James City County

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James City County, Virginia

PO Box 8784
Williamsburg, VA 23187
Phone: (757) 253-6728
Fax: (757) 253-6833
www.james-city.va.us

In southeastern VA, on the east bank of James River; original county, organized 1634. Name Origin: For James I (1566-1625), king of England; also king of Scotland as James VI; son of Mary, Queen of Scots

Area (sq mi):: 179.71 (land 142.92; water 36.79) Population per square mile: 402.50
Population 2005: 57,525 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 19.60%; 1990-2000 38.00% Population 2000: 48,102 (White 81.00%; Black or African American 14.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 1.50%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 40.80
Income 2000: per capita $29,256; median household $55,594; Population below poverty level: 6.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,850-$38,466
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Williamsburg County seat (11,465)

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