Waynesboro, VA Population

Population: 19,520. Estimated population in July 2020: 21,269 (+9.0% change)
Males: 9,140 (46.8%), Females: 10,380 (53.2%)

Zip code: 22980

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $32,686
Median house value: $89,300

Races in Waynesboro:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.5%)
  • Black (10.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (19.9%), German (13.5%), English (10.8%), Irish (9.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), Italian (2.4%).

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 15.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Waynesboro

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waynesboro city

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

2.4% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +952 (+5.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Waynesboro:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waynesboro:

  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 13 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; Abbreviation: SHD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 32 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 56 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: LYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waynesboro:

Amtrak station near Waynesboro:

  • 14 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 Waynesboro:

  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 26 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,602)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,348)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 64 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,557)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)

Schools

Public high school in Waynesboro:

  • WAYNESBORO HIGH (Students: 828; Location: 1200 MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Waynesboro:

  • FISHBURNE MILITARY SCHOOL (Students: 190; Location: PO BOX 988; Grades: 8 – 12; Boys only)
Public primary/middle schools in Waynesboro:

  • KATE COLLINS (Students: 715; Location: 1625 IVY ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WILLIAM PERRY ELEM. (Students: 515; Location: 840 KING AVENUE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WESTWOOD HILLS ELEM. (Students: 451; Location: 548 ROSSER AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CASSELL ELEM. (Students: 448; Location: 1301 ROCKFISH RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LADD ELEM. (Students: 313; Location: 1930 ROSSER AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BERKELEY GLENN ELEM. (Students: 274; Location: 1020 JEFFERSON AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WENONAH ELEM. (Students: 234; Location: 125 N BAYARD AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Waynesboro:

  • THE MONTESSOI SCHOOL OF WAYNESBORO (Students: 16; Location: PO BOX 531; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Waynesboro:

  • WAYNESBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,007,889; Location: 600 S. WAYNE AVE.; 163,675 books; 7,359 audio materials; 11,736 video materials; 281 serial subscriptions)