Prince William County Home of Manassas, Nissan Pavilion, the Potomac Cannons & possibly You!
In Prince William County, residents can enjoy the casual atmosphere of a suburban lifestyle, as well as the convenience and amenities of a large, metropolitan city. Located just 20 miles from Washington, D.C., Prince William County is a short drive to some of the nation’s premiere cultural and historical sites, professional sports teams, entertainment and nightlife.
For families, Prince William County offers some of the finest educational opportunities in the country, as well as affordable recreation facilities, quality healthcare, and numerous shopping outlets.
Along with population growth, Prince William County has also undergone a huge growth spurt in its retail industry. One of Virginia’s biggest tourist attactions, the Potomac Mills outlet mall in Woodbridge features over 250 nationally known retailers. The Manassas Mall has over 90 speciality shops and department stores, as well as a 350-seat food court. Located near the I-66/Route 29 interchange, the Virginia Gateway retail center offers shopping and dining opportunities at over 80 retail and office spaces and numerous restaurants and eateries.
County population in July 2007: 360,411 (91% urban, 9% rural)
County owner-occupied houses and condos: 67,798
Renter-occupied apartments: 26,772
|% of renters here:||28%|
Land area: 338 sq. mi.
Water area: 10.6 sq. mi.
|Population density: 1067 people per square mile||
2008 cost of living index in Prince William County: 121.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Type of workers:
- Private wage or salary: 72%
- Government: 24%
- Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
- Unpaid family work: 0% city-data.com