Washington County, Florida Population 2021

Washington County, Florida's estimated population is 26,833 with a growth rate of 2.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Florida is the 54th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 24,720 and has seen a growth of 8.55% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202126,8336802.60%
202026,1536802.67%
201925,4736802.74%
201824,7932471.01%
201724,546920.38%
201624,454-98-0.40%
201524,5522531.04%
201424,299-205-0.84%
201324,504-237-0.96%
201224,7412310.94%
201124,510-210-0.85%
201024,7207,80146.11%
199016,9192,41016.61%
198014,5093,05626.68%
197011,4532041.81%
196011,249-639-5.38%
195011,888-414-3.37%
194012,3021221.00%
193012,1803522.98%
192011,828-4,575-27.89%
191016,4036,24961.54%
190010,1543,72858.01%
18906,4262,33757.15%
18804,0891,78777.63%
18702,3021486.87%
18602,15420410.46%
18501,9501,091127.01%
1840859-119-12.17%
18309780.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.60%
County Website
State
Founded
December 9, 1825
County Seat
2010 Population
24,720
Growth Since 2010
8.55%
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Washington County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,72579.65%
Black or African American3,76415.20%
Two or More Races4211.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native3481.41%
Some Other Race2360.95%
Asian1670.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1030.42%
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Washington County, Florida Population by Race

Washington County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington County, Florida Median Age

41.5


Total

39.6


Male

44.3


Female

Washington County, Florida Adults

There are 19,972 adults, (4,268 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Florida.

Washington County, Florida Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

11,355

45.85%

Male

13,409

54.15%

Washington County, Florida Population by Age

Washington County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All77.7%22.3%
Male75.8%24.2%
Non Family69%31%
Female68%32%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8272.4877.7
Married4,1092.9687.2
Non Family2,9051.2269
Female1,2563.268
Male5573.875.8

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Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0075.63%
9th to 12th Grade2,34513.11%
High School Graduate7,17540.13%
Some College4,15023.21%
Associates Degree9665.40%
Bachelors Degree1,5378.60%
Graduate Degree7013.92%
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Washington County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,03111,5941,869
Black2,5961,947202
Hispanic66652973
2+ Races24918951
Native American22117818
Asian16712734
Other Race1506326
Islander41418

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 2+ races people with a rate of 20.48%.

Washington County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,135$34,288$25,254
Less Than 9th Grade$20,371$21,043$16,719
High School Graduate$27,074$31,313$24,076
Some College$29,242$40,000$21,700
Bachelors Degree$42,105$42,543$41,719
Graduate Degree$52,240$60,000$47,813

$29,135

Average Earnings

$34,288

Average Male

$25,254

Average Female

Washington County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Florida Language by Age

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Washington County, Florida Language

94.71% of Washington County, Florida residents speak only English, while 5.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

Washington County, Florida Language

Washington County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,7814,04122.73%
Black2,63094836.05%
Hispanic63710115.86%
Native3269830.06%
Asian1585232.91%
Multiple3334212.61%
Islander1032322.33%

24.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.71%

Male Poverty Rate

23.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Florida is Black, with 36.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Florida is Multiple, with 12.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.29%.

Washington County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.70%
High School21.14%
Some College16.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%

Washington County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed81.28%
Female Unemployed33.08%
Female Employed14.96%
Male Employed7.51%

Washington County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,022$48,972
Families$47,022$56,076
Married Families$57,059-
Non Families$24,523$31,145
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Washington County, Florida 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, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, Florida Marital Status

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1,922

Number of Veterans

1,759

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam733
First Gulf War456
Second Gulf War325
Korea141
World War II30

Washington County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74533
55 to 64453
35 to 54392
75+363
18 to 34181

Washington County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5859.95%
Black2337.60%
Native American4917.50%
2+ Races3311.54%
Hispanic324.32%
Other Race149.15%
Islander811.76%

Washington County, Florida Veterans by Race

Washington County, Florida Veterans by Education

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17.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Florida Veterans by Education

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45.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Florida Employment by Age

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Washington County, Florida Employment by Race

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Washington County, Florida 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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58.63%

Born in Washington County, Florida

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.85% of Washington County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 58.63% having been born in Florida. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington County, Florida 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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