New Market, VA Population

Population: 1,637. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,831 (+11.9% change)
Males: 773 (47.2%), Females: 864 (52.8%)

Zip code: 22844

Median resident age: 43.3 years
Median household income: $32,365
Median house value: $117,000

Races in New Market:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.1%)
  • Hispanic (7.0%)
  • Other race (4.0%)
  • Black (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.3%), United States (15.5%), English (14.7%), Irish (9.2%), Italian (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Market

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Market town

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

4.8% Foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +186 (+12.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Market:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Market:

  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 31 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; Abbreviation: SHD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 39 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 87 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Market:

  • NEW MARKET (about 2 miles; NEW MARKET, VA; Abbreviation: 8W2)
  • LURAY CAVERNS (about 13 miles; LURAY, VA; Abbreviation: W45)
  • BRIDGEWATER AIR PARK (about 28 miles; BRIDGEWATER, VA; Abbreviation: VBW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Market:

  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 44 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,602)
  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,030)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
Private high school in New Market:

  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY ACADEMY (Students: 249; Location: 234 WEST LEE HWY; Grades: 9 – 12)
Private primary/middle school in New Market:

  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY ADVENTIST EL (Students: 86; Location: 115 BINDERY RD; Grades: KG – 8)