Edinburg, Virginia

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Edinburg, Virginia

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Edinburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Virginia):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Edinburg Low Property Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Edinburg Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Edinburg, Virginia

Comparing Edinburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Virginia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Senior Citizens 9 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Racial Diversity 6 2
Female Share of the Population 6 3
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 4
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People Above Poverty 6 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 6
Median Family Income 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 5
Housing Recently Built 5 5
Affordability of Rents 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 5 4

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Edinburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles W of Reston, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles W of Washington, District of Columbia
County Shenandoah
Standard Zip Codes 22824
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.82
Longitude -78.566

Edinburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
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Edinburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 813 100%
Male 391 48.1%
Female 422 51.9%
Under 18 147 18.1%
18+ 666 81.9%
65+ 174 21.4%
Median Age 41.4
Average Family Size 2.71
White 764 94%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 30 3.7%
Mixed Race 15 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 71 8.7%

Estimated Edinburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 861
Growth 48
Growth % 5.9%

Edinburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 31.6%
US/American 22.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12%
Irish 9.1%
English 8.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
Italian 2.1%
Dutch 1.9%
European 1.5%
Scottish 1.3%
Polish 1.1%
Swiss 1.1%
Czech 0.6%
Greek 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Iranian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Armenian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Edinburg 813 $37,986
Luray 4,871 $39,972
Mount Jackson 1,664 $39,423
New Market 1,637 $48,036
Strasburg 4,017 $40,978
Toms Brook 255 $44,688
Woodstock 3,952 $38,778

Edinburg Public Libraries

Shenandoah County Library
Edinburg, Virginia
(540) 984-8200
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