Washington County, Georgia Population 2020

Washington County, Georgia's estimated population is 20,570 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Georgia is the 88th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202020,570920.45%
201920,478920.45%
201820,386920.45%
201720,294-47-0.23%
201620,341-395-1.90%
201520,7361860.91%
201420,550-24-0.12%
201320,574-219-1.05%
201220,793-176-0.84%
201120,969-126-0.60%
201021,0951,98310.38%
199019,1122701.43%
198018,8421,3627.79%
197017,480-1,423-7.53%
196018,903-2,109-10.04%
195021,012-3,218-13.28%
194024,230-800-3.20%
193025,030-3,117-11.07%
192028,147-27-0.10%
191028,174-53-0.19%
190028,2272,99011.85%
189025,2373,27314.90%
188021,9646,12238.64%
187015,8423,14424.76%
186012,6989327.92%
185011,7661,20111.37%
184010,5657457.59%
18309,820-807-7.59%
182010,6276876.91%
18109,940-360-3.50%
180010,3005,748126.27%
17904,5520.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.45%
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Founded
February 25, 1784
County Seat

Washington County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10,84553.00%
White9,12344.59%
Two or More Races2531.24%
Asian1240.61%
Some Other Race1060.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.05%

Washington County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Washington County, Georgia Median Age

40.6


Total

38.2


Male

43.8


Female

Washington County, Georgia Adults

There are 15,911 adults, (3,424 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Georgia.

Washington County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

10,100

49.36%

Male

10,361

50.64%

Washington County, Georgia Households and Families

Washington County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All66.7%33.3%
Male65.5%34.5%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Female42%58%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3592.5366.7
Married3,0072.9983.7
Non Family2,1871.1861.7
Female1,6033.342
Male5623.1365.5

3.06

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8846.25%
9th to 12th Grade1,92113.59%
High School Graduate6,01242.53%
Some College2,65318.77%
Associates Degree6914.89%
Bachelors Degree1,3609.62%
Graduate Degree6154.35%

Washington County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black7,1875,290471
White6,5315,8581,476
Hispanic30581
Other Race81255
Asian73616
Multiple Races623817
Native American1010

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 multiple races people with a rate of 27.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,588$36,298$25,755
Less Than High School$17,739$25,368$15,409
High School Grad$26,680$33,407$17,755
Some College$29,504$37,805$27,809
Bachelors Degree$49,250$47,650$51,394
Graduate Degree$52,816$73,125$51,652

$30,588

Average Earnings

$36,298

Average Male

$25,755

Average Female

Washington County, Georgia Language

Washington County, Georgia Language by Age

Washington County, Georgia Language

96.81% of Washington County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Washington County, Georgia Poverty

Washington County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,6753,45735.73%
White8,2691,12513.61%
Hispanic36628076.50%
Multiple2219241.63%
Other481837.50%
Asian12410.81%

26.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.88%

Male Poverty Rate

29.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 76.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Georgia is Asian, with 0.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.92%
High School24.53%
Some College17.42%
Bachelors or Greater8.35%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.98%
Male Unemployed33.47%
Female Employed18.93%
Male Employed9.71%

Washington County, Georgia Income

Washington County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,092$51,815
Families$48,886$60,935
Married Families$66,045-
Non Families$19,115$27,988

Washington County, Georgia Marital Status

Washington County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Georgia 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 55-64.

Washington County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Georgia Veterans

1,135

Number of Veterans

1,103

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam525
First Gulf War224
Second Gulf War172
Korea65
World War II5
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74391
35 to 54300
75+200
55 to 64187
18 to 3457
Name Veterans % of Total
White7049.60%
Black4064.91%
Hispanic4111.88%
2 or More1514.71%
Other109.90%

$Washington County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Georgia Employment Status

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Georgia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.26%

Born in Georgia

98.16%

Native Born

1.84%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.16% of Washington County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 82.26% having been born in Georgia. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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