|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Harrisonburg is 51,430. Harrisonburg, Virginia is the 775th largest city in the US.
Harrisonburg is located entirely in Harrisonburg city.
The peak population of Harrisonburg was in 2020, when its population was 51,675. In 2020, Harrisonburg was the 770th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 775th largest city in the US. Harrisonburg is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Harrisonburg has grown 27.1% since the 2000. Harrisonburg, Virginia is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Harrisonburg has a population density of 2,808.2 people per square mile.
|772||Mooresville, North Carolina||51,594||164.6%|
|774||Palm Desert, California||51,541||15.5%|
|776||Hoffman Estates, Illinois||51,350||3.3%|
|779||Summerville, South Carolina||51,216||81.1%|
The total voting age population of Harrisonburg, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 39,009. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.0% of the residents of Harrisonburg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Harrisonburg are 80.4% White, 7.4% Black, 6.7% Two or more races, 3.9% Asian, 1.5% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 19.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Harrisonburg, 28.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.4%. On a per-household basis, 11.2% of families are below the poverty line in Harrisonburg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.8% of Harrisonburg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.9% of Harrisonburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 36.3% have a bachelor's degree and 16.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Harrisonburg residents aged 5 and older, 25.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 16.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Harrisonburg is 4.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Harrisonburg, 17.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Harrisonburg is $46,679.
In Harrisonburg, 39.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 60.4% of housing units in Harrisonburg.
Of all the housing units in Harrisonburg, 8.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Harrisonburg, 25.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Harrisonburg is $883.
In Harrisonburg, 78.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.