Washington County, Minnesota (MN)

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County population in 2012: 244,088 (86% urban, 14% rural); it was 201,130 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 58,951
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,767
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 61,336
Renter-occupied apartments: 15,141 (it was 10,126 in 2000)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

27%

Land area: 392 sq. mi.

Water area: 31.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 616 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Washington County: 113.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.3%), Educational, health and social services (17.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Washington County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.7%)
  • Asian alone (5.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.0 years
Males: 117,804  (42.0%)
Females: 120,332  (58.0%)
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Washington County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $80,748 ($66,305 in 1999)

This county:

$80748
Minnesota:

$60702

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $1,021 (lower quartile is $724, upper quartile is $1,328)
This county:

$1021
State:

$753


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $230,800 (it was $156,200 in 2000)
Washington:

$230,800
Minnesota:

$180,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $160,600 - $341,600
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,654
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $487

Institutionalized population: 2,923

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


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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1795 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2001: 1514 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2002: 1304 buildings, average cost: $199,400
  • 2003: 2090 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2004: 2443 buildings, average cost: $219,000
  • 2005: 2532 buildings, average cost: $217,800
  • 2006: 1584 buildings, average cost: $251,000
  • 2007: 1099 buildings, average cost: $255,300
  • 2008: 651 buildings, average cost: $268,900
  • 2009: 548 buildings, average cost: $255,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,606 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,330 (1.2%)

Washington County household income distribution in 2009 Washington County home values distribution Washington County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.8%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.1% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.7% for American Indian residents, 18.2% for other race residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.8%
Washington County:

5.8%
Minnesota:

11.2%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 14.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.9% for American Indian residents, 18.6% for other race residents, 12.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 37 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)

Area name: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $705 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $855 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1119 a month.

Cities in this county include: Woodbury, Cottage Grove, Oakdale, Stillwater, Mahtomedi, Lake Elmo, Forest Lake, Hugo, St. Paul Park, Grant.

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

2005 air pollution in Washington County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.089 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.072 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.005 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Washington County: Saint Croix Travel Information Center (A), Stillwater - Boomsite Rest Area (B), Timm's Marina and Campground (C), Tanners Brook Golf Course (D), Forest Hills Golf Course (E), Afton Alps Ski Area (F), Stone Ridge Golf Course (G), Summit (H), Elevator Bay (I), Castlewood Country Club (J), Veterans Rest Camp (K), Amherst H Wilder Day Camp Area (L), Afton Apple Orchards (M), Fischer's Croix Farm Orchard (N), Whistling Well Farm (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washington County include: Saint Lucas Church (A), Hosanna Lutheran Church (B), Lighthouse Assembly of God Church (C), Messiah Lutheran Church (D), Stillwater Evangelical Free Church (E), Saint John's Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Withrow Cemetery (1), Boutwell Cemetery (2), Rentz Cemetery (3), Rutherford Cemetery (4), Evergreen Cemetery (5), Saint Mary's Episcopal Cemetery (6), Johnson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Barker Lake (A), Bass Lake (B), Big Carnelian Lake (C), West Boot Lake (D), Twin Lakes (E), Twin Lake (F), Turtle Lake (G), Terrapin Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Trout Brook (A), Saint Croix River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Washington County include: Clear Lake Park (1), Southview Park (2), North Shore Circle Park (3), Sherwood Park (4), Kulencamp Park (5), Otto Berg Memorial Park (6), Brown's Creek Park (7), Bayport Wildlife Management Area (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Anoka County , Chisago County , Dakota County , Pierce County, Wisconsin , Polk County, Wisconsin , St. Croix County, Wisconsin , Ramsey County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 9,321
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,860 (54% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

3.4%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,590
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,197
  • 1985 to 1989: 920
  • 1980 to 1984: 933
  • 1975 to 1979: 680
  • 1970 to 1974: 373
  • 1970 to 1974: 401
  • 1965 to 1969: 766

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 33.6%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 46,341 (6,335 second mortgage, 8,451 home equity loan, 264 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,894

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic64,1579
Mainline Protestant40,21238
Evangelical Protestant29,17469
Other3,69913
None100,894-
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: 20
Washington County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Washington County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 136
This county:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

26.7%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 119 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $76,228
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $924.98
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.55%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.23%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,342
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 62.36%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.86%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,708
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.26%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.36
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.03%
Corn for grain: 22686 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15576 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,208 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 416 acres

Tornado activity:

Washington County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 3223753.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 13 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/24/1958, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 159.2 miles away from Washington County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 171.0 miles away from the 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 324.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 199.7 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.2 miles away from Washington County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 317.3 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:


The number of natural disasters in Washington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Korea (8%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Laos (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • India (5%)
  • Mexico (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County (%):

  • German (33%)
  • Norwegian (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Swedish (7%)
  • English (4%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Polish (4%)

Washington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 89,991 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 10,147 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,393 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 21 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 22 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 65 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 116 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,206 (1%)
  • Other means: 407 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 4,084 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 1,746 people in state prisons
  • 653 people in nursing homes
  • 327 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 178 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 108 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 63 people in other group homes
  • 49 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 25 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 18 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 2 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 2,035 people in state prisons
  • 664 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 335 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 206 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 85 people in college/university student housing
  • 85 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 78 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 49 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $84,021.

7.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($357 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

5.17% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($35,072 average AGI)
1.90% relocated from other states ($18,541 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.90%
Minnesota average:

1.96%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ramsey County, MN  2.45% ($46,685 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.75% ($45,753)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.71% ($56,113)
from Anoka County, MN  0.37% ($46,573)
from St. Croix County, WI  0.28% ($51,192)
from Chisago County, MN  0.25% ($45,446)
from Pierce County, WI  0.06% ($39,567)


7.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

5.21% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($27,473 average AGI)
2.21% relocated to other states ($19,847 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.21%
Minnesota average:

2.16%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ramsey County, MN  2.31% ($35,214 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.84% ($43,236)
to Dakota County, MN  0.79% ($40,092)
to Anoka County, MN  0.40% ($41,350)
to St. Croix County, WI  0.27% ($62,138)
to Chisago County, MN  0.25% ($38,128)
to Pierce County, WI  0.07% ($49,353)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 5.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Washington County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 13,813 (12,217 aged, 1,596 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4489.980
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 48.46
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 14391.67

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1286.150
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 514.910
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16.79

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49.37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76.67

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17.69

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 82.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 38.4
  • Suffocation - 20.2
  • Poisoning - 16.2
  • Other - 7.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 234,566

Size of family households: 26,272 2-persons, 14,357 3-persons, 14,355 4-persons, 6,366 5-persons, 2,011 6-persons, 1,081 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,666 1-person, 4,065 2-persons, 468 3-persons, 162 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

47,958 married couples with children.
8,893 single-parent households (2,079 men, 6,814 women).

94.3% of residents of Washington County speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $437,296,000 ($2018 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,426,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $218,849,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $68,162,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,322,000
Federal grants: $119,156,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,024,000 ($794,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $21,782,000 ($2,961,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $170,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $141,241,000
Federal Government insurance: $91,432,000

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

Births: 14,897
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,647
Here:

26 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,224
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +9,110
Here +41 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 15.89 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.7

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,307
  • 2000 to 2004: 19,633
  • 1990 to 1999: 23,619
  • 1980 to 1989: 14,323
  • 1970 to 1979: 14,230
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,114
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,842
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,753
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,051
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 326
  • 3 rooms: 1,149
  • 4 rooms: 3,682
  • 5 rooms: 8,215
  • 6 rooms: 9,668
  • 7 rooms: 10,994
  • 8 rooms: 12,408
  • 9+ rooms: 14,879
  • 1 room: 328
  • 2 rooms: 910
  • 3 rooms: 2,226
  • 4 rooms: 3,125
  • 5 rooms: 2,132
  • 6 rooms: 806
  • 7 rooms: 222
  • 8 rooms: 179
  • 9+ rooms: 198
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 77
  • 1 bedroom: 1,134
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,471
  • 3 bedrooms: 25,183
  • 4 bedrooms: 18,623
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,848
  • no bedroom: 399
  • 1 bedroom: 3,361
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,380
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,695
  • 4 bedrooms: 231
  • 5+ bedrooms: 60
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 965
  • 1 vehicle: 12,130
  • 2 vehicles: 32,779
  • 3 vehicles: 11,003
  • 4 vehicles: 3,238
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,221
  • no vehicle: 1,367
  • 1 vehicle: 5,067
  • 2 vehicles: 2,996
  • 3 vehicles: 549
  • 4 vehicles: 113
  • 5+ vehicles: 34

59% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Minnesota.

Washington County:

59.0%
State average:

58.1%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $165,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (89.5%)
  • Electricity (5.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (65.2%)
  • Electricity (28.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,163
Here:

11.6%
Minnesota:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 935
Here:

6.9%
Minnesota:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,620
Here:

22.7%
Minnesota:

24.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Washington County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,788,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,044,000
    General - Other: $3,025,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $20,504,000
    Police Protection: $20,393,000
    Health - Other: $11,931,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,874,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $7,620,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,425,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,255,000
    Financial Administration: $6,135,000
    General - Other: $5,539,000
    Libraries: $5,012,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,766,000
    Regular Highways: $4,021,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,831,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,295,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $219,000
    Transit Utilities: $153,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,765,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $74,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,284,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,243,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $12,396,000
    Regular Highways: $731,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,210,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,167,000
    Health and Hospitals: $779,000
    Highways: $668,000
    Transit Utilities: $118,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,606,000
    All Other: $1,435,000
    Public Welfare: $50,000
    Transit Utilities: $21,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,380,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,791,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $953,000
    Rents: $294,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $151,000
    Sale of Property: $57,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $18,368,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,011,000
    All Other: $6,164,000
    Highways: $6,051,000
    Health and Hospitals: $548,000
    Transit Utilities: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $67,126,000
    Other License: $2,687,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $373,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,240,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,965,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,430,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,155,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,354,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $69,206,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,927,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 48 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 ORIGINATED1,558$183,6641,484$210,7808,236$219,939394$106,5945$985,800304$185,57225$65,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED89$179,404119$231,319778$223,78456$111,0890$033$183,27311$54,182
APPLICATIONS DENIED139$171,050203$181,2321,997$242,431156$104,1991$8,000,00099$166,53533$32,879
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN100$180,220191$217,5241,532$230,51283$100,0362$1,725,00062$171,4354$36,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$164,54527$222,889456$214,27219$75,1580$013$198,4622$55,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 47 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED283$227,360188$256,8995$135,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED81$265,39565$269,8922$264,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED54$219,01933$254,3940$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$282,70012$258,8330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$248,0004$210,7501$196,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Washington County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John73173.9 years
Robert57672.2 years
Mary55979.5 years
William51475.5 years
James40870.6 years
George36677.9 years
Margaret35081.0 years
Helen34183.3 years
Richard33770.4 years
Dorothy31681.4 years
Most common last names in Washington County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson52678.4 years
Anderson37078.2 years
Peterson29377.5 years
Nelson26279.1 years
Olson18978.0 years
Smith17176.2 years
Carlson16479.8 years
Miller16476.4 years
Larson16278.7 years
Erickson10778.5 years
Businesses in Washington County, MN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
AT&T3Kohl's3
Ace Hardware2LA Fitness1
Aeropostale1La-Z-Boy1
AmericInn2Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture3
Ann Taylor1LensCrafters1
Applebee's4Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's3Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Banana Republic1Maurices1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's3
Bath & Body Works1Men's Wearhouse2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Menards3
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity2
Blockbuster3New Balance6
Buffalo Wild Wings2New York & Co1
Burger King6Nike8
CVS2OfficeMax3
Caribou Coffee5Old Country Buffet1
Carson Pirie Scott1Old Navy1
Casual Male XL1Olive Garden1
Catherines1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chico's1Pac Sun1
Chipotle3Panera Bread1
Circle K2Papa John's Pizza1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless2
Coldwater Creek1PetSmart1
Curves4Pier 1 Imports2
DHL2Pizza Hut3
Dairy Queen6Plato's Closet1
Discount Tire1Quiznos3
Domino's Pizza2RadioShack3
DressBarn1Red Lobster1
Dressbarn1Red Roof Inn1
Eddie Bauer1Ruby Tuesday2
Ethan Allen1SAS Shoes1
Express1Sam's Club1
Extended Stay America1Sears1
Famous Footwear3Sheraton1
Fashion Bug1Slumberland1
FedEx21Sprint Nextel2
GNC4Staples1
GameStop3Starbucks8
Gap1Subway15
Goodwill1Super 82
Gymboree1T-Mobile10
H&M1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block6Taco Bell3
Hilton2Target4
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1Trader Joe's1
IHOP1U-Haul3
J. Jill1UPS26
JCPenney1Vans1
Jamba Juice1Verizon Wireless2
Jimmy John's4Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens6
Jones New York4Walmart2
Journeys1Wendy's3
Justice2YMCA1
KFC3

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