Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Gloucester County, Virginia

Gloucester is a county of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the USA. Formed in 1651 in the Virginia Colony, it was named for Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester, third son of King Charles I of Great Britain. Located in the Middle Peninsula region, it borders the York River and the lower Chesapeake Bay. It is about 75 miles east of Virginia's capital, Richmond. As of the 2000 census, the population was 34,780. Gloucester is steeped in history of the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. It was the site of Werowocomoco, a capital of the Native American group known as the Powhatan Confederacy. It was home to members of early First Families of Virginia and important colonial leaders leading up to the American Revolutionary War. Thomas Jefferson is said to have composed much of his early work for Vir... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Virginia State$130,585 Average House Value (as of 2000)
34,136 Population (as of 2000)$38,869 Average House Income (as of 2000)
30,742 Population (current)198.0 Square Miles of Land
1.9 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)14.5 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
854 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$29,993,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
6,401 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$130,994,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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