Washington County VA Information


Washington County Subdivisions

Washington County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 55,600
Daytime Population: Workers 24,542
Daytime Population: Residents 30,500
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55,042
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 53,936
Population in Familes 43,981
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,664
Population Density2 99
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $44,441
Average Household Income $60,078
Per Capita Income $25,896


Total Housing Units 26,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,660 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,429 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,000 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $142,495
Average Home Value $201,921


Total Households 23,089
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 15,504
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.18% -0.03%
Households 0.15% -0.05%
Families 0.0% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.6%


Washington County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density # 71 47th
Diversity Index # 127 5th
Median Household Income # 86 36th
Per Capita Income # 70 48th

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