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James City County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2014: 72,583 (84% urban, 16% rural); it was 48,102 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 15,185
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,244
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,639
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,431 (it was 4,364 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 143 sq. mi.

Water area: 36.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 508 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in James City County: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in James City County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (12.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.5%)
  • Asian alone (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 35,036  (48.3%)
Females: 37,547  (51.7%)
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Average household size:
James City County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $73,632 ($55,594 in 1999)

This county:

$73632
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $1,004 (lower quartile is $660, upper quartile is $1,756)
This county:

$1004
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $300,800 (it was $157,200 in 2000)
James City:

$300,800
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $201,500 - $432,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $398,387
Here:

$398,387
State:

$320,313

Townhouses or other attached units: $321,289
Here:

$321,289
State:

$312,609

In 2-unit structures: $111,499
Here:

$111,499
State:

$214,941

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,368
Here:

$179,368
State:

$215,179

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $248,463
Here:

$248,463
State:

$268,971

Mobile homes: $61,000
Here:

$61,000
State:

$57,576
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,673
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $537

Institutionalized population: 970
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 781 buildings, average cost: $242,400
  • 2001: 745 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2002: 827 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2003: 997 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2004: 1111 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2005: 1178 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2006: 1118 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2007: 669 buildings, average cost: $257,800
  • 2008: 413 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2009: 367 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2010: 482 buildings, average cost: $220,700
  • 2011: 318 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2012: 345 buildings, average cost: $241,800
  • 2013: 378 buildings, average cost: $250,800
  • 2014: 454 buildings, average cost: $241,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,088 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,523 (0.8%)

James City County household income distribution in 2009 James City County home values distribution James City County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.0%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Black residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.3% for American Indian residents, 46.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.1% for other race residents, 8.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.0%
James City County:

7.0%
Virginia:

11.7%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.2% for Black residents, 28.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.7% for American Indian residents, 46.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.4% for other race residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 33 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in James City County is $706 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1118 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jamestown district.

James City County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Calloway County, Kentucky , Custer County, Oklahoma , Lewis County, West Virginia , Mercer County, West Virginia , San Bernardino County, California , Gasconade County, Missouri , Greene County , Henry County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,277
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 41.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,993 (56% naturalized citizens)

James City County:

4.1%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 368
  • 1990 to 1994: 237
  • 1985 to 1989: 218
  • 1980 to 1984: 176
  • 1975 to 1979: 204
  • 1970 to 1974: 187
  • 1970 to 1974: 133
  • 1965 to 1969: 470

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.6%

James City County marital status for males James City County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,899
  • One, attached: 2,536
  • Two: 238
  • 3 or 4: 520
  • 5 to 9: 784
  • 10 to 19: 694
  • 20 or more: 678
  • Mobile homes: 1,413
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in James City County with a mortgage: 9,958 (1,193 second mortgage, 1,298 home equity loan, 43 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,910

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for James City County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,6012
Evangelical Protestant5,32222
Mainline Protestant5,31211
Other4,6725
Black Protestant4773
None40,625-
James City County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
James City County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
James City County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 43
This county:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
James City County:

8.9%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
James City County:

26.1%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in James City County:

Average size of farms: 140 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $36,579
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $386.40
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.22%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $38,587
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 58.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,312
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.06%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.05
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 34.32%
Corn for grain: 1872 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 847 harvested acres
Vegetables: 128 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 84 acres

Earthquake activity:

James City County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from James City County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 213.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 349.4 miles away from James City County center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • VirginiaSevere Storms and Flooding, Including Severe Storms and Flooding Associated with Tropical Depression Ernesto, Incident Period: August 29, 2006 to September 7, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1661): September 22, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1661, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • VirginiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3240): September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaHurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 1, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1491): September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1318): February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • VirginiaHurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1293): September 18, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1293, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaHurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 5, 1996 to September 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1135): September 6, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1135, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaBlizzard, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1086): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • VirginiaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 14, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3112): March 25, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3112, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • VirginiaTropical Storm Agnes, Incident Period: June 23, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-339): June 23, 1972, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-339, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm

The number of natural disasters in James City County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (12%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • India (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in James City County (%):

  • English (18%)
  • German (12%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

James City County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,968 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 2,203 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 170 (1%)
  • Taxi: 16 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 46 (0%)
  • Walked: 300 (1%)
  • Other means: 174 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,038 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in James City County, Virginia in 2000:

  • 492 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 448 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 197 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 46 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 42 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in James City County, Virginia in 2010:

  • 432 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 376 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 123 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 80 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 39 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 39 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $85,154.

9.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.06%
Virginia average:

9.34%


0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,164 average AGI)
James City County:

0.19%
Virginia average:

0.21%

5.29% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($30,122 average AGI)
3.59% relocated from other states ($32,229 average AGI)
James City County:

3.59%
Virginia average:

3.74%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Newport News city, VA  1.21% ($47,866 average AGI)
from York County, VA  0.72% ($53,560)
from Williamsburg city, VA  0.65% ($35,872)
from Hampton city, VA  0.33% ($52,602)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.21% ($46,649)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.20% ($139,648)
from New Kent County, VA  0.20% ($36,259)


8.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
Virginia average:

9.20%


0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,364 average AGI)
James City County:

0.17%
Virginia average:

0.20%

5.00% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($23,919 average AGI)
3.54% relocated to other states ($25,041 average AGI)
James City County:

3.54%
Virginia average:

3.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Newport News city, VA  0.92% ($32,971 average AGI)
to Williamsburg city, VA  0.65% ($35,104)
to York County, VA  0.54% ($32,895)
to New Kent County, VA  0.31% ($57,854)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.19% ($48,431)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.19% ($45,960)
to Richmond city, VA  0.17% ($42,761)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Births per 1000 population in James City County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.5

Deaths per 1000 population in James City County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in James City County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in James City County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in James City County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,652 (10,807 aged, 845 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,297 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in James City County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (572)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (499)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (421)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (316)
  • Unspecified dementia (268)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (245)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (240)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (172)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (157)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (156)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 891.790
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 836.160
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 1.74

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 63.3
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46.94

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.43
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 96.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 65,909
  • In family households: 56,735 (14,811 male householders, 4,746 female householders)
    16,192 spouses, 17,092 children (15,828 natural, 495 adopted, 769 stepchildren), 1,185 grandchildren, 393 brothers or sisters, 413 parents, 555 other relatives, 968 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,174 (2,910 male householders (2,150 living alone)), 4,393 female householders (3,745 living alone)), 1,871 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,100 (970 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 10,254 2-persons, 3,947 3-persons, 3,403 4-persons, 1,305 5-persons, 430 6-persons, 218 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,895 1-person, 1,096 2-persons, 214 3-persons, 70 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

8,093 married couples with children.
2,178 single-parent households (453 men, 1,725 women).

94.1% of residents of James City County speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $145,240,000 ($2617 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,525,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $100,753,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $17,132,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,587,000
Federal grants: $14,214,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,068,000 ($-465,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,487,000 ($1,251,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $167,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $59,730,000
Federal Government insurance: $106,666,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,645
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,201
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +307
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +8,802
Here:

+153 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in James City County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.11 millions of gallons per day (95% from ground, 5% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,123
  • 2000 to 2004: 9,128
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,818
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,887
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,337
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,427
  • 1950 to 1959: 558
  • 1940 to 1949: 531
  • 1939 or earlier: 177
Rooms in houses/apartments in James City County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 41
  • 3 rooms: 245
  • 4 rooms: 625
  • 5 rooms: 2,363
  • 6 rooms: 2,985
  • 7 rooms: 2,606
  • 8 rooms: 2,682
  • 9+ rooms: 3,092
  • 1 room: 113
  • 2 rooms: 307
  • 3 rooms: 680
  • 4 rooms: 1,308
  • 5 rooms: 966
  • 6 rooms: 566
  • 7 rooms: 175
  • 8 rooms: 167
  • 9+ rooms: 82
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in James City County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 247
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,773
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,495
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,259
  • 5+ bedrooms: 857
  • no bedroom: 113
  • 1 bedroom: 854
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,058
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,163
  • 4 bedrooms: 148
  • 5+ bedrooms: 28
Cars and other vehicles available in James City County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 288
  • 1 vehicle: 3,245
  • 2 vehicles: 7,512
  • 3 vehicles: 2,724
  • 4 vehicles: 702
  • 5+ vehicles: 168
  • no vehicle: 659
  • 1 vehicle: 1,919
  • 2 vehicles: 1,386
  • 3 vehicles: 362
  • 4 vehicles: 22
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

50% of James City County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Virginia.

James City County:

50.5%
State average:

53.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21065
  • Northeast: 9484
  • Midwest: 4560
  • South: 8108
  • West: 2070

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $187,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in James City County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (48.1%)
  • Electricity (37.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Electricity (65.6%)
  • Utility gas (21.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.4%)
  • Wood (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 520
Here:

9.6%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 305
Here:

11.8%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 180
Here:

12.4%
Virginia:

20.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

James City County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $94,888,000
    Health - Other: $12,023,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,187,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,650,000
    Police Protection: $7,443,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,518,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,998,000
    Water Utilities: $4,556,000
    Sewerage: $3,727,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,705,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,611,000
    Financial Administration: $3,245,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,495,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,438,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,987,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,628,000
    General - Other: $1,343,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,233,000
    Corrections - Other: $739,000
    Hospitals: $600,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,016,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $3,956,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,288,000
    Parks and Recreation: $755,000
    Local Fire Protection: $567,000
    Police Protection: $450,000
    Solid Waste Management: $334,000
    General Public Building: $194,000
    Housing and Community Development: $191,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $83,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $81,000
    Financial Administration: $63,000
    Health - Other: $58,000
    Central Staff Services: $32,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $102,219,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $544,000

James City County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,959,000
    Sewerage: $4,910,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,639,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,984,000
    Solid Waste Management: $240,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $216,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $140,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,677,000
    All Other: $1,110,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,074,000
    Transit Utilities: $789,000
    Education: $251,000
    General Local Government Support: $113,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,441,000
    Transit Utilities: $343,000
    All Other: $80,000
    Education: $0
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,472,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,053,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $291,000
    Rents: $69,000
    Sale of Property: $57,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,360,000
    Transit Utilities: $594,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $36,046,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,847,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,013,000
    All Other: $1,291,000
    Public Welfare: $1,003,000
    Transit Utilities: $386,000
    Housing and Community Development: $344,000
  • Tax - Property: $85,281,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,152,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,322,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,087,000
    Other License: $1,660,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,367,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $526,000
    Public Utility License: $309,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $130,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $28,000

James City County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $142,500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,754,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,736,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,990,000

James City County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,645,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $114,095,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,000,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 409
  • Number of aged recipients: 38
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 371
  • Number of recipients under 18: 104
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 236
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 69
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 124
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 176
James City County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

James City County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED435$259,131492$253,5182,893$252,353101$138,7431$100,000208$225,8174$84,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$270,75026$316,692156$252,99412$58,0000$012$182,2500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$298,88629$218,862622$260,46159$85,8310$052$319,53812$85,417
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN47$299,31956$264,179524$260,66023$161,6090$038$197,3681$468,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$220,33312$235,667130$253,8546$116,5000$013$170,0001$219,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED40$268,65053$297,0384$188,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$301,27815$306,2004$414,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$353,07717$247,7061$169,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$259,0006$258,1670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$428,0000$01$736,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

James City County on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"