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Winchester MSA is a great place to live and work, whether you’re starting your first career, switching careers, or starting down a new path before retirement. Customer service and back-office operations, manufacturing, healthcare, and the federal government are growing here. Add small, local enterprises and a flourishing higher education network, and it’s clear to see why the area is a consistent contender on recognized lists of best places for careers.

Why Frederick County VA - Business Portfolio

Frederick County, VA, is one of the fastest growing communities in the greater Washington, D.C. metro area. Well-known employers, award-winning institutions of education, a nationally-recognized medical center, and a sought after quality of life draw people of all ages.

The Winchester MSA (Frederick County and the City of Winchester, VA, and Hampshire County, WV) is among Forbes' Best Small Places for Business & Careers.

QUICK FACTS | Winchester & Frederick County, VA


Median House Value*
Frederick County


Median House Value*


Total Housing Units*
Winchester-Frederick County


Average Monthly Apartment Rent**
Winchester-Frederick County

 23% | 54%

Rental Housing Percentage**
Frederick County | Winchester

 $0.61 | $0.93

Real Estate Tax Rate *** 
Frederick County | Winchester

 Source:*JobsEQ, American Community Survey 2013-2017 | ** Council for Community and Economic Research Cost of Living Index October 2019 | ***, | Last Updated: October 2019



The Winchester-Frederick County relocation guide provides a snapshot of working and living here, as well as data regarding cost of living, education, taxes, and more!