Waynesboro, VA

Waynesboro profile

Living in Waynesboro

Waynesboro is a medium-sized city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 22,630 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Waynesboro is the 44th largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Waynesboro is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waynesboro is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waynesboro who work in office and administrative support (12.87%), sales jobs (9.78%), and management occupations (7.59%).

The percentage of people in Waynesboro who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.13% of adults in Waynesboro have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Waynesboro in 2018 was $27,033, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,132 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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