Washington County, Maryland Population 2019

Washington County, Maryland's estimated population is 150,288 with a growth rate of 0.42% 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
2018150,9266380.42%
2017150,2886230.42%
2016149,6655490.37%
2015149,116560.04%
2014149,060660.04%
2013148,994-42-0.03%
2012149,0362700.18%
2011148,7661,0320.70%
2010147,73426,34121.70%
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%

How Many People Live in Washington County, Maryland?

150,288

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White124,03382.94%
Black or African American15,67510.48%
Two or More Races5,4353.63%
Asian2,6361.76%
Some Other Race1,3750.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native3300.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander620.04%

Washington County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2019

Washington County, Maryland Median Age

40.6


Total

39.4


Male

42.1


Female

Washington County, Maryland Adults

There are 116,256 adults, (23,991 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Maryland.

Washington County, Maryland Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

73,588

49.21%

Male

75,958

50.79%

Washington County, Maryland Households and Families

Washington County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All64.5%35.5%
Male59.8%40.2%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Female39.4%60.6%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All55,9992.5164.5
Married27,7863.1780
Non Family18,5861.2351.5
Female7,1093.1139.4
Male2,5183.0659.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3133.19%
9th to 12th Grade10,2339.85%
High School Graduate38,18536.75%
Some College21,83021.01%
Associates Degree8,0617.76%
Bachelors Degree13,45112.94%
Graduate Degree8,8438.51%

Washington County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White87,40577,17819,440
Black9,9917,9391,250
Hispanic3,4842,599522
Asian1,6381,395733
Multiple Races1,6311,390396
Other Race86161572
Native American25519443
Islander523710

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.75%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,138$44,331$31,592
Less Than High School$26,353$31,135$19,404
High School Grad$31,169$38,209$24,454
Some College$37,299$47,424$31,318
Bachelors Degree$51,496$65,727$44,316
Graduate Degree$70,749$89,833$61,413

$38,138

Average Earnings

$44,331

Average Male

$31,592

Average Female

Washington County, Maryland Language

Washington County, Maryland Language by Age

Washington County, Maryland Language

92.83% of Washington County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 7.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.34% of the population.

Washington County, Maryland Poverty

Washington County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White116,58811,72710.06%
Black11,3583,53231.10%
Multiple5,2021,67532.20%
Hispanic6,1011,20719.78%
Asian2,57633112.85%
Other1,27328722.55%
Native261207.66%

12.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.84%

Male Poverty Rate

14.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Maryland is Multiple, with 32.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Maryland is Native, with 7.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.53%
High School10.50%
Some College8.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.65%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.09%
Male Unemployed23.44%
Female Employed6.91%
Male Employed4.37%

Washington County, Maryland Income

Washington County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,260$75,383
Families$71,989$88,285
Married Families$82,849$101,905
Non Families$35,345$45,411

Washington County, Maryland Marital Status

Washington County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Washington County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Maryland Veterans

11,379

Number of Veterans

10,473

Male Veterans

906

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,826
First Gulf War2,779
Second Gulf War1,584
Korea995
World War II501
Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,636
65 to 742,529
75+2,504
55 to 641,918
18 to 34792

Washington County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,17910.34%
Black9137.47%
Hispanic2255.38%
2 or More1637.64%
Indian6520.97%
Asian562.95%
Other30.32%

Washington County, Maryland Veterans by Education

6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Maryland Employment Status

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Maryland 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

62.70%

Born in Maryland

94.95%

Native Born

5.05%

Foreign Born

2.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.95% of Washington County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 62.70% having been born in Maryland. 2.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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