Washington County, Texas Population 2021

Washington County, Texas's estimated population is 36,654 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Texas is the 88th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 33,708 and has seen a growth of 8.74% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202136,6543861.06%
202036,2683861.08%
201935,8823861.09%
201835,4966351.82%
201734,8611210.35%
201634,740-96-0.28%
201534,8364331.26%
201434,4032020.59%
201334,2012710.80%
201233,930-36-0.11%
201133,9662580.77%
201033,7087,55428.88%
199026,1544,15618.89%
198021,9983,15616.75%
197018,842-303-1.58%
196019,145-1,397-6.80%
195020,542-4,845-19.08%
194025,387-7-0.03%
193025,394-1,230-4.62%
192026,6241,0634.16%
191025,561-7,370-22.38%
190032,9313,77012.93%
189029,1611,5965.79%
188027,5654,46119.31%
187023,1047,88951.85%
186015,2159,232154.30%
18505,9830.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.06%
County Website
State
Founded
1837
County Seat
2010 Population
33,708
Growth Since 2010
8.74%
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Washington County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,56978.40%
Black or African American5,80516.51%
Two or More Races6431.83%
Asian5821.66%
Some Other Race4381.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native880.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.11%
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Washington County, Texas Population by Race

Washington County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington County, Texas Median Age

41.5


Total

40.2


Male

42.8


Female

Washington County, Texas Adults

There are 27,462 adults, (7,376 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Texas.

Washington County, Texas Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

17,881

50.85%

Male

17,282

49.15%

Washington County, Texas Population by Age

Washington County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
Male74.4%25.6%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
Female64.4%35.6%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6252.674.1
Married6,7233.1380.5
Non Family4,0261.1566.6
Female1,3213.9864.4
Male5553.2374.4

3.23

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3775.86%
9th to 12th Grade1,7367.39%
High School Graduate7,29231.05%
Some College5,15321.94%
Associates Degree1,6467.01%
Bachelors Degree4,41018.78%
Graduate Degree1,8747.98%
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Washington County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,88415,7945,806
Black3,4402,703323
Hispanic2,6901,47798
Asian29822557
Other Race253166
2+ Races145145
Islander3838
Native American2222

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 white people with a rate of 34.39%.

Washington County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,032$40,141$30,760
Less Than 9th Grade$25,012$30,105$13,467
High School Graduate$32,053$35,554$26,128
Some College$35,071$41,695$30,180
Bachelors Degree$46,910$58,452$43,125
Graduate Degree$64,469$69,013$55,357

$36,032

Average Earnings

$40,141

Average Male

$30,760

Average Female

Washington County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Texas Language by Age

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Washington County, Texas Language

85.34% of Washington County, Texas residents speak only English, while 14.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.67% of the population.

Washington County, Texas Language

Washington County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,4911,2705.91%
Hispanic5,3351,23023.06%
Black4,9911,18123.66%
Asian58220034.36%
Multiple5767813.54%
Other3265617.18%

12.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.29%

Male Poverty Rate

12.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Texas is Asian, with 34.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Texas is White, with 5.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.23%.

Washington County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.59%
Some College10.21%
High School8.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.74%

Washington County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.78%
Male Unemployed25.75%
Female Employed6.81%
Male Employed4.99%

Washington County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,971$84,243
Families$70,543$98,609
Married Families$80,389-
Non Families$32,407$51,655
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Washington County, Texas 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, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, Texas Marital Status

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2,139

Number of Veterans

1,976

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam842
Second Gulf War399
Korea286
First Gulf War274
World War II83

Washington County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+685
65 to 74495
18 to 34328
35 to 54325
55 to 64306

Washington County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6897.73%
Black3197.08%
Hispanic1414.08%
2+ Races6625.29%
Islander38100.00%
Other Race276.98%

Washington County, Texas Veterans by Race

Washington County, Texas Veterans by Education

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1.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Texas Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Texas Employment by Age

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Washington County, Texas Employment by Race

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Washington County, Texas 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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74.77%

Born in Washington County, Texas

92.69%

Native Born

7.31%

Foreign Born

5.40%

Non Citizen

1.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.69% of Washington County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 74.77% having been born in Texas. 5.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington County, Texas 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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