Population & Labor

James City County’s growing population and skilled labor force are two of the area’s greatest assets. Access to a large selection of talented employees can make a huge difference in today’s competitive business climate. In James City County, you’ll find it easy to recruit and retain top-notch talent at all levels of your organization.

Labor force highlights include

  • Abundant, diverse labor supply
  • “Right to Work” state
  • Regional wages 20% lower than national wages
  • Local education levels are higher than the state average
  • Well-coordinated recruitment and workforce development system
  • Worker’s compensation rates 50% lower than the national average
  • Popular area for top talent and executives to live

Population – More people are moving here for a high quality of life

Labor – Skilled, well-educated workforce

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