Washington County

Community Profile

People

The total population of the County of Washington County is 47,229. The median age is 35.07

47,229

Total Population

46.77%

Male

53.23%

Female

Age Distribution

Median Age

35

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Washington County has a high school degree, and 26.12% have a college degree.

< Grade 9

8.26%

Grade 9-12

13.44%

High School

31.19%

Some College

20.99%

Assoc Degree

7.17%

Bach Degree

12.23%

Grad Degree

6.72%

1

in the community

3

within 50 miles

Colleges

offer Associate’s Degree or Certificate

0

in the community

3

within 50 miles

Universities

offer Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Washington County has a labor force of 20,337 people, with an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

20,337

Labor Force

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

-18.18%

Unemployment Rate Change (1 year)

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

14.82%

2,948

Sales

12.03%

2,392

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

8.78%

1,747

Education, Training/Library

7.5%

1,492

Production Workers

6.69%

1,331

The work distribution of total employees in Washington County is:

39%

Blue Collar

60%

White Collar

Total Establishments

2,148

Total Employees

19,888

Businesses and Jobs

Washington County has a total of 2,148 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Washington County were Health Care and Social Services, Retail, Education, and Public Administration.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1

Health Care and Social Services

6,570

Jobs

532

Establishments

2

Retail

5,727

Jobs

638

Establishments

3

Education

4,921

Jobs

128

Establishments

4

Public Administration

2,589

Jobs

191

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Washington County have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

59.59%

5-9 Employees

20.9%

10-19 Employees

9.45%

20-49 Employees

6.89%

50-99 Employees

2.09%

100+ Employees

1.07%

Entreprenuers and Innovation

68

Startup Businesses

6,393

Sole Proprietors

2

Patents Issued

0

Venture Capital Invested

Income and Spending

Households in Washington County earn a median yearly income of 31,208. 25.38% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 41,107 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$31,208

Median Household Income

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$8,508

Transportation

$7,769

Food and Beverages

$6,214

Health Care

$3,459

Utilities

$3,259

$41,107

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 36% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work. Washington County is served by 25 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed 39 miles away.

19min

Commute Travel Time

2 + 25(+50 miles)

Airports in Community

39

Distance to Interstate

Freight Rail

In Community

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

5%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

5%

Top State Personal Income Tax

5%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

5%

State Sales Tax

7%

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