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Washington County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2019: 24,992 (20% urban, 80% rural); it was 23,344 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,936
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,364
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,715
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,055 (it was 1,691 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

31%

Land area: 760 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.6%), Educational, health and social services (17.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Washington County, MO (2019)
    • 23,448100.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5292.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4291.8%Two or more races
    • 3581.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 810.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 560.2%Asian alone
    • 260.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years
Males: 12,830  (51.3%)
Females: 12,162  (48.7%)
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Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,940 ($27,112 in 1999)
This county:

$42,940
Missouri:

$57,409

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $439 (lower quartile is $320, upper quartile is $497)
This county:

$439
State:

$659


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $100,885 (it was $49,900 in 2000)
Washington:

$100,885
Missouri:

$168,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,332 - $168,890
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $942
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $312

Institutionalized population: 1,090

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 48
  • Burglaries: 86
  • Thefts: 161
  • Auto thefts: 24
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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 3.4. This is about average.
70.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
46.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
53.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
66.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, MO residents
Average permit cost in Washington, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $755 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $477 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Washington, MO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, MO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.0%
Washington County:

19.0%
Missouri:

12.9%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.2% for Black residents, 42.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 130.8% for American Indian residents, 18.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.1 years old
(Males: 39.8 years old, Females: 42.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.2 years old, Black residents: 33.5 years old, American Indian residents: 26.1 years old, Asian residents: 34.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.4 years old, Other race residents: 5.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $413 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $611 a month.

Cities in this county include: Potosi, Irondale, Mineral Point, Caledonia.

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

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Neighboring counties: Caroline County, Virginia , Gibson County, Indiana , Elliott County, Kentucky , Johnson County, Kentucky , Powell County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 634
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 74 (36.7% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

0.3%
Whole state:

4.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 232000 to 2009
  • 201990 to 1999
  • 221980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 70Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,955
  • One, attached: 40
  • Two: 233
  • 3 or 4: 150
  • 5 to 9: 65
  • 20 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 3,605
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 64

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 3,357 (46 second mortgage, 137 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,213

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,96131
Catholic1,7074
Mainline Protestant5846
Black Protestant1841
Other81
None18,751-
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:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Washington County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

31.5%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 230 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,268
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $45.88
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.07%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $12,228
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.74%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,243
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.52
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.17%
Land in orchards: 11 acres

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 385% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 163.7 miles away from Washington County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.2 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 163.7 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 170.5 miles away from Washington County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 162.8 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:

  • Missouri Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4490, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2017 - May 11, 2017, FEMA Id: 4317, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4250: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4250, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1980: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1980, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1847: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 09, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1749: March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 12, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 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: 4,507 (79.6%)
  • Carpooled: 457 (8.1%)
  • Bus: 18 (0.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 13 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 91 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 189 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 392 (6.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Australia (32%)
  • Philippines (23%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (8%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Nicaragua (7%)
  • Burma (4%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • American (25%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (10%)
  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)

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

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

  • 915 people in state prisons
  • 172 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 899 people in state prisons
  • 164 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,354.

6.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.15% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($28,500 average AGI)
0.91% relocated from other states ($6,175 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.91%
Missouri average:

2.68%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Francois County, MO  1.95% ($32,528 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, MO  0.91% ($33,500)
from Franklin County, MO  0.48% ($26,514)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.43% ($60,968)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($20,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.30% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($27,543 average AGI)
0.52% relocated to other states ($-7,427 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.52%
Missouri average:

2.80%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Francois County, MO  2.01% ($27,938 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, MO  0.92% ($37,701)
to Franklin County, MO  0.57% ($23,805)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.36% ($36,077)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.7%
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: 3,931 (2,667 aged, 1,264 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 441 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (696)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (664)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (476)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (231)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (114)
  • Congestive heart failure (56)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (23)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (11)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.17
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,983
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 104
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 88,445

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,286
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,161
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 37

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,992
  • Male householders: 4,979 (1,246 living alone), Female householders: 4,418 (1,111 living alone)
  • 5,028 spouses (4,949 opposite-sex spouses), 574 unmarried partners, (574 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,435 children (5,884 natural, 168 adopted, 382 stepchildren), 1,376 grandchildren, 160 brothers or sisters, 175 parents, 82 foster children, 234 other relatives, 550 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,105

Size of family households: 2,997 2-persons, 1,361 3-persons, 1,031 4-persons, 767 5-persons, 263 6-persons, 191 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,351 1-person, 377 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 12 5-persons.

3,052 married couples with children.
1,277 single-parent households (320 men, 957 women).

98.6% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $121,950,000 ($5,091 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,432,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $53,093,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,940,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $209,000
Federal grants: $36,914,000
Federal procurement contracts: $751,000 ($4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,042,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,227,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,628,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,884,000

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

Births: 1,691
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,214
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +25
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +214
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.72 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built in Washington County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Washington County, Missouri
  • 1042014 or later
  • 3352010 to 2013
  • 1,5442000 to 2009
  • 2,1031990 to 1999
  • 1,9991980 to 1989
  • 1,5371970 to 1979
  • 1,1351960 to 1969
  • 8771950 to 1959
  • 4701940 to 1949
  • 9281939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Missouri
  • 831 room
  • 1072 rooms
  • 3833 rooms
  • 9524 rooms
  • 2,1995 rooms
  • 1,3856 rooms
  • 1,0957 rooms
  • 6348 rooms
  • 6539+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Missouri
  • 41 room
  • 442 rooms
  • 2243 rooms
  • 5704 rooms
  • 5075 rooms
  • 3006 rooms
  • 1087 rooms
  • 378 rooms
  • 919+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Missouri
  • 87no bedroom
  • 3841 bedroom
  • 1,9422 bedrooms
  • 3,8263 bedrooms
  • 9344 bedrooms
  • 3325+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Missouri
  • 4no bedroom
  • 2551 bedroom
  • 7832 bedrooms
  • 7093 bedrooms
  • 1014 bedrooms
  • 335+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Missouri 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
  • 310no vehicle
  • 1,6071 vehicle
  • 2,9282 vehicles
  • 1,5273 vehicles
  • 8844 vehicles
  • 2615+ 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
  • 293no vehicle
  • 8061 vehicle
  • 5412 vehicles
  • 2013 vehicles
  • 724 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

89.8% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Missouri.

Washington County:

89.8%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 20,885
  • Other state: 3,889
  • Northeast: 212
  • Midwest: 1,773
  • South: 973
  • West: 926
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.0%Electricity
  • 17.5%Wood
  • 15.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.2%Utility gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.7%Electricity
  • 16.2%Utility gas
  • 11.4%Wood
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 72
Here:

2.9%
Missouri:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

1.7%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 37
Here:

7.1%
Missouri:

26.0%

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: $3,497,000
  • Charges - Other: $194,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,098,000
    Health - Other: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,356,000
    Health - Other: $1,222,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,122,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $931,000
    Regular Highways: $829,000
    Financial Administration: $469,000
    Central Staff Services: $400,000
    General Public Buildings: $192,000
    General - Other: $75,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $239,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,964,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,338,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $626,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $91,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,261,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,720,000
    Health and Hospitals: $256,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,451,000
    Property: $3,406,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,722,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,497,000
  • Charges - Other: $194,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,098,000
    Health - Other: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,356,000
    Health - Other: $1,222,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,122,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $931,000
    Regular Highways: $829,000
    Financial Administration: $469,000
    Central Staff Services: $400,000
    General Public Buildings: $192,000
    General - Other: $75,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $239,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,964,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,338,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $626,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $91,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,261,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,720,000
    Health and Hospitals: $256,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,451,000
    Property: $3,406,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,722,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,497,000
  • Charges - Other: $194,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,098,000
    Health - Other: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,356,000
    Health - Other: $1,222,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,122,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $931,000
    Regular Highways: $829,000
    Financial Administration: $469,000
    Central Staff Services: $400,000
    General Public Buildings: $192,000
    General - Other: $75,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $239,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,964,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,338,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $626,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $91,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,261,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,720,000
    Health and Hospitals: $256,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,451,000
    Property: $3,406,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,722,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,497,000
  • Charges - Other: $194,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,098,000
    Health - Other: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,356,000
    Health - Other: $1,222,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,122,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $931,000
    Regular Highways: $829,000
    Financial Administration: $469,000
    Central Staff Services: $400,000
    General Public Buildings: $192,000
    General - Other: $75,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $239,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,964,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,338,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $626,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $91,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,261,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,720,000
    Health and Hospitals: $256,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,451,000
    Property: $3,406,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,722,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,085
  • Number of aged recipients: 33
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,052
  • Number of recipients under 18: 145
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 797
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 143
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 345
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 503
Most common first names in Washington County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11075.2 years
John10672.6 years
Mary8477.4 years
James7570.2 years
Charles7268.3 years
Robert6366.8 years
George5073.3 years
Joseph5074.5 years
Helen4279.6 years
Dorothy3675.5 years
Most common last names in Washington County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7075.0 years
Boyer5269.6 years
Coleman4874.0 years
Eye3873.0 years
Gibson3874.1 years
Declue3671.8 years
Politte3367.3 years
Portell3273.4 years
Allen3172.9 years
Skaggs3174.0 years
Businesses in Washington County, MO
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Circle K1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walmart1
McDonald's1YMCA1
RadioShack1