County population in 2012: 24,500 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 16,803 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,092 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,476 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,375 Renter-occupied apartments: 1,808 (it was 1,716 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 180 sq. mi. Water area: 7.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 134 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in King George County: 101.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Public administration (22.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (18.6%), Educational,health and social services (15.3%), Retail trade (12.0%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,273 (0.4%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,041 (0.4%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 6.4%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.0% for Black residents, 1.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 36.7% for other race residents, 3.4% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 36 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 33 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in King George County is $606 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $728 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1059 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in King George County: Popcastle (A), Nanzatico (B), Little Ferry Landing (C), Old Woodlawn (D), Mount Bethel Recreation Center (E), Index (F), Igo (G), Nocam (H), Wilmont Wharf (I), Oaken Brow (J), Greenlaw Wharf (K), Browns Gate (L), Oyster Shell Landing (M), Belle Grove (N), Cleve (O), Brick House Wharf (P), Berrys Wharf (Q), Frank Landing (R), Cameron Hills Golf Links (S), Naval District Washington Fire Department Dahlgren (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in King George County include: First Baptist Church (A), Lambs Creek Church (B), Montague Baptist Church (C), Sacred Heart Chapel (D), Saint Pauls Church (E), Shiloh Baptist Church (F), Saint Anthonys Catholic Church (G), Potomac Church (H), Antioch Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Spy Hill Cemetery (1), Bumbrey Cemetery (2), Mildale Cemetery (3), Oakland Cemetery (4), Union Bethel Cemetery (5), Shiloh Cemetery (6), Salem Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Fosters Millpond (A), Jones Pond (B), Mason Millpond (C), Lake Monroe (D), Lake Madison (E), United States Naval Proving Grounds Pond (F), Presidential Lake (G), Guest Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Williams Creek (A), Poplar Neck Creek (B), Popcastle Creek (C), Pepper Mill Creek (D), Passapatanzy Creek (E), Muddy Creek (F), Millbank Creek (G), Lambs Creek (H), Kings Mill Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 189 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,573 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $199.08 The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.26% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,125 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.84% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,840 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.72% Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.45 Corn for grain: 2841 harvested acres All wheat for grain: 1185 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 4007 harvested acres Vegetables: 275 harvested acres Land in orchards: 52 acres
King George County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 1.6 times above overall U.S. average.
King George County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 91% 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 63.7 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 62.4 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 56.2 miles away from the 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 91.5 miles away from King George County center On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Most recent natural disasters:
Virginia Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 5, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1905): April 27, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1905, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
Virginia Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1874): February 16, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1874, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
Virginia Severe 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
Virginia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 23, 2006 to July 6, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1655): July 13, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1655, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
Virginia Hurricane 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
Virginia Hurricane 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
Virginia Winter 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
Virginia Hurricane 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
Virginia Hurricane 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
Virginia Blizzard, 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
5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in King George County (15) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12 Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7
Births per 1000 population in King George County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.1 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population in King George County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in King George County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,930 (1,658 aged, 272 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1560.300 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 663.860 Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9.69
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 5.8 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92.07
Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.54
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 20,699 (4,670 male householders, 1,639 female householders)
5,032 spouses, 7,503 children (6,823 natural, 184 adopted, 496 stepchildren), 600 grandchildren, 128 brothers or sisters, 167 parents, 240 other relatives, 542 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 2,584 (1,135 male householders (889 living alone)), 932 female householders (766 living alone)), 517 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 301 (108 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 2,443 2-persons, 1,480 3-persons, 1,307 4-persons, 642 5-persons, 269 6-persons, 168 7-or-more-persons.
95.7% of residents of King George County speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (80% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $678,249,000 ($35043 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $596,956,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $60,380,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,113,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $498,000 Federal grants: $6,082,000 Federal procurement contracts: $323,138,000 ($311,994,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $276,038,000 ($272,407,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $654,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $34,142,000 Federal Government insurance: $5,109,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
66 per 1000 residents
70 per 1000 residents
31 per 1000 residents
40 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +55
+3 per 1000 residents
+18 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +3,115
+151 per 1000 residents
+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in King George County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.79 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 819
2000 to 2004: 1,373
1990 to 1999: 1,934
1980 to 1989: 1,260
1970 to 1979: 1,486
1960 to 1969: 706
1950 to 1959: 490
1940 to 1949: 265
1939 or earlier: 645
Rooms in houses/apartments in King George County, Virginia
58% of King George County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Virginia.
King George County:
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 8952
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $87,500
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in King George County