Prince William County, Virginia Population 2022

Prince William County, Virginia's estimated population is 482,635 with a growth rate of 0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince William County, Virginia is the 3rd largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 406,169 and has seen a growth of 18.83% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179011,6150.00%
180012,7331,1189.63%
181011,311-1,422-11.17%
18209,419-1,892-16.73%
18309,330-89-0.94%
18408,144-1,186-12.71%
18508,129-15-0.18%
18608,5654365.36%
18707,504-1,061-12.39%
18809,1801,67622.33%
18909,8056256.81%
190011,1121,30713.33%
191012,0269148.23%
192013,6601,63413.59%
193013,9512912.13%
194017,7383,78727.15%
195022,6124,87427.48%
196050,16427,552121.85%
1970111,10260,938121.48%
1980144,70333,60130.24%
1990215,68670,98349.05%
2010406,169190,48388.31%
2011419,09412,9253.18%
2012429,61610,5222.51%
2013437,7358,1191.89%
2014443,7826,0471.38%
2015450,9787,1961.62%
2016456,4965,5181.22%
2017463,0696,5731.44%
2018466,2353,1660.68%
2019470,3354,1000.88%
2020474,4354,1000.87%
2021478,5354,1000.86%
2022482,6354,1000.86%
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Prince William County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White255,67054.77%
Black or African American97,84820.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,7190.37%
Asian44,1349.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3450.07%
Some Other Race35,1237.52%
Two or More Races31,9956.85%
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Prince William County, Virginia Population by Race

Prince William County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Prince William County, Virginia Median Age

35.4


Total

34.6


Male

36.3


Female

Prince William County, Virginia Adults

There are 340,536 adults, (46,209 of whom are seniors) in Prince William County, Virginia.

Prince William County, Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince William County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

233,528

50.02%

Male

233,306

49.98%

Prince William County, Virginia Population by Age

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

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Prince William County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All73.1%26.9%
Male61.3%38.7%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Female58.4%41.6%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prince William County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All144,1593.2173.1
Married87,5583.7481.4
Male7,4233.9861.3
Female16,2313.7858.4
Non Family32,9471.3660.7

3.65

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

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Prince William County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17,3805.81%
9th to 12th Grade15,0025.01%
High School Graduate59,53419.90%
Some College58,02319.39%
Associates Degree23,8407.97%
Bachelors Degree74,52624.91%
Graduate Degree50,88917.01%
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Prince William County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prince William County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander259259138
White135,918130,73567,430
Asian30,17226,33614,462
2+ Races14,76613,4746,496
Black62,72059,17526,541
Native American1,228974287
Hispanic62,86943,27513,628
Other Race19,72411,8952,862

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 islander people with a rate of 53.28%.

Prince William County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,004$65,675$44,609
Less Than 9th Grade$31,295$38,795$22,376
High School Graduate$39,283$46,286$30,830
Some College$48,088$56,927$40,048
Bachelors Degree$70,191$89,968$54,363
Graduate Degree$94,541$111,276$75,372

$55,004

Average Earnings

$65,675

Average Male

$44,609

Average Female

Prince William County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prince William County, Virginia Language by Age

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Prince William County, Virginia Language

65.73% of Prince William County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 34.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.32% of the population.

Prince William County, Virginia Language

Prince William County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic109,75212,51911.41%
Black96,5035,6835.89%
Multiple31,6021,7805.63%
Asian43,8602,4435.57%
White192,4065,8783.05%
Native1,673492.93%
Other5,428NaN%

6.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.38%

Male Poverty Rate

6.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prince William County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prince William County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 11.41% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.59%.

Prince William County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.95%
High School6.71%
Some College4.00%
Bachelors or Greater2.34%

Prince William County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.57%
Male Unemployed10.88%
Female Employed4.18%
Female Unemployed16.89%

Prince William County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prince William County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$107,707$130,485
Families$118,829$140,619
Married Families$132,187$155,123
Non Families$71,227$85,286
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Income by Household Type

Prince William County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Prince William County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Prince William County, Virginia Marital Status

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42,131

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17,055
First Gulf War19,765
Vietnam9,470
Korea1,410
World War II243

Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343,919
35 to 5416,801
55 to 6410,243
65 to 746,696
75+4,472

Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White25,51213.65%
Black11,78916.73%
Native American14310.47%
Asian1,2693.78%
Islander9934.49%
Other Race1,0814.57%
2+ Races2,23812.16%
Hispanic4,3985.93%

Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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72.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Prince William County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Prince William County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Prince William 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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35.61%

Born in Prince William County, Virginia

74.67%

Native Born

25.33%

Foreign Born

11.53%

Non Citizen

13.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.67% of Prince William County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 35.61% having been born in Virginia. 11.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Prince William 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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