In Prince George County, we know the importance of understanding a community's assets in the location decision-making-process. To help make that process a little easier, we have compiled a collection of demographic, workforce, education, and industry data.

Prince George County understands that operating costs are a major consideration in choosing to locate a business. We work hard to make this an affordable choice and our operating costs underscore that commitment.

From our favorable tax climate to our Enterprise Zone, Prince George County has earned a reputation as an affordable location to start, relocate, or expand your business. 

The 282 square miles of Prince George County encompasses a mix of thriving industries which enhances its unmatched quality of life. However, what truly makes Prince George County unique is our people. With a growing population and labor force, Prince George County is in a great position to continue to grow and prosper. Check out our Demographic Report below for detailed demographic numbers and facts.


Prince George County Demographic Quick Facts

  • Regional population of over 1.2 million
  • County population grew by 12% since 2000

The Prince George County Economic Development team strives to assist its many existing industries in the county through various services such as networking and workforce recruitment. 

If you are looking to start a new small business, our local Crater Small Business Development Center of Longwood University is a great resources to kickstart your venture.

Existing industries or prospective new start-up businesses in Prince George County should feel free to contact our organization with any questions, concerns, location needs, or other business inquiries; we would be glad to assist in any way we can.

 Workforce

With access to a regional population of over 2,000,000 people, the Prince George County workforce is ready to supply your business with talented, well-trained employees. In addition to those workers residing in our county, the regional workforce is able to pull from the larger MSA of Richmond, Virginia, our neighbors to the north. View more detailed workforce information in the Workforce Report, below:

Workforce Quick Facts: 

  • Regional population of over 1,000,000
  • Average travel time to work for the Prince George County labor shed: 23.4 minutes
  • 75% of the regional workforce are willing to commute more than 20 minutes for a good job
  • 57% of population between the ages of 20 and 59


Below are links to information about our location, labor market, transportation, etc. that is produced by the state of Virginia:



For any additional data or information needs, feel free to Contact Us.