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Washington County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2019: 13,949 (26% urban, 74% rural); it was 15,148 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,588
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,192
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,739
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,146 (it was 1,109 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 563 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.6%), Retail trade (17.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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  • Races in Washington County, IL (2019)
    • 13,25587.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2051.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1851.2%Two or more races
    • 1190.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 420.3%Asian alone
    • 150.10%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 60.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

44.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Males: 7,006  (50.2%)
Females: 6,943  (49.8%)
Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,857 ($40,932 in 1999)
This county:

$64,857
Illinois:

$69,187

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $516 (lower quartile is $356, upper quartile is $649)
This county:

$516
State:

$889


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,020 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Washington:

$122,020
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,511 - $191,310
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,172
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $535

Institutionalized population: 202
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 1999: 53 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2000: 67 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2001: 58 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 64 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2006: 34 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $164,700
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $200,500
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2017: 23 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2018: 21 buildings, average cost: $214,500
  • 2019: 12 buildings, average cost: $222,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, IL residents
Average permit cost in Washington, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,563 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,251 (2.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Washington, IL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, IL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.5%
Washington County:

6.5%
Illinois:

11.5%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 37.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 76.7% for other race residents, 11.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.5 years old
(Males: 43.2 years old, Females: 45.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 37.4 years old, American Indian residents: 5.8 years old, Asian residents: 48.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.4 years old, Other race residents: 26.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $390 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $632 a month.

Cities in this county include: Nashville, Okawville, Irvington, Ashley, Hoyleton, Radom, Richview, Addieville, Du Bois, Oakdale.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Osage County, Missouri , St. Louis city, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Illinois:

6.5%

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

Current college students: 689
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 121 (67.7% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

0.9%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 332010 or later
  • 382000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 38Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,597
  • One, attached: 40
  • Two: 141
  • 3 or 4: 65
  • 5 to 9: 146
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 to 49: 20
  • 50 or more: 1
  • Mobile homes: 616
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 2,262 (54 second mortgage, 195 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,441

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

62.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,3016
Evangelical Protestant3,48617
Mainline Protestant2,58018
Other1-
None4,348-
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: 9
Washington County:

6.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Washington County:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

7.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

27.3%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 440 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $105,380
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $161.97
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 41.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $95,347
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 86.55%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.57%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $124,344
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 78.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.00
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 29.47%
Corn for grain: 93145 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 59098 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 151289 harvested acres
Vegetables: 22 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 41 acres

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 287% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from Washington County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from Washington County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.3 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:

  • Illinois Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4489, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 17, 2013 to November 18, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4157: November 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4157, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 14, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1991: June 07, 2011, FEMA Id: 1991, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Washington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,803 (80.9%)
  • Carpooled: 759 (10.6%)
  • Bus: 65 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 13 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 190 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 296 (4.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (26%)
  • Thailand (16%)
  • Hong Kong (8%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Barbados (7%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • German (49%)
  • Polish (11%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 181 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 30 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 147 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,010.

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.28% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($32,568 average AGI)
1.04% relocated from other states ($8,697 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.04%
Illinois average:

1.87%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, IL  0.79% ($41,660 average AGI)
from St. Clair County, IL  0.74% ($54,023)
from Clinton County, IL  0.69% ($33,585)
from Jefferson County, IL  0.50% ($28,167)
from Perry County, IL  0.42% ($34,360)


6.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,890 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.83% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($29,131 average AGI)
1.51% relocated to other states ($6,759 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.51%
Illinois average:

2.67%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IL  1.18% ($36,845 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IL  0.88% ($36,943)
to St. Clair County, IL  0.78% ($45,170)
to Jefferson County, IL  0.65% ($42,333)
to Perry County, IL  0.38% ($35,565)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.6%
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: 2,766 (2,437 aged, 329 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 91 (2%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (419)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (130)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (86)
  • Sequelae of other and unspecified cerebrovascular diseases (41)
  • Unspecified dementia (22)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (20)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (15)
  • Congestive heart failure (11)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.61
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,564
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 384
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 59,594

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,052
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 999

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 60

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,949
  • Male householders: 3,433 (907 living alone), Female householders: 2,611 (819 living alone)
  • 3,286 spouses (3,250 opposite-sex spouses), 361 unmarried partners, (353 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,401 children (3,167 natural, 66 adopted, 169 stepchildren), 275 grandchildren, 47 brothers or sisters, 44 parents, 3 foster children, 109 other relatives, 137 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 253

Size of family households: 2,233 2-persons, 737 3-persons, 706 4-persons, 223 5-persons, 70 6-persons, 34 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,723 1-person, 301 2-persons, 19 3-persons.

1,992 married couples with children.
647 single-parent households (166 men, 481 women).

98.1% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 43% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $84,823,000 ($5,609 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,314,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $38,443,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,039,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,978,000
Federal grants: $8,971,000
Federal procurement contracts: $855,000 ($98,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,537,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,056,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,824,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,240,000

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

Births: 901
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 865
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -241
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.60 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.2

Year house built in Washington County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Washington County, Illinois
  • 1202014 or later
  • 1492010 to 2013
  • 5572000 to 2009
  • 7441990 to 1999
  • 7221980 to 1989
  • 1,0231970 to 1979
  • 8071960 to 1969
  • 6671950 to 1959
  • 3391940 to 1949
  • 1,5571939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Illinois
  • 161 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 593 rooms
  • 4204 rooms
  • 7895 rooms
  • 1,3816 rooms
  • 8427 rooms
  • 5278 rooms
  • 6379+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Illinois
  • 461 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 973 rooms
  • 3474 rooms
  • 3435 rooms
  • 3366 rooms
  • 1137 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Illinois
  • 16no bedroom
  • 1171 bedroom
  • 1,1292 bedrooms
  • 2,6353 bedrooms
  • 6574 bedrooms
  • 1275+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Illinois
  • 47no bedroom
  • 1901 bedroom
  • 5062 bedrooms
  • 5243 bedrooms
  • 744 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Illinois 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
  • 102no vehicle
  • 1,0151 vehicle
  • 2,0482 vehicles
  • 1,0193 vehicles
  • 3244 vehicles
  • 1715+ 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
  • 120no vehicle
  • 5661 vehicle
  • 4652 vehicles
  • 1933 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.4% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Illinois.

Washington County:

89.4%
State average:

87.3%

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

  • This state: 11,033
  • Other state: 2,709
  • Northeast: 138
  • Midwest: 1,751
  • South: 505
  • West: 310
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.8%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.6%Electricity
  • 27.6%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 438
Here:

34.7%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 68
Here:

10.1%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 87
Here:

25.6%
Illinois:

27.4%

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:

  • Charges - Other: $1,023,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,418,000
    General - Other: $1,299,000
    Police Protection: $1,121,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,031,000
    General Public Buildings: $989,000
    Financial Administration: $586,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $509,000
    Correctional Institutions: $482,000
    Health - Other: $469,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $389,000
    Central Staff Services: $304,000
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000
    Sewerage: $7,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $86,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $980,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $895,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,866,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $513,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,220,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,114,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $329,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,564,000
    Highways: $314,000
    Health and Hospitals: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,404,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,806,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,023,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,418,000
    General - Other: $1,299,000
    Police Protection: $1,121,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,031,000
    General Public Buildings: $989,000
    Financial Administration: $586,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $509,000
    Correctional Institutions: $482,000
    Health - Other: $469,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $389,000
    Central Staff Services: $304,000
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000
    Sewerage: $7,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $86,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $980,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $895,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,866,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $513,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,220,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,114,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $329,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,564,000
    Highways: $314,000
    Health and Hospitals: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,404,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,806,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,023,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,418,000
    General - Other: $1,299,000
    Police Protection: $1,121,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,031,000
    General Public Buildings: $989,000
    Financial Administration: $586,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $509,000
    Correctional Institutions: $482,000
    Health - Other: $469,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $389,000
    Central Staff Services: $304,000
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000
    Sewerage: $7,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $86,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $980,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $895,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,866,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $513,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,220,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,114,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $329,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,564,000
    Highways: $314,000
    Health and Hospitals: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,404,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,806,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,023,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,418,000
    General - Other: $1,299,000
    Police Protection: $1,121,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,031,000
    General Public Buildings: $989,000
    Financial Administration: $586,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $509,000
    Correctional Institutions: $482,000
    Health - Other: $469,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $389,000
    Central Staff Services: $304,000
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000
    Sewerage: $7,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $86,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $980,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $895,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,866,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $513,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,220,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,114,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $329,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,564,000
    Highways: $314,000
    Health and Hospitals: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,404,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,806,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 150
  • Number of aged recipients: 10
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 140
  • Number of recipients under 18: 25
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 109
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 16
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 47
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 64
Most common first names in Washington County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William14780.6 years
John14278.6 years
Mary12881.0 years
Anna9784.4 years
Walter8377.4 years
Edward7880.0 years
Fred7881.1 years
Helen7681.1 years
Frank6881.4 years
Emma6686.4 years
Most common last names in Washington County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer4978.0 years
Smith4879.2 years
Hake2980.4 years
Frederking2679.4 years
Miller2480.8 years
Maschhoff2476.7 years
Thompson2477.5 years
Jones2376.9 years
Schmidt2281.2 years
Doelling2279.4 years
Businesses in Washington County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Hardee's1
Best Western1Kroger1
Burger King1La-Z-Boy1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Circle K2McDonald's1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2Subway2
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1