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New Market is a town in Shenandoah County.

The community was named for the English racing town

The latitude of New Market is 38.647N. The longitude is -78.671W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,053 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,782.


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Median household income
Local
$32,365
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Market demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Crossroads
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Days - Oct. 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check New Market web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Shenandoah National Park
Scenic roads: Skyline Drive
Historic sites and museums: New Market Battlefield State Historical Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about New Market demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Shenandoah County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 22853 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of New Market residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Market ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Market was $20,480, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of New Market residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in New Market include New Market Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in New Market, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $918.


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Libraries in New Market include New Market Area Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Shenandoah County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Market political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for New Market workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in New Market include Quality Inn Shenandoah Valley.

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