Washington County, Maryland Population 2022

Washington County, Maryland's estimated population is 152,228 with a growth rate of 0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Maryland is the 12th largest county in Maryland. The 2010 Population was 147,721 and has seen a growth of 3.05% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179015,8220.00%
180018,6502,82817.87%
181018,730800.43%
182023,0754,34523.20%
183025,2682,1939.50%
184028,8503,58214.18%
185030,8481,9986.93%
186031,4175691.84%
187034,7123,29510.49%
188038,5613,84911.09%
189039,7821,2213.17%
190045,1335,35113.45%
191049,6174,4849.94%
192059,69410,07720.31%
193065,8826,18810.37%
194068,8382,9564.49%
195078,88610,04814.60%
196091,21912,33315.63%
1970103,82912,61013.82%
1980113,0869,2578.92%
1990121,3938,3077.35%
2010147,72126,32821.69%
2011148,7761,0550.71%
2012149,0372610.18%
2013148,986-51-0.03%
2014149,048620.04%
2015149,068200.01%
2016149,6025340.36%
2017150,1695670.38%
2018150,6564870.32%
2019151,0493930.26%
2020151,4423930.26%
2021151,8353930.26%
2022152,2283930.26%
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Washington County, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White122,28681.21%
Black or African American16,40410.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native2250.15%
Asian2,5511.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1490.10%
Some Other Race1,6091.07%
Two or More Races7,3514.88%
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Washington County, Maryland Population by Race

Washington County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2022

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Washington County, Maryland Median Age

40.7


Total

39.1


Male

42.5


Female

Washington County, Maryland Adults

There are 117,762 adults, (25,877 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Maryland.

Washington County, Maryland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

73,965

49.12%

Male

76,610

50.88%

Washington County, Maryland Population by Age

Washington County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All66.6%33.4%
Male61.5%38.5%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female42.9%57.1%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Maryland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All56,3672.5166.6
Married27,6073.1182.7
Male3,4763.1461.5
Female6,8563.3142.9
Non Family18,4281.252.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Maryland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3463.17%
9th to 12th Grade9,1978.71%
High School Graduate37,99535.97%
Some College23,24022.00%
Associates Degree8,2197.78%
Bachelors Degree13,98613.24%
Graduate Degree9,6519.14%
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Washington County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,6701,505873
2+ Races2,2822,050669
White86,76477,66720,147
Islander13712731
Black11,2149,3731,541
Native American20514226
Hispanic4,2272,915502
Other Race99264684

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 92.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.28%.

Washington County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,472$51,159$35,137
Less Than 9th Grade$28,560$33,444$22,361
High School Graduate$34,301$41,069$24,065
Some College$41,678$54,035$34,761
Bachelors Degree$57,282$75,562$48,333
Graduate Degree$77,472$106,642$64,882

$42,472

Average Earnings

$51,159

Average Male

$35,137

Average Female

Washington County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Maryland Language by Age

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Washington County, Maryland Language

92.63% of Washington County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 7.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.15% of the population.

Washington County, Maryland Language

Washington County, Maryland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple7,1152,00428.17%
Black11,8323,04225.71%
Native1643621.95%
Hispanic7,5361,19815.90%
White114,17110,8959.54%
Asian2,4892228.92%
Other272NaN%

12.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.08%

Male Poverty Rate

12.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Maryland is Multiple, with 28.17% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.33%.

Washington County, Maryland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.65%
High School11.37%
Some College9.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%

Washington County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.56%
Male Unemployed23.59%
Female Employed6.32%
Female Unemployed35.40%

Washington County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Maryland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,510$82,550
Families$79,325$96,793
Married Families$92,847$111,822
Non Families$34,792$47,926
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Maryland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

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Washington County, Maryland 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, Maryland Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, Maryland Marital Status

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9,877

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,039
First Gulf War2,382
Vietnam3,142
Korea642
World War II266

Washington County, Maryland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34885
35 to 542,665
55 to 641,626
65 to 742,448
75+2,253

Washington County, Maryland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,5388.73%
Black1,0397.98%
Native American2411.71%
Asian512.71%
Islander7454.01%
Other Race161.41%
2+ Races1354.09%
Hispanic2645.15%

Washington County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Washington County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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5.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Maryland Employment by Age

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Washington County, Maryland Employment by Race

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Washington County, Maryland 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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63.84%

Born in Washington County, Maryland

95.02%

Native Born

4.98%

Foreign Born

2.34%

Non Citizen

2.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.02% of Washington County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 63.84% having been born in Maryland. 2.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington County, Maryland 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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