Washington County, Maryland Population 2018

Washington County, Maryland's estimated population is 150,578 with a growth rate of 0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Maryland is the 11th largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017150,5781,0070.67%
2016149,571-239-0.16%
2016149,8106120.41%
2015149,1981010.07%
2014149,097520.03%
2013149,045-12-0.01%
2012149,0573020.20%
2011148,7551,0310.70%
2010147,72426,33121.69%
1990121,3938,3077.35%
1980113,0869,2578.92%
1970103,82912,61013.82%
196091,21912,33315.63%
195078,88610,04814.60%
194068,8382,9564.49%
193065,8826,18810.37%
192059,69410,07720.31%
191049,6174,4849.94%
190045,1335,35113.45%
189039,7821,2213.17%
188038,5613,84911.09%
187034,7123,29510.49%
186031,4175691.84%
185030,8481,9986.93%
184028,8503,58214.18%
183025,2682,1939.50%
182023,0754,34523.20%
181018,730800.43%
180018,6502,82817.87%
179015,8220.00%

Washington County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White124,903
Black or African American15,402
Two or More Races5,461
Asian2,383
Some Other Race1,040
American Indian and Alaska Native313
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander69

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

Washington County, Maryland 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, Maryland Median Age

40.7


Total

39.3


Male

42.1


Female

Washington County, Maryland Adults

There are 116,217 adults, (23,632 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Maryland.

Washington County, Maryland Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

73,528

49.16%

Male

76,043

50.84%

Washington County, Maryland Households and Families

Washington County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All64.5%35.5%
Male56.8%43.2%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female40.1%59.9%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All56,0942.5164.5
Married27,6443.1579.5
Non Family18,4841.2252.9
Female7,2583.1240.1
Male2,7083.156.8

3.04

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Maryland Households

Washington County, Maryland Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2393.12%
9th to 12th Grade10,38310.01%
High School Graduate39,36337.95%
Some College22,15221.36%
Associates Degree7,7417.46%
Bachelors Degree12,72012.26%
Graduate Degree8,1267.83%

Washington County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White87,72977,54218,248
Black9,7817,7131,158
Hispanic3,2572,393499
Multiple Races1,5971,341369
Asian1,5781,261666
Other Race53541062
Native American24616833
Islander645327

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.21%.

Washington County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,305$43,519$31,286
Less Than High School$24,697$30,194$18,697
High School Grad$31,006$37,720$24,276
Some College$37,199$45,756$31,313
Bachelors Degree$51,619$63,196$44,317
Graduate Degree$70,478$85,865$61,396

$37,305

Average Earnings

$43,519

Average Male

$31,286

Average Female

Washington County, Maryland Language

Washington County, Maryland Language by Age

Washington County, Maryland Language

92.67% of Washington County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 7.33% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

Washington County, Maryland Poverty

Washington County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White117,68512,14810.32%
Black10,9473,43531.38%
Multiple5,1751,51529.28%
Hispanic5,6641,18320.89%
Asian2,32031513.58%
Other93721422.84%
Native256238.98%

12.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.03%

Male Poverty Rate

14.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Maryland is Black, with 31.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Maryland is Native, with 8.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.08%.

Washington County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.88%
High School10.22%
Some College8.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Washington County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.88%
Male Unemployed23.77%
Female Employed6.66%
Male Employed4.22%

Washington County, Maryland Income

Washington County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,316$72,310
Families$68,464$84,145
Married Families$79,138$97,347
Non Families$34,329$43,893

Washington County, Maryland Marital Status

Washington County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Washington County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Maryland Veterans

Washington County, Maryland Veterans by War

11,709

Number of Veterans

10,669

Male Veterans

1,040

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,847
First Gulf War2,546
Second Gulf War1,299
Korea1,151
World War II580

Washington County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,804
75+2,565
65 to 742,360
55 to 642,164
18 to 34816

Washington County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,62410.73%
Black8517.13%
Hispanic2355.99%
2 or More1115.05%
Indian7124.15%
Other345.50%
Asian181.01%

Washington County, Maryland Veterans by Education

7.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Maryland Employment Status

Washington County, Maryland Employment by Age

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Maryland Employment by Race

Washington County, Maryland Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hagerstown39729404527231.82%
Boonsboro34443510661.92%
Smithsburg29853000150.50%
Williamsport21372160231.08%
Hancock15621553-9-0.58%
Keedysville1155116160.52%
Funkstown885884-1-0.11%
Sharpsburg709703-6-0.85%
Clear Spring358350-8-2.23%
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