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  • 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 307,000 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.

This section provides detailed demographic data on each area locality and on the Greater Fredericksburg Region. Current population estimates, household data, and labor market conditions is just some of information provided.
In addition, economic/business data is highlighted including:

  • Top 50 employers
  • Employment by industry
  • Average weekly wages by occupation
  • Unemployment rates and labor participation
  • Turnover by Industry
  • New hires by Industry
  • Industry Breakdown
P. O. Box 119, 1125 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Suite 240, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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