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Washington County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 27,975 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 27,223 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,669
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,823
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,324
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,358 (it was 1,940 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 514 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 54 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Washington County: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.2%), Manufacturing (14.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Washington County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Indiana median age:

37.6 years
Males: 13,876  (49.6%)
Females: 14,099  (50.4%)
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Washington County,IN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,557 ($36,630 in 1999)

This county:

$46,557
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $459 (lower quartile is $350, upper quartile is $539)
This county:

$459
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $111,463 (it was $77,400 in 2000)
Washington:

$111,463
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,488 - $169,790
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $940
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $349

Institutionalized population: 238
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 97 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2005: 93 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2006: 73 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2012: 46 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2013: 45 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $138,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, IN residents
Average permit cost in Washington, IN
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: $813 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $620 (0.6%)

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: 14.0%
Washington County:

14.0%
Indiana:

14.1%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.6% for American Indian residents, 12.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.2 years old
(Males: 39.9 years old, Females: 43.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.5 years old, Black residents: 27.6 years old, American Indian residents: 13.5 years old, Asian residents: 29.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.9 years old, Other race residents: 3.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $428 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $619 a month.

Cities in this county include: Salem, New Pekin, Campbellsburg, Hardinsburg, Little York, Livonia, Saltillo, Fredericksburg.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Grant County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Indiana:

4.0%

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

Current college students: 809
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 139 (77.7% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

0.5%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 282000 to 2009
  • 201990 to 1999
  • 21980 to 1989
  • 191970 to 1979
  • 53Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,849
  • One, attached: 169
  • Two: 232
  • 3 or 4: 254
  • 5 to 9: 128
  • 10 to 19: 85
  • 20 or more: 82
  • Mobile homes: 2,421
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 4,834 (95 second mortgage, 423 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,267

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,12248
Mainline Protestant4,10823
Catholic2531
Other61
None16,773-
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: 6
Washington County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Washington County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

9.2%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.3%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 185 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $41,121
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $158.73
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.26%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.35%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $42,198
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 51.37%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,748
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.04%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.06
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.38%
Corn for grain: 32083 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2026 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 36696 harvested acres
Vegetables: 613 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 41 acres

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 77% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from Washington 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 97.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 119.7 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from Washington County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 108.0 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:

  • Indiana Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: February 29, 2012 to March 03, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4058: March 09, 2012, FEMA Id: 4058, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1997: June 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1828: March 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1828, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2002 to June 07, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1418: June 13, 2002, FEMA Id: 1418, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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 (26%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Spain (24%)
  • Philippines (24%)
  • Other Northern America (23%)
  • Canada (17%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Guatemala (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • American (40%)
  • German (13%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Washington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,350 (79.7%)
  • Carpooled: 595 (8.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 60 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 86 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 636 (9.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 246 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped

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

  • 161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 77 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,883.

5.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.77% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($19,309 average AGI)
1.26% relocated from other states ($7,449 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.26%
Indiana average:

2.09%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, IN  1.04% ($24,140 average AGI)
from Harrison County, IN  0.50% ($31,118)
from Floyd County, IN  0.47% ($26,688)
from Scott County, IN  0.35% ($24,833)
from Orange County, IN  0.27% ($17,893)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.27% ($26,429)
from Jackson County, IN  0.22% ($23,130)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.84% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($19,308 average AGI)
1.58% relocated to other states ($8,512 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.58%
Indiana average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, IN  0.98% ($27,762 average AGI)
to Floyd County, IN  0.57% ($30,949)
to Harrison County, IN  0.55% ($29,158)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.36% ($27,757)
to Scott County, IN  0.32% ($20,545)
to Orange County, IN  0.30% ($21,581)
to Jackson County, IN  0.22% ($25,435)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
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: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Washington County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,548 (3,507 aged, 1,041 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 518 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (377)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (328)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (303)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (219)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (146)
  • Unspecified dementia (131)
  • Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, without complications (82)
  • Congestive heart failure (75)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (70)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (62)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.59
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,153
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 54
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,322

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,420
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 857
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 160.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 114.1
  • Other - 46.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,975
  • In family households: 23,996 (4,081 male householders, 3,388 female householders)
    5,635 spouses, 8,560 children (7,621 natural, 390 adopted, 542 stepchildren), 787 grandchildren, 214 brothers or sisters, 312 parents, 425 other relatives, 578 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,660 (1,627 male householders (1,391 living alone)), 1,481 female householders (1,267 living alone)), 538 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 278

Size of family households: 3,610 2-persons, 1,732 3-persons, 1,356 4-persons, 561 5-persons, 113 6-persons, 116 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,661 1-person, 425 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

4,029 married couples with children.
1,692 single-parent households (588 men, 1,104 women).

97.7% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $127,672,000 ($4,579 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,877,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $60,786,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,981,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,233,000
Federal grants: $27,438,000
Federal procurement contracts: $971,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,263,000 ($2,556,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $10,150,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,609,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,141,000

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

Births: 1,843
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,390
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +24
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +222
Here +8 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.27 millions of gallons per day (10% from ground, 90% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Washington County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Washington County, Indiana
  • 392014 or later
  • 2962010 to 2013
  • 1,6732000 to 2009
  • 2,3511990 to 1999
  • 1,4571980 to 1989
  • 1,6991970 to 1979
  • 1,2891960 to 1969
  • 8001950 to 1959
  • 7601940 to 1949
  • 1,8651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Indiana
  • 341 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 1483 rooms
  • 8394 rooms
  • 1,8995 rooms
  • 1,6366 rooms
  • 1,2007 rooms
  • 9848 rooms
  • 1,3089+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Indiana
  • 221 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 2353 rooms
  • 7884 rooms
  • 8895 rooms
  • 2716 rooms
  • 1697 rooms
  • 618 rooms
  • 489+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Indiana
  • 30no bedroom
  • 2511 bedroom
  • 1,5012 bedrooms
  • 4,5433 bedrooms
  • 1,4004 bedrooms
  • 3145+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Indiana
  • 34no bedroom
  • 3331 bedroom
  • 1,2362 bedrooms
  • 8193 bedrooms
  • 1104 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Indiana 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
  • 170no vehicle
  • 1,7431 vehicle
  • 2,9262 vehicles
  • 2,0723 vehicles
  • 7494 vehicles
  • 4755+ 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
  • 335no vehicle
  • 1,1001 vehicle
  • 9182 vehicles
  • 1463 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

90.3% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Indiana.

Washington County:

90.3%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 19,677
  • Other state: 7,943
  • Northeast: 276
  • Midwest: 1,686
  • South: 5,421
  • West: 525
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
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 19.9%Utility gas
  • 17.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.4%Wood
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.8%Electricity
  • 19.4%Utility gas
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 1.4%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): 103
Here:

3.4%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 112
Here:

7.1%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 175
Here:

22.2%
Indiana:

20.5%

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 2006:

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $14,644,000
    General - Other: $3,302,000
    Regular Highways: $3,046,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,811,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,137,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,012,000
    Correctional Institutions: $937,000
    Local Fire Protection: $693,000
    Police Protection: $632,000
    Financial Administration: $548,000
    Corrections - Other: $350,000
    Health - Other: $303,000
    Parks and Recreation: $288,000
    General Public Buildings: $164,000
    Housing and Community Development: $77,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $29,000
    Water Utilities: $11,000
    Sewerage: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $783,000
    Solid Waste Management: $155,000
    Libraries: $86,000
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,087,000
    Regular Highways: $217,000
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $59,000
    General Public Building: $17,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,848,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $15,453,000
    All Other: $313,000
    Parks and Recreation: $197,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $314,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,125,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $573,000
    Interest Earnings: $163,000
    Rents: $43,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,159,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,374,000
    All Other: $233,000
    Public Welfare: $179,000
    Health and Hospitals: $81,000
    Housing and Community Development: $77,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,857,000
    Individual Income: $2,581,000
    Other License: $53,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $876,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,119,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $623,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 593
  • Number of aged recipients: 32
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 561
  • Number of recipients under 18: 72
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 432
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 89
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 223
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 261
Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Washington County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14979.2 years
William13776.2 years
Charles12976.3 years
James12671.0 years
John11974.1 years
Robert10969.3 years
George6676.0 years
Helen6479.5 years
Ruth4978.0 years
Hazel4881.7 years
Most common last names in Washington County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown7579.4 years
Smith7473.0 years
Martin7477.0 years
Miller6175.3 years
Williams5673.9 years
Chastain5678.1 years
Zink5580.7 years
Baker4475.4 years
Colglazier4484.0 years
Jones4272.5 years
Businesses in Washington County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Arby's1Kroger2
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Circle K14RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
GNC1UPS1
Goodwill4Wendy's1
H&R Block1YMCA1