-34-0.16%
201121,0991100.52%
201020,989
199018,5493,22021.01%
198015,329-1,378-8.25%
197016,7071,0136.45%
196015,6943,33727%
195012,357-11,935-49.13%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.92% (212)
2010 Population
20,989
Area
15 mi²
Density
1549 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
10.69% (2,243)

Waynesboro, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,06076.36%
Black or African American2,36310.58%
Two or more races2,0018.96%
Other race4572.05%
Asian3941.76%
Native American660.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Waynesboro, Virginia Population by Race

Waynesboro, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Waynesboro, Virginia Median Age

38.7

Total

36.5

Male

40.7

Female

Waynesboro, Virginia Adults

There are 17,364 adults, (3,883 of whom are seniors) in Waynesboro, Virginia.

Waynesboro, Virginia Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Waynesboro, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female11,34650.79%
Male10,99549.21%

Waynesboro, Virginia Population by Age

Waynesboro, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,4312.3556.943.1
Non Family4,1931.2146.153.9
Married3,0593.238515
Female1,5643.142971
Male6153.6761.538.5
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waynesboro, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Waynesboro, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waynesboro, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 62.07%.

Waynesboro, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,420

Average Earnings

$45,854

Average Male

$33,900

Average Female

Waynesboro, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waynesboro, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waynesboro, Virginia Language

91.46% of Waynesboro, Virginia residents speak only English, while 8.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.62% of the population.

Waynesboro, Virginia Language

Waynesboro, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,1242,08212.91%
Black2,28871831.38%
Hispanic2,05049924.34%
Multiple1,97149425.06%
Other4579921.66%
Asian3948321.07%
Native663654.55%
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16.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waynesboro, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waynesboro, Virginia is Native, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waynesboro, Virginia is White, with 12.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.66%.

Waynesboro, Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.49%
High School15.75%
Some College11.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.53%
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Waynesboro, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed32.58%
Female Unemployed13.51%
Female Employed11.73%
Male Employed2.75%
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Waynesboro, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waynesboro, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waynesboro, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Waynesboro, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Waynesboro, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Waynesboro, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waynesboro, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,480

Number of Veterans

1,401

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

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Waynesboro, Virginia Veterans by War

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Waynesboro, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Waynesboro, Virginia Veterans by Race

Waynesboro, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waynesboro, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Waynesboro, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waynesboro, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waynesboro, Virginia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.46%

Born in Waynesboro, Virginia

94.32%

Native Born

5.68%

Foreign Born

2.82%

Non Citizen

2.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.32% of Waynesboro, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 63.46% having been born in Virginia. 2.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waynesboro, Virginia Place of Birth

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