Washington County, Minnesota Population 2018

Washington County, Minnesota's estimated population is 256,348 with a growth rate of 1.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Minnesota is the 5th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017250,979-5,369-2.09%
2017256,3483,3721.33%
2016252,9762,2160.88%
2015250,7602,0610.83%
2014248,6992,5871.05%
2013246,1122,3790.98%
2012243,7332,3320.97%
2011241,4012,4621.03%
2010238,93993,04363.77%
1990145,89632,32528.46%
1980113,57130,62336.92%
197082,94830,51658.20%
196052,43217,88851.78%
195034,5448,11430.70%
194026,4301,6776.77%
193024,7539924.17%
192023,761-2,252-8.66%
191026,013-1,795-6.45%
190027,8081,8166.99%
189025,9926,42932.86%
188019,5637,75465.66%
187011,8095,68692.86%
18606,1235,067479.83%
18501,0560.00%

Washington County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White216,738
Asian13,454
Black or African American10,300
Two or More Races7,406
Some Other Race1,939
American Indian and Alaska Native989
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander153

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Washington County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Washington County, Minnesota Median Age

39.2


Total

38.3


Male

40.4


Female

Washington County, Minnesota Adults

There are 188,145 adults, (33,303 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Minnesota.

Washington County, Minnesota Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

126,772

50.51%

Male

124,207

49.49%

Washington County, Minnesota Households and Families

Washington County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Washington County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All81.3%18.7%
Male73.5%26.5%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Female63.1%36.9%

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All92,0052.6981.3
Married54,4393.2292
Non Family25,1201.2665.5
Female8,8843.1863.1
Male3,5623.3273.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Minnesota Households

Washington County, Minnesota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3951.42%
9th to 12th Grade4,1242.45%
High School Graduate36,52521.71%
Some College35,34121.01%
Associates Degree18,67411.10%
Bachelors Degree46,40927.59%
Graduate Degree24,76714.72%

Washington County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White146,575142,67562,470
Asian8,0417,0924,597
Black5,7605,0971,919
Hispanic5,0064,1901,329
Multiple Races2,5622,449869
Other Race943683167
Native American751610135
Islander949466

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 70.21%.

Washington County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,985$61,362$42,987
Less Than High School$30,537$32,617$22,165
High School Grad$36,155$43,012$30,797
Some College$45,069$53,311$37,147
Bachelors Degree$65,330$80,529$52,059
Graduate Degree$81,891$101,296$70,617

$51,985

Average Earnings

$61,362

Average Male

$42,987

Average Female

Washington County, Minnesota Language

Washington County, Minnesota Language by Age

Washington County, Minnesota Language

91.06% of Washington County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 8.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 3.41% of the population.

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White207,8438,3023.99%
Hispanic9,6801,41514.62%
Black9,4621,38014.58%
Multiple7,19086812.07%
Asian13,3885263.93%
Other1,9301628.39%
Native697679.61%
Islander15374.58%

4.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.22%

Male Poverty Rate

5.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Minnesota is Hispanic, with 14.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Minnesota is Asian, with 3.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.05%.

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.50%
High School6.90%
Some College4.18%
Bachelors or Greater1.87%

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.66%
Male Unemployed15.11%
Female Employed3.56%
Male Employed1.91%

Washington County, Minnesota Income

Washington County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$89,598$111,342
Families$104,987$127,272
Married Families$116,986$140,907
Non Families$49,816$63,115

Washington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Washington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Minnesota 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, Minnesota Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by War

14,261

Number of Veterans

13,384

Male Veterans

877

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,702
Second Gulf War2,242
First Gulf War2,099
Korea1,247
World War II702

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,996
75+3,303
35 to 542,933
55 to 642,912
18 to 341,117

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,4088.06%
Hispanic3295.35%
Black2964.27%
2 or More2517.57%
Asian1942.13%
Other574.27%
Indian556.75%

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

3.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Minnesota Employment Status

Washington County, Minnesota Employment by Age

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Washington County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Woodbury6196568820685511.06%
Cottage Grove345943602914354.15%
Oakdale27365280737082.59%
White Bear Lake 237902563418447.75%
Hastings 22174226024281.93%
Forest Lake183771960012236.66%
Stillwater18634192926583.53%
Hugo133361453211968.97%
Lake Elmo805188157649.49%
Mahtomedi772582114866.29%
St. Paul Park526553811162.20%
Oak Park Heights444448454019.02%
Grant40804145651.59%
Scandia392940861574.00%
Newport34353481461.34%
Bayport34683426-42-1.21%
Afton287929911123.89%
Lakeland17961827311.73%
Dellwood10711093222.05%
Lake St. Croix Beach10601076161.51%
Birchwood Village87388070.80%
Landfall706730243.40%
Marine on St. Croix68769471.02%
Willernie49349520.41%
Pine Springs388399112.84%
St. Marys Point370391215.68%
Lakeland Shores30931341.29%
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