King and Queen County, VA Economy


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United States / Virginia / No Metro Area / King and Queen County / Cities / Zip Codes
King and Queen, VA County is a small rural county located in the eastern portion of Virginia. The county is known for its beautiful rolling hills, scenic views, and rich cultural history. Two rivers, the Mattaponi and the Pamunkey Rivers run through King and Queen County where they meet to form the York River. Major employers in the area include Mattaponi Farms, Rappahannock Waste Management, and Dominion Power. Local attractions include historic sites such as Fort Huger - a Civil War fortification- built in 1863; as well as several vineyards that offer tours of their facilities. All of these local businesses help to make King and Queen VA County an attractive place to live with a lower cost of living than many other areas in Virginia.

King and Queen County has an unemployment rate of 4.5%. The US average is 6.0%.

King and Queen County has seen the job market increase by 2.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 40.3%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for King and Queen County
- The Sales Tax Rate for King and Queen County is 5.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for King and Queen County is 5.8%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for King and Queen County
- The average income of a King and Queen County resident is $36,359 a year. The US average is $37,638 a year.
- The Median household income of a King and Queen County resident is $61,672 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.

Income by Population Percent

  EconomyKing and Queen, VirginiaUnited States
  4.56
  -3.1%-6.2%
  40.3%33.5%
  5.3%6.2%
  5.8%4.6%
  $36,359$37,638
  $61,672$69,021
  $78,906$85,028
  Population by Occupation
  7.4%1.2%
  0.4%0.5%
  11.3%6.8%
  12.4%10.0%
  2.6%2.5%
  7.8%11.0%
  5.9%4.8%
  2.0%0.8%
  0.0%1.9%
  2.7%4.7%
  0.0%1.9%
  4.4%7.6%
  0.0%0.1%
  6.4%4.2%
  10.7%9.3%
  10.6%14.0%
  1.0%2.1%
  3.7%7.0%
  4.1%4.8%
  6.8%4.7%
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