Washington County, Virginia Population 2018

Washington County, Virginia's estimated population is 54,387 with a growth rate of -0.32% 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
201754,387-175-0.32%
201654,5623250.60%
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
White52,516
Black or African American699
Two or More Races677
Asian307
Some Other Race305
American Indian and Alaska Native46
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

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

Washington County, Virginia 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, Virginia Median Age

45.3


Total

44


Male

46.4


Female

Washington County, Virginia Adults

There are 44,250 adults, (11,076 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Virginia.

Washington County, Virginia Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

27,554

50.50%

Male

27,008

49.50%

Washington County, Virginia Households and Families

Washington County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
Male78.4%21.6%
All76.3%23.7%
Female65.3%34.7%
Non Family62.8%37.2%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,5122.3576.3
Married11,6992.9387.3
Non Family7,6411.1762.8
Female2,3982.9865.3
Male7743.378.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade2,7616.94%
9th to 12th Grade3,5708.97%
High School Graduate12,79132.15%
Some College7,28518.31%
Associates Degree3,5198.85%
Bachelors Degree6,18215.54%
Graduate Degree3,6759.24%

Washington County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,37932,3719,427
Hispanic451372224
Black39431347
Multiple Races324174108
Asian18816869
Other Race1167111
Native American39396
Islander1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 49.67%.

Washington County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,898$36,875$27,232
Less Than High School$20,381$24,554$11,940
High School Grad$24,848$28,714$19,782
Some College$32,172$41,285$26,399
Bachelors Degree$39,313$44,513$34,102
Graduate Degree$55,560$61,964$51,778

$31,898

Average Earnings

$36,875

Average Male

$27,232

Average Female

Washington County, Virginia Language

Washington County, Virginia Language by Age

Washington County, Virginia Language

97.98% of Washington County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Washington County, Virginia Poverty

Washington County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,6046,87213.58%
Hispanic75428037.14%
Multiple67123835.47%
Black55116529.95%
Asian2767226.09%
Other2556625.88%

14.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.92%

Male Poverty Rate

14.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 37.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Virginia is White, with 13.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.60%.

Washington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.40%
High School13.52%
Some College9.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%

Washington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.97%
Male Unemployed27.85%
Female Employed6.57%
Male Employed5.84%

Washington County, Virginia Income

Washington County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,835$59,199
Families$58,850$71,322
Married Families$66,022$78,448
Non Families$23,628$34,314

Washington County, Virginia Marital Status

Washington County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Washington County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Virginia Veterans

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by War

3,908

Number of Veterans

3,590

Male Veterans

318

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,507
First Gulf War571
Korea400
Second Gulf War333
World War II219

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,093
65 to 741,051
35 to 54857
55 to 64676
18 to 34231

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7668.80%
Black7413.03%
Hispanic5510.52%
2 or More5114.01%
Other148.43%
Indian37.69%

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by Education

7.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Virginia Employment Status

Washington County, Virginia Employment by Age

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

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