Harrisonburg, Virginia 

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Population

52,538

71% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.7%

Median Income

$38,807

Avg. Home Price

$180,125

Best Places to Live in Harrisonburg, Virginia

Small town/College town - Western Virginia, center of the Shenandoah Valley
Pros
-Nearby recreation
-Small-town feel
-Attractive setting
Cons
-Entertainment
-Cost of housing
-Air service

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What Bert Has To Say About Harrisonburg Metro Area

Harrisonburg is a small, pleasant town in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. The downtown area is attractive and historic, particularly in the core area near James Madison University. The university brings 16,000 students and some minor local arts amenities, and the nearby Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains offer plenty of recreation and outdoor interest. In addition to the university, agriculture, agricultural processing, and other light industries are the economy’s main supports. The city and university have a jointly developed technology “zone” and incubator.


QUICK FACTS

City: Harrisonburg
Zip Codes: 22801 22802 22807
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1352 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Harrisonburg is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Harrisonburg jobs have decreased by 0.29%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Harrisonburg's cost of living is 4.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Harrisonburg's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Harrisonburg's population is 52,538 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 71.10%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Harrisonburg is $180,125. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.10%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Harrisonburg public schools spend $12,210 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.3 students per teacher in Harrisonburg. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Harrisonburg

It's a good time to buy in Harrisonburg. Home Appreciation is up 3.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Harrisonburg Real Estate.

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Reviews for Harrisonburg    10 Reviews
Close to everything - 12/31/2012
Harrisonburg is small town, yet has the same experiences that a big city offers (just on a smaller scale). The reason for the wealth of experiences is because H'burg is... (Read More)

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Woud like to know more about quality and cost of l - 10/11/2012
Any infomation on quality/cost of living will be graetly appreciated.... (Read More)

Very Reasonable - 12/27/2009
We moved to H'Burg in 2003 to enjoy a less expensive cost of living, closer proximity to family, low crime rate and better access to quality health care/facilities. We... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA
22801 22802 22807