Washington County, Missouri Population 2019

Washington County, Missouri's estimated population is 25,022 with a growth rate of 0.77% 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
201725,0221900.77%
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
White23,725
Black or African American594
Two or More Races493
American Indian and Alaska Native145
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6
Asian4
Some Other Race1

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

Washington County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2019

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Washington County, Missouri Median Age

40.6


Total

39.7


Male

41.5


Female

Washington County, Missouri Adults

There are 19,214 adults, (3,887 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Missouri.

Washington County, Missouri Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

12,113

48.51%

Male

12,855

51.49%

Washington County, Missouri Households and Families

Washington County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Washington County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
Male85.1%14.9%
All81.9%18.1%
Non Family73.6%26.4%
Female67.8%32.2%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0482.6481.9
Married4,9773.189.1
Non Family2,5791.3473.6
Female1,1153.3367.8
Male3773.2985.1

3.04

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

8.9%

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 Grade1,5669.08%
9th to 12th Grade2,40713.95%
High School Graduate6,91940.11%
Some College3,57520.72%
Associates Degree1,2437.21%
Bachelors Degree1,0035.81%
Graduate Degree5373.11%

Washington County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,31712,6151,383
Black506354
Multiple Races21914345
Hispanic143107101
Native American57505
Islander666
Asian22
Other Race11

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$27,645$34,356$21,745
Less Than High School$20,482$28,173$13,261
High School Grad$27,963$37,196$20,377
Some College$26,360$34,427$20,816
Bachelors Degree$32,148$33,092$32,002
Graduate Degree$48,179$60,536$47,799

$27,645

Average Earnings

$34,356

Average Male

$21,745

Average Female

Washington County, Missouri Language

Washington County, Missouri Language by Age

Washington County, Missouri Language

98.55% of Washington County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.45% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Washington County, Missouri Poverty

Washington County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,7204,42619.48%
Hispanic32012338.44%
Multiple44511325.39%
Native1218973.55%
Black987576.53%
Islander66100.00%

20.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.81%

Male Poverty Rate

23.48%

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 White, with 19.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.93%.

Washington County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.27%
Some College15.90%
High School14.38%
Bachelors or Greater7.98%

Washington County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.10%
Male Unemployed28.74%
Female Employed12.46%
Male Employed6.27%

Washington County, Missouri Income

Washington County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,810$48,975
Families$41,988$53,255
Married Families$50,642$
Non Families$22,109$32,744

Washington County, Missouri Marital Status

Washington County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

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


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

Washington County, Missouri Veterans

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by War

1,983

Number of Veterans

1,831

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam768
First Gulf War418
Second Gulf War291
Korea138
World War II48

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74601
35 to 54509
55 to 64452
75+316
18 to 34105

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,93510.61%
Black264.65%
2 or More166.13%
Hawaiian6100.00%

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by Education

11.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Missouri Employment Status

Washington County, Missouri Employment by Age

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

9.9%

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