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Augusta County, with a population of 74,881, is the second-largest county in Virginia and the largest in the Shenandoah Valley. Along with the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro, the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) population is 121,218. The MSA is home to Mary Baldwin University (including the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences) and Blue Ridge Community College adding a total of 8,932 students.

Augusta County’s steady growth and increasing population make the County a leader in workforce.

For a complete overview of Augusta County, review the below links.  If project-specific data is required, please email us at or call us at 540-245-5619.


Facts and Figures 2015

Facts & Figures 2015 provides a statistical overview of the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro MSA and is published by the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission.

Augusta QuickFacts

The United States Census Bureau provides QuickFacts for Augusta County.

Regional Data Center

The Regional Data Center for Virginia’s Central Shenandoah Valley provides comprehensive data, profiles and demographics for the Shenandoah Valley including Augusta County as well as the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro MSA.

VEDP Community Profile

The Augusta/Staunton/Waynesboro Community Profile is provided by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and provides extensive data on the area’s labor market, education, transportation assets, utilities and more.

Major Employers

RankEmployerSize Class
1Augusta County School Board1000 and over employees
2Augusta Medical Center1000 and over employees
3McKee Foods Corporation500 to 999 employees
4Hershey Chocolate of Virginia500 to 999 employees
5AAF McQuay, Inc.500 to 999 employees
6Target Corp500 to 999 employees
7Hollister, Inc.500 to 999 employees
8County of Augusta250 to 499 employees
9J.B. Hunt Transport250 to 499 employees
10Blue Ridge Community College250 to 499 employees
11NIBCO of Virginia250 to 499 employees
12Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center250 to 499 employees
13Variform Inc250 to 499 employees
14Augusta Correctional Center250 to 499 employees
15U.P.S.250 to 499 employees
16Valley Community Services250 to 499 employees
17Augusta Medical Group100 to 249 employees
18Area Wide Protective, Inc.100 to 249 employees
19Innovative Refrig Systems Inc100 to 249 employees
20McKee Foods Transportation100 to 249 employees
21Best Buy Warehousing Logi Inc100 to 249 employees
22Food Lion100 to 249 employees
23Graphic Packaging International100 to 249 employees
24Pactiv Corporation100 to 249 employees
25University Instructors Inc100 to 249 employees
26Middle River Regional Jai100 to 249 employees
27Houff Transfer, Inc.100 to 249 employees
28McDonald's100 to 249 employees
29Staunton - Augusta Department of Social Services100 to 249 employees
30Wilson Trucking Corporation100 to 249 employees
31American Specialty Blades Inc.100 to 249 employees
32Cerro Fabricated Products Inc100 to 249 employees
33Blue Ridge Lumber Company100 to 249 employees
34Valley Honda100 to 249 employees
35Cracker Barrel Old Country Store100 to 249 employees
36Augusta County Service Authority100 to 249 employees
37Packaging Services Inc.100 to 249 employees
38C. Obaugh Pontiac Buick GMC100 to 249 employees
39Shenandoah Landscape Services Inc100 to 249 employees
40Autumn Corporation50 to 99 employees
41DSC Logistics Inc50 to 99 employees
42Neuman Aluminium Impact50 to 99 employees
43Augusta Nursing & Rehab Center50 to 99 employees
44Rexnord Industries50 to 99 employees
45Valley Crane & Rigging50 to 99 employees
46Virginia Eagle Dis Co LLC50 to 99 employees
47UVA Health Services Foundation50 to 99 employees
48Adams & Garth Staffing50 to 99 employees
49Valley Vocational Technical Center50 to 99 employees
50Postal Service50 to 99 employees

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