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Washington County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 16,828 (all rural); it was 18,097 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,445
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,273
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,912
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,040 (it was 793 in 2000)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

30%

Land area: 1081 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (27.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.5%), Wholesale trade (11.5%), Public administration (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Washington County, AL (2017)
    • 10,88460.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,18823.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2396.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2221.2%Two or more races
    • 1670.9%Asian alone
    • 820.5%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 8,373  (49.8%)
Females: 8,455  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,683 ($30,815 in 1999)
This county:

$43,683
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $371 (lower quartile is $191, upper quartile is $541)
This county:

$371
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,743 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Washington:

$89,743
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,478 - $163,793

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $136,211
Here:

$136,211
State:

$197,224

Mobile homes: $51,246
Here:

$51,246
State:

$74,580

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $995
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $329

Institutionalized population: 141

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 51
  • Auto thefts: 7
Washington County, AL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $42,600
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $312,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $208,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, AL residents
Average permit cost in Washington, AL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $305 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $203 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Washington, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.7%
Washington County:

20.7%
Alabama:

16.9%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Black residents, 2.5% for American Indian residents, 97.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.7 years old
(Males: 39.9 years old, Females: 46.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 42.8 years old, American Indian residents: 39.0 years old, Asian residents: 19.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 40.9 years old, Other race residents: 14.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $552 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wagarville, Fruitdale, Chatom, Leroy, Millry, St. Stephens, McIntosh, Vinegar Bend, Deer Park, Malcolm.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Catahoula Parish, Louisiana , La Salle Parish, Louisiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Alabama:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in Washington, AL
County total employment by year in Washington, AL
County average yearly wages by year in Washington, AL

Current college students: 441
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 263 (45.3% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

1.6%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 92010 or later
  • 1702000 to 2009
  • 491990 to 1999
  • 281980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 18Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.9%

Washington County marital status for males Washington County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,805
  • One, attached: 36
  • Two: 24
  • 3 or 4: 32
  • 5 to 9: 14
  • 20 or more: 1
  • Mobile homes: 2,635

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 1,749 (19 second mortgage, 97 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,153

Here:

25.0% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,39155
Black Protestant1,62112
Mainline Protestant1,24219
Catholic302
None7,297-
Washington County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Washington County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Washington County:

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

13.2%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

34.6%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 187 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $54,513
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $82.61
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.45%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $44,022
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.54%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.25%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,202
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.39
Corn for grain: 1833 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 419 harvested acres
Vegetables: 79 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 78 acres

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from Washington County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 365.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 274.2 miles away from Washington County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 163.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2014 to May 05, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4176: May 02, 2014, FEMA Id: 4176, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to April 03, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1835: April 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 1835, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1605: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1605, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 28, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3214: August 28, 2005, FEMA Id: 3214, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1593: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Washington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,780 (80.4%)
  • Carpooled: 713 (15.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 52 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 12 (0.3%)
  • Worked at home: 112 (2.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (44%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Haiti (5%)
  • India (2%)
  • Thailand (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • American (47%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • African (3%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Washington County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 69 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Washington County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 67 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,271.

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.40% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($29,004 average AGI)
1.30% relocated from other states ($12,602 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.30%
Alabama average:

2.56%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mobile County, AL  2.17% ($34,051 average AGI)
from Clarke County, AL  0.50% ($48,259)


5.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,884 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.96% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($32,323 average AGI)
1.24% relocated to other states ($9,565 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.24%
Alabama average:

2.59%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mobile County, AL  2.14% ($36,128 average AGI)
to Clarke County, AL  0.62% ($34,971)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.40% ($52,227)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Washington County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,353 (2,388 aged, 965 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 421 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Washington County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (183)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (179)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (161)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (125)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (98)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (95)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (86)
  • Congestive heart failure (85)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (70)
  • Unspecified dementia (61)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,828
  • In family households: 14,483 (2,323 male householders, 1,889 female householders)
    3,163 spouses, 5,245 children (4,770 natural, 137 adopted, 336 stepchildren), 632 grandchildren, 221 brothers or sisters, 81 parents, 689 other relatives, 205 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,182 (917 male householders (765 living alone)), 806 female householders (782 living alone)), 467 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 143

Size of family households: 2,284 2-persons, 935 3-persons, 500 4-persons, 309 5-persons, 182 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,548 1-person, 123 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 17 6-persons.

2,004 married couples with children.
1,083 single-parent households (130 men, 953 women).

98.3% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (6% speak English very well, 94% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% speak English very well, 72% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $103,961,000 ($5,806 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,754,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $48,223,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,712,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $366,000
Federal grants: $28,260,000
Federal procurement contracts: $700,000 ($15,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,700,000 ($130,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $263,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,205,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,513,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,175
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 880
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -3
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -597
Here -34 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.39 millions of gallons per day (77% from ground, 23% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.7

Year house built in Washington County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Washington County, Alabama
  • 1352014 or later
  • 2342010 to 2013
  • 1,3282000 to 2009
  • 1,6701990 to 1999
  • 1,3771980 to 1989
  • 1,4481970 to 1979
  • 6951960 to 1969
  • 7631950 to 1959
  • 3711940 to 1949
  • 4911939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Alabama
  • 191 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 1143 rooms
  • 5364 rooms
  • 1,0435 rooms
  • 1,3586 rooms
  • 8427 rooms
  • 4708 rooms
  • 4409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Alabama
  • 01 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 213 rooms
  • 2634 rooms
  • 3745 rooms
  • 2686 rooms
  • 557 rooms
  • 388 rooms
  • 339+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Alabama
  • 20no bedroom
  • 881 bedroom
  • 9842 bedrooms
  • 2,7963 bedrooms
  • 7964 bedrooms
  • 1435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Alabama
  • 0no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 3242 bedrooms
  • 5963 bedrooms
  • 684 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 122no vehicle
  • 1,3251 vehicle
  • 1,8832 vehicles
  • 9733 vehicles
  • 3934 vehicles
  • 1705+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 94no vehicle
  • 4981 vehicle
  • 3752 vehicles
  • 753 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

93.5% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Alabama.

Washington County:

93.5%
State average:

86.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,388
  • Other state: 3,116
  • Northeast: 173
  • Midwest: 261
  • South: 2,517
  • West: 165
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 21.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.0%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 70.1%Electricity
  • 16.6%Utility gas
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 154
Here:

7.2%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 43
Here:

5.0%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 61
Here:

11.0%
Alabama:

12.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Washington County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $864,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,815,000
    Police Protection: $965,000
    General Public Buildings: $883,000
    Local Fire Protection: $644,000
    Central Staff Services: $522,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $445,000
    Financial Administration: $329,000
    Correctional Institutions: $255,000
    General - Other: $229,000
    Parks and Recreation: $112,000
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000
    Health - Other: $87,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $48,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
    Libraries: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $223,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,000,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $55,000,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $543,000
    General - Other: $119,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $921,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,731,000
    Other: $1,032,000
    General Local Government Support: $937,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,889,000
    Other License: $708,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $529,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $211,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,191,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $864,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,815,000
    Police Protection: $965,000
    General Public Buildings: $883,000
    Local Fire Protection: $644,000
    Central Staff Services: $522,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $445,000
    Financial Administration: $329,000
    Correctional Institutions: $255,000
    General - Other: $229,000
    Parks and Recreation: $112,000
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000
    Health - Other: $87,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $48,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
    Libraries: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $223,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,000,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $55,000,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $543,000
    General - Other: $119,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $921,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,731,000
    Other: $1,032,000
    General Local Government Support: $937,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,889,000
    Other License: $708,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $529,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $211,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,191,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $864,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,815,000
    Police Protection: $965,000
    General Public Buildings: $883,000
    Local Fire Protection: $644,000
    Central Staff Services: $522,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $445,000
    Financial Administration: $329,000
    Correctional Institutions: $255,000
    General - Other: $229,000
    Parks and Recreation: $112,000
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000
    Health - Other: $87,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $48,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
    Libraries: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $223,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,000,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $55,000,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $543,000
    General - Other: $119,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $921,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,731,000
    Other: $1,032,000
    General Local Government Support: $937,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,889,000
    Other License: $708,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $529,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $211,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,191,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $864,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,815,000
    Police Protection: $965,000
    General Public Buildings: $883,000
    Local Fire Protection: $644,000
    Central Staff Services: $522,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $445,000
    Financial Administration: $329,000
    Correctional Institutions: $255,000
    General - Other: $229,000
    Parks and Recreation: $112,000
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000
    Health - Other: $87,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $48,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
    Libraries: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $223,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,000,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $55,000,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $543,000
    General - Other: $119,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $921,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,731,000
    Other: $1,032,000
    General Local Government Support: $937,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,889,000
    Other License: $708,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $529,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $211,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,191,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 864
  • Number of aged recipients: 113
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 751
  • Number of recipients under 18: 75
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 572
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 217
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 413
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 357
Most common first names in Washington County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8069.7 years
John7174.8 years
Mary5978.6 years
Robert5671.4 years
William4770.3 years
Willie4771.4 years
George3977.0 years
Henry3171.5 years
Annie2380.3 years
Lillie1980.5 years
Most common last names in Washington County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Reed10569.5 years
Weaver7964.6 years
Carpenter5874.8 years
Beech5375.7 years
Sullivan5170.6 years
Johnson5171.1 years
Williams4574.0 years
Jones3973.1 years
Turner3774.4 years
Brown3778.3 years
Businesses in Washington County, AL
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
Ford1True Value1
RadioShack1U-Haul1