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About Chesterfield County

Annual Report 

Population: 340,000 as of Jan. 1, 2017

Current Fiscal Year Budget 

Size: 437 square miles, the second-largest in the Richmond metropolitan region

School System: 61 county public schools and 59,843 students (pre-k through 12), fifth largest in the state

Labor Force*: 179,788

Employed*: 173,260

Unemployment Rate*: 3.6 percent, compared to the Richmond region at 3.7 percent.

Median Household Income**:$72,609

Education**: 36.9 percent of the population aged 25+ has a bachelor’s degree or higher

Technology Zone Programs: As of Jan. 1, 2016, Chesterfield County contained five technology zones:

  • Walthall Technology Zone
  • Midlothian Technology Zone
  • Meadowdale Meadowbrook Technology Zone
  • Jefferson Davis Technology Zone
  • Hull Street Road Technology Zone

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*Data from Virginia Labor Market Information, December 2016. Not seasonally adjusted.

** Data from 2015 American Community Survey 5 year estimates, U.S. Census Bureau.

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