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The 2000 Census showed that Prince George County had a population of 33,047 people. This represented 0.47% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 34th most populous county (out of 134 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Prince George had a population of 37,116 people. This is an increase of 12.31% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201035,725+8.1%-3.75% since 2009
200937,116+12.31%+1.76% since 2008
200836,473+10.37%+1.62% since 2007
200735,890+8.6%-0.27% since 2006
200635,986+8.89%-1.02% since 2005
200536,357+10.02%-0.21% since 2004
200436,432+10.24%+1.07% since 2003
200336,045+9.07%+2.54% since 2002
200235,152+6.37%+3.65% since 2001
200133,915+2.63%+2.63% since 2000
200033,047The Last Census

Prince George County had 10,726 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Prince George County has a total area<3> of 281.8 square miles [729 km²]. Of this total, 265.6 square miles [687 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (5.76%) being water (16.23 square miles [42.03 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Prince George County had a population density of 124.4 people per square mile [48.04 people/km²], making it the state's 18th most densely populated county (out of 134 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Prince George County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Prince George and the state of Virginia.

Click here for the Prince George County QuickFact (QF-51149).

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Prince George County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
Charles CityQF-51036   NE7,2176,9264.2%
ChesterfieldQF-51041   NW306,670259,90317.99%
DinwiddieQF-51053   W26,33824,5337.36%
SurryQF-51181   E7,0886,8293.79%
SussexQF-51183   S12,11612,504-3.1%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Prince George. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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