Harrisonburg metropolitan area

The Harrisonburg Metropolitan Statistical Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in Virginia as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB). As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 108,193 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 117,563). [cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2007/CBSA-EST2007-01.csv | title = Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-01) | format = CSV | work = 2007 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2008-03-27 | accessdate = 2008-09-05]

MSA components

"Note: Since a state constitutional change in 1871, all cities in Virginia are independent cities that are not located in any county. The OMB considers these independent cities to be county-equivalents for the purpose of defining MSAs in Virginia."

One county and one independent city are included in the Harrisonburg Metropolitan Statistical Area. [cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/population/www/metroareas/lists/2007/List4.txt | title = Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Components| format = TXT | work = Metropolitan statistical areas and metropolitan divisions defined by the Office of Management and Budget, November 2007 | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2008-06-24 | accessdate = 2008-09-05]

*Counties
**Rockingham
*Independent Cities
**Harrisonburg

Communities

Incorporated places

*Bridgewater
*Broadway
*Dayton
*Elkton
*Grottoes (partial)
*Harrisonburg (Principal city)
*Mount Crawford
*Timberville

Census-designated places

"Note: All census-designated places are unincorporated."
*Massanutten

Unincorporated places

Independent city

As an independent city, Harrisonburg is not a part of Rockingham County, despite its status as the county seat.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 108,193 people, 38,488 households, and 25,337 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 92.19% White, 3.07% African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.35% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.82% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.36% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $35,349, and the median income for a family was $45,711. Males had a median income of $30,285 versus $22,403 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $16,847.

ee also

*List of U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas in Virginia
*Virginia census statistical areas

References


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