Washington County, Virginia Population 2019

Washington County, Virginia's estimated population is 54,387 with a growth rate of 0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Virginia is the 34th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201754,3871500.28%
201654,237-71-0.13%
201554,308-273-0.50%
201454,581-193-0.35%
201354,774-322-0.58%
201255,0962940.54%
201154,802-159-0.29%
201054,9619,07419.77%
199045,887-600-1.29%
198046,4875,65213.84%
197040,8352,7597.25%
196038,0765401.44%
195037,536-661-1.73%
194038,1974,34712.84%
193033,8501,4744.55%
192032,376-454-1.38%
191032,8303,83513.23%
190028,995-25-0.09%
189029,0203,81715.15%
188025,2038,38749.88%
187016,816-76-0.45%
186016,8922,28015.60%
185014,6121,61112.39%
184013,001-2,613-16.73%
183015,6143,17025.47%
182012,4442882.37%
181012,1562,62027.47%
18009,5363,91169.53%
17905,6250.00%

Washington County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White52,420
Black or African American774
Two or More Races551
Some Other Race326
Asian314
American Indian and Alaska Native58
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14

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

Washington County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

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

Washington County, Virginia Median Age

45.5


Total

44.4


Male

46.6


Female

Washington County, Virginia Adults

There are 44,181 adults, (11,408 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Virginia.

Washington County, Virginia Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

27,600

50.68%

Male

26,857

49.32%

Washington County, Virginia Households and Families

Washington County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Washington County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All75.6%24.4%
Male72.6%27.4%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female62.8%37.2%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,3882.3675.6
Married11,8492.9186.4
Non Family7,3691.1662.9
Female2,4393.0262.8
Male7313.3472.6

2.88

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Virginia Households

Washington County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6586.66%
9th to 12th Grade3,4958.76%
High School Graduate12,91432.38%
Some College7,87519.75%
Associates Degree3,5939.01%
Bachelors Degree5,78014.49%
Graduate Degree3,5678.94%

Washington County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,43332,5848,945
Hispanic481386192
Black40531648
Multiple Races28918977
Asian21119494
Other Race13411217
Native American30188
Islander1414

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 44.55%.

Washington County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,245$37,418$27,370
Less Than High School$21,701$25,255$11,818
High School Grad$25,020$30,567$19,259
Some College$31,850$41,001$27,456
Bachelors Degree$43,580$54,763$39,753
Graduate Degree$56,544$64,500$53,626

$32,245

Average Earnings

$37,418

Average Male

$27,370

Average Female

Washington County, Virginia Language

Washington County, Virginia Language by Age

Washington County, Virginia Language

97.97% of Washington County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Washington County, Virginia Poverty

Washington County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,3416,89913.70%
Hispanic78531740.38%
Multiple52422142.18%
Black58319833.96%
Other2787627.34%
Asian3046421.05%
Native581220.69%

14.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.51%

Male Poverty Rate

14.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Virginia is Multiple, with 42.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Virginia is White, with 13.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.73%.

Washington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.77%
High School14.93%
Some College9.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.45%

Washington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.50%
Male Unemployed25.81%
Female Employed6.50%
Male Employed5.28%

Washington County, Virginia Income

Washington County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,844$60,352
Families$59,425$72,125
Married Families$67,081$79,469
Non Families$23,308$35,260

Washington County, Virginia Marital Status

Washington County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Washington County, Virginia Marital Status by Race


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

Washington County, Virginia Veterans

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by War

3,717

Number of Veterans

3,465

Male Veterans

252

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,501
First Gulf War613
Korea338
Second Gulf War256
World War II138

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,038
65 to 741,030
35 to 54873
55 to 64627
18 to 34149

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,6038.42%
Hispanic6913.07%
Black6110.76%
2 or More3510.42%
Other159.09%
Indian310.00%

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by Education

7.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Virginia Employment Status

Washington County, Virginia Employment by Age

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Virginia Employment by Race

Washington County, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Abingdon81818083-98-1.20%
Saltville 20772009-68-3.27%
Glade Spring14581448-10-0.69%
Damascus805797-8-0.99%
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