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Harrisonburg, Virginia, 22801
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 15.2% 7.9% +7.3% $10,000 to $14,999 10.6% 5.3% +5.3% $15,000 to $19,999 8.0% 5.5% +2.5% $20,000 to $24,999 8.6% 6.0% +2.6% $25,000 to $29,999 7.6% 6.1% +1.5% $30,000 to $34,999 6.5% 6.0% +0.5% $35,000 to $39,999 6.0% 5.8% +0.2% $40,000 to $44,999 5.6% 5.6% +0.0% $45,000 to $49,999 3.9% 5.0% -1.1% $50,000 to $59,999 7.6% 9.2% -1.6% $60,000 to $74,999 7.1% 11.1% -4.0% $75,000 to $99,999 6.2% 11.4% -5.2% $100,000 to $124,999 2.6% 6.2% -3.6% $125,000 to $149,999 1.9% 3.3% -1.4% $150,000 to $199,999 0.9% 3.0% -2.1% $200,000 or more 1.6% 2.7% -1.1%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 7.4% 6.0% +1.4% 10.0% to 14.9% 11.7% 12.1% -0.4% 15.0% to 19.9% 15.6% 15.5% +0.1% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.0% 13.8% -1.8% 25.0% to 29.9% 8.6% 10.9% -2.3% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.9% 7.6% +0.3% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.0% 5.1% -0.1% 40.0% to 49.9% 5.2% 6.3% -1.1% 50.0% or more 23.6% 14.9% +8.7% Not computed 3.0% 7.7% -4.7%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 38.8% 13.4% +25.4% 25 to 34 years 21.2% 30.0% -8.8% 35 to 44 years 15.3% 23.6% -8.3% 45 to 54 years 9.6% 14.4% -4.8% 55 to 64 years 5.3% 7.3% -2.0% 65 to 74 years 4.2% 5.2% -1.0% 75 to 84 years 4.2% 4.3% -0.1% 85 years and over 1.4% 1.7% -0.3%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 62.8% 33.1% +29.7% 30 to 44 minutes 13.6% 25.4% -11.8% 45 to 59 minutes 4.7% 14.8% -10.1% 60 or more minutes 18.9% 26.7% -7.8%
Source: 2000 Census
Welcome to Harrisonburg, Virginia. This city is nestled in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. There’s a definite academic vibe here thanks to several colleges in the area including James Madison University and Blue Ridge Community College. So, you’ll find a good number of smarty pants wearing twenty somethings and professorial types running around. Yup. It’s a bit of a college town.
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Harrisonburg is one of the places that seems to be perfectly balanced. Residents get the best of both worlds here. There is a definite cosmopolitan flavor to Harrisonburg, yet you also get that small town, down home Southern feel. In other words, there is plenty going on in Harrisonburg to keep you active and entertained, but you’ll also enjoy that friendly, slower pace of a Southern town. You’ll wanna come back now, ya hear? Or you may just want to stay.
History is alive in Harrisonburg, and it shows. If you’re a history buff or an admirer of architecture, you’ll have plenty to gawk at here. The downtown area is littered with gorgeous, old, historic buildings and is actually a designated historic district on the National Register of Historic Places. Check out places like the Hardesty Higgins House Visitor Center and the Virginia Quilt Museum to get a taste of days gone by. If you’re interested in finding out about local history, a good place to start is the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society and Museum.
For a shot of the arts, check out the Hartzler Library Art Gallery, catch a show at the Court Square Theater or the Playhouse, or enjoy the Masterpiece Season. Got some kiddies in your crew? Get to know the Children’s Discovery Museum. From arts and crafts to the friendly city medical center and science lab, this hands on museum provides visitors with educational, imaginative fun. Click on the link to explore this incredibly awesome place. Deal alert! Admission is only five bucks. Ready to head to the farm? Families will love Back Home on the Farm. This huge, fun farm offer things like a pumpkin patch, carousel, hayrides, barnyard golf, entertainment, and a corn maze. They often have many special events as well, so keep an eye on their calendar so you don’t miss a thing.
The Harrisonburg Farmer's Market is a great place to support local farmers, artisans, and mingle with your neighbors. You’ll pick up some deliciously fresh goods (just look at that website for some instant drool) and even enjoy things like live music and pony rides.
The Great Harrisonburg Outdoors
The Shenandoah Valley offers some drop dead beautiful outdoor spaces. You’re surrounded by beautiful, huge, park and forest space in Harrisonburg, so if you like outdoor adventure, you’re certain to find it in this here hills. Check out the Shenandoah National Park. Go for a bike, fish, go horseback riding, hike to a waterfall, or just sit and take in the beauty. If you’re into spying on nature, bring along those binocks. You’re in for some hardcore animal spotting. If you don’t want to leave, don’t. Pitch a tent and stay! There are four large campground areas for you to take advantage of. Ahh… the Great Outdoors are truly great here.
Move into your new pad in Harrisonburg and enjoy living in this fantastically beautiful Virginia community in the Shenandoah Valley.
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How much should I expect to pay for utilities in Harrisonburg each month, depending on the time of year?
Since Harrisonburg has a climate that varies month by month, utilities will change from season to season. Naturally, heating will drive bills up in the winter, just as the use of air conditioning will in the summer months. On average, however, gas and electric should not exceed $280 per month for a family of five. The water bill should amount to about $30 a month.
Is Harrisonburg a family friendly town?
Based on safety and quality of education, Harrisonburg is not a very family-friendly town. At 35 crimes per 1,000 residents, Harrisonburg crime rate is quite a bit higher than average when compared with other communities of similar population size. As far as schools is concerned, public education in Harrisonburg is primarily provided by the Harrisonburg City Public School District. With eight schools serving over 4,500 pupils, this district was rated better than only 32.6 percent of school districts in Virginia and 34.9 percent of school districts in the country.