King George County, VA

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Population

25,564

1.2% growth

Poverty Rate

5.72%


Median Age

37.1


Median Household Income

$84,770

0.507% growth

Number of Employees

12,525

1.38% growth

Median Property Value

$294,300

2.19% growth

About

In 2017, King George County, VA had a population of 25.6k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $84,770. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of King George County, VA grew from 25,260 to 25,564, a 1.2% increase and its median household income grew from $84,342 to $84,770, a 0.507% increase.

The population of King George County, VA is 73.8% White Alone, 16.4% Black or African American Alone, and 4.65% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in King George County, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in King George County, VA is $294,300, and the homeownership rate is 75.6%. Most people in King George County, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 35.7 minutes. The average car ownership in King George County, VA is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of King George County, VA employs 12.5k people. The largest industries in King George County, VA are Public Administration (2,896 people), Retail Trade (1,453 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,409 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($82,321), Public Administration ($81,104), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($73,070).

Median household income in King George County, VA is $84,770. Males in King George County, VA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,180. The income inequality in King George County, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$84,770

2017 value

± $6,188

0.507%

1 Year Growth

± 10.2%

Households in King George County, VA have a median annual income of $84,770, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $84,342 in 2016, which represents a 0.507% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$74,183

Average Male Salary

± $1,323

$55,180

Average Female Salary

± $1,030

In 2017, full-time male employees in Virginia made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Virginia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $68,169 ± $3,324

  2. White

    $60,529 ± $977

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $56,661 ± $29,375

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for King George County, VA is from Virginia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0649% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 404

  2. Census Tract 403

  3. Census Tract 405

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in King George County, VA was Census Tract 404 with a value of $97,059, followed by Census Tract 403 and Census Tract 405, with respective values of $86,635 and $85,028.

The following map shows all of the tracts in King George County, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.72% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in King George County, VA (1.45k out of 25.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    974 ± 208

  2. Black

    460 ± 189

  3. Hispanic

    37 ± 109

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in King George County, VA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

12.5k

2017 Value

± 747

1.38%

1 Year growth

± 8.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in King George County, VA grew at a rate of 1.38%, from 12.4k employees to 12.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in King George County, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,620 people), Management Occupations (1,446 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,035 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of King George County, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of King George County, VA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,620 people), Management Occupations (1,446 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,035 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, King George County, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.95 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (3.67 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.69 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of King George County, VA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($102,195), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($101,229), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($100,395).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.5k

2017 Value

± 747

1.38%

1 Year growth

± 8.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in King George County, VA grew at a rate of 1.38%, from 12.4k employees to 12.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in King George County, VA, are Public Administration (2,896 people), Retail Trade (1,453 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,409 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of King George County, VA, though some of these residents may live in King George County, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in King George County, VA, by number of employees, are Public Administration (2,896 people), Retail Trade (1,453 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,409 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, King George County, VA has an unusually high number of Public Administration (4.95 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.7 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.61 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in King George County, VA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($82,321), Public Administration ($81,104), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($73,070).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $29.9B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $26B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $29.9B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($27.8B) and Electronics ($26B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$277B

2020 Value

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

34.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 34.7% to $373B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.5B

  2. $14B

  3. $12.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $25.5B, followed by North Carolina with $14B and Pennsylvania and $12.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.5% of the population of King George County, VA has health coverage, with 56.8% on employee plans, 7.11% on Medicaid, 9.1% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 6.68% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of King George County, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in King George County, VA see 4252 patients per year on average, which represents a 33% decrease from the previous year (6343 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2165 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2887 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Petersburg city has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,252 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in King George County, VA see an average of 4,252 patients per year. This represents a 33% decrease from the previous year (6,343 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in King George County, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,556

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,218

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,361

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,677

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.52%

Uninsured

56.8%

Employer Coverage

7.11%

Medicaid

9.1%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

6.68%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in King George County, VA declined by 0.821% from 7.58% to 7.52%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in King George County, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.6% prevalence

  2. 15.6% prevalence

  3. 15.4% prevalence

Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 15.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Virginia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

King George County, VA is home to a population of 25.6k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.59% of King George County, VA residents were born outside of the country (661 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of King George County, VA is composed of 18.9k White Alone residents (73.8%), 4.19k Black or African American Alone residents (16.4%), 1.19k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.65%), 962 Two or More Races residents (3.76%), 272 Asian Alone residents (1.06%), 50 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.196%), 23 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.09%), and 17 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0665%).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in King George County, VA was 37.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in King George County, VA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all King George County, VA residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.59%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

661 people

2.51%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

633 people

As of 2017, 2.59% of King George County, VA residents (661 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in King George County, VA was 2.51%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    103,545 ± 7,851 people

  2. India

    82,876 ± 7,033 people

  3. Mexico

    56,021 ± 5,792 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 103,545 Virginia residents, followed by India with 82,876 and Mexico with 56,021.

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Citizenship

98.8%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.8% of King George County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in King George County, VA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    18.9k ± 34

  2. Black or African American Alone

    4.19k ± 194

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.19k ± 226

In 2017, there were 4.5 times more White Alone residents (18.9k people) in King George County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.19k Black or African American Alone and 1.19k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in King George County, VA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,375 ± 246

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    778 ± 174

  3. Vietnam

    707 ± 114

King George County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in King George County, VA was $294,300 in 2017, which is 1.28 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $288,000 to $294,300, a 2.19% increase. The homeownership rate in King George County, VA is 75.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in King George County, VA have an average commute time of 35.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in King George County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$294,300

2017 Median

± $10,041

$288,000

2016 Median

± $12,804

In 2017, the median property value in King George County, VA grew to to $294,300 from the previous year's value of $288,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in King George County, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In King George County, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$84,770

Median Household Income

± $6,188

8.97k

Number of Households

± 588

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.97k households in King George County, VA grew to $84,770 from the previous year's value of $84,342.

The following chart displays the households in King George County, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in King George County, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In King George County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.6%

2017 Homeownership

73.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.6% of the housing units in King George County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in King George County, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

35.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in King George County, VA have a longer commute time (35.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 10.9% of the workforce in King George County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.6%

  2. Carpooled

    10.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.91%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in King George County, VA was Drove Alone (82.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.4%) and those who Worked At Home (3.91%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in King George County, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in King George County, VA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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