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Harrisonburg, VA

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The amount of cool Harrisonburg has to offer for its size is off the charts. Nestled in the Shenandoah Valley in Northern Virginia, Harrisonburg is a town that has been steadily coming up as a destination to visit and to live. Foodies and beer snobs will rejoice at the selection of local and handcrafted wares to sample or devour, while history nerds will be beside themselves for the Victorian architecture and Civil War history that Harrisonburg's residents are so proud of.

Harrisonburg Apartments

$539-$634

Aspen Heights - Harrisonburg - Student Living
Beds: 2-5  •  Baths: 2.5-4

$750-$975

The Greens at Chestnut Ridge
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$4680

$4680 Three bedroom in Broadway-Log Cabin Ln
Beds: 3
Baths: 2

$4000

$4000 One bedroom in Stanley-Page Valley Rd
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$3600

$3600 One bedroom in Stanley-Forest Dr
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$3380

$3380 One bedroom in Stanley-Dam Acres Rd
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Harrisonburg, VA is
18 to 19
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 9.26%
  • 5.7%
  • 4.0%
  • Female
  • 6.17%
  • 4.39%
  • 4.03%
$815
is average rent in Harrisonburg, VA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 4.26%
  • 8.88%
  • 6.03%
22.83%
of units are available for rent in Harrisonburg
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 412
  • 813
  • 271
Getting Around in Harrisonburg, VA

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The average commuter time in Harrisonburg is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 2.63%
  • 6.01%
  • 0.27%

James Madison Univers

The campus of James Madison University sits in Harrisonburg surrounded by farmland and the mountains that border the Shenandoah Valley. With a student body that hovers around 20,000 students, the university has a huge influence on Harrisonburg, bringing a youthful energy and an up-to-the minute ethos that has become a part of the town's identity. The campus is also home to the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum, where members of the public can do anything from take a stroll to throw a wedding. Highlights include the changing leaves in autumn, and an extensive herbarium of preserved plants to study, since this a university after all.

Local Libations

The climate in the Shenandoah Valley is ideal for growing wine grapes, and the culture in Harrisonburg is perfect for local spirits. Take some time out in the beautiful countryside to tour either the Bluestone Vineyard, the valley's newest vineyard known for breathtaking views, or the Crosskeys Vineyard that offers generous samples and organic selections. Wine not your speed? There is also the 3 Brothers brew pub on Main Street offering a full menu, as well as fresh brewed craft ales. Or try something fresh at the Old Hill Cidery, where hard apple cider is the specialty.