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Demographics – Washington County

Demographics – Washington County

Population

Population estimates, July 1, 2015, (V2015) – 126,302

Population, percent change – April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2015, (V2015) – 2.7%

Population, Census, April 1, 2010 – 122,979

Age and Sex

Persons under 5 years, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 5.2%

Persons under 5 years, percent, April 1, 2010 – 5.4%

Persons under 18 years, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 19.8%

Persons under 18 years, percent, April 1, 2010 – 20.2%

Persons 65 years and over, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 16.9%

Persons 65 years and over, percent, April 1, 2010 – 15.3%

Female persons, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 51.1%

Female persons, percent, April 1, 2010 – 51.1%

Race and Hispanic Origin

White alone, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 92.1%

Black or African American alone, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 4.3%

American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 0.4%

Asian alone, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 1.4%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 0.1%

Two or More Races, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) -1.8%

Hispanic or Latino, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 3.3%

White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 89.4%

Population Characteristics

Veterans, 2010-2014 – 11,815

Foreign born persons, percent, 2010-2014 – 3.5%

Housing

Housing units, July 1, 2014, (V2014) – 58,889

Housing units, April 1, 2010 – 57,254

Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2010-2014 – 66.6%

Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2010-2014 – $146,300

Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2010-2014 – $1,101

Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2010-2014 – $350

Median gross rent, 2010-2014 – $680

Building permits, 2014 – 654

Families and Living Arrangements

Households, 2010-2014 – 52,330

Persons per household, 2010-2014 – 2.29

Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2010-2014 – 84.7%

Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2010-2014 – 4.4%

Education

High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2010-2014 – 87.1%

Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2010-2014 – 30.8%

Health

With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2010-2014 – 11.9%

Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent – 15.5%

Economy

In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2010-2014 – 59.3%

Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000) – 278,536

Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000) – 1,641,251

Total manufacturer’s shipments, 2012 ($1,000) – 1,503,724

Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000) – 791,346

Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000) – 2,011,547

Total retail sales per capita, 2012 – $16,080

Transportation

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2010-2014 – 20.9

Income and Poverty

Median household income (in 2014 dollars), 2010-2014 – $42,935

Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2014 dollars), 2010-2014 – $26,083

Persons in poverty, percent – 16.7%

Businesses

Total employer establishments, 2014 – 2,809

Total employment, 2014 – 50,984

Total annual payroll, 2014 – 1,862,879

Total employment, percent change, 2013-2014 – 0.3%

Total non-employer establishments, 2013 – 7,661

All firms, 2012 – 9,519

Men-owned firms, 2012 – 5,333

Women-owned firms, 2012 – 2,685

Minority-owned firms, 2012 – 576

Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 – 8,536

Veteran-owned firms, 2012 – 1,126

Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 – 7,559

Geography

Population per square mile, 2010 – 376.7

Land area in square miles, 2010 – 326.47

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