Washington County VA Information

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Washington County Subdivisions

Washington County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 55,583
Population in Households 53,967
Population in Familes 44,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,616
Population Density1 99
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 23,279
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 15,692
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 26,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,867 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,412 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,898 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $159,019
Average Home Value $199,453
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,081
Average Household Income $55,868
Per Capita Income $23,521
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.13%
Households 0.36% 0.16%
Families 0.22% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Washington County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 34 75th
Population Density1 # 70 49th
Diversity Index2 # 127 6th
Median Household Income # 84 38th
Per Capita Income # 77 43rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

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