County Growth


The Second Fastest Growing Locality in Virginia

Recognized as the second fastest growing locality in Virginia and certainly one of the fastest growing in the United States, New Kent County is a modern and dynamic community.

Great Place to live and work

The county offers a beautiful setting for living and working in an uncongested environment. Despite trying national economic conditions, New Kent has maintained population growth, business investment, and positive economic activity since the downturn began in 2008. In fact, between 2010 and 2020, New Kent’s population grew by almost 5,000, an increase of 26.5%.

Convenient Geographic Location

With its four I-64 Exits in Eastern Central Virginia, New Kent’s geographic location in the Mid-Atlantic is convenient for warehouse/transportation, industrial/manufacturing and other diverse commercial activity.