Washington County, Alabama Population 2018

Washington County, Alabama's estimated population is 16,531 with a growth rate of -0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Alabama is the 52nd largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,7462151.30%
201716,531-115-0.69%
201616,646-166-0.99%
201516,812-39-0.23%
201416,851-37-0.22%
201316,888-252-1.47%
201217,140-215-1.24%
201117,355-274-1.55%
201017,6299355.60%
199016,694-127-0.76%
198016,8215803.57%
197016,2418695.65%
196015,372-240-1.54%
195015,612-576-3.56%
194016,188-177-1.08%
193016,3652,08614.61%
192014,279-175-1.21%
191014,4543,32029.82%
190011,1343,19940.32%
18907,9353,39774.86%
18804,53862616.00%
18703,912-757-16.21%
18604,6691,95672.10%
18502,713-2,587-48.81%
18405,3001,82652.56%
18303,47455418.97%
18102,9201,670133.60%
18001,2500.00%

Washington County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,970
Black or African American4,120
American Indian and Alaska Native1,270
Two or More Races219
Asian159
Some Other Race8

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Washington County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Washington County, Alabama Median Age

43.5


Total

39.6


Male

46.4


Female

Washington County, Alabama Adults

There are 12,924 adults, (2,893 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Alabama.

Washington County, Alabama Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

8,404

50.19%

Male

8,342

49.81%

Washington County, Alabama Households and Families

Washington County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Washington County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All82.4%17.6%
Non Family78.6%21.4%
Male75.8%24.2%
Female65.7%34.3%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0012.7782.4
Married3,2423.1289.3
Non Family1,6801.2578.6
Female8644.2965.7
Male2153.1975.8

3.31

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Alabama Households

Washington County, Alabama Education

Washington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6285.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,41012.15%
High School Graduate5,20044.80%
Some College2,00917.31%
Associates Degree1,1229.67%
Bachelors Degree7856.76%
Graduate Degree4533.90%

Washington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7666,238887
Black2,7432,459290
Native American84970861
Multiple Races12382
Hispanic7264
Asian5519
Other Race8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 11.42%.

Washington County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,001$41,466$23,815
Less Than High School$9,583$17,344$2,500
High School Grad$31,298$40,339$16,315
Some College$36,142$61,683$29,209
Bachelors Degree$39,688$51,383$30,671
Graduate Degree$51,216$65,195$50,551

$32,001

Average Earnings

$41,466

Average Male

$23,815

Average Female

Washington County, Alabama Language

Washington County, Alabama Language by Age

Washington County, Alabama Language

98.23% of Washington County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Washington County, Alabama Poverty

Washington County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,7682,64724.58%
Black4,08190122.08%
Multiple2146329.44%
Native1,239332.66%

22.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.85%

Male Poverty Rate

25.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Alabama is Multiple, with 29.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Alabama is Native, with 2.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.29%.

Washington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.32%
High School15.18%
Some College13.16%
Bachelors or Greater10.41%

Washington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.82%
Female Unemployed32.44%
Female Employed15.39%
Male Employed6.16%

Washington County, Alabama Income

Washington County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,185$55,143
Families$46,843$64,484
Married Families$57,849$
Non Families$23,140$30,316

Washington County, Alabama Marital Status

Washington County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Washington County, Alabama Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Washington County, Alabama Veterans

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by War

854

Number of Veterans

792

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam393
First Gulf War292
Second Gulf War113
Korea80
World War II19

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74289
35 to 54222
55 to 64210
75+123
18 to 3410

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5736.61%
Black1996.35%
Indian758.71%
2 or More75.65%

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Education

16.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Alabama Employment Status

Washington County, Alabama Employment by Age

47.3%

Labor Force Participation

42.1%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Alabama Employment by Race

Washington County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chatom12881231-57-4.43%
Millry546522-24-4.40%
McIntosh236225-11-4.66%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990