Washington County, Minnesota Population 2023

Washington County, Minnesota's estimated 2023 population is 276,397 with a growth rate of 1.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Minnesota is the 5th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 population was 238,136 and has seen a growth of 16.07% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Washington County, Minnesota Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Washington County, Minnesota Population by Race

Washington County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2023

Washington County, Minnesota Median Age

39.5

Total

38.6

Male

40.6

Female

Washington County, Minnesota Adults

There are 195,661 adults, (38,712 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Minnesota.

Washington County, Minnesota Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female130,83950.5%
Male128,23349.5%

Washington County, Minnesota Population by Age

Washington County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.14

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington County, Minnesota Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Washington County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 88.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.05%.

Washington County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$55,639

Average Earnings

$65,101

Average Male

$47,258

Average Female

Washington County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Minnesota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washington County, Minnesota Language

90.14% of Washington County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 9.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.73% of the population.

Washington County, Minnesota Language

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

rate

5.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.9%

Male Poverty Rate

4.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Minnesota is Black, with 14.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Minnesota is White, with 4.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.98%.

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Washington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Washington County, Minnesota 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 35-44.

Washington County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

13,317

Number of Veterans

12,511

Male Veterans

806

Female Veterans

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by War

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

count

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Minnesota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Minnesota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Minnesota 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

67.23%

Born in Washington County, Minnesota

90.14%

Native Born

6.68%

Foreign Born

2.28%

Non Citizen

4.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.14% of Washington County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 67.23% having been born in Minnesota. 2.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Washington County, Minnesota Place of Birth

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