James City County, Virginia Population 2020

James City County, Virginia's estimated population is 78,273 with a growth rate of 1.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. James City County, Virginia is the 27th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202078,2739381.21%
201977,3359381.23%
201876,3979381.24%
201775,4591,4651.98%
201673,9941,1581.59%
201572,8367591.05%
201472,0771,4642.07%
201370,6131,2011.73%
201269,4121,1131.63%
201168,2996310.93%
201067,66832,80994.12%
199034,85912,09653.14%
198022,7634,91027.50%
197017,8536,31454.72%
196011,5395,22282.67%
19506,3171,41028.73%
19404,9071,02826.50%
19303,8792035.52%
19203,676521.43%
19103,624-64-1.74%
19003,688-1,955-34.64%
18905,6432214.08%
18805,42299722.53%
18704,425-1,373-23.68%
18605,7981,77844.23%
18504,0202416.38%
18403,779-59-1.54%
18303,838-725-15.89%
18204,56346911.46%
18104,0941634.15%
18003,931-139-3.42%
17904,0700.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.21%
County Website
Founded
1619 (as James Cittie)
County Seat
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James City County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59,61080.39%
Black or African American9,75913.16%
Two or More Races2,4663.33%
Asian1,7832.40%
Some Other Race3820.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native1380.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.02%
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James City County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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James City County, Virginia Median Age

46.4


Total

44.9


Male

48.1


Female

James City County, Virginia Adults

There are 59,034 adults, (17,930 of whom are seniors) in James City County, Virginia.

James City County, Virginia Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

James City County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

38,269

51.61%

Male

35,884

48.39%

James City County, Virginia Households and Families

James City County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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James City County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All74.5%25.5%
Female62.7%37.3%
Male62.3%37.7%
Non Family60.5%39.5%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,7662.5474.5
Married17,087383.7
Non Family8,3031.2360.5
Female2,3733.2962.7
Male1,0033.7562.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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James City County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8451.58%
9th to 12th Grade1,8293.41%
High School Graduate9,99118.65%
Some College9,95118.58%
Associates Degree4,3798.18%
Bachelors Degree14,46527.01%
Graduate Degree12,09922.59%
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James City County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White42,77241,49723,468
Black6,4845,5611,653
Hispanic2,2421,898553
Asian1,3401,260699
Multiple Races769707305
Other Race27624128
Native American138126
Islander1515

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 54.87%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,239$52,668$34,250
Less Than High School$21,871$22,307$20,323
High School Grad$28,077$30,912$24,609
Some College$36,832$47,190$30,115
Bachelors Degree$48,663$65,515$38,658
Graduate Degree$75,932$98,611$59,028

$42,239

Average Earnings

$52,668

Average Male

$34,250

Average Female

James City County, Virginia Language

James City County, Virginia Language by Age

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James City County, Virginia Language

92.66% of James City County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 7.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.93% of the population.

James City County, Virginia Poverty

James City County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,6482,7254.90%
Black9,4201,38414.69%
Hispanic4,1021,31532.06%
Multiple2,4441857.57%
Asian1,7831186.62%
Other37210.27%

7.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.03%

Male Poverty Rate

6.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in James City County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in James City County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 32.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in James City County, Virginia is Other, with 0.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.62%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.91%
High School12.64%
Some College4.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.92%
Male Unemployed10.77%
Male Employed4.80%
Female Employed3.77%

James City County, Virginia Income

James City County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,048$109,646
Families$99,379$126,138
Married Families$110,767-
Non Families$44,855$65,987
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James City County, Virginia Marital Status

James City County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

James City County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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James City 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.

James City County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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James City County, Virginia Veterans

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9,230

Number of Veterans

7,975

Male Veterans

1,255

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,608
First Gulf War2,906
Second Gulf War2,207
Korea854
World War II377
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,323
35 to 542,265
75+2,258
55 to 641,931
18 to 34453
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,94816.59%
Black83511.18%
Hispanic33512.66%
2 or More20019.19%
Asian1278.44%
Other6522.18%
Indian5539.86%

James City County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

James City County, Virginia Employment Status

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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39.91%

Born in Virginia

93.52%

Native Born

6.48%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

3.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.52% of James City County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 39.91% having been born in Virginia. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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