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Washington County, Maryland (MD)

County population in 2019: 151,049 (71% urban, 29% rural); it was 131,923 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 25,463
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,985
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 32,630
Renter-occupied apartments: 19,239 (it was 17,096 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

32%

Land area: 458 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 330 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 136.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.5%), Educational, health and social services (24.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Washington County, MD (2019)
    • 116,77188.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 17,33613.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,7096.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,6893.6%Two or more races
    • 3,1252.4%Asian alone
    • 2340.2%Some other race alone
    • 1110.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 740.06%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Males: 76,430  (50.6%)
Females: 74,619  (49.4%)
Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Maryland:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,140 ($40,617 in 1999)
This county:

$59,140
Maryland:

$86,738

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $789 (lower quartile is $567, upper quartile is $983)
This county:

$789
State:

$1255


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $212,400 (it was $113,500 in 2000)
Washington:

$212,400
Maryland:

$332,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $154,900 - $297,300

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $258,983
Here:

$258,983
State:

$437,771

Townhouses or other attached units: $205,174
Here:

$205,174
State:

$269,747

In 2-unit structures: $486,688
Here:

$486,688
State:

$230,954

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,832
Here:

$143,832
State:

$223,665

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,281
Here:

$153,281
State:

$264,568

Mobile homes: $34,939
Here:

$34,939
State:

$89,075

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,522
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $455

Institutionalized population: 7,731

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 15
  • Assaults: 138
  • Burglaries: 275
  • Thefts: 878
  • Auto thefts: 86

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 14
  • Assaults: 159
  • Burglaries: 280
  • Thefts: 722
  • Auto thefts: 105
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Health of residents in Washington County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
67.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
46.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
42.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
65.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.

Health of residents in Washington County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
70.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
45.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
77.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
71.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 589 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1998: 638 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 1999: 594 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2000: 559 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2001: 834 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2002: 978 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2003: 1001 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2004: 1211 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2005: 1447 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2006: 661 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2007: 407 buildings, average cost: $213,100
  • 2008: 225 buildings, average cost: $210,200
  • 2009: 163 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2010: 194 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2011: 160 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2012: 163 buildings, average cost: $224,300
  • 2013: 277 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2014: 194 buildings, average cost: $222,400
  • 2015: 218 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2016: 194 buildings, average cost: $249,900
  • 2017: 246 buildings, average cost: $246,200
  • 2018: 306 buildings, average cost: $242,200
  • 2019: 245 buildings, average cost: $238,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, MD residents
Average permit cost in Washington, MD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,164 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,989 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Washington, MD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, MD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.0%
Washington County:

13.0%
Maryland:

9.0%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 15.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.6% for American Indian residents, 28.4% for other race residents, 29.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.1 years old
(Males: 39.2 years old, Females: 42.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.6 years old, Black residents: 31.9 years old, American Indian residents: 65.3 years old, Asian residents: 36.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.5 years old, Other race residents: 30.0 years old)

Area name: Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $506 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $629 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $874 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hagerstown, District 10, Funkstown, Halfway, District 3, Hagerstown, District 25, Hagerstown, District 17, Hagerstown, District 21, Hagerstown, District 22, Hagerstown, Robinwood, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills.

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

2018 air pollution in Washington County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Washington County: Cecil County Dragway (A), Camp Rodney (B), Cassidy Wharf (C), Cecil County Central Landfill (D), College Green (E), Conowingo Station (F), Kincaid Farm (G), Meadows Farm (H), Chestnut Lane Farms (I), Rumbleway Farm (J), Tosh Farms (K), Spring Fed Farm (L), Orrs Acres (M), Ford Farms (N), England Farms (O), Pleasant View Farms (P), Albeck Farms (Q), Long Green Farms (R), Wil-O-Mar Farms (S), Quiet Acres Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Washington County include: Asbury United Methodist Church (A), Bethel United Methodist Church (B), Big Elk Chapel (C), Baptist Bible Church (D), Bethel Lutheran Church (E), Boulden Chapel (F), Brick Meeting House (G), Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (H), Charlestown Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rosebank Cemetery (1), Boot Hill Cemetery (2), Immaculate Conception Cemetery (3), Leeds Cemetery (4), Veazey Cemetery (5), Krauss Cemetery (6), Sharpes Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mill Pond (A), Metton Pond (B), Perryville Reservoir (C), Plum Creek Pond (D), Rising Sun Community Pond (E), Mason-Dixon Sand and Gravel Reservoir (F), Stancill Incorporated Reservoir (G), Rising Sun Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Great Bohemia Creek (A), Perch Creek (B), Hen Island Creek (C), Bohemia River (D), Muddy Creek (E), Octoraro Creek (F), Basin Run (G), Cabin John Creek (H), Pearce Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Washington County include: Grove Point Wildlife Sanctuary (1), Plumpton Park Zoological Gardens (2), Courthouse Point Managed Hunting Area (3), Earleville Wildlife Management Area (4), Elk Forest Wildlife Management Area (5), Spot Rock Park (6), Stubbs Hill Regional Park (7), Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area (8), Susquehanna State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Chester County, Pennsylvania , Monongalia County, West Virginia , Ritchie County, West Virginia , Logan County, Illinois , Lewis County, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Maryland:

6.6%

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

Current college students: 4,852
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,518 (44.5% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

6.3%
Whole state:

15.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,2552010 or later
  • 2,2092000 to 2009
  • 1,6741990 to 1999
  • 5731980 to 1989
  • 3921970 to 1979
  • 626Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.0%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 36,436
  • One, attached: 10,186
  • Two: 1,558
  • 3 or 4: 2,938
  • 5 to 9: 2,973
  • 10 to 19: 3,802
  • 20 to 49: 822
  • 50 or more: 1,048
  • Mobile homes: 2,003

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 22,882 (521 second mortgage, 1,439 home equity loan, 63 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,744

Here:

64.7% with mortgage
State:

71.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,941117
Mainline Protestant21,83779
Catholic9,3508
Other2,24411
Orthodox1632
Black Protestant972
None91,798-
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: 25
Washington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Washington County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 93
This county:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

10.2%
Maryland:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.8%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

15.5%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 161 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $76,874
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $151.02
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.32%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $65,928
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 58.57%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $69,730
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 34.10
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 37.96%
Corn for grain: 14014 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5044 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 9932 harvested acres
Vegetables: 504 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,849 acres

Tornado activity:

Washington County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 3307450.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/15/1981, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 118.3 miles away from Washington County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 115.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 224.7 miles away from Washington County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Maryland Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4491-MD: March 26, 2020, FEMA Id: 4491, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Maryland Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2018 - May 19, 2018, FEMA Id: 4374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Maryland Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4261: March 04, 2016, FEMA Id: 4261, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Maryland Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3349: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3349, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 04, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4091: November 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4091, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3335: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3335, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1910: May 06, 2010, FEMA Id: 1910, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Maryland Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3251: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3251, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 29, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1492: September 19, 2003, FEMA Id: 1492, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 23, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3179: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 3179, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 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: 56,614 (82.3%)
  • Carpooled: 6,025 (8.8%)
  • Bus: 474 (0.7%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 27 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 562 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 86 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 1,245 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 3,955 (5.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • El Salvador (10%)
  • India (7%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)
  • Pakistan (4%)
  • Guyana (4%)
  • Cameroon (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • German (19%)
  • American (14%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • African (1%)

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

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

  • 6,938 people in state prisons
  • 1,131 people in nursing homes
  • 333 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 288 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 237 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 114 people in other group homes
  • 110 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 86 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 41 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 36 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 30 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 24 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 20 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 20 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in other workers' dormitories

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

  • 6,138 people in state prisons
  • 1,005 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 434 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 335 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 142 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 122 people in college/university student housing
  • 97 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 57 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,052.

5.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

6.88%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.09%

2.81% relocated from other counties in Maryland ($23,587 average AGI)
2.90% relocated from other states ($22,556 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.90%
Maryland average:

3.22%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Frederick County, MD  1.48% ($47,216 average AGI)
from Franklin County, PA  0.47% ($43,941)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.47% ($50,481)
from Berkeley County, WV  0.44% ($40,150)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.16% ($48,183)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.12% ($52,507)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.11% ($78,180)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

7.35%


0.32% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,882 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.32%
Maryland average:

0.10%

1.76% relocated to other counties in Maryland ($14,637 average AGI)
3.68% relocated to other states ($33,026 average AGI)
Washington County:

3.68%
Maryland average:

3.70%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Frederick County, MD  0.85% ($50,461 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.69% ($44,228)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.59% ($41,846)
to Montgomery County, MD  0.25% ($50,166)
to Jefferson County, WV  0.10% ($67,850)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.10% ($36,051)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.08% ($39,022)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.3%
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: 22,740 (19,180 aged, 3,560 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,465 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,886)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,866)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,703)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1,381)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,365)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,151)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (799)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (691)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (642)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (579)

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: 0.72
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,414
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 244
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 47,866

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,211
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 973
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 25.0. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 119.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 68.8
  • Poisoning - 24.0
  • Other - 27.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 151,049
  • Male householders: 28,356 (6,884 living alone), Female householders: 27,869 (8,492 living alone)
  • 27,778 spouses (27,662 opposite-sex spouses), 5,560 unmarried partners, (5,438 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 40,177 children (35,282 natural, 1,247 adopted, 3,648 stepchildren), 2,220 grandchildren, 1,672 brothers or sisters, 1,787 parents, 122 foster children, 3,170 other relatives, 3,796 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 8,542

Size of family households: 14,632 2-persons, 10,290 3-persons, 7,196 4-persons, 2,853 5-persons, 1,665 6-persons, 720 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15,376 1-person, 3,311 2-persons, 182 4-persons.

17,575 married couples with children.
11,169 single-parent households (5,099 men, 6,070 women).

92.1% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $721,736,000 ($5,169 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $47,770,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $344,343,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $148,048,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,573,000
Federal grants: $134,076,000
Federal procurement contracts: $54,987,000 ($26,293,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $35,709,000 ($4,677,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $8,370,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $132,005,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,814,000

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

Births: 8,653
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,865
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

41 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +419
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+19 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +7,944
Here:

+56 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.88 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built in Washington County, Maryland
  • Year house built in Washington County, Maryland
  • 2,1012014 or later
  • 4672010 to 2013
  • 7,8262000 to 2009
  • 6,1781990 to 1999
  • 8,1681980 to 1989
  • 8,0211970 to 1979
  • 5,1181960 to 1969
  • 7,3191950 to 1959
  • 3,3991940 to 1949
  • 13,1691939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Maryland
  • 2721 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 6923 rooms
  • 2,8254 rooms
  • 5,4545 rooms
  • 8,2476 rooms
  • 5,7197 rooms
  • 4,5858 rooms
  • 7,8329+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Maryland
  • 8551 room
  • 8312 rooms
  • 2,5473 rooms
  • 5,2094 rooms
  • 4,8185 rooms
  • 3,9126 rooms
  • 1,3157 rooms
  • 8298 rooms
  • 2839+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Maryland
  • 272no bedroom
  • 9791 bedroom
  • 6,4342 bedrooms
  • 17,4023 bedrooms
  • 8,2864 bedrooms
  • 2,2535+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Maryland
  • 923no bedroom
  • 4,2201 bedroom
  • 7,2742 bedrooms
  • 6,4303 bedrooms
  • 1,6504 bedrooms
  • 1025+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Maryland 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
  • 1,333no vehicle
  • 7,6821 vehicle
  • 13,2682 vehicles
  • 8,8583 vehicles
  • 2,9694 vehicles
  • 1,5165+ 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
  • 4,566no vehicle
  • 7,4271 vehicle
  • 7,0852 vehicles
  • 8723 vehicles
  • 6494 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.6% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Maryland.

Washington County:

85.6%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 93,468
  • Other state: 46,131
  • Northeast: 20,605
  • Midwest: 4,458
  • South: 18,816
  • West: 2,252
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, MD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 43.5%Electricity
  • 24.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.7%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.8%Electricity
  • 20.8%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,199
Here:

8.0%
Maryland:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 822
Here:

10.5%
Maryland:

14.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 534
Here:

11.2%
Maryland:

18.4%

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 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,038,000
  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $11,615,000
    Sewerage: $10,262,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,159,000
    Other: $3,976,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,033,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $2,549,000
    Air Transportation: $2,514,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,192,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $145,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,895,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,013,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $47,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $292,848,000
    Other Higher Education: $30,465,000
    Regular Highways: $23,290,000
    General - Other: $20,299,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,806,000
    Police Protection: $12,611,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,807,000
    Air Transportation: $8,448,000
    Sewerage: $7,786,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,728,000
    Water Utilities: $5,544,000
    Financial Administration: $4,671,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,582,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,439,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,439,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,009,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,955,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,585,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,428,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,075,000
    Health - Other: $1,580,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,514,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,163,000
    Other: $2,043,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,346,000
    Air Transportation: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,768,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,358,000
    Other - Libraries: $3,089,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,339,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $10,354,000
    Other: $6,813,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,395,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $381,556,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,594,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,995,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,279,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,440,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,599,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,250,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,022,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,985,000
    Sale of Property: $606,000
    Rents: $78,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,274,000
    Other Higher Education: $666,000
    Regular Highways: $224,000
    Police Protection: $134,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000
    General - Other: $68,000
    Corrections - Other: $48,000
    Correctional Institutions: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Financial Administration: $21,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $155,503,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $955,000
    Transit Utilities: $400,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,995,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $209,595,000
    Sewerage: $6,846,000
    Other: $5,805,000
    Highways: $1,645,000
    Transit Utilities: $616,000
  • Tax - Property: $125,090,000
    Individual Income: $77,920,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $6,699,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,689,000
    Other License: $3,256,000
    Death and Gift: $2,171,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $325,000
    Amusements Sales: $187,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $193,616,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,038,000
  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $11,615,000
    Sewerage: $10,262,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,159,000
    Other: $3,976,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,033,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $2,549,000
    Air Transportation: $2,514,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,192,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $145,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,895,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,013,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $47,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $292,848,000
    Other Higher Education: $30,465,000
    Regular Highways: $23,290,000
    General - Other: $20,299,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,806,000
    Police Protection: $12,611,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,807,000
    Air Transportation: $8,448,000
    Sewerage: $7,786,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,728,000
    Water Utilities: $5,544,000
    Financial Administration: $4,671,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,582,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,439,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,439,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,009,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,955,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,585,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,428,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,075,000
    Health - Other: $1,580,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,514,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,163,000
    Other: $2,043,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,346,000
    Air Transportation: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,768,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,358,000
    Other - Libraries: $3,089,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,339,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $10,354,000
    Other: $6,813,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,395,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $381,556,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,594,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,995,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,279,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,440,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,599,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,250,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,022,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,985,000
    Sale of Property: $606,000
    Rents: $78,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,274,000
    Other Higher Education: $666,000
    Regular Highways: $224,000
    Police Protection: $134,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000
    General - Other: $68,000
    Corrections - Other: $48,000
    Correctional Institutions: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Financial Administration: $21,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $155,503,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $955,000
    Transit Utilities: $400,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,995,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $209,595,000
    Sewerage: $6,846,000
    Other: $5,805,000
    Highways: $1,645,000
    Transit Utilities: $616,000
  • Tax - Property: $125,090,000
    Individual Income: $77,920,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $6,699,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,689,000
    Other License: $3,256,000
    Death and Gift: $2,171,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $325,000
    Amusements Sales: $187,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $193,616,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,038,000
  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $11,615,000
    Sewerage: $10,262,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,159,000
    Other: $3,976,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,033,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $2,549,000
    Air Transportation: $2,514,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,192,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $145,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,895,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,013,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $47,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $292,848,000
    Other Higher Education: $30,465,000
    Regular Highways: $23,290,000
    General - Other: $20,299,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,806,000
    Police Protection: $12,611,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,807,000
    Air Transportation: $8,448,000
    Sewerage: $7,786,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,728,000
    Water Utilities: $5,544,000
    Financial Administration: $4,671,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,582,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,439,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,439,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,009,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,955,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,585,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,428,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,075,000
    Health - Other: $1,580,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,514,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,163,000
    Other: $2,043,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,346,000
    Air Transportation: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,768,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,358,000
    Other - Libraries: $3,089,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,339,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $10,354,000
    Other: $6,813,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,395,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $381,556,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,594,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,995,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,279,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,440,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,599,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,250,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,022,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,985,000
    Sale of Property: $606,000
    Rents: $78,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,274,000
    Other Higher Education: $666,000
    Regular Highways: $224,000
    Police Protection: $134,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000
    General - Other: $68,000
    Corrections - Other: $48,000
    Correctional Institutions: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Financial Administration: $21,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $155,503,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $955,000
    Transit Utilities: $400,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,995,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $209,595,000
    Sewerage: $6,846,000
    Other: $5,805,000
    Highways: $1,645,000
    Transit Utilities: $616,000
  • Tax - Property: $125,090,000
    Individual Income: $77,920,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $6,699,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,689,000
    Other License: $3,256,000
    Death and Gift: $2,171,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $325,000
    Amusements Sales: $187,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $193,616,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,038,000
  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $11,615,000
    Sewerage: $10,262,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,159,000
    Other: $3,976,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,033,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $2,549,000
    Air Transportation: $2,514,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,192,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $145,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,895,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,013,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $47,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $292,848,000
    Other Higher Education: $30,465,000
    Regular Highways: $23,290,000
    General - Other: $20,299,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,806,000
    Police Protection: $12,611,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,807,000
    Air Transportation: $8,448,000
    Sewerage: $7,786,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,728,000
    Water Utilities: $5,544,000
    Financial Administration: $4,671,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,582,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,439,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,439,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,009,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,955,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,585,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,428,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,075,000
    Health - Other: $1,580,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,514,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,163,000
    Other: $2,043,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,346,000
    Air Transportation: $914,000
    General Local Government Support: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,768,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,358,000
    Other - Libraries: $3,089,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,339,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $10,354,000
    Other: $6,813,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,395,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $381,556,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,594,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,995,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,279,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,440,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,599,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,250,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,022,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,985,000
    Sale of Property: $606,000
    Rents: $78,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,274,000
    Other Higher Education: $666,000
    Regular Highways: $224,000
    Police Protection: $134,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000
    General - Other: $68,000
    Corrections - Other: $48,000
    Correctional Institutions: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Financial Administration: $21,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $155,503,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $955,000
    Transit Utilities: $400,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,995,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $209,595,000
    Sewerage: $6,846,000
    Other: $5,805,000
    Highways: $1,645,000
    Transit Utilities: $616,000
  • Tax - Property: $125,090,000
    Individual Income: $77,920,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $6,699,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,689,000
    Other License: $3,256,000
    Death and Gift: $2,171,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $325,000
    Amusements Sales: $187,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $193,616,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,378
  • Number of aged recipients: 219
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,159
  • Number of recipients under 18: 419
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,531
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 428
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 880
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,085
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED686$182,589480$177,1172,732$196,056221$87,44813$645,923222$163,90533$79,697
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED38$178,84245$211,178264$184,79923$53,9571$900,00020$141,3507$54,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED89$183,03493$130,5701,203$212,082154$49,8444$255,25072$145,84751$78,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN70$183,38667$172,328738$208,21844$122,8640$054$123,5195$162,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$205,00011$220,909149$208,8524$140,7500$016$237,3755$77,200
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 25 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$217,66751$244,0003$166,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$234,16718$268,9443$124,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$173,71416$247,3130$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$220,0006$251,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$222,0001$204,0001$67,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Washington, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Washington, MD - Value
Most common first names in Washington County, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,34880.7 years
John1,00274.5 years
Charles99773.9 years
William89373.8 years
Robert74270.1 years
James57472.2 years
George50275.1 years
Helen49279.5 years
Margaret46079.7 years
Ruth41780.3 years
Most common last names in Washington County, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith62175.7 years
Miller41276.6 years
Martin25476.5 years
Myers23075.5 years
Baker21273.7 years
Snyder19075.9 years
Jones18173.5 years
Shank17579.1 years
Davis16974.6 years
Brown16776.5 years
Businesses in Washington County, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Kroger1
ALDI1La-Z-Boy2
ALDO2Lane Bryant1
AT&T6Lane Furniture4
Advance Auto Parts2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Aeropostale2Little Caesars Pizza1
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's1
Ann Taylor1Lowe's2
Arby's1Macy's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott2
AutoZone2Marshalls1
Banana Republic1Martin's2
Baskin-Robbins2MasterBrand Cabinets14
Bath & Body Works2Mazda1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's12
Best Western1Men's Wearhouse1
Brooks Brothers1Microtel1
Budget Car Rental1Motel 61
Buffalo Wild Wings1Motherhood Maternity2
Burger King5New York & Co1
CVS6Nike8
Carson Pirie Scott1Nissan1
Casual Male XL1OfficeMax1
Catherines1Old Navy1
Charlotte Russe1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet2Outback1
Chick-Fil-A1Outback Steakhouse1
Chico's1Pac Sun2
Chipotle1Panera Bread1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza2
Clarion1Payless2
Clarks1Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart1
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut5
Cracker Barrel1Popeyes2
Curves3Quiznos3
Dairy Queen3RadioShack2
Days Inn1Ramada1
Deb1Red Lobster1
Decora Cabinetry6Red Roof Inn1
Dennys1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza3Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn2Rue211
Dressbarn2Ryan's Grill1
Dunkin Donuts3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Eddie Bauer1Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear1Sears3
FedEx19Skechers USA1
Finish Line1Sleep Inn2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Soma Intimates1
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Sprint Nextel5
GNC1Staples1
GameStop1Starbucks1
Gap3Subaru1
Goodwill1Subway9
Gymboree1Super 83
H&R Block4T-Mobile4
Hardee's1T.G.I. Driday's1
Hilton2Taco Bell3
Holiday Inn1Talbots1
Home Depot1Target1
Honda1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us2
IHOP1U-Haul3
IZOD1U.S. Cellular2
J.Crew1UPS19
JCPenney1Value City Furniture1
Jones New York5Vans1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Volkswagen1
KFC2Waffle House3
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's3
Knights Inn2YMCA1
Kohl's1

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  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"