Harrisonburg, Virginia 

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Population

53,064

+11.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$38,807

Median Home Price

$212,100

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

Local Listings in Harrisonburg
 $1,395,000 
1043A Gravels Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2541 SqFt
 $449,500 
2980 Brookshire Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 3780 SqFt
 $649,000 
241 Claremont Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 4836 SqFt

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 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Harrisonburg jobs have increased by 1.69%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Harrisonburg's cost of living is 1.50% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Harrisonburg's Cost of Living

VOTING
Harrisonburg city county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Harrisonburg's population is 53,064 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.94%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Harrisonburg is $212,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.32%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Harrisonburg

It's a good time to buy in Harrisonburg. Home Appreciation is up 4.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Harrisonburg Real Estate

The median home price in Harrisonburg is $212,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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22801 22802 22807

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NEW LISTINGS IN HARRISONBURG
$1,395,000
1043A Gravels Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$449,500
2980 Brookshire Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$649,000
241 Claremont Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$725,000
4141 Brown Roan Ln
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$599,900
2860 Barrington Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$595,000
3712 Taylor Spring Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$474,900
1618 Hillcrest Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 5

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