James City County, Virginia Population 2021

James City County, Virginia's estimated population is 77,503 with a growth rate of 0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. James City County, Virginia is the 28th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 67,661 and has seen a growth of 14.55% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202177,5034900.64%
202077,0134900.64%
201976,5234900.64%
201876,0337591.01%
201775,2741,3441.82%
201673,9301,1111.53%
201572,8197551.05%
201472,0641,4522.06%
201370,6121,2031.73%
201269,4091,1121.63%
201168,2976360.94%
201067,66132,80294.10%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.64%
County Website
Founded
1619
County Seat
2010 Population
67,661
Growth Since 2010
14.55%
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James City County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60,26380.44%
Black or African American9,84613.14%
Two or More Races2,4503.27%
Asian1,8552.48%
Some Other Race3900.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native1060.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.01%
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James City County, Virginia Population by Race

James City County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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James City County, Virginia Median Age

46.5


Total

45


Male

48


Female

James City County, Virginia Adults

There are 59,827 adults, (18,396 of whom are seniors) in James City County, Virginia.

James City County, Virginia Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

James City County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

38,796

51.79%

Male

36,120

48.21%

James City County, Virginia Population by Age

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

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James City County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All76.4%23.6%
Male73.6%26.4%
Female67.3%32.7%
Non Family62.3%37.7%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

James City County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,9202.5576.4
Married17,1862.9884.6
Non Family8,2201.2362.3
Female2,3883.3567.3
Male1,1264.0973.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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James City County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8891.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,7833.28%
High School Graduate9,67417.78%
Some College9,98818.35%
Associates Degree4,6628.57%
Bachelors Degree15,07627.70%
Graduate Degree12,35022.69%
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James City County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

James City County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White43,25742,01623,901
Black6,5545,6531,657
Hispanic2,4222,011720
Asian1,4431,383860
2+ Races895836374
Other Race28925543
Native American1069527
Islander66

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 asian people with a rate of 59.60%.

James City County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,404$54,078$35,519
Less Than 9th Grade$25,344$25,801$22,418
High School Graduate$28,490$30,330$27,008
Some College$36,556$49,191$31,268
Bachelors Degree$51,950$69,397$40,625
Graduate Degree$75,118$96,129$57,436

$44,404

Average Earnings

$54,078

Average Male

$35,519

Average Female

James City County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

James City County, Virginia Language by Age

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James City County, Virginia Language

92.01% of James City County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 7.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.41% of the population.

James City County, Virginia Language

James City County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,1082,8375.06%
Black9,5221,14612.04%
Hispanic4,2691,11726.17%
Multiple2,4261857.63%
Asian1,8461116.01%
Other37110.27%

7.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.49%

Male Poverty Rate

6.12%

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 26.17% 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 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.77%.

James City County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.50%
High School10.31%
Some College4.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%

James City County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.41%
Male Unemployed7.90%
Male Employed5.15%
Female Employed2.78%

James City County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

James City County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$87,678$111,437
Families$103,833$127,797
Married Families$114,212-
Non Families$44,820$66,184
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Income by Household Type

James City County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

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 Marital Status

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9,601

Number of Veterans

8,267

Male Veterans

1,334

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,660
First Gulf War2,976
Second Gulf War2,651
Korea723
World War II330

James City County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,401
35 to 542,364
75+2,188
55 to 641,980
18 to 34668

James City County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,35017.24%
Black79110.42%
Hispanic50118.11%
2+ Races25423.07%
Asian1569.77%
Other Race5016.72%

James City County, Virginia Veterans by Race

James City County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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3.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

James City County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

James City County, Virginia Employment by Age

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James City County, Virginia Employment by Race

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James City County, Virginia Employment by Education

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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40.32%

Born in James City County, Virginia

93.31%

Native Born

6.69%

Foreign Born

2.66%

Non Citizen

4.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.31% of James City County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 40.32% having been born in Virginia. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

James City County, Virginia Place of Birth

  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

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