James City County, Virginia Population 2024

83,769

James City County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 83,769 with a growth rate of 1.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. James City County, Virginia is the 25th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 67,681 and has seen a growth of 23.77% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202990,1941,2851.45%
202888,9091,2851.47%
202787,6241,2851.49%
202686,3391,2851.51%
202585,0541,2851.53%
202483,7691,2851.56%
202382,4841,2851.58%
202281,1991,2851.61%
202179,9141,4361.83%
202078,4781,6402.13%
201976,8386320.83%
201876,2067771.03%
201775,4291,3541.83%
201674,0751,1551.58%
201572,9207751.07%
201472,1451,4712.08%
201370,6741,2141.75%
201269,4601,1211.64%
201168,3396580.97%
201067,681
199034,85912,09653.14%
198022,7634,91027.5%
197017,8536,31454.72%
196011,5395,22282.67%
19506,3171,41028.73%
19404,9071,02826.5%
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%
17904,070-86,124-95.49%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.56% (1,285)
County Website
James City County
County Seat
2010 Population
67,681
Area
142 mi²
Density
590 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
23.77% (16,088)
Founded
1619

James City County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White59,87275.96%
Black or African American9,95612.63%
Two or more races5,5527.04%
Asian2,0122.55%
Other race1,3721.74%
Native American320.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander220.03%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

James City County, Virginia Population by Race

James City County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

James City County, Virginia Median Age

47.1

Total

45.6

Male

48.8

Female

James City County, Virginia Adults

There are 63,362 adults, (20,608 of whom are seniors) in James City County, Virginia.

James City County, Virginia Age Dependency

84.4

Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

James City County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female40,68651.62%
Male38,13248.38%

James City County, Virginia Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All30,6902.5377.622.4
Married17,7892.9186.413.6
Non Family8,8311.264.735.3
Female3,1723.6864.435.6
Male8984.0877.322.7
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3

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

James City County, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

James City County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

James City County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

James City County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,189

Average Earnings

$62,021

Average Male

$45,738

Average Female

James City County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

James City County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

James City County, Virginia Language

92.52% of James City County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 7.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.45% 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
White57,4432,7264.75%
Black9,6261,48415.42%
Hispanic5,00695219.02%
Multiple5,54575413.6%
Other1,35633224.48%
Asian2,003894.44%
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7.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.74%

Male Poverty Rate

7.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in James City County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in James City County, Virginia is Other, with 24.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in James City County, Virginia is Asian, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.77%.

James City County, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.56%
High School10%
Some College6.92%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%
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James City County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed16.09%
Female Unemployed6.98%
Female Employed4.78%
Male Employed3.9%
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James City County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

James City County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

James City County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

James City County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

James City County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

James City County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

James City County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9,223

Number of Veterans

8,073

Male Veterans

1,150

Female Veterans

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James City County, Virginia Veterans by War

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James City County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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James City County, Virginia Veterans by Race

James City County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

James City County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

James City County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

James City County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

James City County, Virginia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.23%

Born in James City County, Virginia

92.96%

Native Born

7.04%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

4.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.96% of James City County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 39.23% having been born in Virginia. 2.91% 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

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