Washington County Population 2017

Washington County's estimated population is 253,117 with a growth rate of 0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County is the 5th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016253,1172,0140.80%
2015251,1032,0770.83%
2014249,0262,5561.04%
2013246,4702,4591.01%
2012244,0112,4521.02%
2011241,5592,5671.07%
2010238,99293,09663.81%
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 Population Growth

Population Data via

Washington County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White218,95286.50%
Asian13,9735.52%
Black or African American11,0544.37%
Two or More Races5,5972.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3210.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2060.08%

Washington County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Washington County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cottage Grove345943602914354.15%
Forest Lake183771960012236.66%
Stillwater18634192926583.53%
Hugo133361453211968.97%
Lake Elmo805188157649.49%
Scandia392940861574.00%
Newport34353481461.34%
Bayport34683426-42-1.21%
Afton287929911123.89%
Lakeland17961827311.73%
Willernie49349520.41%
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