Labor & Demographics

Businesses in Botetourt County enjoy favorable labor conditions and a stable social environment.

Botetourt Facts & Figures

    • Labor market of 350,000 workers
    • 21.3% of County workers are in education, health and social services

      13% work in manufacturing

    • Lower labor costs
     
    • Less than 3% union presence
     
    • Well educated workforce

    Over 89% of County residents have high school or higher education

    23% have Bachelors degree or higher education

    • Low divorce rate of 7.9%
     
    • High home ownership rate of 87%
     
    • Nearly fourteen percent (13.5%) of County residents are U.S. veterans
     
    • Low business costs - Moody's estimates cost of doing business 15% lower than national average.
     
    • Low cost of living - Cost of living averages 5-6% lower than the national average.

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Botetourt Geographic Information System (GIS)

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Statistical Information Resources

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U.S. Census Data and Other Resources

There are a number of excellent resources which provide details on Botetourt County demographics - population, income levels, age statistics and more. Here are some popular links:

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Did You Know...

Fpo Did You Know

In 2011, 27,000 players, spectators and officials visited the Botetourt Sports Complex. 27,000 drinks, 13,000 sandwiches, 13,000 snacks and 3,300 hot beverages were sold. Recycling efforts doubled from 255 bags to 478.