Demographics

Population
People
Waynesboro city Virginia
Population, 2012 estimate     21,107 8,185,867
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base     21,006 8,001,031
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012     0.5% 2.3%
Population, 2010     21,006 8,001,024
Persons under 5 years, 2012     7.5% 6.2%
Persons under 18 years, 2012     23.5% 22.7%
Persons 65 years and over, 2012     16.9% 13.0%
Female persons, 2012     52.7% 50.9%
Living in same house 1 year & over 84.5% 84.3%
Foreign born persons 3.7% 11.0%
Language other than English spoken at home 4.8% 14.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+ 82.4% 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+ 21.1% 34.4%
Veterans 1,946 743,070
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ 18.5 27.3
Housing units 9,752 3,387,654
Homeownership rate 58.6% 68.4%
Housing units in multi-unit structures 25.9% 21.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units $172,100 $254,600
Households 8,750 2,991,025
Persons per household 2.39 2.57
Per capita money income in the past 12 months $24,695 $33,040
Median household income $43,605 $63,302
Persons below poverty level 19.9% 10.7%

Climate
Generally moderate climate:
  • Average annual temperature 53.2F
  • January average temperature 44.9F
  • July average temperature 83.4F
  • Average annual rainfall 36.2 inches
  • Average annual snowfall 26.0 inches

Transportation
There are multiple methods of transportation to and from the City of Waynesboro and surrounding areas.

Air
Three airports serve the area:
Motor Freight
There are about 10 motor freight carriers with distribution facilities in Waynesboro. Approximately 30 motor freight companies serve the area.

Ports
The Virginia Inland Port is located in Front Royal off Interstate 81, just 85 miles north of Waynesboro. The International Port Hampton Roads (185 miles) is the largest natural deep water harbor in the world. Richmond's deep water terminal on the James River (90 miles) provides an additional shipping option.

Rail
Norfolk Southern Corporation and CSX Transportation Inc. offer freight service in Waynesboro. AMTRAK passenger service is available in Staunton and Charlottesville.

Roads
Interstate 64 runs through the southwest section of the city and connects with Interstate 81 just 8 miles north of the city. Two US primary roads, 250 and 340, intersect the city.