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King George County, Virginia (VA)


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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:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 180 sq. mi.
Water area: 7.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 134 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 40%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 3%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in King George County, Virginia:


Median resident age:  36.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years

Males: 11,851  (35.8%)
Females: 11,733  (64.2%)

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King George County,VA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
King George County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $63,403 ($49,882 in 1999)
This county:

$63403
Virginia:

$59330

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $797 (lower quartile is $628, upper quartile is $994)
This county:

$797
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $314,447 (it was $122,800 in 2000)
King George County:

$314,447
Virginia:

$252,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $233,850 - $390,977

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $252,331
Here:

$252,331
State:

$330,816

Townhouses or other attached units: $385,599
Here:

$385,599
State:

$310,878

Mobile homes: $116,428
Here:

$116,428
State:

$37,843
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,752
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $369

Institutionalized population: 108

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


King George County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


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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%)


King George County household income distribution in 2009 King George County home values distribution


King George County contract rent distribution in 2009

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:
This county:

5.6%
Whole state:

9.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

2.8%
Whole state:

4.3%

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.

Cities in this county include: King George, Passapatanzy, Dahlgren, Dahlgren Center, Fairview Beach.

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

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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), King George Fire and Rescue Company 3 Fairview Beach (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), Saint Pauls Church (D), Shiloh Baptist Church (E), Potomac Church (F), Antioch Church (G), Round Hill Church (H), Saint Stephens 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), Presidential Lake (D), Guest Pond (E), Taylors Pond (F), Black Swamp (G), Black Marsh (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

Parks in King George County include: Caledon State Park (1), Lands End Wildlife Management Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Caroline County , Essex County , Stafford County , Westmoreland County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 735
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 225 (47% naturalized citizens)

King George County:

1.3%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.0%

King George County marital status for males
King George County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in King George County with a mortgage: 2,316 (324 second mortgage, 201 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 820

Here:

73.9% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.37%
Here46.4%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 7,791
Total congregations: 22

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents5,208 (66.8%)962 (12.3%)885 (11.4%)382 (4.9%)354 (4.5%)
Congregations9 (40.9%)1 (4.5%)3 (13.6%)4 (18.2%)5 (22.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in King George County - King George, Passapatanzy, Dahlgren, Dahlgren Center, Fairview Beach

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
This county:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
King George County:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
Virginia:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
King George County:

16.2%
State:

18.6%


Agriculture in King George County:

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

Tornado activity:

King George County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 1.6 times above overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

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:


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).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (2%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Engineers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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




Most common first ancestries reported in King George County (%):





King George County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,519 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 1,084 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 45 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 4 (0%)
  • Railroad: 23 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 180 (2%)
  • Other means: 83 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 226 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


230 people in military barracks, etc.
125 people in nursing homes

People in group quarters in King George County, Virginia in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $67,833.

14.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,374 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.01%
Virginia average:

11.06%


0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($910 average AGI)
King George County:

0.31%
Virginia average:

0.41%

8.16% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($30,281 average AGI)
5.54% relocated from other states ($19,183 average AGI)
King George County:

5.54%
Virginia average:

4.24%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Stafford County, VA  1.95% ($57,994 average AGI)
from Spotsylvania County, VA  1.63% ($48,785)
from Charles County, MD  1.04% ($53,265)
from Prince William County, VA  0.91% ($60,082)
from Fredericksburg city, VA  0.81% ($41,385)
from Westmoreland County, VA  0.76% ($39,262)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.53% ($64,000)


10.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.86%
Virginia average:

10.78%


0.51% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,507 average AGI)
King George County:

0.51%
Virginia average:

0.22%

6.01% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($25,250 average AGI)
4.34% relocated to other states ($19,417 average AGI)
King George County:

4.34%
Virginia average:

4.13%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Spotsylvania County, VA  1.07% ($47,341 average AGI)
to Stafford County, VA  0.81% ($42,613)
to Westmoreland County, VA  0.78% ($41,317)
to Fredericksburg city, VA  0.57% ($39,318)
to Caroline County, VA  0.47% ($54,278)
to Charles County, MD  0.26% ($41,850)
to San Diego County, CA  0.23% ($41,444)

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:

Households: 23,283

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.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,655 1-person, 340 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 17 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 2 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:

Births: 1,357
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 650
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +55
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,115
Here:

+151 per 1000 residents
State:

+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:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in King George County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 44
  • 3 rooms: 82
  • 4 rooms: 359
  • 5 rooms: 816
  • 6 rooms: 1,093
  • 7 rooms: 782
  • 8 rooms: 543
  • 9+ rooms: 642
  • 1 room: 29
  • 2 rooms: 55
  • 3 rooms: 156
  • 4 rooms: 454
  • 5 rooms: 484
  • 6 rooms: 258
  • 7 rooms: 157
  • 8 rooms: 48
  • 9+ rooms: 75
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in King George County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 121
  • 2 bedrooms: 703
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,456
  • 4 bedrooms: 855
  • 5+ bedrooms: 226
  • no bedroom: 46
  • 1 bedroom: 131
  • 2 bedrooms: 788
  • 3 bedrooms: 567
  • 4 bedrooms: 150
  • 5+ bedrooms: 34
Cars and other vehicles available in King George County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 149
  • 1 vehicle: 759
  • 2 vehicles: 1,772
  • 3 vehicles: 1,113
  • 4 vehicles: 423
  • 5+ vehicles: 159
  • no vehicle: 133
  • 1 vehicle: 788
  • 2 vehicles: 597
  • 3 vehicles: 121
  • 4 vehicles: 46
  • 5+ vehicles: 31

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:

58.1%
State average:

53.8%


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


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
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (58.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.3%)
  • Wood (5.9%)
  • Electricity (64.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Utility gas (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 191
Here:

8.7%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

2.4%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 92
Here:

15.7%
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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

King George County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


King George County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


King George County government finances - Debt in 2006:


King George County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



King George County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

King George County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in King George County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9672.6 years
Mary7881.2 years
William7475.2 years
John6773.6 years
Robert5870.6 years
Thomas4870.0 years
George4371.3 years
Charles4172.0 years
Virginia3075.6 years
Richard2672.7 years
Most common last names in King George County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6277.3 years
Smith3271.5 years
Jones2576.6 years
Lewis2573.4 years
Green2276.3 years
Rollins2275.5 years
Jackson2168.6 years
Morgan1977.9 years
Brown1875.0 years
Davis1773.3 years
Businesses in King George County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Holiday Inn1
Arby's1KFC1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Subway2
Curves1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza2True Value1
FedEx5U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS3

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