Prince William County


With its mix of historical charm and direct access to major highways, Prince William County and its county seat of Manassas are popular choices. Residents have their choice of shopping at popular outlet centers, cheering on its own minor league baseball team and enjoying outdoor dining in historic Occoquan.

Demographics | Housing | Schools | Transportation and Commutes | Amenities | Taxes


Land Area: 348 square miles

Population: 445,725 people

Median Age: 34.6

Employment/Population: 33.5%*

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*Number of people who work in Prince William as a % of the number of people who live in Prince William



Number of Households: 143,490

Average Household Income: $119,419

Average Home Sold Price: $365,159;

Average Detached Home Sold Price: $434,684

Prince William New Resident Page

Prince William Vehicle Registration 



General School Information:

  • School Enrollment: 88,117
  • Graduation Rate: 91.7%
  • Average SAT Score: 1507
  • Cost Invested Per Pupil: $10,981

Prince William County Public Schools Main Page

Prince William County Public Schools Boundaries Map/ School Locator

Registering Your Student in PWCS

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Child Care Resources

Transportation and Commutes

Many Arlington workers choose to live in Prince William County. Although the County spans a large area, many destinations in Prince William County will have you in Rosslyn in under an hour. Though there are no Metrorail stations in Prince William County, the VRE train system is a great option for those who prefer to utilize public transportation.

By Car:

  • Haymarket to 1812 North Moore: 71 minutes at 8:00 a.m.
  • Woodbridge to 1812 North Moore: 39 minutes at 8:00  a.m.

By Rail:

  • VRE Haymarket (Manassas to Crystal City via Manassas North line): 56 minutes
  • VRE Woodbridge (Woodbridge to Crystal City via Fredericksburg North line): 36 minutes

Key Commuter Links:


  • Point-to-point Commute Times: Waze
  • Compare Commute Times to 1812 N. Moore Across Jurisdictions

Metro Rail 

  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Trip Planner
  • There are no Metro Stations in Prince William County

Capital Bikeshare

Bus Services

  • OmniRide
  • Metrobus


  • Virginia Railway Express (VRE)

Uber, Lyft and numerous taxi companies service the entire D.C. Metro region



Manassas National Battlefield Park | National Museum of the Marine Corps | Splashdown Waterpark | Hylton Performing Arts Center | Pfitzner Stadium (Potomac Nationals) | Prince William County Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries | Jiffy Lube Live Pavilion | Prince William County Parks and Recreation



Virginia State Income Tax: 5.75%

Prince William County Taxes   

  • Real Property Tax Rate: $1.195 per $100 Assessed Value
  • Vehicle Tax: $3.70 Per $100 Assessed Value
  • Sales Tax: 6.0% State + Local Combined
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This site is provided by Arlington Economic Development.


This site is provided by Arlington Economic Development.