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Washington County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 5,641 (all rural); it was 6,483 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 796
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,153
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,124
Renter-occupied apartments: 525 (it was 549 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 898 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 6 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (61.4%), Educational, health and social services (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Washington County, KS (2017)
    • 5,26281.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1933.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 871.3%Two or more races
    • 210.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 140.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 90.1%Asian alone
Median resident age:

46.9 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years
Males: 2,883  (51.1%)
Females: 2,758  (48.9%)
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Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,548 ($29,363 in 1999)
This county:

$49,548
Kansas:

$56,422

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $345 (lower quartile is $264, upper quartile is $419)
This county:

$345
State:

$636


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $69,722 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Washington:

$69,722
Kansas:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $28,322 - $90,972
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $964
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $389

Institutionalized population: 111

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 9
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 9
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $500,000
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, KS residents
Average permit cost in Washington, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,732 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,246 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Washington, KS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, KS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.4%
Washington County:

9.4%
Kansas:

11.9%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.7% for American Indian residents, 29.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 46.9 years old
(Males: 44.8 years old, Females: 49.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.4 years old, Black residents: 25.5 years old, American Indian residents: 31.8 years old, Asian residents: 25.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.3 years old, Other race residents: 33.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $653 a month.

Cities in this county include: Washington, Hanover, Clifton, Linn, Greenleaf, Haddam, Morrowville, Barnes, Palmer, Mahaska.

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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Washington County: Prairie Dog Golf Club (A), Norton Water Treatment Plant (B), Lenora Wastewater Plant (C), Almena Wastewater Plant (D), Hadley Ranch (E), Lebau Ranch (F), Prairie Dog State Park West Shoreline Loop Camping (G), Prairie Dog State Park Shady Rest Campground (H), Prairie Dog State Park Prairie Dog Campground (I), Prairie Dog State Park Meadowlark Campground (J), Prairie Dog State Park Branded Cedar Campground (K), KQNK - FM (Norton) (L), Prairie Dog State Park Office (M), Norton Correctional Facility (N), Norton Correctional Facility Fire Department (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washington County include: Maple Grove Church of the Brethren (A), Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (B), Living Hope Fellowship (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wray Cemetery (1), Railsback Cemetery (2), Wotton Cemetery (3), Maple Grove Cemetery (4), Devizes Cemetery (5), Norcatur Cemetery (6), Oronoque Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Almena City Lake (A), Browns Pond (B), Keith Sebelius Lake (C), Big Dutchman Lake (D), Norton County Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Game Creek (A), Otter Creek (B), Scull Creek (C), Big Timber Creek (D), South Fork Prairie Dog Creek (E), Buffalo Creek (F), Fancy Creek (G), Horse Creek (H), North Fork Prairie Dog Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Washington County include: Lenora Wildlife Area (1), Almena Diversion Wildlife Area (2), Norton County Lake Park (3), Prairie Dog State Park (4), Norton Wildlife Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Decatur County , Furnas County, Nebraska , Park County, Colorado , Mitchell County , Red Willow County, Nebraska , Smith County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Kansas:

3.7%

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

Current college students: 139
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 149 (27.1% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

2.7%
Whole state:

6.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 192010 or later
  • 282000 to 2009
  • 571990 to 1999
  • 31980 to 1989
  • 11970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,658
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 64
  • 3 or 4: 76
  • 5 to 9: 20
  • 10 to 19: 34
  • 20 to 49: 27
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 96

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 663 (4 second mortgage, 1 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,292

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

59.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,38816
Catholic1,2875
Mainline Protestant1,22212
Other1-
None901-
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:

10.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Washington County:

12.02 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

13.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

10.1%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

27.5%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.6%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 624 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $102,698
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $102.61
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 69.09%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $96,766
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.56%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $113,013
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.09
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.44%
Corn for grain: 26909 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 75589 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 57666 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Washington County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 4945452.4 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 227.4 miles away from Washington County center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 300.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.3 miles away from the county center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.3 miles away from Washington County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 329.4 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:

  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4150: October 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4150, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2011 to June 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4010: July 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 4010, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 14, 2009 to November 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1868: December 23, 2009, FEMA Id: 1868, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Washington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,742 (75.2%)
  • Carpooled: 131 (5.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 101 (4.4%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 130 (5.6%)
  • Worked at home: 210 (9.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (48%)
  • Canada (20%)
  • Guatemala (11%)
  • Thailand (5%)
  • South Africa (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • German (46%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Czech (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 152 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,380.

4.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.15%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.18% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($24,306 average AGI)
0.97% relocated from other states ($12,459 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.97%
Kansas average:

3.30%

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


5.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.77% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($25,702 average AGI)
1.42% relocated to other states ($8,613 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.42%
Kansas average:

3.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marshall County, KS  0.96% ($29,826 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.8%
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: 1,564 (1,428 aged, 136 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 204 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (98)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (90)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (62)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (62)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (60)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (60)
  • Unspecified dementia (39)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (37)
  • Congestive heart failure (34)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (32)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 32.75
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,710
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 966
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,921

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,182
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,797

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 17

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,641
  • In family households: 4,571 (870 male householders, 749 female householders)
    1,377 spouses, 1,444 children (1,344 natural, 54 adopted, 46 stepchildren), 48 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 22 parents, 12 other relatives, 43 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 913 (460 male householders (412 living alone)), 363 female householders (337 living alone)), 90 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 155

Size of family households: 963 2-persons, 255 3-persons, 170 4-persons, 130 5-persons, 85 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 745 1-person, 62 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 2 4-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

932 married couples with children.
276 single-parent households (45 men, 231 women).

96.1% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $59,689,000 ($9,774 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,547,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,191,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,476,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,510,000
Federal grants: $7,889,000
Federal procurement contracts: $918,000 ($100,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,705,000 ($613,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,295,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,206,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,824,000

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

Births: 309
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 506
Here:

84 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -282
Here -47 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.88 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Washington County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Washington County, Kansas
  • 392014 or later
  • 292010 to 2013
  • 1122000 to 2009
  • 991990 to 1999
  • 1781980 to 1989
  • 4951970 to 1979
  • 2661960 to 1969
  • 2631950 to 1959
  • 1981940 to 1949
  • 1,2741939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 93 rooms
  • 1694 rooms
  • 3705 rooms
  • 3586 rooms
  • 3327 rooms
  • 2368 rooms
  • 4379+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Kansas
  • 51 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 993 rooms
  • 1054 rooms
  • 895 rooms
  • 906 rooms
  • 587 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 531 bedroom
  • 4472 bedrooms
  • 8583 bedrooms
  • 4144 bedrooms
  • 1345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Kansas
  • 5no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 1942 bedrooms
  • 1263 bedrooms
  • 514 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Kansas 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
  • 36no vehicle
  • 3661 vehicle
  • 8042 vehicles
  • 4733 vehicles
  • 1244 vehicles
  • 1235+ 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
  • 22no vehicle
  • 2641 vehicle
  • 1372 vehicles
  • 803 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

91.2% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Kansas.

Washington County:

91.2%
State average:

83.9%

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

  • This state: 4,024
  • Other state: 1,448
  • Northeast: 52
  • Midwest: 905
  • South: 204
  • West: 282
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.7%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.4%Electricity
  • 6.1%Wood
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.2%Utility gas
  • 21.6%Electricity
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 119
Here:

22.2%
Kansas:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.3%
Kansas:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

14.4%

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 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $800,000
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $96,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,137,000
    General - Other: $2,005,000
    Health - Other: $524,000
    Correctional Institutions: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $322,000
    Solid Waste Management: $294,000
    General Public Buildings: $233,000
    Police Protection: $230,000
    Central Staff Services: $227,000
    Financial Administration: $212,000
    Hospitals: $207,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $137,000
    Air Transportation: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $204,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,018,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $270,000
    General - Other: $156,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,233,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $342,000
    Other: $33,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,605,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $577,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $63,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $61,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Individual Income: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,168,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $800,000
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $96,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,137,000
    General - Other: $2,005,000
    Health - Other: $524,000
    Correctional Institutions: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $322,000
    Solid Waste Management: $294,000
    General Public Buildings: $233,000
    Police Protection: $230,000
    Central Staff Services: $227,000
    Financial Administration: $212,000
    Hospitals: $207,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $137,000
    Air Transportation: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $204,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,018,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $270,000
    General - Other: $156,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,233,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $342,000
    Other: $33,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,605,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $577,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $63,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $61,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Individual Income: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,168,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $800,000
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $96,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,137,000
    General - Other: $2,005,000
    Health - Other: $524,000
    Correctional Institutions: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $322,000
    Solid Waste Management: $294,000
    General Public Buildings: $233,000
    Police Protection: $230,000
    Central Staff Services: $227,000
    Financial Administration: $212,000
    Hospitals: $207,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $137,000
    Air Transportation: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $204,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,018,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $270,000
    General - Other: $156,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,233,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $342,000
    Other: $33,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,605,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $577,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $63,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $61,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Individual Income: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,168,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $800,000
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $96,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,137,000
    General - Other: $2,005,000
    Health - Other: $524,000
    Correctional Institutions: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $322,000
    Solid Waste Management: $294,000
    General Public Buildings: $233,000
    Police Protection: $230,000
    Central Staff Services: $227,000
    Financial Administration: $212,000
    Hospitals: $207,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $137,000
    Air Transportation: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $204,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,018,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $270,000
    General - Other: $156,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,233,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $342,000
    Other: $33,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,605,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $577,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $63,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $61,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Individual Income: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,168,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 70
  • Number of aged recipients: 4
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 66
  • Number of recipients under 18: 7
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 47
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 16
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 37
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 22
Most common first names in Washington County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6983.5 years
William6678.4 years
John5880.3 years
George5679.2 years
Anna5186.4 years
Henry4682.4 years
Frank3882.4 years
Charles3579.5 years
Clara3486.7 years
Helen3184.9 years
Most common last names in Washington County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer4080.0 years
Johnson2283.0 years
Peterson2178.3 years
Wurtz1981.4 years
Goeckel1882.2 years
Anderson1883.2 years
Doebele1682.1 years
Nelson1678.1 years
Thompson1582.8 years
Tegethoff1480.7 years

Businesses in Washington County, KS

  • Nike: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • U.S. Cellular: 1