Washington County, Alabama Population 2018

Washington County, Alabama's estimated population is 16,531 with a growth rate of -2.24% 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
201716,531-378-2.24%
201616,9092631.58%
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
White11,082
Black or African American4,189
American Indian and Alaska Native1,341
Asian110
Two or More Races108
Some Other Race79

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Washington County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Washington County, Alabama Median Age

41.4


Total

38.7


Male

44


Female

Washington County, Alabama Adults

There are 12,935 adults, (2,824 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Alabama.

Washington County, Alabama Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

8,520

50.39%

Male

8,389

49.61%

Washington County, Alabama Households and Families

Washington County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All83.7%16.3%
Male83.1%16.9%
Non Family78.6%21.4%
Female76.5%23.5%

83.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1132.7483.7
Married3,3603.1388.1
Non Family1,5841.2478.6
Female9093.6976.5
Male2603.4883.1

3.19

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

3.3%

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 Grade6105.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,72514.97%
High School Graduate5,27845.80%
Some College1,94916.91%
Associates Degree8537.40%
Bachelors Degree7106.16%
Graduate Degree3993.46%

Washington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8026,284881
Black2,6382,156152
Native American86661576
Hispanic11772
Multiple Races8761
Asian3818
Other Race12

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 81.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 11.29%.

Washington County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,661$40,232$20,764
Less Than High School$7,057$13,015$5,703
High School Grad$30,045$40,831$19,643
Some College$31,388$55,300$24,832
Bachelors Degree$31,186$35,060$30,217
Graduate Degree$52,083$63,750$48,804

$29,661

Average Earnings

$40,232

Average Male

$20,764

Average Female

Washington County, Alabama Language

Washington County, Alabama Language by Age

Washington County, Alabama Language

98.61% of Washington County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Washington County, Alabama Poverty

Washington County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8402,51223.17%
Black4,07196123.61%
Hispanic2197433.79%
Other796784.81%
Native1,308272.06%
Multiple1031110.68%

21.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.27%

Male Poverty Rate

24.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Alabama is Other, with 84.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Alabama is Native, with 2.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.62%.

Washington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.70%
High School14.67%
Some College11.56%
Bachelors or Greater5.90%

Washington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.25%
Male Unemployed22.29%
Female Employed11.42%
Male Employed6.34%

Washington County, Alabama Income

Washington County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,293$50,462
Families$44,287$56,311
Married Families$54,500$
Non Families$21,442$32,259

Washington County, Alabama Marital Status

Washington County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

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 45To54.

Washington County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Alabama Veterans

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by War

869

Number of Veterans

809

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam419
First Gulf War245
Korea82
Second Gulf War74
World War II38

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74275
55 to 64243
35 to 54206
75+139
18 to 346

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6217.11%
Black1765.69%
Indian616.63%
Hispanic1411.97%
2 or More1112.50%

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Education

13.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Alabama Employment Status

Washington County, Alabama Employment by Age

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

41.6%

Employment Rate

16.1%

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