Quality of Place


CLIMATE

Average Daily Temperature High Low Average
July 82.5 60.6 71.5
January 46.3 29.2 37.7
Annual Average Rainfall in Inches Snowfall in Inches  
34.1 5.3
Source: NOAA
 
 
 

ELEVATION                                          

Range Average
1,444 -1,250 1,286
 
 

PERSONAL INCOME TAX 

Rate Range
Local 0
Local Occupation Tax Rate Range Basis
City Residents 0 0
Non-City Residents 0 0
Sales Tax    
State Rate 5  
Local Rate inc above  
 
 

HOUSING

 
Average Selling Prices $187,690
Source: Chamber of Commerce
 
 

HEALTH CARE

Hospitals # of Hospitals # of Teaching Hospitals # of Beds
Augusta Health Center 1   255
Source: Augusta Health Center
 
 

PUBLIC SAFETY

Crime Rate 2011 2012 2013
per 100,000 Inhabitants 8,242 7,867 7,213
Source: Virginia State Police Uniform Crime Reporting Section - 2013 Report
Police Department 47 uniformed officers plus reserves, main station in CBD
Fire Department 33 staff, 24/7 manned station in CBD; ISO 4
 
 

RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS

Protestant Catholic Synagogues Other
Waynesboro 45 1 0 4
Surrounding Area 175   2 9
Source: Chamber of Commerce and News Leader Fact Book - 2011
 
 

SPORTS

Major & Minor for College & Professional Teams College Professional
Waynesboro City / Within one hour Major Minor Major Minor
Football 3/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Baseball 3/0 0/0 0/0 0/1
Basketball 3/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Hockey 3/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Soccer 3/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
 
 

CULTURE

Top Annual Events Event Dates
City of Waynesboro Fall Foliage Festival 2nd weekend in October
Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival Mid-April
Chili, Blues and Brews End of Sept.
Main Street Motorsports Show Mid-May
Park to Park Half Marathon  End of April
Riverfest End of April
Region Historic Garden Tour 3rd Saturday April
Virginia Hot Glass Festival Last weekend April
Shenandoah Valley Bike Festival  3rd Weekend October
Oktoberfest 1st Saturday October
Heifetz International Music Festival  Summer Series
# Of Cultural Places & Amenities Museums Dance Companies Symphony Orchestras Opera Companies Theater Companies
City of Waynesboro 2   1   2
Region 2   1   1
Recreational Outlets
(within a 2 Hour Drive)
Blue Ridge Parkway
Skyline Drive / Shenandoah National Park
15 Wineries, 4 Breweries & 1 Cidery
Civil War Battlefield sites
Presidential museums and homesteads
City Parks
Appalachian Trail