Rockingham County is located in the western border area of Virginia. The County Seat is Harrisonburg and the largest city is Bridgewater. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.rockinghamcountyva.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 78,171 and the 2010 census population was 76,310. The land area is 849.09 square miles and there are 89.9 persons per square mile.
95.3% of the population is White, 2% is Black or African American, 5.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 80.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $195,300, there are 29,440 households, an average of 2.56 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,298, the median household income is $52,195, and 10.4% of the persons in Rockingham County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,740. Retail sales (in $1000) were $455,492, and sales per capita were $6,171.
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