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Location of the Harrisonburg Metropolitan Statistical Area in Virginia

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, 2008 estimate placed the population at 118,409).[1]

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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.[2]

Communities

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Incorporated places

Census-designated places

Note: All census-designated places are unincorporated.

Unincorporated places

  • Bergton
  • Briery Branch
  • Clover Hill
  • Cootes Store
  • Criders
  • Cross Keys
  • Dale Enterprise
  • Edom
  • Fulks Run
  • Hinton

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 census[3] 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.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008 (CBSA-EST2008-01)" (CSV). 2008 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009-03-19. http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2008/CBSA-EST2008-01.csv. Retrieved 2009-04-24.  
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Components" (TXT). Metropolitan statistical areas and metropolitan divisions defined by the Office of Management and Budget, November 2007. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2008-06-24. http://www.census.gov/population/www/metroareas/lists/2007/List4.txt. Retrieved 2008-09-05.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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