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Chesterfield County, Va., is a thriving, affluent, suburban community located in the Richmond metropolitan area. Chesterfield is recognized for its prime mid-Atlantic location that puts local businesses within a one‐day travel time to 45 percent of the U.S. population, 50 percent of the nation’s manufacturing operations and 60 percent of the corporate headquarters in the country through easy access to Interstates 64, 85, 95 and 295. Building on four centuries rich in history, culture and economic success, Chesterfield County has become an ideal place to live, work and play.

Key Real Estate Developments

Meadowville Technology Park

Meadowville Technology Park is a premiere master-planned, publicly owned industrial park located in business-friendly Chesterfield County. The 1,262 acre park sits at the junction of Interstate 295 and the historic James River and features build-ready industrial sites with transportation, power, telecom and utility infrastructure in place.

Interchange at Walthall

This industrial park located directly off Interstate 95 features a variety of properties and buildings. This location offers Local Technology Zone Incentives, full or partial exemption of BPOL fees, connection fee credits for water and wastewater as well as other fee credits or exceptions.

Upper Magnolia Green

This development includes a 1,700-acre technology park suitable for several purposes: computer equipment manufacturing, office, laboratory, data center, electronic component and accessories manufacturing, pharmaceutical products manufacturing and research and development facilities. The development received a $25 million state grant that will boost infrastructure design and utility improvements.

Demographics + Workforce

  • Population: 343,551 people
  • Median household income: $82,599
  • Total labor force: 185,035 people (68.4 percent)
  • Mean earnings per jobs: $50,000 (wage data as of 2020)

Source: Chmura Economics & Analytics, JobsEQ, Demographic Profile pulled March 2022, American Community Survey 2015-2019


Educational Attainment

22.4 Percent

High School Diploma Only

93.2 Percent

High School + Above

26.3 Percent

Bachelor’s Degree

15.5 Percent

Postgraduate Degree


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Gross Domestic Product


Total Jobs


Unemployment rate

Major Employers

Company Industry Estimated Employees
HCA Virginia Health System Hospitals 11,000
Amazon Warehousing and Storage 4,100
U.P.S. Couriers and Messengers 2,490
E.I. DuPont De Nemours Company Chemical Manufacturing 2,436
General Dynamics Call Center 1,450
GE Power Parts for Power Generating Machinery 928

Economic Development Contact

Garrett Hart, Director of Chesterfield Economic Development

Garrett Hart

Director of Economic Development, Chesterfield County

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