Prince William County, Virginia Population 2020

Prince William County, Virginia's estimated population is 476,931 with a growth rate of 0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince William County, Virginia is the 2nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020476,9314,4600.94%
2019472,4714,4600.95%
2018468,0114,4600.96%
2017463,5516,5281.43%
2016457,0235,7911.28%
2015451,2327,3061.65%
2014443,9266,0931.39%
2013437,8338,1681.90%
2012429,66510,5892.53%
2011419,07612,9053.18%
2010406,171190,48588.32%
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%
179011,6150.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.94%
County Website
Founded
1731
County Seat
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Prince William County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White263,74157.74%
Black or African American94,75820.75%
Asian37,1698.14%
Some Other Race31,9997.01%
Two or More Races26,8225.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6450.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6150.13%
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Prince William County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Prince William County, Virginia Median Age

34.9


Total

34.2


Male

35.7


Female

Prince William County, Virginia Adults

There are 330,797 adults, (41,803 of whom are seniors) in Prince William County, Virginia.

Prince William County, Virginia Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

14.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince William County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

228,798

50.09%

Male

227,951

49.91%

Prince William County, Virginia Households and Families

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

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Prince William County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Male61.5%38.5%
Female55.3%44.7%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All140,4733.2273.2
Married85,3943.881.9
Non Family31,8831.361.6
Female16,0393.7255.3
Male7,1573.8161.5

3.67

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Prince William County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17,4816.00%
9th to 12th Grade15,9445.48%
High School Graduate60,27820.70%
Some College57,66219.81%
Associates Degree22,9537.88%
Bachelors Degree69,48723.87%
Graduate Degree47,33916.26%
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Prince William County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White138,447132,75667,239
Black60,34956,76924,282
Hispanic58,37438,26110,271
Asian25,97422,60211,728
Other Race18,59611,0202,270
Multiple Races10,6649,5574,646
Native American1,076833169
Islander38938967

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 48.57%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,944$62,753$42,346
Less Than High School$29,655$35,198$20,792
High School Grad$36,687$45,139$28,404
Some College$45,520$54,214$38,748
Bachelors Degree$68,062$85,790$53,265
Graduate Degree$94,807$113,704$73,023

$52,944

Average Earnings

$62,753

Average Male

$42,346

Average Female

Prince William County, Virginia Language

Prince William County, Virginia Language by Age

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Prince William County, Virginia Language

67.13% of Prince William County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 32.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.00% of the population.

Prince William County, Virginia Poverty

Prince William County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic103,69311,69711.28%
Black93,3197,9358.50%
White197,1016,8323.47%
Other31,7704,64414.62%
Multiple26,6722,4819.30%
Asian36,8782,3896.48%
Native1,5861257.88%

6.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.97%

Male Poverty Rate

7.56%

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 14.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prince William County, Virginia is White, with 3.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.01%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.10%
High School7.55%
Some College4.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.42%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.81%
Male Unemployed13.13%
Female Employed4.18%
Male Employed2.85%

Prince William County, Virginia Income

Prince William County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$103,445$122,231
Families$114,610$131,536
Married Families$127,604$145,029
Non Families$66,054$80,408
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Prince William County, Virginia Marital Status

Prince William County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

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 Veterans

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41,479

Number of Veterans

34,107

Male Veterans

7,372

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War19,800
Second Gulf War15,814
Vietnam9,360
Korea1,613
World War II399
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5417,954
55 to 649,389
65 to 746,282
18 to 344,004
75+3,850
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Name Veterans % of Total
White26,10813.65%
Black11,86217.38%
Hispanic3,4955.10%
2 or More1,59611.84%
Asian1,0313.60%
Other6883.13%
Hawaiian10224.88%
Indian927.94%

Prince William County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince William County, Virginia Employment Status

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73%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

4.7%

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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36.02%

Born in Virginia

76.09%

Native Born

23.91%

Foreign Born

11.31%

Non Citizen

12.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.09% of Prince William County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 36.02% having been born in Virginia. 11.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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