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Current Size: 80%

At-A-Glance

According to the United States Census, Harrisonburg's population grew from 40,468 in 2000 to 48,914 in 2010, making Harrisonburg the 12th largest city in Virginia.

Population by Race
White 38,371
African America 3,112
Asian 1,718
American Indian and Alaska Native 127
Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander 62
Other 4,030
Identified by two or more 1,494
   
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 7,665
Non Hispanic or Latino 41,249
Population by Sex/Age
Male 22,798
Female 26,116
Under 18 7,348
18 & over 41,566
20 - 24 13,730
25 - 34 6,217
35 - 49 5,998
50 - 64 4,896
65 & over 4,033

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City Seal:

City Seal

 

Slogans and Nicknames:

  • The Friendly City
  • The City with a Planned Future
  • It's Better in the 'Burg
  • Dining Destination of the Shenandoah Valley
  • H'Burg
  • The 'Burg
  • Rocktown

 

Representatives:

 

List itemGovernor of Virginia - Terry McAuliffe

List itemState of Virginia website

 

Elevation: 1352ft above seal level.

Lowest: 1150ft above sea level.

Highest: 1772ft above sea level.

 

For more statistics and data for the City of Harrisonburg, visit the websites for the Regional Data Center for the Central Shenandoah Valley or the US Census Bureau.

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