Grottoes, VA Population

Population: 2,114. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,168 (+2.6% change)
Males: 1,000 (47.3%), Females: 1,114 (52.7%)

Rockingham County

Zip code: 24441

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $38,618
Median house value: $90,500

Races in Grottoes:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.6%)
  • Black (3.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (18.0%), United States (15.8%), English (9.3%), Irish (4.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%), Polish (1.1%).

Elevation: 1113 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Grottoes

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grottoes town

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +651 (+44.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Grottoes:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grottoes:

  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 5 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; Abbreviation: SHD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 28 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 71 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: LYH)

Other public-use airports nearest to Grottoes:

Amtrak station near Grottoes:

  • 20 miles: STAUNTON (1 MIDDLEBROOK AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grottoes:

  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 27 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,602)
  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,348)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 73 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,557)

Public primary/middle school in Grottoes:

  • SOUTH RIVER ELEM. (Students: 413; Location: 2101 ELM AVE; Grades: PK – 05)