Prince William County, VA

County

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2020 Population
466,834
1.17% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
35.4
0.568% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
6.09%
8.37% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$107,707
0.537% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$390,500
2.12% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
240,319
1.31% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Prince William County, VA had a population of 467k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $107,707. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Prince William County, VA grew from 461,423 to 466,834, a 1.17% increase and its median household income grew from $107,132 to $107,707, a 0.537% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Prince William County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (41.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.4%), White (Hispanic) (13.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.34%), and Other (Hispanic) (7.13%).

None of the households in Prince William County, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

88.5% of the residents in Prince William County, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Prince William County, VA are Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Manassas (74 degrees awarded in 2020) and Paul Mitchell the School-Woodbridge (50 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Prince William County, VA was $390,500, and the homeownership rate was 73.1%.

Most people in Prince William County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 39.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Prince William County, VA was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Prince William County, VA is home to a population of 467k people, from which 88.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 25.3% of Prince William County, VA residents were born outside of the country (118k people).

In 2020, there were 2.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (195k people) in Prince William County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 95.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 61k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

88.5%
2020 Citizenship
88.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 88.5% of Prince William County, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Prince William County, VA was 88.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Prince William County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    195k ± 723
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    95.4k ± 1.13k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    61k ± 2.97k
23.9%
Hispanic Population
112k people

In 2020, there were 2.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (195k people) in Prince William County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 95.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 61k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

23.9% of the people in Prince William County, VA are hispanic (112k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Prince William County, VA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    109,267 ± 8,063 people
  2. India
    94,596 ± 7,509 people
  3. Mexico
    56,409 ± 5,812 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 109,267 Virginia residents, followed by India with 94,596 and Mexico with 56,409.

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Foreign-Born Population

25.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
118k people
24.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
113k people

As of 2020, 25.3% of Prince William County, VA residents (118k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Prince William County, VA was 24.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    17,055 ± 989
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    10,193 ± 968
  3. Vietnam
    7,266 ± 485

Prince William County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Prince William County, VA employs 240k people. The largest industries in Prince William County, VA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (33,405 people), Public Administration (30,167 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (25,200 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($103,243), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($91,812), and Utilities ($79,311).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,365. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

240k
2020 Value
± 4,046
1.31%
1 Year growth
± 2.19%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Prince William County, VA grew at a rate of 1.31%, from 237k employees to 240k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Prince William County, VA, are Management Occupations (30,691 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (25,398 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (22,986 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Prince William County, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

240k
2020 Value
± 4,046
1.31%
1 Year growth
± 2.19%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Prince William County, VA grew at a rate of 1.31%, from 237k employees to 240k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Prince William County, VA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (33,405 people), Public Administration (30,167 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (25,200 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Prince William County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Prince William County, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$60,955
Median earning men ± $1,600
$41,087
Median earning women ± $908

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($109,359), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($90,918), and Information ($86,875).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($92,002), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($59,361), and Information ($56,314).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 3,180
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 2,419
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 1,505
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $1.58M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $1.47M
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. $771k
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.3B
  2. $28.7B
  3. $25.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.3B, followed by Electronics ($28.7B) and Machinery ($25.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
88.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 88.1% to $612B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25B
  2. $18.9B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $25B, followed by Maryland with $18.9B and Pennsylvania and $13.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Prince William County, VA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 62.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (35.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.42%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Prince William County, VA awarded 124 degrees. The student population of Prince William County, VA in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 183 male students and 141 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Prince William County, VA are Black or African American (35 and 28.2%), followed by White (27 and 21.8%), Asian (21 and 16.9%), and Two or More Races (21 and 16.9%).

The largest universities in Prince William County, VA by number of degrees awarded are Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Manassas (74 and 59.7%) and Paul Mitchell the School-Woodbridge (50 and 40.3%).

The most popular majors in Prince William County, VA are Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology (70 and 56.5%), General Cosmetology (50 and 40.3%), and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (4 and 3.23%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 324 students enrolled in Prince William County, VA, 56.5% men and 43.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 116 records, of which 44.8% were women and 55.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 70 degree-majors awarded
  2. 4 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Prince William County, VA was Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology with 70 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Prince William County, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 74 degrees awarded
  2. 50 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Manassas with 74 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 75 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Prince William County, VA, which is 1.53 times more than the 49 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 35 degrees mean that there were 1.3 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 27 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 2-year ($16,520) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($237) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.823% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.842% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.66M), Some college (1.42M), and Bachelors Degree (1.41M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Prince William County, VA was $390,500 in 2020, which is 1.7 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $382,400 to $390,500, a 2.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Prince William County, VA is 73.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Prince William County, VA have an average commute time of 39.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Prince William County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Prince William County, VA is $107,707. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Prince William County, VA was Census Tract 9010.05 with a value of $183,721, followed by Census Tract 9015.05 and Census Tract 9012.34, with respective values of $180,819 and $178,000.

In 2021, 15.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Prince William County, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.09%.

Property

$390,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,330
$105,332
Median Property Taxes
±$2,094

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Prince William County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Prince William County, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.1%
Homeownership
2020
70.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 73.1% of the housing units in Prince William County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9010.05
  2. Census Tract 9015.05
  3. Census Tract 9012.34

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Prince William County, VA was Census Tract 9010.05 with a value of $183,721, followed by Census Tract 9015.05 and Census Tract 9012.34, with respective values of $180,819 and $178,000.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Prince William County, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$107,707
Median Household Income
± $1,639
144k
Number of Households
± 2,868

In 2020, the median household income of the 144k households in Prince William County, VA grew to $107,707 from the previous year's value of $107,132.

The following chart displays the households in Prince William County, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Prince William County, VA is from Virginia.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.479
2019 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2020, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.181% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (73.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (8%)

In 2020, 73.1% of workers in Prince William County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.2%) and those who worked at home (8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

39.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Prince William County, VA have a longer commute time (39.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 6.53% of the workforce in Prince William County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Prince William County, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Prince William County, VA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 15.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Prince William County, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.09%.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.09% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Prince William County, VA (28.1k out of 461k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Prince William County, VA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 8.4% of the children was living in poverty in Prince William County, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 186 in Prince William County, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 27.2 per 100,000 population.

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89.3% of the population of Prince William County, VA has health coverage, with 55.4% on employee plans, 8% on Medicaid, 6.25% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 5.06% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Prince William County, VA see 2229 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.845% decrease from the previous year (2248 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1748 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 800 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,229 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Prince William County, VA

Primary care physicians in Prince William County, VA see an average of 2,229 patients per year. This represents a 0.845% decrease from the previous year (2,248 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Prince William County, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.8% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.97% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.7%
Uninsured
55.4%
Employer Coverage
8%
Medicaid
6.25%
Medicare
14.6%
Non-Group
5.06%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Prince William County, VA declined by 3.33% from 11.1% to 10.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Prince William County, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 33.8 in Prince William County, VA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 32.3% in Prince William County, VA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.7% in Prince William County, VA.

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