Prince William County, Virginia Population 2024

490,419

Prince William County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 490,419 with a growth rate of 0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince William County, Virginia is the 2nd largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 406,183 and has seen a growth of 20.74% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029499,1091,7380.35%
2028497,3711,7380.35%
2027495,6331,7380.35%
2026493,8951,7380.35%
2025492,1571,7380.35%
2024490,4191,7380.36%
2023488,6811,7380.36%
2022486,9431,7380.36%
2021485,2052,4150.5%
2020482,79011,0162.34%
2019471,7745,1161.1%
2018466,6583,2580.7%
2017463,4006,5951.44%
2016456,8055,5631.23%
2015451,2427,2381.63%
2014444,0046,1041.39%
2013437,9008,1841.9%
2012429,71610,5672.52%
2011419,14912,9663.19%
2010406,183
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%
179011,615-487,494-97.67%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.36% (1,738)
County Website
Prince William County
County Seat
2010 Population
406,183
Area
336 mi²
Density
1460 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
20.74% (84,236)
Founded
1731

Prince William County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White241,64450.23%
Black or African American99,55120.69%
Two or more races52,51610.92%
Asian46,6089.69%
Other race37,6537.83%
Native American2,6660.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander4760.1%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Prince William County, Virginia Population by Race

Prince William County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Prince William County, Virginia Median Age

35.8

Total

35.2

Male

36.5

Female

Prince William County, Virginia Adults

There are 352,982 adults, (50,434 of whom are seniors) in Prince William County, Virginia.

Prince William County, Virginia Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince William County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female238,65849.61%
Male242,45650.39%

Prince William County, Virginia Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All152,6163.1374.125.9
Married90,7373.6682.717.3
Non Family35,9091.3161.738.3
Female17,1883.8157.742.3
Male8,7823.7768.931.1
showing: 5 rows

3.58

Average Family Size

3.13

Average Household Size

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Prince William 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

Prince William County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prince William 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 white people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.2%.

Prince William County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$63,643

Average Earnings

$75,302

Average Male

$52,266

Average Female

Prince William County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prince William County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Prince William County, Virginia Language

64.34% of Prince William County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 35.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.71% 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
Hispanic118,40013,34411.27%
Other37,5725,63014.98%
Black98,3005,5925.69%
White190,7365,4962.88%
Asian46,2753,0656.62%
Multiple51,8592,4444.71%
Native2,6421154.35%
showing: 7 rows

6.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.22%

Male Poverty Rate

6.89%

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 14.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prince William County, Virginia is White, with 2.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.89%.

Prince William County, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.79%
High School6.91%
Some College4.25%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%
showing: 4 rows

Prince William County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.56%
Male Unemployed14.45%
Female Employed4.17%
Male Employed2.41%
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Prince William County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prince William County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Prince William County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Prince William County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Prince William County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42,372

Number of Veterans

34,601

Male Veterans

7,771

Female Veterans

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Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Prince William County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Prince William County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Prince William 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

35.47%

Born in Prince William County, Virginia

74.19%

Native Born

25.81%

Foreign Born

11%

Non Citizen

14.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.19% of Prince William County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 35.47% having been born in Virginia. 11% 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

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