Demographics

Highlights


  • 35 miles south of D.C.
  • 4th largest U.S. market
  • 50 miles north of Richmond
  • Labor force of over 1M
  • Population over 307K
  • Fastest growing region in VA for 8 years

Executive Summary

The Fredericksburg Virginia Region, which includes the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford, is strategically located 35 miles south of Washington, D.C., the 4th largest market in the U.S. and 50 miles north of Richmond, VA.

For the past eight years, the Fredericksburg Region has been the fastest growing region in the Commonwealth of Virginia. With the current population over 338,000 and a highly skilled labor force over 1 million within a 40-mile commute, it is easy to see why the region is a vibrant emerging employment center.