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Washington County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2014: 16,834 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Washington County: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (43.7%), Educational, health and social services (29.6%), Manufacturing (19.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Washington County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (65.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (24.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (7.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years
Males: 8,288  (49.2%)
Females: 8,546  (50.8%)
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Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,762 ($30,815 in 1999)

This county:

$41762
Alabama:

$42849

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $326 (lower quartile is $190, upper quartile is $403)
This county:

$326
State:

$515


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,037 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Washington:

$84,037
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,900 - $152,786

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $120,347
Here:

$120,347
State:

$176,830

Mobile homes: $42,554
Here:

$42,554
State:

$41,825
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $933
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $323

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
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $313 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $197 (0.3%)

Washington County household income distribution in 2009 Washington County home values distribution Washington County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.4%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Black residents, 57.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for American Indian residents, 64.9% for other race residents, 39.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.5%
Washington County:

18.5%
Alabama:

18.7%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 53.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.1% for American Indian residents, 57.3% for other race residents, 34.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 20 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 15 years old, Other race residents: 15 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:

8.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 441
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 86 (91% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

0.5%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 19
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 28
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 21
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 18

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: 5,349
  • One, attached: 37
  • Two: 30
  • 3 or 4: 46
  • 5 to 9: 50
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • 20 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 2,500
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 92

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 1,356 (93 second mortgage, 44 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,690

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

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:

  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3319): April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1971): April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to April 3, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1835): April 28, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1835, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • AlabamaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 3, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3292): August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3237): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 28, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3214): August 28, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3214, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1593): July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1549): September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaMacintosh Fire, Incident Period: September 17, 1999, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • AlabamaHurricane Georges, Incident Period: September 28, 1998 to October 6, 1998, Emergency Declared (EM-3133): September 28, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3133, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Other Western Africa (28%)
  • Vietnam (16%)
  • Jamaica (13%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Asia, n.e.c. (8%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Polynesia (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County (%):

  • United States or American (34%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • African (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Washington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,017 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 1,299 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 56 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 13 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 139 (2%)
  • Other means: 60 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 126 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $47,191.

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,408 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.05% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($18,163 average AGI)
1.95% relocated from other states ($13,245 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.95%
Alabama average:

2.63%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mobile County, AL  1.49% ($30,333 average AGI)
from Clarke County, AL  0.46% ($22,923)
from Baldwin County, AL  0.23% ($33,308)
from Wayne County, MS  0.21% ($33,167)
from Greene County, MS  0.18% ($35,900)


6.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.28% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($23,100 average AGI)
1.88% relocated to other states ($11,228 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.88%
Alabama average:

2.67%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mobile County, AL  2.39% ($37,375 average AGI)
to Clarke County, AL  0.67% ($31,158)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.23% ($35,538)
to Cullman County, AL  0.18% ($13,500)
to Greene County, MS  0.18% ($23,500)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (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: 17,434
  • In family households: 15,363 (3,510 male householders, 1,408 female householders)
    3,729 spouses, 5,265 children (4,797 natural, 152 adopted, 316 stepchildren), 727 grandchildren, 136 brothers or sisters, 85 parents, 189 other relatives, 222 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,071 (914 male householders (800 living alone)), 926 female householders (854 living alone)), 231 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 147 (141 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,102 2-persons, 1,181 3-persons, 927 4-persons, 482 5-persons, 140 6-persons, 86 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,654 1-person, 155 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

3,558 married couples with children.
1,022 single-parent households (183 men, 839 women).

98.0% of residents of Washington County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $103,961,000 ($5806 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:

5.6
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 206
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,077
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,753
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,524
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,246
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,143
  • 1950 to 1959: 751
  • 1940 to 1949: 357
  • 1939 or earlier: 363
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 103
  • 3 rooms: 185
  • 4 rooms: 700
  • 5 rooms: 1,738
  • 6 rooms: 1,454
  • 7 rooms: 928
  • 8 rooms: 415
  • 9+ rooms: 375
  • 1 room: 1
  • 2 rooms: 47
  • 3 rooms: 102
  • 4 rooms: 155
  • 5 rooms: 207
  • 6 rooms: 135
  • 7 rooms: 92
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9+ rooms: 26
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 146
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,277
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,534
  • 4 bedrooms: 742
  • 5+ bedrooms: 192
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 104
  • 2 bedrooms: 284
  • 3 bedrooms: 299
  • 4 bedrooms: 95
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 381
  • 1 vehicle: 1,569
  • 2 vehicles: 2,349
  • 3 vehicles: 1,161
  • 4 vehicles: 312
  • 5+ vehicles: 140
  • no vehicle: 169
  • 1 vehicle: 355
  • 2 vehicles: 203
  • 3 vehicles: 62
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

75% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Alabama.

Washington County:

74.7%
State average:

58.1%

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

  • This state: 14732
  • Northeast: 181
  • Midwest: 226
  • South: 2640
  • West: 171

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $31,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38.1%)
  • Electricity (35.0%)
  • Utility gas (19.5%)
  • Wood (6.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34.0%)
  • Electricity (33.5%)
  • Utility gas (24.7%)
  • Wood (7.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 82
Here:

3.4%
Alabama:

10.2%

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

3.7%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 53
Here:

13.8%
Alabama:

14.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Washington County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $830,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,465,000
    Central Staff Services: $845,000
    Financial Administration: $478,000
    Police Protection: $425,000
    General Public Buildings: $380,000
    Fire Protection: $321,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $239,000
    Solid Waste Management: $141,000
    Corrections - Other: $114,000
    Welfare - Other: $45,000
    Health Services - Other: $9,000
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $428,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $598,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,845,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $309,000
    Solid Waste Management: $259,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,157,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,926,000
    General Support: $742,000
    All Other: $0
  • Tax - Property: $2,530,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $134,000
    NEC: $17,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,131,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $70,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,596,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $605,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $923,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $565,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $25,000

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
Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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