Washington County, Illinois Population 2018

Washington County, Illinois's estimated population is 14,030 with a growth rate of -2.36% 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
201714,030-339-2.36%
201614,3691591.12%
201614,210-48-0.34%
201514,258-131-0.91%
201414,389-25-0.17%
201314,414-184-1.26%
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%

Washington County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,896
Two or More Races144
Some Other Race126
Black or African American115
Asian72
American Indian and Alaska Native13
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3

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

Washington County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Washington County, Illinois Median Age

42.8


Total

42.3


Male

43.7


Female

Washington County, Illinois Adults

There are 11,323 adults, (2,658 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Illinois.

Washington County, Illinois Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

7,116

49.52%

Male

7,253

50.48%

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%9%
All79.3%20.7%
Male69.2%30.8%
Non Family65.4%34.6%
Female59.8%40.2%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8092.4379.3
Married3,2282.9691
Non Family1,8801.1965.4
Female4803.359.8
Male2213.3569.2

2.95

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Illinois Households

Washington County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3973.87%
9th to 12th Grade5565.42%
High School Graduate3,34332.59%
Some College2,52924.66%
Associates Degree1,29112.59%
Bachelors Degree1,46314.26%
Graduate Degree6786.61%

Washington County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,9969,0922,060
Hispanic1179420
Black826639
Other Race55331
Multiple Races383819
Asian2922
Native American3
Islander333

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%.

Washington County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,914$44,943$26,758
Less Than High School$30,530$35,625$14,063
High School Grad$31,227$38,708$21,366
Some College$35,109$44,266$26,884
Bachelors Degree$43,261$51,645$27,458
Graduate Degree$51,207$50,865$51,484

$35,914

Average Earnings

$44,943

Average Male

$26,758

Average Female

Washington County, Illinois Language

Washington County, Illinois Language by Age

Washington County, Illinois Language

97.51% of Washington County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.49% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Washington County, Illinois Poverty

Washington County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,6441,45210.64%
Hispanic1878847.06%
Other1198571.43%
Black791924.05%
Native1313100.00%
Multiple12675.56%
Asian7211.39%

11.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.60%

Male Poverty Rate

12.82%

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 1.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.76%.

Washington County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.26%
High School12.10%
Some College6.90%
Bachelors or Greater5.68%

Washington County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.96%
Female Unemployed18.78%
Female Employed8.02%
Male Employed4.37%

Washington County, Illinois Income

Washington County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,936$69,962
Families$68,984$82,538
Married Families$75,286$89,670
Non Families$30,038$41,351

Washington County, Illinois Marital Status

Washington County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Washington County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Illinois Veterans

Washington County, Illinois Veterans by War

1,165

Number of Veterans

1,087

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam449
First Gulf War288
Second Gulf War224
Korea80
World War II40

Washington County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74346
35 to 54305
75+227
55 to 64190
18 to 3497

Washington County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,16410.51%
Hispanic75.38%
Other11.64%

Washington County, Illinois Veterans by Education

3.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Illinois Employment Status

Washington County, Illinois Employment by Age

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Illinois Employment by Race

Washington County, Illinois Employment by Education

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%
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