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Washington County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2019: 12,073 (all rural); it was 10,916 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,121
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,464
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,292
Renter-occupied apartments: 922 (it was 829 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

31%

Land area: 301 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.3%), Educational, health and social services (16.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 55%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Washington County, KY (2019)
    • 10,54696.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6506.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5264.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2162.0%Two or more races
    • 1181.1%Asian alone
    • 50.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years
Males: 5,919  (49.0%)
Females: 6,154  (51.0%)
Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,555 ($33,136 in 1999)
This county:

$55,555
Kentucky:

$52,295

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $458 (lower quartile is $377, upper quartile is $620)
This county:

$458
State:

$618


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $138,036 (it was $73,700 in 2000)
Washington:

$138,036
Kentucky:

$151,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,853 - $212,232

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $157,197
Here:

$157,197
State:

$202,714

Townhouses or other attached units: $173,412
Here:

$173,412
State:

$210,849

Mobile homes: $83,230
Here:

$83,230
State:

$65,175

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $977
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $355

Institutionalized population: 123
Washington County, KY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $39,700
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $39,700
  • 2019: 11 buildings, average cost: $39,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, KY residents
Average permit cost in Washington, KY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,067 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $863 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Washington, KY in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, KY in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.3%
Washington County:

14.3%
Kentucky:

16.3%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Black residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.6% for other race residents, 41.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.0 years old
(Males: 38.8 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 40.2 years old, American Indian residents: 58.2 years old, Asian residents: 43.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.3 years old, Other race residents: 39.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $354 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $608 a month.

Cities in this county include: Springfield, Willisburg, Mackville.

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

2018 air pollution in Washington County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.032 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Boone County, West Virginia , Mariposa County, California , King William County, Virginia , Pope County, Illinois , Stafford County, Kansas , White County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Kentucky:

5.1%

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

Current college students: 369
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 320 (31.2% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

2.7%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 742010 or later
  • 1222000 to 2009
  • 791990 to 1999
  • 111980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,013
  • One, attached: 75
  • Two: 267
  • 3 or 4: 70
  • 5 to 9: 33
  • 10 to 19: 52
  • 20 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 691

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 1,912 (48 second mortgage, 141 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,540

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

56.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,10726
Catholic3,7235
Mainline Protestant3586
Black Protestant731
None1,456-
Washington County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Washington County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Washington County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

11.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.2%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.6%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 134 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,182
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $245.20
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,172
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.08%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.88%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,184
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 25.27
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.79%
Corn for grain: 2069 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 278 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1115 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 41 acres

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from Washington County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 155.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 155.0 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 142.5 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 164.6 miles away from Washington County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.0 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:

  • Kentucky Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4497, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 6, 2019 - March 10, 2019, FEMA Id: 4428, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 21, 2018 - March 21, 2018, FEMA Id: 4361, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: July 11, 2015 to July 20, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4239: August 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4239, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 03, 2015 to March 09, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4218: May 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4218, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storms, Snowstorms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4216: April 30, 2015, FEMA Id: 4216, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2011 to May 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1976: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1976, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to June 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1912: May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Mudslides: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Winds: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Washington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,836 (78.7%)
  • Carpooled: 504 (10.3%)
  • Bus: 12 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 106 (2.2%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 90 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 334 (6.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

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


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (66%)
  • Japan (13%)
  • Honduras (10%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Spain (2%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • American (30%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (10%)
  • European (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 99 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 64 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 55 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 184 people in college/university student housing
  • 123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,276.

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,162 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Kentucky average:

6.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.09% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($29,967 average AGI)
0.46% relocated from other states ($2,191 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.46%
Kentucky average:

2.65%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nelson County, KY  1.11% ($23,792 average AGI)
from Marion County, KY  1.08% ($41,872)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.46% ($11,600)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Kentucky average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.40% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($30,235 average AGI)
0.92% relocated to other states ($4,423 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.92%
Kentucky average:

2.75%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nelson County, KY  1.34% ($29,017 average AGI)
to Marion County, KY  1.11% ($28,063)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.53% ($28,957)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

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

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 1.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.8%
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: 2,239 (1,776 aged, 463 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 219 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (99)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (73)
  • Unspecified dementia (21)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (14)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,228
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 825
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 53

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,073
  • Male householders: 2,259 (665 living alone), Female householders: 2,358 (469 living alone)
  • 2,516 spouses (2,510 opposite-sex spouses), 225 unmarried partners, (202 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,251 children (3,057 natural, 70 adopted, 113 stepchildren), 315 grandchildren, 70 brothers or sisters, 96 parents, 13 foster children, 163 other relatives, 313 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 474

Size of family households: 1,567 2-persons, 678 3-persons, 553 4-persons, 303 5-persons, 62 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,129 1-person, 256 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

1,928 married couples with children.
505 single-parent households (107 men, 398 women).

94.2% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (45% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 58% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $70,990,000 ($6,301 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $663,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $26,427,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,200,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $976,000
Federal grants: $26,700,000
Federal procurement contracts: $431,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,257,000 ($185,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,173,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,968,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,845,000

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

Births: 786
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 591
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +27
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +275
Here:

+24 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.02 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:

4.4

Year house built in Washington County, Kentucky
  • Year house built in Washington County, Kentucky
  • 2562014 or later
  • 2782010 to 2013
  • 9022000 to 2009
  • 8891990 to 1999
  • 6061980 to 1989
  • 5731970 to 1979
  • 4561960 to 1969
  • 3281950 to 1959
  • 2021940 to 1949
  • 7581939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Kentucky
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 883 rooms
  • 2404 rooms
  • 8785 rooms
  • 7506 rooms
  • 5997 rooms
  • 3898 rooms
  • 5029+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Kentucky
  • 671 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 1183 rooms
  • 2154 rooms
  • 3685 rooms
  • 1706 rooms
  • 847 rooms
  • 578 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Kentucky
  • 6no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 6652 bedrooms
  • 2,0413 bedrooms
  • 4894 bedrooms
  • 1825+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Kentucky
  • 70no bedroom
  • 1011 bedroom
  • 4132 bedrooms
  • 4333 bedrooms
  • 1134 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Kentucky 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
  • 124no vehicle
  • 6781 vehicle
  • 1,3152 vehicles
  • 8583 vehicles
  • 3564 vehicles
  • 1375+ 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
  • 129no vehicle
  • 3731 vehicle
  • 5072 vehicles
  • 1673 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.3% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Kentucky.

Washington County:

89.3%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 10,059
  • Other state: 1,603
  • Northeast: 142
  • Midwest: 742
  • South: 483
  • West: 232
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, KY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.6%Electricity
  • 13.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.2%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Wood
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.1%Electricity
  • 17.0%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Wood
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 318
Here:

24.4%
Kentucky:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 43
Here:

8.5%
Kentucky:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 156
Here:

39.5%
Kentucky:

17.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Washington County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $553,000
  • Charges - Other: $595,000
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $849,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,370,000
    Health - Other: $888,000
    Regular Highways: $777,000
    Central Staff Services: $298,000
    Solid Waste Management: $259,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $201,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $117,000
    General Public Buildings: $84,000
    Financial Administration: $74,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $214,000
    Other - Health - Other: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,420,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,855,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,096,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,056,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $565,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $90,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $534,000
    General - Other: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,293,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,056,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,127,000
    Other: $968,000
    Education: $30,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,139,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $764,000
    Property: $472,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $85,000
    Corporation License: $64,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $29,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,406,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $553,000
  • Charges - Other: $595,000
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $849,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,370,000
    Health - Other: $888,000
    Regular Highways: $777,000
    Central Staff Services: $298,000
    Solid Waste Management: $259,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $201,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $117,000
    General Public Buildings: $84,000
    Financial Administration: $74,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $214,000
    Other - Health - Other: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,420,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,855,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,096,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,056,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $565,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $90,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $534,000
    General - Other: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,293,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,056,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,127,000
    Other: $968,000
    Education: $30,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,139,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $764,000
    Property: $472,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $85,000
    Corporation License: $64,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $29,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,406,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $553,000
  • Charges - Other: $595,000
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $849,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,370,000
    Health - Other: $888,000
    Regular Highways: $777,000
    Central Staff Services: $298,000
    Solid Waste Management: $259,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $201,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $117,000
    General Public Buildings: $84,000
    Financial Administration: $74,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $214,000
    Other - Health - Other: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,420,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,855,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,096,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,056,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $565,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $90,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $534,000
    General - Other: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,293,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,056,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,127,000
    Other: $968,000
    Education: $30,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,139,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $764,000
    Property: $472,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $85,000
    Corporation License: $64,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $29,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,406,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $553,000
  • Charges - Other: $595,000
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $849,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,370,000
    Health - Other: $888,000
    Regular Highways: $777,000
    Central Staff Services: $298,000
    Solid Waste Management: $259,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $201,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $117,000
    General Public Buildings: $84,000
    Financial Administration: $74,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $214,000
    Other - Health - Other: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,420,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,855,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,096,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,056,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $565,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $90,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $534,000
    General - Other: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,293,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,056,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,127,000
    Other: $968,000
    Education: $30,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,139,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $764,000
    Property: $472,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $85,000
    Corporation License: $64,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $29,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,406,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 499
  • Number of aged recipients: 91
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 408
  • Number of recipients under 18: 62
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 267
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 170
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 237
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 201
Most common first names in Washington County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19180.1 years
James11572.5 years
John10972.9 years
William10273.4 years
Joseph8672.3 years
Charles4873.7 years
Robert4374.1 years
Thomas3875.1 years
Margaret3779.9 years
Anna3378.7 years
Most common last names in Washington County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7173.0 years
Lewis6575.0 years
Hardin5277.5 years
Chesser4575.3 years
Spalding4572.6 years
Mattingly4374.3 years
Mudd3780.9 years
Shewmaker3679.1 years
Coulter3675.0 years
Thompson3578.1 years
Businesses in Washington County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
GNC1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Hardee's1Subway1
Jones New York1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1