Prince William County, Virginia Population 2019

Prince William County, Virginia's estimated population is 463,551 with a growth rate of 1.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince William County, Virginia is the 2nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018468,0114,4600.96%
2017463,5516,5281.43%
2016457,0235,7911.28%
2015451,2327,3061.65%
2014443,9266,0931.39%
2013437,8338,1681.90%
2012429,66510,5892.53%
2011419,07612,9053.18%
2010406,171190,48588.32%
1990215,68670,98349.05%
1980144,70333,60130.24%
1970111,10260,938121.48%
196050,16427,552121.85%
195022,6124,87427.48%
194017,7383,78727.15%
193013,9512912.13%
192013,6601,63413.59%
191012,0269148.23%
190011,1121,30713.33%
18909,8056256.81%
18809,1801,67622.33%
18707,504-1,061-12.39%
18608,5654365.36%
18508,129-15-0.18%
18408,144-1,186-12.71%
18309,330-89-0.94%
18209,419-1,892-16.73%
181011,311-1,422-11.17%
180012,7331,1189.63%
179011,6150.00%

How Many People Live in Prince William County, Virginia?

463,551

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White265,52358.91%
Black or African American94,21720.90%
Asian36,5638.11%
Some Other Race28,6226.35%
Two or More Races23,6465.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6230.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5690.13%

Prince William County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Prince William County, Virginia Median Age

34.7


Total

34


Male

35.4


Female

Prince William County, Virginia Adults

There are 325,891 adults, (39,436 of whom are seniors) in Prince William County, Virginia.

Prince William County, Virginia Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince William County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

225,920

50.12%

Male

224,843

49.88%

Prince William County, Virginia Households and Families

Prince William County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Prince William County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All72.5%27.5%
Non Family62%38%
Male55.2%44.8%
Female52.7%47.3%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All139,3063.2172.5
Married84,6293.7881.6
Non Family31,4671.2962
Female16,0673.752.7
Male7,1433.855.2

3.65

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Prince William County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,0775.61%
9th to 12th Grade15,9945.58%
High School Graduate59,76820.85%
Some College58,45020.39%
Associates Degree22,1927.74%
Bachelors Degree68,22723.81%
Graduate Degree45,89716.01%

Prince William County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White139,183133,36766,695
Black59,30055,53623,245
Hispanic56,09737,0599,794
Asian25,15922,02711,284
Other Race16,6229,8711,875
Multiple Races9,2748,5384,265
Native American992756185
Islander33733759

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,797$61,315$42,008
Less Than High School$28,941$33,318$20,342
High School Grad$35,754$42,396$27,366
Some College$44,508$53,499$38,221
Bachelors Degree$68,433$84,482$54,127
Graduate Degree$92,888$107,428$71,026

$51,797

Average Earnings

$61,315

Average Male

$42,008

Average Female

Prince William County, Virginia Language

Prince William County, Virginia Language by Age

Prince William County, Virginia Language

67.63% of Prince William County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 32.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.53% of the population.

Prince William County, Virginia Poverty

Prince William County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic99,90711,02711.04%
Black92,8118,7389.41%
White198,4026,9613.51%
Other28,4034,08614.39%
Asian36,3332,5847.11%
Multiple23,5182,54010.80%
Native1,5751247.87%

6.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.19%

Male Poverty Rate

7.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prince William County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prince William County, Virginia is Other, with 14.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prince William County, Virginia is White, with 3.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.49%
High School7.90%
Some College5.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.18%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.28%
Male Unemployed13.99%
Female Employed4.24%
Male Employed3.06%

Prince William County, Virginia Income

Prince William County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$101,059$118,741
Families$111,606$128,177
Married Families$125,452$141,724
Non Families$64,206$77,148

Prince William County, Virginia Marital Status

Prince William County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Prince William County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Prince William County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Prince William County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Prince William County, Virginia Veterans

41,582

Number of Veterans

34,209

Male Veterans

7,373

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War20,667
Second Gulf War15,841
Vietnam9,459
Korea1,515
World War II553
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5418,548
55 to 649,025
65 to 746,047
18 to 344,393
75+3,569

Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White26,59813.82%
Black11,70317.37%
Hispanic3,4885.28%
2 or More1,53513.47%
Asian9783.50%
Other5612.83%
Indian12110.88%
Hawaiian8621.83%

Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by Education

2.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince William County, Virginia Employment Status

73.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Prince William County, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

35.72%

Born in Virginia

76.60%

Native Born

23.40%

Foreign Born

11.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

76.60% of Prince William County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 35.72% having been born in Virginia. 11.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Prince William County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dumfries496151862254.54%
Haymarket1782197018810.55%
Occoquan 934106112713.60%
Quantico4805406012.50%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990