Washington County, Alabama Population 2024

14,950

Washington County, Alabama's estimated 2024 population is 14,950 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Alabama is the 55th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 population was 17,627 and has seen a growth of -15.19% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,590-72-0.49%
202814,662-72-0.49%
202714,734-72-0.49%
202614,806-72-0.48%
202514,878-72-0.48%
202414,950-72-0.48%
202315,022-72-0.48%
202215,094-129-0.85%
202115,223-106-0.69%
202015,329-950-5.84%
201916,279-57-0.35%
201816,336-148-0.9%
201716,484-123-0.74%
201616,607-224-1.33%
201516,831-37-0.22%
201416,868-30-0.18%
201316,898-249-1.45%
201217,147-209-1.2%
201117,356-271-1.54%
201017,62700%
199016,694-127-0.76%
198016,8215803.57%
197016,2418695.65%
196015,372-240-1.54%
195015,612-576-3.56%
194016,188-177-1.08%
193016,3652,08614.61%
192014,279-175-1.21%
191014,4543,32029.82%
190011,1343,19940.32%
18907,9353,39774.86%
18804,53862616%
18703,912-757-16.21%
18604,6691,95672.1%
18502,713-2,587-48.81%
18405,3001,82652.56%
18303,47455418.97%
18102,9201,670133.6%
18001,250-13,340-91.43%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.48% (-72)
County Website
Washington County
State
Alabama
County Seat
2020 Population
15,329
Area
1080 mi²
Density
14 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-2.47% (-379)
Founded
June 4, 1800

Washington County, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,29866.72%
Black or African American3,60823.38%
Native American1,0426.75%
Two or more races4042.62%
Asian620.4%
Other race200.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Washington County, Alabama Population by Race

Washington County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2024

Washington County, Alabama Median Age

43.7

Total

41

Male

46.7

Female

Washington County, Alabama Adults

There are 12,254 adults, (3,051 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Alabama.

Washington County, Alabama Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female7,77050.34%
Male7,66449.66%

Washington County, Alabama Population by Age

Washington County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,5062.7888.411.6
Married3,1253.1795.74.3
Non Family1,4561.1578.421.6
Female6554.5280.619.4
Male2702.797723

3.3

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

88.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington County, Alabama Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2932.79%
9th to 12th Grade9398.94%
High School Graduate4,60143.82%
Some College2,38722.73%
Associates Degree7877.5%
Bachelors Degree7076.73%
Graduate Degree7867.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Washington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,1216,3041,102
Black2,4532,152243
Native American61453491
2+ Races20117610
Hispanic978827
Other Race202020
Asian15150

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Washington County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$48,875$64,110$34,500
Less Than 9th Grade$39,014$39,504$26,705
High School Graduate$40,653$57,870$23,006
Some College$49,511$75,093$34,458
Bachelors Degree$61,912$130,069$53,188
Graduate Degree$59,056$59,583$58,864

$48,875

Average Earnings

$64,110

Average Male

$34,500

Average Female

Washington County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Alabama Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washington County, Alabama Language

98.94% of Washington County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Washington County, Alabama Language

Washington County, Alabama Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,9621,15611.6%
Black3,58395026.51%
Native1,04214814.2%
Hispanic2607428.46%
Multiple3997117.79%
Asian621625.81%

15.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.59%

Male Poverty Rate

17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 28.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Alabama is White, with 11.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.54%.

Washington County, Alabama Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.03%
High School15.75%
Some College8.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%

Washington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.56%
Male Unemployed12.6%
Female Employed5.42%
Male Employed1.41%

Washington County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$51,184$76,832
Families$75,492$91,975
Married Families$102,615$-999,999,999
Non Families$17,204$30,722

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington County, Alabama Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Washington County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Washington County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington County, Alabama Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

733

Number of Veterans

723

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam277
First Gulf War244
Second Gulf War88
Korea65
World War II0

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54221
65 to 74193
75+175
55 to 64112
18 to 3432

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4855.96%
Black1354.7%
2+ Races8634.82%
Native American272.87%
Hispanic95.73%

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Alabama Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Alabama Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Alabama Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Alabama Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.28%

Born in Washington County, Alabama

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.1%

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Washington County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 78.28% having been born in Alabama. 0.1% 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

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