Washington County, Illinois Population 2019

Washington County, Illinois's estimated population is 13,951 with a growth rate of -1.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Illinois is the 76th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201813,995440.32%
201713,951-227-1.60%
201614,178-84-0.59%
201514,262-129-0.90%
201414,391-22-0.15%
201314,413-185-1.27%
201214,598240.16%
201114,574-138-0.94%
201014,712-253-1.69%
199014,965-507-3.28%
198015,4721,69212.28%
197013,7802111.56%
196013,569-891-6.16%
195014,460-1,341-8.49%
194015,801-485-2.98%
193016,286-1,749-9.70%
192018,035-724-3.86%
191018,759-767-3.93%
190019,5262641.37%
189019,262-1,850-8.76%
188021,1123,51319.96%
187017,5993,86828.17%
186013,7316,77897.48%
18506,9532,14344.55%
18404,8103,135187.16%
18301,67515810.42%
18201,5170.00%

How Many People Live in Washington County, Illinois?

13,951

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,79896.76%
Two or More Races1751.23%
Some Other Race980.69%
Black or African American750.53%
Asian630.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.06%

Washington County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Washington County, Illinois Median Age

43


Total

42.1


Male

44.5


Female

Washington County, Illinois Adults

There are 11,164 adults, (2,707 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Illinois.

Washington County, Illinois Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

7,078

49.64%

Male

7,182

50.36%

Washington County, Illinois Households and Families

Washington County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
All78.5%21.5%
Male67.3%32.7%
Female67.1%32.9%
Non Family61.6%38.4%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8972.3778.5
Married3,2032.9591.6
Non Family2,0151.1661.6
Female4563.2967.1
Male2233.2567.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3433.37%
9th to 12th Grade4614.54%
High School Graduate3,44333.87%
Some College2,51824.77%
Associates Degree1,34613.24%
Bachelors Degree1,38113.59%
Graduate Degree6726.61%

Washington County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,9329,1722,020
Hispanic11510118
Multiple Races57577
Other Race38262
Black33206
Asian2822
Native American11
Islander222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,348$45,368$28,164
Less Than High School$29,286$32,171$9,219
High School Grad$31,367$39,283$22,895
Some College$35,974$45,396$28,693
Bachelors Degree$44,457$53,077$32,931
Graduate Degree$49,800$53,333$46,250

$36,348

Average Earnings

$45,368

Average Male

$28,164

Average Female

Washington County, Illinois Language

Washington County, Illinois Language by Age

Washington County, Illinois Language

97.92% of Washington County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Washington County, Illinois Poverty

Washington County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,5511,2118.94%
Hispanic1838043.72%
Other937681.72%
Native4242100.00%
Multiple159159.43%
Black361541.67%
Asian6311.59%

9.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.49%

Male Poverty Rate

10.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Illinois is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Illinois is Asian, with 1.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.41%
High School10.67%
Some College6.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.90%
Female Unemployed17.58%
Female Employed6.76%
Male Employed3.49%

Washington County, Illinois Income

Washington County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,520$69,400
Families$69,979$82,962
Married Families$76,414-
Non Families$29,679$41,431

Washington County, Illinois Marital Status

Washington County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Washington County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Illinois Veterans

1,081

Number of Veterans

1,009

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam406
First Gulf War257
Second Gulf War206
Korea100
World War II39

Washington County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0809.85%
Hispanic10.83%
Other12.63%

Washington County, Illinois Veterans by Education

4.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Illinois Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.23%

Born in Illinois

99.21%

Native Born

0.79%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.21% of Washington County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 81.23% having been born in Illinois. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Washington County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Centralia 1303412572-462-3.54%
Nashville32583109-149-4.57%
Okawville14341389-45-3.14%
Wamac 11851132-53-4.47%
Irvington665629-36-5.41%
Hoyleton531504-27-5.08%
Ashley536501-35-6.53%
Addieville252241-11-4.37%
Richview253238-15-5.93%
Oakdale221211-10-4.52%
Radom220210-10-4.55%
New Minden215205-10-4.65%
Du Bois205198-7-3.41%
Venedy138132-6-4.35%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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