Broadway, Virginia Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

While the Broadway area was prosperous well into the 20th century, it began to decline after WWII. Many FLATS-based manufactories closed down, and thousands of residents moved to the suburbs. Today, the area is a residential neighborhood where residents can rent lofts for as little as $500 per square foot. This article will describe the current demographics of Broadway City. The following chart presents a snapshot of the city's population and steets.

North Broadway is a diverse neighborhood. Its residents include East Europeans, Puerto Ricans, and Appalachians. The median household income in North Broadway is lower than in South Broadway. About 15% of Broadway residents work in manufacturing trades, whereas just under half of residents work in the retail sector. In addition to its diversity, Broadway City's average educational attainment and median household income are well below the city's average.

In the late nineteenth century, a small real estate boom occurred along South Fifth Avenue. This was coincident with the construction of the Sixth Avenue Elevated Railroad, which began running from Murray Street to West 3rd Street. This elevated railroad helped alleviate traffic problems and was met with widespread support among Angelenos. However, noise was a big problem, and exhaust from coal-burning trains affected everyone.

As of the 2010 census, the population of Broadway was 3,691. It is included in the Harrisonburg Metropolitan Area. The area covers approximately 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) and has a median income of $40,167. The median age was 35. The city is home to the Broadway Bruins baseball team, which plays home games at Broadway High School. It is also a home to the Broadway Bruins baseball team in the Rockingham County Baseball League.