Waynesboro has the 3353rd largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 3.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Waynesboro is part of the Augusta metro area. Unemployment in the Augusta area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Augusta has the 111th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Waynesboro is below average at $42,320, and the median cost of a home in Waynesboro is $80,000, which is below the national average. 13% of workers in Waynesboro hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 76% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Waynesboro. 85% of Waynesboro workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 3% walk. People in Waynesboro spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.