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James City County is strategically located in the Williamsburg area on the Virginia peninsula with

  • Direct access to interstate highways, three international airports, and the Port of Virginia
  • State-designated Enterprise Zone until 2016, offering incentives for commercial and industrial investment
  • Industrial base includes six Fortune 500 companies
  • Ready-to-go business sites, a fast-track permitting process
  • Strong commitment from County leadership to support business ventures success
Population 68,8741
Labor Force 35,3902
Total Employment 33,7683
Unemployment Rate 4.6%4
Median Household Income $ 74,4645
Taxable Retail Sales $787.0 Million








1Weldon Cooper estimate published on January 30, 2012 by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, Demographics and Workforce Group
2Virginia Employment Commission, May 2012
3Virginia Employment Commission, May 2012
4Virginia Employment Commission, May 2012
5US Census 2010

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