For more than 375 years families, businesses, and major attractions have selected York County as their location of choice. Nestled between the York River, York County boasts an abundance of shopping, dining, and recreational destinations. In addition, York County boasts one of the best public-school systems in Virginia and a highly-educated workforce.
Located within 45 minutes of three international airports and the Port of Virginia, York County is ideally situated for industrial, distribution or corporate headquarters operations. While the County is a major tourist destination and home to facilities like Great Wolf Lodge, it is also home to major military and healthcare facilities. The Economic Development Authority has reasonably priced, shovel-ready lots available in the York River Commerce Park and Busch Industrial Park.
A low cost of living combined with a plethora of housing, shopping, dining, and entertainment options makes York County among the most desirable places to live in the mid-Atlantic. Located in Virginia's Historic Triangle with Jamestown and Williamsburg, York is home to major attractions including Great Wolf Lodge, Water Country USA, the Yorktown Victory Center, and the historic Yorktown Battlefields.
|Industry||# of Employees||% of Workforce|
|Accommodation and Food Services||2,875||11.8%|
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management / Remediation Services||1,745||7.2%|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||1,538||6.3%|
Median Household Income
Ms. Kristi Olsen, Acting Director