Washington County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Washington County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 207,296 with a growth rate of -0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Pennsylvania is the 18th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018207,346500.02%
2017207,296-122-0.06%
2016207,418-309-0.15%
2015207,727-219-0.11%
2014207,946-82-0.04%
2013208,028-245-0.12%
2012208,2732460.12%
2011208,027980.05%
2010207,9293,3451.64%
1990204,584-12,490-5.75%
1980217,0746,1982.94%
1970210,876-6,395-2.94%
1960217,2717,6433.65%
1950209,628-1,224-0.58%
1940210,8526,0502.95%
1930204,80215,8108.37%
1920188,99245,31231.54%
1910143,68051,49955.87%
190092,18121,02629.55%
189071,15515,73728.40%
188055,4186,93514.30%
187048,4831,6783.59%
186046,8051,8664.15%
185044,9393,6608.87%
184041,279-1,505-3.52%
183042,7842,7466.86%
182040,0383,74910.33%
181036,2897,99128.24%
180028,2984,43218.57%
179023,8660.00%

How Many People Live in Washington County, Pennsylvania?

207,296

Washington County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White194,22893.58%
Black or African American6,4553.11%
Two or More Races4,1231.99%
Asian2,0230.97%
Some Other Race4890.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native1920.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.02%

Washington County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Washington County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.5


Total

42.8


Male

45.8


Female

Washington County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 166,730 adults, (40,748 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

Washington County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

105,838

50.99%

Male

101,709

49.01%

Washington County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Washington County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All75.6%24.4%
Male68.3%31.7%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Female59.4%40.6%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All84,1002.475.6
Married43,815389.4
Non Family28,7211.1860.1
Female8,0553.1259.4
Male3,5093.3168.3

2.97

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0702.06%
9th to 12th Grade7,4815.03%
High School Graduate56,87838.22%
Some College22,69615.25%
Associates Degree14,7129.89%
Bachelors Degree28,78119.34%
Graduate Degree15,18710.21%

Washington County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White140,035130,53241,854
Black4,0693,543765
Hispanic1,8731,611331
Multiple Races1,6921,513370
Asian1,2851,085660
Other Race20113421
Native American54484
Islander3737

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,891$51,428$31,569
Less Than High School$21,828$26,215$16,115
High School Grad$31,936$41,476$24,012
Some College$37,605$49,538$30,232
Bachelors Degree$54,138$68,762$42,299
Graduate Degree$69,421$94,912$56,616

$40,891

Average Earnings

$51,428

Average Male

$31,569

Average Female

Washington County, Pennsylvania Language

Washington County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Washington County, Pennsylvania Language

96.89% of Washington County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Washington County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Washington County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White187,67116,5328.81%
Black5,8951,20820.49%
Multiple3,83464816.90%
Hispanic3,2582928.96%
Other48111523.91%
Asian1,961974.95%
Native1772815.82%

9.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.46%

Male Poverty Rate

10.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 23.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 4.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.59%
High School10.16%
Some College7.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Washington County, Pennsylvania Income

Washington County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,567$82,622
Families$78,895$99,711
Married Families$90,872$111,581
Non Families$32,885$46,726

Washington County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Washington County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Pennsylvania 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 35-44.

Washington County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Pennsylvania Veterans

15,146

Number of Veterans

14,339

Male Veterans

807

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,063
First Gulf War2,244
Second Gulf War1,975
Korea1,628
World War II750
Name Veterans % of Total
White14,4539.17%
Black51910.84%
2 or More1375.72%
Hispanic1365.82%
Asian201.30%
Indian1412.61%
Other31.26%

$Washington County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.95%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.08%

Native Born

1.92%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.08% of Washington County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 81.95% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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