Washington County, Indiana Population 2021

Washington County, Indiana's estimated population is 28,244 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Indiana is the 58th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 28,292 and has seen a growth of -0.17% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202128,2441040.37%
202028,1401040.37%
201928,0361040.37%
201827,9321610.58%
201727,771430.16%
201627,728-46-0.17%
201527,774-112-0.40%
201427,8861070.39%
201327,779-134-0.48%
201227,913-283-1.00%
201128,196-96-0.34%
201028,2924,57519.29%
199023,7171,7858.14%
198021,9322,65413.77%
197019,2781,4598.19%
196017,8191,2997.86%
195016,520-488-2.87%
194017,0087234.44%
193016,285-360-2.16%
192016,645-800-4.59%
191017,445-1,964-10.12%
190019,4097904.24%
189018,619-336-1.77%
188018,9554602.49%
187018,4955863.27%
186017,9098695.10%
185017,0401,77111.60%
184015,2692,20516.88%
183013,0644,02544.53%
18209,0390.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.37%
County Website
State
Founded
1814
County Seat
2010 Population
28,292
Growth Since 2010
-0.17%
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Washington County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,29198.00%
Two or More Races2951.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native1060.38%
Asian950.34%
Some Other Race350.13%
Black or African American260.09%
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Washington County, Indiana Population by Race

Washington County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington County, Indiana Median Age

41.6


Total

40.5


Male

42.7


Female

Washington County, Indiana Adults

There are 21,478 adults, (4,657 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Indiana.

Washington County, Indiana Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,963

50.14%

Male

13,885

49.86%

Washington County, Indiana Population by Age

Washington County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All77.8%22.2%
Female68%32%
Male65.6%34.4%
Non Family61.2%38.8%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9402.5277.8
Married6,1263.1389.3
Non Family3,2221.1161.2
Female1,1713.1868
Male4212.5665.6

3.05

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9965.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,8949.80%
High School Graduate8,33043.10%
Some College3,76919.50%
Associates Degree1,7499.05%
Bachelors Degree1,7148.87%
Graduate Degree8774.54%
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Washington County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,77415,9892,430
2+ Races22916936
Hispanic20317779
Asian796818
Native American282828
Black168
Other Race22

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 100.00%.

Washington County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,316$40,648$31,247
Less Than 9th Grade$30,240$32,014$25,938
High School Graduate$31,642$36,438$23,654
Some College$36,576$44,878$31,209
Bachelors Degree$47,554$63,958$43,010
Graduate Degree$56,402$70,741$50,461

$36,316

Average Earnings

$40,648

Average Male

$31,247

Average Female

Washington County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Indiana Language by Age

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Washington County, Indiana Language

97.78% of Washington County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Washington County, Indiana Language

Washington County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,6803,15611.83%
Multiple2956321.36%
Hispanic3656016.44%
Asian9577.37%

11.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.16%

Male Poverty Rate

12.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Indiana is Multiple, with 21.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Indiana is Asian, with 7.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.03%.

Washington County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.34%
High School12.12%
Some College6.87%
Bachelors or Greater5.02%

Washington County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.97%
Female Employed5.44%
Male Unemployed5.13%
Male Employed4.85%

Washington County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,983$61,872
Families$61,088$73,447
Married Families$68,351-
Non Families$23,892$31,140
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Washington County, Indiana 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, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,839

Number of Veterans

1,740

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam620
First Gulf War418
Second Gulf War298
Korea130
World War II65

Washington County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74467
35 to 54428
55 to 64419
75+380
18 to 34145

Washington County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7858.46%
2+ Races5423.58%
Hispanic177.26%

Washington County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Washington County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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6.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Washington County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Washington County, Indiana 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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68.26%

Born in Washington County, Indiana

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of Washington County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 68.26% having been born in Indiana. 0.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Washington County, Indiana 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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