Washington County, Tennessee Population 2018

Washington County, Tennessee's estimated population is 127,806 with a growth rate of 1.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Tennessee is the 12th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017127,8061,7621.40%
2016126,044-1,176-0.92%
2016127,2201,1480.91%
2015126,0723360.27%
2014125,7363830.31%
2013125,3535780.46%
2012124,7759170.74%
2011123,8584720.38%
2010123,38631,07133.66%
199092,3153,5604.01%
198088,75514,83120.06%
197073,9249,09214.02%
196064,8324,8618.11%
195059,9718,34016.15%
194051,6315,82612.72%
193045,80511,75334.51%
192034,0525,08417.55%
191028,9686,36428.15%
190022,6042,25011.05%
189020,3544,17325.79%
188016,181-136-0.83%
187016,3171,48810.03%
186014,8299686.98%
185013,8612,11017.96%
184011,7517566.88%
183010,9951,43815.05%
18209,5571,81723.48%
18107,7401,36121.34%
18006,3795078.63%
17905,8720.00%

Washington County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White115,871
Black or African American5,017
Two or More Races2,291
Asian1,838
Some Other Race564
American Indian and Alaska Native450
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

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

Washington County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Washington County, Tennessee Median Age

39.7


Total

39.2


Male

40.2


Female

Washington County, Tennessee Adults

There are 101,213 adults, (21,301 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Tennessee.

Washington County, Tennessee Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

64,820

51.43%

Male

61,224

48.57%

Washington County, Tennessee Households and Families

Washington County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All65.7%34.3%
Male53.3%46.7%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female48.1%51.9%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All52,4092.3165.7
Married24,9132.9483.6
Non Family19,2221.2449.4
Female6,3502.948.1
Male1,9242.9953.3

2.88

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Tennessee Households

Washington County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7184.34%
9th to 12th Grade6,1917.22%
High School Graduate26,21630.59%
Some College17,91720.90%
Associates Degree5,2176.09%
Bachelors Degree15,48218.06%
Graduate Degree10,97012.80%

Washington County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White78,72470,05724,330
Black2,9332,432524
Hispanic1,9861,379507
Asian1,1231,090872
Multiple Races801728264
Other Race34021465
Native American251198
Islander1310

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.65%.

Washington County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,947$38,402$26,430
Less Than High School$18,609$23,829$12,816
High School Grad$24,737$31,114$19,514
Some College$28,573$35,101$23,635
Bachelors Degree$42,326$53,505$36,204
Graduate Degree$53,435$70,619$45,056

$31,947

Average Earnings

$38,402

Average Male

$26,430

Average Female

Washington County, Tennessee Language

Washington County, Tennessee Language by Age

Washington County, Tennessee Language

95.62% of Washington County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.38% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.20% of the population.

Washington County, Tennessee Poverty

Washington County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White109,32916,98215.53%
Black4,3781,61236.82%
Hispanic3,8181,18330.98%
Multiple2,12391443.05%
Asian1,77421512.12%
Other53410619.85%
Native4369321.33%

17.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.32%

Male Poverty Rate

18.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 43.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Tennessee is Asian, with 12.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.55%.

Washington County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.56%
High School13.79%
Some College12.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.91%

Washington County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.02%
Male Unemployed38.89%
Female Employed12.78%
Male Employed7.79%

Washington County, Tennessee Income

Washington County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,444$62,553
Families$55,455$75,300
Married Families$64,166$87,084
Non Families$26,369$39,173

Washington County, Tennessee Marital Status

Washington County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Tennessee 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, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Tennessee Veterans

Washington County, Tennessee Veterans by War

11,124

Number of Veterans

10,494

Male Veterans

630

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,811
First Gulf War1,933
Second Gulf War1,295
Korea896
World War II481

Washington County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,094
55 to 642,668
35 to 542,563
75+2,115
18 to 34684

Washington County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,45411.12%
Black51513.30%
2 or More887.55%
Hispanic752.94%
Asian352.49%
Indian329.38%

Washington County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

7.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Tennessee Employment Status

Washington County, Tennessee Employment by Age

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Washington County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Johnson City 634886667731895.02%
Jonesborough504953332845.62%
Watauga 362350-12-3.31%
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