Washington County, New York Population 2020

Washington County, New York's estimated population is 60,613 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, New York is the 41st largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202060,613-292-0.48%
201960,905-292-0.48%
201861,197-292-0.47%
201761,489-278-0.45%
201661,767-458-0.74%
201562,225-239-0.38%
201462,464-285-0.45%
201362,749-231-0.37%
201262,980-94-0.15%
201163,074-269-0.42%
201063,3434,0136.76%
199059,3304,5358.28%
198054,7952,0703.93%
197052,7254,2498.77%
196048,4761,3322.83%
195047,1444180.89%
194046,7262440.52%
193046,4821,5943.55%
192044,888-2,890-6.05%
191047,7782,1544.72%
190045,624-66-0.14%
189045,690-2,181-4.56%
188047,871-1,697-3.42%
187049,5683,6647.98%
186045,9041,1542.58%
185044,7503,6708.93%
184041,080-1,555-3.65%
183042,6353,8049.80%
182038,831-5,458-12.32%
181044,2898,49723.74%
180035,79221,750154.89%
179014,0420.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.48%
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Founded
March 12, 1772
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Washington County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57,97493.77%
Black or African American2,0253.28%
Two or More Races9091.47%
Some Other Race3760.61%
Asian3470.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native1970.32%
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Washington County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Washington County, New York Median Age

44


Total

41.9


Male

46.1


Female

Washington County, New York Adults

There are 49,918 adults, (11,288 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, New York.

Washington County, New York Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

29,826

48.24%

Male

32,002

51.76%

Washington County, New York Households and Families

Washington County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All72.9%27.1%
Male70%30%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Female51.4%48.6%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,0092.4472.9
Married11,9222.9586
Non Family8,0961.2861.4
Female2,7353.1951.4
Male1,2563.4270

2.91

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Washington County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9184.28%
9th to 12th Grade3,6018.03%
High School Graduate17,11138.16%
Some College8,24218.38%
Associates Degree4,81610.74%
Bachelors Degree5,19111.58%
Graduate Degree3,9608.83%
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Washington County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,94437,2938,771
Black1,38988142
Hispanic928632101
Multiple Races43935863
Asian262198131
Other Race25516938
Native American13411250

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,254$40,892$29,714
Less Than High School$21,720$27,656$14,496
High School Grad$30,990$36,653$22,864
Some College$34,908$43,488$29,664
Bachelors Degree$45,153$53,868$40,744
Graduate Degree$56,438$60,402$54,583

$35,254

Average Earnings

$40,892

Average Male

$29,714

Average Female

Washington County, New York Language

Washington County, New York Language by Age

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Washington County, New York Language

95.50% of Washington County, New York residents speak only English, while 4.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

Washington County, New York Poverty

Washington County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,0116,31911.28%
Hispanic91529932.68%
Black55226848.55%
Multiple73911215.16%
Native17810156.74%
Asian3263811.66%
Other1501812.00%

12.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.91%

Male Poverty Rate

13.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, New York is Native, with 56.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, New York is White, with 11.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.19%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.63%
High School10.25%
Some College9.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.30%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.67%
Female Unemployed36.92%
Female Employed6.39%
Male Employed4.73%

Washington County, New York Income

Washington County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,114$67,967
Families$65,182$78,549
Married Families$75,325$89,753
Non Families$30,145$41,414
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Washington County, New York Marital Status

Washington County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Washington County, New York 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, New York Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, New York Veterans

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4,508

Number of Veterans

4,227

Male Veterans

281

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,631
First Gulf War774
Second Gulf War602
Korea451
World War II175
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,263
35 to 541,164
75+1,087
55 to 64723
18 to 34271
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3239.27%
Black1155.92%
2 or More5710.80%
Hispanic403.20%
Indian138.90%

Washington County, New York Veterans by Education

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4.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, New York Employment Status

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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75.40%

Born in New York

97.84%

Native Born

2.16%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

1.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.84% of Washington County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 75.40% having been born in New York. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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