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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 71,1401
Labor Force 35,5902
Total Employment 33,8883
Unemployment Rate 4.8%4
Median Household Income $ 74,4645
Taxable Retail Sales $838.0 Million








1Weldon Cooper estimate as of July 1, 2014 published on January 27, 2015 by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, Demographics and Workforce Group
2Virginia Employment Commission, September 2014
3Virginia Employment Commission, September 2014
4Virginia Employment Commission, September 2014
5US Census 2010

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