Waynesboro, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Waynesboro had a population of 10,883 as of July 1, 2017. Waynesboro ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waynesboro is located at latitude 39.7525 and longitude -77.5822 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Waynesboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Borough of Waynesboro (GNIS ID: 1215248) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waynesboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waynesboro: Wallacetown, Waynesborough, Waynsboro.

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Waynesboro, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,883
Daytime Population: Workers 5,170
Daytime Population: Residents 6,088
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,258
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 10,813
Population in Familes 8,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 3,189
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $45,469
Average Household Income $54,600
Per Capita Income $23,340


Total Housing Units 5,096 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,327 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,297 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 472 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $168,048
Average Home Value $186,205


Total Households 4,624
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,777
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.36%
Households 0.34% 0.33%
Families 0.19% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Waynesboro, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waynesboro to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 78 96th
Population Density # 385 78th
Diversity Index # 414 77th
Median Household Income # 1183 33rd
Per Capita Income # 1274 28th

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