Fishersville, VA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 4,998
Males: 2,381 (47.6%), Females: 2,617 (52.4%)

Augusta County

Zip code: 22939

Median resident age: 41.6 years
Median household income: $49,322 (year 2000)
Median house value: $131,600 (year 2000)

Races in Fishersville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.3%)
  • Black (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.7%), United States (13.9%), English (11.7%), Irish (11.2%), Scotch-Irish (6.5%), Italian (3.1%).

Elevation: 1332 feet

Land area: 13.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fishersville

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fishersville CDP

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

1.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Fishersville:

  • AUGUSTA MEDICAL CENTER (96 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • WOODROW WILSON REHABILITATION CENTER (FISHERVILLE CENTER ROUTE 250)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fishersville:

  • WESTERN STATE HOSP (about 9 miles; STAUNTON, VA)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; STAUNTON, VA)
  • ROCKINGHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fishersville:

  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 12 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; ID: SHD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 36 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; ID: CHO)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 57 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; ID: LYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fishersville:

  • EAGLE’S NEST (about 4 miles; WAYNESBORO, VA; ID: W13)
  • BRIDGEWATER AIR PARK (about 19 miles; BRIDGEWATER, VA; ID: VBW)
  • NEW MARKET (about 43 miles; NEW MARKET, VA; ID: 8W2)
Amtrak station near Fishersville:

  • 8 miles: STAUNTON (1 MIDDLEBROOK AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Fishersville:

  • AUGUSTA MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF CLINICAL LAB SCI (Location: 96 MEDICAL CTR DR; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fishersville:

  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 31 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 19,602)
  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,063)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 5,348)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 68 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 3,557)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,064)

Schools

Public high schools in Fishersville:

  • WILSON MEMORIAL HIGH (Students: 680; Location: 189 HORNET RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTRAL SHENANDOAH VALLEY (Location: 49 HORNET ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • VALLEY VOCATIONAL TECH CTR (Location: RT 3 BOX 265; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Fishersville:

  • MIDWAY BIBLE BAPT CHURCH SCHOO (Students: 47; Location: PO BOX 419 RD 625; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fishersville:

  • WILSON ELEM. (Students: 303; Location: 127 WOODROW WILSON AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WOODROW WILSON REHAB CTR (Location: BOX W-81; Grades: PK – 12)
  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REG (Location: 6 JOHN LEWIS ROAD; Grades: 00 – 00)

Libraries

Library in Fishersville:

  • AUGUSTA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $937,758; Location: 1759 JEFFERSON HWY.; 153,766 books; 7,439 audio materials; 9,331 video materials; 322 serial subscriptions)