Washington County, Virginia Population 2022

Washington County, Virginia's estimated population is 52,759 with a growth rate of -0.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Virginia is the 35th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 54,967 and has seen a growth of -4.02% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17905,6250.00%
18009,5363,91169.53%
181012,1562,62027.47%
182012,4442882.37%
183015,6143,17025.47%
184013,001-2,613-16.73%
185014,6121,61112.39%
186016,8922,28015.60%
187016,816-76-0.45%
188025,2038,38749.88%
189029,0203,81715.15%
190028,995-25-0.09%
191032,8303,83513.23%
192032,376-454-1.38%
193033,8501,4744.55%
194038,1974,34712.84%
195037,536-661-1.73%
196038,0765401.44%
197040,8352,7597.25%
198046,4875,65213.84%
199045,887-600-1.29%
201054,9679,08019.79%
201154,831-136-0.25%
201255,0952640.48%
201354,776-319-0.58%
201454,603-173-0.32%
201554,268-335-0.61%
201654,100-168-0.31%
201754,179790.15%
201854,067-112-0.21%
201953,740-327-0.60%
202053,413-327-0.61%
202153,086-327-0.61%
202252,759-327-0.62%
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Washington County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51,82995.97%
Black or African American7361.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native790.15%
Asian2970.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.01%
Some Other Race1200.22%
Two or More Races9381.74%
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Washington County, Virginia Population by Race

Washington County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Washington County, Virginia Median Age

46.4


Total

45


Male

47.6


Female

Washington County, Virginia Adults

There are 44,249 adults, (12,372 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Virginia.

Washington County, Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

27,374

50.69%

Male

26,631

49.31%

Washington County, Virginia Population by Age

Washington County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
Male76.7%23.3%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family65%35%
Female61.2%38.8%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,1042.3676.1
Married11,6102.9486.1
Male7643.376.7
Female2,1783.0761.2
Non Family7,5521.1865

2.9

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2495.61%
9th to 12th Grade3,2778.18%
High School Graduate13,15032.82%
Some College7,47518.66%
Associates Degree4,21110.51%
Bachelors Degree6,02115.03%
Graduate Degree3,6789.18%
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Washington County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian190166144
Native American282016
Other Race644635
Hispanic486354160
White38,47033,3559,265
2+ Races651462107
Black40633225
Islander66

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 75.79%.

Washington County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,200$39,853$32,213
Less Than 9th Grade$24,322$26,670$10,190
High School Graduate$28,048$34,839$21,193
Some College$32,823$42,116$29,531
Bachelors Degree$49,208$65,429$44,245
Graduate Degree$57,956$69,091$53,265

$36,200

Average Earnings

$39,853

Average Male

$32,213

Average Female

Washington County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Virginia Language by Age

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Washington County, Virginia Language

97.99% of Washington County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Washington County, Virginia Language

Washington County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black51022243.53%
Multiple87022926.32%
Hispanic78618823.92%
White49,8776,50313.04%
Native7978.86%
Other11NaN%

13.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.03%

Male Poverty Rate

13.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Virginia is Black, with 43.53% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.98%.

Washington County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.99%
High School16.01%
Some College9.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.27%

Washington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.00%
Male Unemployed24.85%
Female Employed6.34%
Female Unemployed39.30%

Washington County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,928$68,544
Families$65,660$81,830
Married Families$73,212-
Non Families$27,567$41,039
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Washington County, Virginia 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 45-54.

Washington County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, Virginia Marital Status

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3,594

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War533
First Gulf War578
Vietnam1,622
Korea234
World War II141

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34147
35 to 54799
55 to 64362
65 to 741,012
75+1,274

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4408.07%
Black9518.55%
Native American310.71%
2+ Races567.35%
Hispanic539.36%

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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8.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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54.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Washington County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Washington County, Virginia 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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60.39%

Born in Washington County, Virginia

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Washington County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 60.39% having been born in Virginia. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington County, Virginia 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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