From George Washington to the present day, Stafford County has many accomplishments to celebrate – and this 3rd of May, it will also celebrate 350 years.
One of Virginia’s fastest growing counties, its a current population stands at a little under 137,000 residents but has been growing steadily the past few years – nearly 40% in the past decade!
Situated 25 miles south of Washington, D.C. and 50 miles north of Richmond, Stafford County is in a prime location for smart business growth and prosperity as well as easy commuting.
Stafford County is well known for its low-cost way of doing business thanks to their no business license tax law. Because of this, the area has seen a rapid growth of high technology companies and has become a hotbed for local professional opportunities. Along with great businesses and career opportunities, the County also offers beautiful parks, championship golf courses, nationally ranked schools, award-winning law enforcement, and plenty of fun activities.
Check out some of these quick facts:
- Over 30% of the Population Has a College Degree
- Nearly 40% Population Growth in the Past Decade
- #1 in Job Growth In Virginia Over the Past 5 Years
- Ranked 11th Healthiest County in Virginia
- Raked top 10 Wealthiest Counties in America
- Home Ownership is 79.5%
- No Business License Tax
Stafford County’s schools, tax rates, roadways and housing opportunities provide a desirable place to live. If interested in learning more about life in Stafford County, check out some of the communities we love: Woodstream, West Hampton Village, Stafford Landing, and Southgate.