James City County is the perfect blend of a friendly, small-town feel and big-city culture & resources. You’ll find a full range of housing options, award-winning local schools, outstanding higher and continuing education opportunities, a low crime rate, and access to exceptional health care—all the amenities and services of a major metropolitan area, with a warm southern charm.
James City County offers a significant advantage for commercial and industrial enterprises. The county's land-rich locations and close proximity to the deep-water ports of the Port of Virginia make a perfect opportunity, especially for import/export-oriented business. Attracting Founders since 1607, James City County is home to a variety of major companies including Busch Gardens, Ball Manufacturing, Anheuser-Busch Inbev, a Wal-Mart distribution center, Printpack, and O-I.
Each year, millions of visitors come to enjoy the natural environment, world-class museums, American maritime history, championship golf, award-winning hotels and dining, incredible shopping, organized sports and tournaments, hiking, biking and water activities.
|Industry||# of Employees||% of Workforce|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||3,863||14.3%|
|Accommodation and Food Services||2,736||10.1%|
Median Household Income
Mr. Chris Johnson, Director