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Washington County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2016: 25,464 (15% urban, 85% rural); it was 20,973 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,630
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,264
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,492
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,970 (it was 1,439 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%

Land area: 580 sq. mi.

Water area: 35.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Washington County: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (38.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.5%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Washington County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (15.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years
Males: 13,879  (54.5%)
Females: 11,585  (45.5%)

Washington County,FL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,866 ($27,922 in 1999)

This county:

$39,866
Florida:

$50,860

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $501 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $709)
This county:

$501
State:

$931


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $111,058 (it was $64,400 in 2000)
Washington:

$111,058
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,568 - $195,309
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $943
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $291

Institutionalized population: 2,625

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 80
  • Thefts: 123
  • Auto thefts: 36

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 84
  • Auto thefts: 22
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 79 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2001: 93 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2003: 114 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2004: 126 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2007: 112 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 2008: 63 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $158,800
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $826 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $627 (0.7%)

Washington County household income distribution in 2013 Washington County home values distribution in 2013 Washington County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.8%
Washington County:

18.8%
Florida:

14.7%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for American Indian residents, 12.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 2.7% for other race residents, 35.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.5 years old
(Males: 40.7 years old, Females: 44.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.3 years old, Black residents: 36.0 years old, American Indian residents: 54.8 years old, Asian residents: 64.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.5 years old, Other race residents: 32.6 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 $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $721 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chipley, Vernon, Wausau, Ebro, Caryville.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
32427Caryville10----
32428Chipley40----

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Washington County: Dusdee Willows Poultry Farm (A), Sunowa Springs Camp (B), Delray Beach Golf Club (C), Rayonier Fernandina Mill Wharf (D), Walkers Landing (E), Homer Landing (F), Hawkins Shop Landing (G), Elbow Landing (H), Prospect Landing (I), Brickyard Landing (J), Blood Landing (K), McKenzie Landing (L), Nassau County Detention Center (M), Nassau County Fire and Rescue Station 6 (N), Nassau County Fire and Rescue Station 90 (O), Nassau County Fire and Rescue Station 60 (P), Nassau County Sheriff's Department (Q), River Road Community Volunteer Fire Department Station 9 (R), Nassau County Fire and Rescue Station 70 (S), Nassau Oak Volunteer Fire Department Station 11 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washington County include: Bethel Church (A), Buford Grove Church (B), Prince Chapel (C), Brandy Branch Church (D), Saint James Church (E), Saint Pauls Church (F), Mount Zion Church (G), Mount Olive Church (H), Spring Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pringle Cemetery (1), Braddock Cemetery (2), Brickyard Cemetery (3), Deep Creek Cemetery (4), Keen Cemetery (5), Haddock Cemetery (6), Motes Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Hampton Lake (A), Crosby Bay (B), Cabbage Swamp (C), Spell Swamp (D), Brandy Branch Swamp (E), Little Boggy Swamp (F), Mesa Marsh (G), Wilder Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Saint Joseph Creek (A), Walker Creek (B), Bells River (C), Christopher Creek (D), Brandy Branch (E), Brush Creek (F), Stave Branch (G), Soap Creek (H), Tiger Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Washington County include: Cary State Forest (1), Nassau Wildlife Management Area (2), Amelia Island State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Columbia County , Duval County , Mobile County, Alabama , Thomas County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 566
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 714 (56.7% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

2.8%
Whole state:

20.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • 942010 or later
  • 982000 to 2009
  • 1431990 to 1999
  • 931980 to 1989
  • 961970 to 1979
  • 199Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,211
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 84
  • 3 or 4: 60
  • 5 to 9: 52
  • 10 to 19: 84
  • 20 or more: 55
  • Mobile homes: 4,174
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 27

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 2,730 (15 second mortgage, 126 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,965

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

57.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,47742
Black Protestant1,2518
Mainline Protestant7147
Catholic3252
Other-1
None15,129-
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: 3
Washington County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Washington County:

7.00 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

10.9%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

29.3%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 136 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $14,081
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $268.85
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.09%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,591
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.98%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,772
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 97.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.98
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.18%
Corn for grain: 1075 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 619 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 331 harvested acres
Vegetables: 251 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 242 acres

Tornado activity:

Washington County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 15246490.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/25/1992, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% 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 102.8 miles away from Washington 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 308.9 miles away from the 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 214.0 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 337.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 267.2 miles away from Washington 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 194.3 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:

  • Florida Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2014 to May 06, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4177: May 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4177, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Florida Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 02, 2013 to July 07, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4138: August 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4138, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Florida Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to May 05, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1831: April 21, 2009, FEMA Id: 1831, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3288: August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3220: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1551: September 16, 2004, FEMA Id: 1551, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1539: August 13, 2004, FEMA Id: 1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • Florida Tropical Storm Allison, Incident Period: June 11, 2001 to June 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1381: June 17, 2001, FEMA Id: 1381, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Chipola River Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 14, 2001, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 15, 2001, FEMA Id: 2360, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Florida Fire Hazard, Incident Period: April 15, 1999 to May 25, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3139: April 27, 1999, FEMA Id: 3139, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Jamaica (17%)
  • Cuba (13%)
  • Poland (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Haiti (5%)
  • France (5%)
  • Lithuania (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • American (55%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Washington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,394 (86.9%)
  • Carpooled: 509 (6.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 24 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 209 (2.8%)
  • Walked: 31 (0.4%)
  • Worked at home: 168 (2.3%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,067 people in state prisons
  • 195 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 2,510 people in state prisons
  • 115 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,970.

8.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Florida average:

7.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.03% relocated from other counties in Florida ($23,193 average AGI)
2.16% relocated from other states ($12,275 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.16%
Florida average:

3.71%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bay County, FL  2.26% ($31,235 average AGI)
from Jackson County, FL  0.94% ($34,014)
from Holmes County, FL  0.93% ($30,706)
from Leon County, FL  0.20% ($25,533)
from Okaloosa County, FL  0.20% ($30,067)
from Walton County, FL  0.19% ($30,214)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.15% ($52,909)


8.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,570 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.60%
Florida average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.29% relocated to other counties in Florida ($21,908 average AGI)
2.31% relocated to other states ($7,662 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.31%
Florida average:

2.87%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bay County, FL  2.62% ($29,803 average AGI)
to Holmes County, FL  0.83% ($25,033)
to Jackson County, FL  0.62% ($28,717)
to Walton County, FL  0.27% ($31,050)
to Escambia County, FL  0.18% ($24,846)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.18% ($34,308)
to Houston County, AL  0.16% ($22,833)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.0%
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: 4,552 (3,364 aged, 1,188 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 638 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (382)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (325)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (274)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (205)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (127)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (118)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (104)
  • Unspecified mental disorder due to brain damage and dysfunction and to physical disease (90)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (83)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (70)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.56
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,682
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 269
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25,469

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,112
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,117

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,464
  • In family households: 19,573 (3,454 male householders, 2,323 female householders)
    4,267 spouses, 6,418 children (5,810 natural, 234 adopted, 381 stepchildren), 941 grandchildren, 533 brothers or sisters, 185 parents, 949 other relatives, 477 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,211 (1,467 male householders (1,232 living alone)), 1,305 female householders (1,237 living alone)), 417 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,604

Size of family households: 2,738 2-persons, 1,324 3-persons, 994 4-persons, 500 5-persons, 116 6-persons, 121 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,469 1-person, 277 2-persons, 15 3-persons.

2,789 married couples with children.
1,417 single-parent households (765 men, 652 women).

94.6% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $154,519,000 ($7,043 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,782,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $64,874,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,538,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,274,000
Federal grants: $45,081,000
Federal procurement contracts: $855,000 ($58,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,897,000 ($2,144,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $632,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,811,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,029,000

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

Births: 1,209
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,273
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +94
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,343
Here:

+60 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.16 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3

Year house built in Washington County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • 2602014 or later
  • 3562010 to 2013
  • 1,7082000 to 2009
  • 2,3851990 to 1999
  • 2,1621980 to 1989
  • 1,8611970 to 1979
  • 7451960 to 1969
  • 6621950 to 1959
  • 4031940 to 1949
  • 3961939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • 531 room
  • 842 rooms
  • 2213 rooms
  • 8244 rooms
  • 1,4605 rooms
  • 1,4676 rooms
  • 1,2157 rooms
  • 5268 rooms
  • 7879+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • 501 room
  • 522 rooms
  • 1983 rooms
  • 4684 rooms
  • 4135 rooms
  • 3276 rooms
  • 2607 rooms
  • 1158 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • 69no bedroom
  • 1291 bedroom
  • 1,3402 bedrooms
  • 3,7053 bedrooms
  • 1,2354 bedrooms
  • 1625+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • 48no bedroom
  • 2181 bedroom
  • 5112 bedrooms
  • 9053 bedrooms
  • 2224 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • 273no vehicle
  • 1,9751 vehicle
  • 2,5422 vehicles
  • 1,3583 vehicles
  • 3664 vehicles
  • 1585+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • 212no vehicle
  • 1,0541 vehicle
  • 4202 vehicles
  • 2063 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

85.1% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Florida.

Washington County:

85.1%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 15,301
  • Other state: 8,928
  • Northeast: 1,691
  • Midwest: 1,788
  • South: 4,917
  • West: 532
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 87.1%Electricity
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 90.9%Electricity
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 184
Here:

8.6%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 79
Here:

5.8%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 85
Here:

7.8%
Florida:

20.1%

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

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 931
  • Number of aged recipients: 102
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 829
  • Number of recipients under 18: 104
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 627
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 200
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 424
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 375
Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Washington County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18370.6 years
John17773.8 years
William17072.4 years
Mary14476.1 years
Robert9172.4 years
Willie8175.6 years
George7877.3 years
Charles6571.1 years
Joseph6374.2 years
Annie6283.3 years
Most common last names in Washington County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8574.3 years
Brown5973.8 years
Williams5875.9 years
Jackson5370.7 years
Brock5177.1 years
Davis5173.9 years
Johnson5174.7 years
Carter4874.0 years
Taylor4674.3 years
Miller3976.6 years
Businesses in Washington County, FL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Circle K8RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx2Subway2
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS3
KFC1Waffle House1
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kroger3