Our Community Composition


City: Williamsburg, VA

County: James City County, VA

Land Area: 143 sq. mi.

Water Area: 36.8 sq. mi.

Estimated County Population in 2017: 75,524 (84% urban, 16% rural)

Population Density: 528 people per square mile (high)

Educational Attainment

People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.0%

People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 50.9%

Current college students: 2,277

Average Household Size

James City County: 2 people

Virginia: 3 people

Median Resident Age

James City County: 45.5 years

Virginia: 38.2 years

Distribution of Sexes

James City County:

Males: 36,119 (47.8%)

Females: 39,405 (52.2%)


James City County Cost of Living Index: 97.6 
(near average, U.S. average is 100)

Estimated Median Household Income

James City County: $87,910

Virginia: $71,535

Type of Workers



Household Type

In family households: 65,757 (87.1%)

In nonfamily households: 8,840 (11.7%)

In group quarters: 927 (1.2%)


James City County Percent of Renters: 23%

Virginia Percent of Renters: 33%

Estimated Median House or Condo Value

James City County: $347,400

Virginia: $273,400

Year House Built, James City County