Prince William County VA Information


Prince William County Subdivisions

Prince William County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 448,754
Daytime Population: Workers 145,499
Daytime Population: Residents 212,802
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 358,301
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 446,128
Population in Familes 384,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,626
Population Density2 1,334
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $100,607
Average Household Income $121,097
Per Capita Income $39,207


Total Housing Units 151,576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101,972 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 42,713 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,891 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $366,188
Average Home Value $398,844


Total Households 144,685
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 110,413
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.53% 1.66%
Households 1.4% 1.59%
Families 1.29% 1.51%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.34%


Prince William County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prince William County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 98th
Population Density # 30 79th
Diversity Index # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 6 96th
Per Capita Income # 11 92nd

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