Waynesboro, VA


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Waynesboro is a medium-sized city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 21,491 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Waynesboro is the 44th largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some cities, Waynesboro isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Waynesboro are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waynesboro is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Waynesboro who work in office and administrative support (15.74%), sales jobs (11.86%), and food service (7.98%).

In terms of college education, Waynesboro is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.42% of adults 25 and older in Waynesboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Waynesboro in 2010 was $22,156, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,624 for a family of four. However, Waynesboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Waynesboro is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Waynesboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waynesboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Waynesboro include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Waynesboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.