Washington County, Missouri Population 2018

Washington County, Missouri's estimated population is 25,022 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Missouri is the 45th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201725,022200.08%
201625,0021700.68%
201624,832480.19%
201524,784-285-1.14%
201425,069-66-0.26%
201325,135560.22%
201225,079-15-0.06%
201125,094-100-0.40%
201025,1944,81423.62%
199020,3802,39713.33%
198017,9832,89719.20%
197015,0867405.16%
196014,346-343-2.34%
195014,689-2,803-16.02%
194017,4923,04221.05%
193014,4506474.69%
192013,8034253.18%
191013,378-885-6.20%
190014,2631,1108.44%
189013,1532571.99%
188012,8961,17710.04%
187011,7191,99620.53%
18609,72391210.35%
18508,8111,59822.15%
18407,2134296.32%
18306,7844,015145.00%
18202,7690.00%

Washington County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,702
Black or African American594
Two or More Races583
American Indian and Alaska Native96
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13
Asian9
Some Other Race5

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

Washington County, Missouri 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, Missouri Median Age

40.7


Total

39.7


Male

41.7


Female

Washington County, Missouri Adults

There are 19,202 adults, (3,800 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Missouri.

Washington County, Missouri Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

12,167

48.66%

Male

12,835

51.34%

Washington County, Missouri Households and Families

Washington County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All81.8%18.2%
Male80.6%19.4%
Non Family75.4%24.6%
Female66.8%33.2%

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0452.6481.8
Married4,9993.1488.4
Non Family2,6291.3175.4
Female1,0353.3566.8
Male3823.3780.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Missouri Households

Washington County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5028.71%
9th to 12th Grade2,47114.32%
High School Graduate7,10841.21%
Some College3,47820.16%
Associates Degree1,3197.65%
Bachelors Degree8865.14%
Graduate Degree4862.82%

Washington County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,31612,5881,242
Black502339
Multiple Races25421276
Native American87678
Hispanic755533
Islander131313
Other Race554
Asian33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Washington County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,749$31,171$22,325
Less Than High School$17,380$24,088$12,138
High School Grad$25,865$33,678$20,988
Some College$25,701$29,706$22,646
Bachelors Degree$31,232$32,222$30,896
Graduate Degree$51,250$68,913$49,338

$25,749

Average Earnings

$31,171

Average Male

$22,325

Average Female

Washington County, Missouri Language

Washington County, Missouri Language by Age

Washington County, Missouri Language

98.10% of Washington County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Washington County, Missouri Poverty

Washington County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,7894,50419.76%
Multiple5408816.30%
Black1314735.88%
Native711521.13%
Islander1313100.00%
Hispanic601118.33%

19.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.94%

Male Poverty Rate

21.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Missouri is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Missouri is Multiple, with 16.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.47%.

Washington County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.07%
High School15.23%
Some College14.65%
Bachelors or Greater8.04%

Washington County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.72%
Male Unemployed25.20%
Female Employed10.04%
Male Employed7.48%

Washington County, Missouri Income

Washington County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,701$49,014
Families$41,729$55,048
Married Families$49,128$
Non Families$20,239$29,422

Washington County, Missouri Marital Status

Washington County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Washington County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Missouri Veterans

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by War

2,110

Number of Veterans

1,955

Male Veterans

155

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam848
First Gulf War449
Second Gulf War263
Korea166
World War II54

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54613
65 to 74535
55 to 64498
75+355
18 to 34109

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,04211.22%
2 or More288.46%
Black274.87%
Hawaiian13100.00%

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by Education

13.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Missouri Employment Status

Washington County, Missouri Employment by Age

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Missouri Employment by Race

Washington County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Potosi26592643-16-0.60%
Irondale442441-1-0.23%
Mineral Point358349-9-2.51%
Caledonia13013000.00%
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