Washington County, Minnesota Population 2018

Washington County, Minnesota's estimated population is 256,348 with a growth rate of 3.06% 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
2017256,3487,6033.06%
2016248,745-4,231-1.67%
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
White216,007
Asian12,605
Black or African American9,796
Two or More Races7,372
Some Other Race1,910
American Indian and Alaska Native944
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander111

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

Washington County, Minnesota 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, Minnesota Median Age

39


Total

38


Male

40.2


Female

Washington County, Minnesota Adults

There are 186,061 adults, (31,839 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Minnesota.

Washington County, Minnesota Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

125,652

50.51%

Male

123,093

49.49%

Washington County, Minnesota Households and Families

Washington County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.7%8.3%
All80.4%19.6%
Male69.5%30.5%
Non Family65%35%
Female60.1%39.9%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All91,2822.6880.4
Married53,7873.2391.7
Non Family24,9891.2565
Female8,9733.1460.1
Male3,5333.3769.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

6.2%

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 Grade2,4991.50%
9th to 12th Grade4,2122.53%
High School Graduate35,88521.57%
Some College35,06021.07%
Associates Degree18,34111.02%
Bachelors Degree45,89427.58%
Graduate Degree24,48514.72%

Washington County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White145,841141,55761,769
Asian7,5196,5674,231
Black5,4694,8532,144
Hispanic4,7614,0581,327
Multiple Races2,4072,304928
Other Race973758168
Native American759642106
Islander676743

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 64.18%.

Washington County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,807$60,076$41,373
Less Than High School$28,721$32,019$20,933
High School Grad$35,797$40,876$31,122
Some College$43,212$51,924$36,090
Bachelors Degree$62,414$77,473$50,330
Graduate Degree$79,446$100,911$66,174

$50,807

Average Earnings

$60,076

Average Male

$41,373

Average Female

Washington County, Minnesota Language

Washington County, Minnesota Language by Age

Washington County, Minnesota Language

91.15% of Washington County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 8.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 3.16% of the population.

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White207,3538,9154.30%
Hispanic9,2771,30414.06%
Black8,8801,21513.68%
Multiple7,16096313.45%
Asian12,5283642.91%
Other1,9021739.10%
Native659345.16%

5.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.35%

Male Poverty Rate

5.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Minnesota is Hispanic, with 14.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Minnesota is Asian, with 2.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.25%.

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.08%
High School7.45%
Some College4.35%
Bachelors or Greater1.99%

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.20%
Male Unemployed15.61%
Female Employed3.68%
Male Employed2.00%

Washington County, Minnesota Income

Washington County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$86,689$106,762
Families$101,629$122,537
Married Families$112,595$136,207
Non Families$46,639$59,483

Washington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Washington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

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 45To54.

Washington County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by War

14,409

Number of Veterans

13,516

Male Veterans

893

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,598
First Gulf War1,978
Second Gulf War1,961
Korea1,329
World War II916

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 744,015
75+3,336
35 to 543,025
55 to 642,996
18 to 341,037

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,6938.28%
Black2724.15%
Hispanic2584.40%
2 or More2287.17%
Asian1431.67%
Indian435.21%
Other302.33%

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Minnesota Employment Status

Washington County, Minnesota Employment by Age

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

4%

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