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Washington County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 20,855 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 21,176 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,023
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,298
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,506
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,226 (it was 1,929 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

34%

Land area: 680 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.8%), Manufacturing (12.6%), Retail trade (11.7%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Washington County, GA (2019)
    • 11,10153.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,71641.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5312.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3291.6%Two or more races
    • 1450.7%Asian alone
    • 290.1%Some other race alone
    • 100.05%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 10,688  (51.2%)
Females: 10,167  (48.8%)
Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,195 ($29,910 in 1999)
This county:

$40,195
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $410 (lower quartile is $307, upper quartile is $526)
This county:

$410
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $97,568 (it was $55,900 in 2000)
Washington:

$97,568
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,452 - $162,125

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $167,320
Here:

$167,320
State:

$274,276

Townhouses or other attached units: $217,811
Here:

$217,811
State:

$266,514

Mobile homes: $92,445
Here:

$92,445
State:

$74,102

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,126
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $418

Institutionalized population: 1,866

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 60
  • Thefts: 163
  • Auto thefts: 13
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $54,300
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $36,900
  • 2005: 85 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $15,600
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $31,700
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2013: 58 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2014: 53 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2015: 56 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2016: 71 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2017: 73 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2018: 81 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2019: 90 buildings, average cost: $110,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, GA residents
Average permit cost in Washington, GA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,287 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $924 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Washington, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.6%
Washington County:

19.6%
Georgia:

13.3%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents, 1.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.6% for other race residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.1 years old
(Males: 39.2 years old, Females: 45.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.4 years old, Black residents: 39.1 years old, Asian residents: 36.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 41.5 years old, Other race residents: 39.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $377 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $560 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sandersville, Davisboro, Tennille, Warthen, Harrison, Oconee, Deepstep, Riddleville.

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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Washington County: Beaver Lake Country Club (A), Warm Springs Campground (B), Cove (C), Sees Old Mill (D), Woodbury Waterworks (E), Jones-Florence Plantation (F), Meriwether White Sulphur (G), Tigners Cross Roads (H), Meriwether County Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (I), Meriwether County Volunteer Fire Department Station 9 (J), Meriwether County Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (K), Meriwether County Volunteer Fire Department Station 8 (L), Warm Springs Foundation (M), Meriwether County Volunteer Fire Department Station 11 (N), Meriwether County Volunteer Fire Department Station 7 (O), Meriwether County Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (P), Meriwether County Volunteer Fire Department Station 10 (Q), The Little White House (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Town and Country Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Washington County include: Arbor Chapel (A), Bethlehem Church (B), Cedar Rock Church (C), Harmony Church (D), Kingdom Hall (E), Macedonia Church (F), Mount Carmel Church (G), Mount Hope Church (H), Mount Pilgrim Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alford Cemetery (1), Barron Cemetery (2), Saint Pauls Cemetery (3), See Cemetery (4), Blount Cemetery (5), Mann Cemetery (6), Marchman Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Blue Pond (A), American Legion Lake (B), Neely Lake South (C), Neely Lake North (D), Hills Lake (E), Williamson Lake (F), Cane Creek Structure Number Four Lake (G), Whitehead Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wolfden Branch (A), Wolf Branch (B), Winky Branch (C), White Sulphur Creek (D), Warm Springs Branch (E), Walnut Creek (F), Turpentine Branch (G), Turkey Creek (H), Tom Brown Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Washington County: Little White House State Historic Site (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Grant County, New Mexico , Madison County, Mississippi , Perry County, Alabama , Jasper County , Meriwether County , Morris County, Texas , Parker County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.4%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 615
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 410 (49.1% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

2.0%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 552010 or later
  • 1092000 to 2009
  • 1331990 to 1999
  • 361980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 18Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,685
  • One, attached: 29
  • Two: 197
  • 3 or 4: 245
  • 5 to 9: 226
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • 20 to 49: 13
  • 50 or more: 39
  • Mobile homes: 3,031
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 2,297 (48 second mortgage, 79 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,935

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,56245
Black Protestant2,12815
Mainline Protestant1,69013
Catholic981
Other422
None9,667-
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:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Washington County:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

12.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

31.9%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 302 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $37,870
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $451.43
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.31%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,601
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.32%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,517
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.58
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.34%
Corn for grain: 2316 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5093 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 4122 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2442 harvested acres
Vegetables: 35 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,982 acres

Tornado activity:

Washington County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 13555633.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 23 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/20/1974, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from Washington County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 153.2 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) earthquake occurred 195.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 262.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from Washington County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 208.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Hurricane Michael, Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 23, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4400-GA: October 14, 2018, FEMA Id: 4400, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4165: March 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4165, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia FLOODING, Incident Period: March 14, 1966, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-214: March 14, 1966, FEMA Id: 214, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Washington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,352 (79.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,040 (13.1%)
  • Bus: 57 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 187 (2.4%)
  • Bicycle: 44 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 96 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 90 (1.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (25%)
  • Cuba (15%)
  • Colombia (15%)
  • India (14%)
  • Panama (7%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (5%)
  • Pakistan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • American (10%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • British (1%)

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

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

  • 1,044 people in state prisons
  • 209 people in other group homes
  • 108 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 33 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 1,555 people in state prisons
  • 216 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 30 people in college/university student housing
  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,033.

2.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.88%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.39% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($26,859 average AGI)
0.48% relocated from other states ($6,058 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.48%
Georgia average:

3.60%

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


3.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.76%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.13% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($25,444 average AGI)
0.63% relocated to other states ($6,202 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.63%
Georgia average:

3.12%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baldwin County, GA  0.52% ($33,086 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.4%
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: 3,405 (2,613 aged, 792 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 477 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Washington County, Georgia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (235)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (145)
  • Unspecified dementia (120)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (90)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (85)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (58)
  • Cardiovascular disease, unspecified (57)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (46)
  • Congestive heart failure (38)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (31)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.75
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,829
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 551
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,438

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,551
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,103
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,855
  • Male householders: 3,339 (707 living alone), Female householders: 4,348 (1,297 living alone)
  • 3,047 spouses (3,017 opposite-sex spouses), 315 unmarried partners, (307 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,189 children (4,782 natural, 73 adopted, 328 stepchildren), 1,099 grandchildren, 220 brothers or sisters, 345 parents, 91 foster children, 537 other relatives, 384 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,991

Size of family households: 2,812 2-persons, 1,141 3-persons, 768 4-persons, 425 5-persons, 187 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,016 1-person, 195 2-persons, 58 3-persons, 27 4-persons.

1,693 married couples with children.
1,363 single-parent households (158 men, 1,205 women).

96.7% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 34% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $136,515,000 ($6,482 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,959,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $47,673,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,322,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,912,000
Federal grants: $50,396,000
Federal procurement contracts: $613,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,600,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $569,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,019,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,152,000

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

Births: 1,393
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,144
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +16
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,284
Here -64 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.19 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.6

Year house built in Washington County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Washington County, Georgia
  • 3922014 or later
  • 1652010 to 2013
  • 1,3232000 to 2009
  • 1,7681990 to 1999
  • 1,4411980 to 1989
  • 1,2161970 to 1979
  • 1,1441960 to 1969
  • 7991950 to 1959
  • 3581940 to 1949
  • 8651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 682 rooms
  • 1083 rooms
  • 4554 rooms
  • 1,0145 rooms
  • 1,4386 rooms
  • 9197 rooms
  • 5338 rooms
  • 6489+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Georgia
  • 121 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 2533 rooms
  • 7834 rooms
  • 7105 rooms
  • 3866 rooms
  • 1787 rooms
  • 618 rooms
  • 699+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Georgia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1491 bedroom
  • 6402 bedrooms
  • 3,1493 bedrooms
  • 1,0304 bedrooms
  • 2145+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Georgia
  • 12no bedroom
  • 1601 bedroom
  • 9062 bedrooms
  • 1,1213 bedrooms
  • 2184 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Georgia 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
  • 269no vehicle
  • 1,1851 vehicle
  • 2,2002 vehicles
  • 9903 vehicles
  • 4514 vehicles
  • 945+ 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
  • 405no vehicle
  • 1,1011 vehicle
  • 6112 vehicles
  • 3783 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

83.7% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Georgia.

Washington County:

83.7%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 17,386
  • Other state: 2,863
  • Northeast: 638
  • Midwest: 386
  • South: 1,590
  • West: 246
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.8%Electricity
  • 24.6%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.1%Electricity
  • 13.1%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 197
Here:

9.6%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 182
Here:

16.5%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 39
Here:

4.1%
Georgia:

17.3%

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 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $679,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,509,000
    Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,427,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,287,000
    General - Other: $165,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,462,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,067,000
    Police Protection: $2,014,000
    Regular Highways: $1,897,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,535,000
    General - Other: $1,020,000
    Solid Waste Management: $780,000
    Parks and Recreation: $754,000
    Financial Administration: $715,000
    Central Staff Services: $560,000
    General Public Buildings: $507,000
    Local Fire Protection: $296,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Libraries: $60,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,027,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $383,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,602,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,340,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,340,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,897,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $443,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $592,000
    Rents: $167,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $230,000
    Police Protection: $159,000
    General - Other: $124,000
    Central Staff Services: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,148,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,027,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $875,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,641,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,355,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $600,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $53,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $22,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
    Other License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $98,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $679,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,509,000
    Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,427,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,287,000
    General - Other: $165,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,462,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,067,000
    Police Protection: $2,014,000
    Regular Highways: $1,897,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,535,000
    General - Other: $1,020,000
    Solid Waste Management: $780,000
    Parks and Recreation: $754,000
    Financial Administration: $715,000
    Central Staff Services: $560,000
    General Public Buildings: $507,000
    Local Fire Protection: $296,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Libraries: $60,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,027,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $383,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,602,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,340,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,340,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,897,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $443,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $592,000
    Rents: $167,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $230,000
    Police Protection: $159,000
    General - Other: $124,000
    Central Staff Services: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,148,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,027,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $875,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,641,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,355,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $600,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $53,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $22,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
    Other License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $98,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $679,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,509,000
    Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,427,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,287,000
    General - Other: $165,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,462,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,067,000
    Police Protection: $2,014,000
    Regular Highways: $1,897,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,535,000
    General - Other: $1,020,000
    Solid Waste Management: $780,000
    Parks and Recreation: $754,000
    Financial Administration: $715,000
    Central Staff Services: $560,000
    General Public Buildings: $507,000
    Local Fire Protection: $296,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Libraries: $60,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,027,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $383,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,602,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,340,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,340,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,897,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $443,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $592,000
    Rents: $167,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $230,000
    Police Protection: $159,000
    General - Other: $124,000
    Central Staff Services: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,148,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,027,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $875,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,641,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,355,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $600,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $53,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $22,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
    Other License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $98,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $679,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,509,000
    Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,427,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,287,000
    General - Other: $165,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,462,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,067,000
    Police Protection: $2,014,000
    Regular Highways: $1,897,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,535,000
    General - Other: $1,020,000
    Solid Waste Management: $780,000
    Parks and Recreation: $754,000
    Financial Administration: $715,000
    Central Staff Services: $560,000
    General Public Buildings: $507,000
    Local Fire Protection: $296,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Libraries: $60,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,027,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $383,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,602,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,340,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,340,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,897,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $443,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $592,000
    Rents: $167,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $230,000
    Police Protection: $159,000
    General - Other: $124,000
    Central Staff Services: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,148,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,027,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $875,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,641,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,355,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $600,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $53,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $22,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
    Other License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $98,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 938
  • Number of aged recipients: 161
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 777
  • Number of recipients under 18: 126
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 496
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 316
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 447
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 383
Most common first names in Washington County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18777.7 years
Willie16569.3 years
James13670.7 years
William11972.4 years
John11671.5 years
Annie10679.9 years
Robert9970.3 years
George6874.6 years
Mattie6480.4 years
Thomas6269.8 years
Most common last names in Washington County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16575.4 years
Brown12773.1 years
Johnson11474.1 years
Jackson10074.5 years
Jordan7874.5 years
Brantley6576.7 years
Jones6173.4 years
Tanner5978.0 years
Davis5876.7 years
Hall5672.2 years
Businesses in Washington County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
Baymont Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1Waffle House1
KFC1Walmart1