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|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||127|
|Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander||62|
|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|
|18 & over||41,566|
|20 - 24||13,730|
|25 - 34||6,217|
|35 - 49||5,998|
|50 - 64||4,896|
|65 & over||4,033|
Slogans and Nicknames:
- The Friendly City
- Friendly by Nature
- The City with a Planned Future
- It's Better in the 'Burg
- Dining Destination of the Shenandoah Valley
- The 'Burg
- Congressman Ben Cline
- Senator Tim Kaine
- Senator Mark Warner
- State Senator Mark Obenshain
- State Delegate Tony Wilt
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.