Washington County, Virginia Population 2020

Washington County, Virginia's estimated population is 54,415 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Virginia is the 34th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201854,402-13-0.02%
201754,4151440.27%
201654,271-66-0.12%
201554,337-267-0.49%
201454,604-174-0.32%
201354,778-315-0.57%
201255,0932910.53%
201154,802-164-0.30%
201054,9669,07919.79%
199045,887-600-1.29%
198046,4875,65213.84%
197040,8352,7597.25%
196038,0765401.44%
195037,536-661-1.73%
194038,1974,34712.84%
193033,8501,4744.55%
192032,376-454-1.38%
191032,8303,83513.23%
190028,995-25-0.09%
189029,0203,81715.15%
188025,2038,38749.88%
187016,816-76-0.45%
186016,8922,28015.60%
185014,6121,61112.39%
184013,001-2,613-16.73%
183015,6143,17025.47%
182012,4442882.37%
181012,1562,62027.47%
18009,5363,91169.53%
17905,6250.00%

How Many People Live in Washington County, Virginia?

54,415

Washington County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,31696.16%
Black or African American7781.43%
Two or More Races6461.19%
Some Other Race3140.58%
Asian2930.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.02%

Washington County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

Washington County, Virginia Median Age

45.9


Total

44.7


Male

46.8


Female

Washington County, Virginia Adults

There are 44,254 adults, (11,752 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Virginia.

Washington County, Virginia Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

27,555

50.65%

Male

26,851

49.35%

Washington County, Virginia Households and Families

Washington County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
Male76.9%23.1%
All75.2%24.8%
Female66%34%
Non Family62.6%37.4%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,3312.3675.2
Married11,7082.985.1
Non Family7,3661.1562.6
Female2,5633.0866
Male6943.3676.9

2.88

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4856.22%
9th to 12th Grade3,5098.78%
High School Graduate13,23633.14%
Some College7,81219.56%
Associates Degree3,9219.82%
Bachelors Degree5,45913.67%
Graduate Degree3,5228.82%

Washington County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,50432,8348,574
Hispanic465364187
Black39633550
Multiple Races35020875
Asian19917896
Other Race1129024
Native American1788
Islander1212

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 48.24%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,858$37,461$28,154
Less Than High School$22,047$26,130$12,756
High School Grad$25,828$31,237$20,406
Some College$32,310$40,841$28,116
Bachelors Degree$43,513$50,750$40,079
Graduate Degree$56,020$64,643$51,684

$32,858

Average Earnings

$37,461

Average Male

$28,154

Average Female

Washington County, Virginia Language

Washington County, Virginia Language by Age

Washington County, Virginia Language

98.04% of Washington County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.04% of the population.

Washington County, Virginia Poverty

Washington County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,2426,99213.92%
Hispanic79436245.59%
Multiple59828447.49%
Black58317329.67%
Other2769233.33%
Asian2876823.69%
Native47919.15%

14.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.05%

Male Poverty Rate

14.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Virginia is Multiple, with 47.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Virginia is White, with 13.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.06%
High School15.78%
Some College9.66%
Bachelors or Greater4.50%

Washington County, Virginia Income

Washington County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,262$61,489
Families$60,801$72,909
Married Families$67,488$79,776
Non Families$24,771$36,942

Washington County, Virginia Marital Status

Washington County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Virginia Veterans

3,806

Number of Veterans

3,601

Male Veterans

205

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,558
First Gulf War644
Korea336
Second Gulf War281
World War II168
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,6818.60%
Hispanic7613.97%
2 or More6113.77%
Black6110.91%
Indian317.65%

$Washington County, Virginia Veterans by Education

10.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Virginia Employment Status

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Virginia 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

61.04%

Born in Virginia

98.50%

Native Born

1.50%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.50% of Washington County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 61.04% having been born in Virginia. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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