Washington County, Alabama Population 2022

Washington County, Alabama's estimated population is 16,098 with a growth rate of -0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Alabama is the 52nd largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 17,626 and has seen a growth of -8.67% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18001,2500.00%
18102,9201,670133.60%
18303,47455418.97%
18405,3001,82652.56%
18502,713-2,587-48.81%
18604,6691,95672.10%
18703,912-757-16.21%
18804,53862616.00%
18907,9353,39774.86%
190011,1343,19940.32%
191014,4543,32029.82%
192014,279-175-1.21%
193016,3652,08614.61%
194016,188-177-1.08%
195015,612-576-3.56%
196015,372-240-1.54%
197016,2418695.65%
198016,8215803.57%
199016,694-127-0.76%
201017,6269325.58%
201117,355-271-1.54%
201217,146-209-1.20%
201316,897-249-1.45%
201416,868-29-0.17%
201516,832-36-0.21%
201616,621-211-1.25%
201716,522-99-0.60%
201816,402-120-0.73%
201916,326-76-0.46%
202016,250-76-0.47%
202116,174-76-0.47%
202216,098-76-0.47%
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Washington County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,78166.00%
Black or African American3,96224.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2237.49%
Asian300.18%
Some Other Race250.15%
Two or More Races3151.93%
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Washington County, Alabama Population by Race

Washington County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Washington County, Alabama Median Age

43.8


Total

42.4


Male

46.3


Female

Washington County, Alabama Adults

There are 12,857 adults, (3,227 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Alabama.

Washington County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

8,248

50.49%

Male

8,088

49.51%

Washington County, Alabama Population by Age

Washington County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.2%5.8%
All89.5%10.5%
Non Family85.6%14.4%
Female80.8%19.2%
Male77.2%22.8%

89.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8302.7889.5
Married3,2323.2694.2
Male2633.4677.2
Female6464.3780.8
Non Family1,6891.1485.6

3.42

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5234.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,0549.45%
High School Graduate4,92544.18%
Some College2,09918.83%
Associates Degree9408.43%
Bachelors Degree7006.28%
Graduate Degree9078.14%
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Washington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race252525
Native American764633127
White7,6716,5991,110
Black2,5132,202345
Hispanic4032
Asian2616
2+ Races10964

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

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

Washington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,553$52,320$25,279
Less Than 9th Grade$22,016$$20,046
High School Graduate$36,458$50,563$18,138
Some College$39,923$71,200$25,991
Bachelors Degree$52,933$90,909$48,029
Graduate Degree$42,131$$52,500

$40,553

Average Earnings

$52,320

Average Male

$25,279

Average Female

Washington County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Alabama Language by Age

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Washington County, Alabama Language

99.41% of Washington County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 0.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.30% of the population.

Washington County, Alabama Language

Washington County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14011884.29%
Asian302066.67%
Multiple31510533.33%
Black3,93588422.47%
White10,5421,18311.22%
Native1,223947.69%
OtherNaN%

14.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.07%

Male Poverty Rate

15.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 84.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Alabama is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.27%.

Washington County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.32%
High School15.96%
Some College7.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%

Washington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.99%
Male Unemployed14.06%
Female Employed8.97%
Female Unemployed9.74%

Washington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,331$68,743
Families$56,117$84,525
Married Families$74,016-
Non Families$16,430$27,793
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Washington County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Washington County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, Alabama Marital Status

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865

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War154
First Gulf War294
Vietnam300
Korea68
World War II

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3434
35 to 54164
55 to 64273
65 to 74271
75+123

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4725.55%
Black3179.96%
Native American636.26%
2+ Races1311.93%
Hispanic1012.66%

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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14.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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45.3%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Washington County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Washington County, Alabama Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.64%

Born in Washington County, Alabama

98.67%

Native Born

1.33%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.67% of Washington County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 74.64% having been born in Alabama. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington County, Alabama Place of Birth

  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

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