Washington County, Missouri Population 2022

Washington County, Missouri's estimated population is 23,178 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Missouri is the 48th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 25,195 and has seen a growth of -8.01% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18202,7690.00%
18306,7844,015145.00%
18407,2134296.32%
18508,8111,59822.15%
18609,72391210.35%
187011,7191,99620.53%
188012,8961,17710.04%
189013,1532571.99%
190014,2631,1108.44%
191013,378-885-6.20%
192013,8034253.18%
193014,4506474.69%
194017,4923,04221.05%
195014,689-2,803-16.02%
196014,346-343-2.34%
197015,0867405.16%
198017,9832,89719.20%
199020,3802,39713.33%
201025,1954,81523.63%
201125,027-168-0.67%
201224,859-168-0.67%
201324,691-168-0.68%
201424,523-168-0.68%
201524,355-168-0.69%
201624,187-168-0.69%
201724,019-168-0.69%
201823,851-168-0.70%
201923,683-168-0.70%
202023,514-169-0.71%
202123,346-168-0.71%
202223,178-168-0.72%
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Washington County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,50294.69%
Black or African American5132.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native530.21%
Asian210.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.14%
Two or More Races6952.80%
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Washington County, Missouri Population by Race

Washington County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Washington County, Missouri Median Age

40.5


Total

39.4


Male

42


Female

Washington County, Missouri Adults

There are 19,043 adults, (4,119 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Missouri.

Washington County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

11,968

48.22%

Male

12,851

51.78%

Washington County, Missouri Population by Age

Washington County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All76.4%23.6%
Non Family73.9%26.1%
Female69%31%
Male56.5%43.5%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2782.5676.4
Married4,7983.1581.6
Male4852.9456.5
Female1,0373.4769
Non Family2,9581.2473.9

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Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0015.82%
9th to 12th Grade2,50814.59%
High School Graduate6,76239.33%
Some College3,70521.55%
Associates Degree1,2537.29%
Bachelors Degree1,3357.76%
Graduate Degree6303.66%
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Washington County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander353535
Asian17154
White16,24712,9531,890
2+ Races32424726
Hispanic15411810
Native American44
Black420313

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Washington County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,475$41,485$24,913
Less Than 9th Grade$18,995$28,793$12,206
High School Graduate$31,396$44,432$17,697
Some College$28,908$33,962$25,714
Bachelors Degree$44,705$57,120$38,952
Graduate Degree$49,519$63,077$46,438

$31,475

Average Earnings

$41,485

Average Male

$24,913

Average Female

Washington County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Missouri Language by Age

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Washington County, Missouri Language

98.43% of Washington County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Washington County, Missouri Language

Washington County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4949100.00%
Hispanic32913541.03%
Black591627.12%
Multiple68017726.03%
Islander35822.86%
White22,6474,46519.72%
OtherNaN%

20.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.67%

Male Poverty Rate

22.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Missouri is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.56%.

Washington County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.56%
High School15.68%
Some College16.78%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Washington County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.64%
Male Unemployed15.53%
Female Employed8.38%
Female Unemployed42.01%

Washington County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,849$62,264
Families$51,662$63,550
Married Families$56,154-
Non Families$26,690$56,998
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Washington County, Missouri 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 45-54.

Washington County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,788

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War149
First Gulf War296
Vietnam866
Korea96
World War II32

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3441
35 to 54334
55 to 64425
65 to 74676
75+312

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7279.55%
Black398.19%
Islander822.86%
2+ Races143.73%
Hispanic199.13%

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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10.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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49.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Washington County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Washington County, Missouri 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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81.64%

Born in Washington County, Missouri

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.42% of Washington County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 81.64% having been born in Missouri. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Washington County, Missouri 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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