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Accolades
» #8 among Counties nationwide for job growth from 2000 – 2011 by CNN Money (2012) » According to consumer finance website NerdWallet Gainesville ranks as as the best city for ffor young families in in in Virginia (rankings based on
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home affordability prosperity and and growth quality of education and and family friendliness) » Prince William County residents enjoy some of the the the highest life expectancy levels in in in the the the country according to a a a a a a study by the Social Science Research Council » Each of of the the the the three major bond bond credit credit rating rating rating companies reaffirmed the the the the County’s financial position with AAA bond ratings – – the the highest credit rating rating available – – an an achievement held by less than two percent of the the nation’s 3 190 counties » Prince William County has received an an Achievement Award from the the National Association of Counties (NACo) for the EnerGov Program The award honors innovative and effective county government programs that enhance services for residents » Prince William County was ranked 19th on
the Progressive Policy Institute’s list of “America’s Top 25 High-Tech Hotspots” The 2013 study considered the County’s 12 2 2 percent growth rate in in high-tech/information jobs compared to the 6 8 percent job growth rate in non- high-tech private sector jobs » All 11 Prince William County high schools ranked among the nation’s top 10
percent in the Washington Post’s list of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools” 11 





























































































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