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Washington County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2017: 20,695 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 18,780 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,250
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,831
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,367
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,680 (it was 1,573 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 390 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.5%), Educational, health and social services (14.9%), Construction (14.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Washington County, NE (2017)
    • 19,410103.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6093.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2531.3%Two or more races
    • 1931.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 680.4%Asian alone
    • 150.08%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 30.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.4 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years
Males: 10,286  (49.7%)
Females: 10,409  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,350 ($48,500 in 1999)
This county:

$70,350
Nebraska:

$59,970

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $606 (lower quartile is $410, upper quartile is $784)
This county:

$606
State:

$657


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $199,564 (it was $122,300 in 2000)
Washington:

$199,564
Nebraska:

$155,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $137,621 - $317,314
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,558
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $549

Institutionalized population: 178

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 66
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 91 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 1998: 117 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 1999: 131 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2000: 102 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2001: 117 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2002: 95 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2003: 110 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2004: 125 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2005: 115 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2006: 84 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2008: 65 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $195,100
  • 2011: 40 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2013: 65 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2014: 71 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2015: 86 buildings, average cost: $269,700
  • 2016: 56 buildings, average cost: $284,800
  • 2017: 85 buildings, average cost: $298,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, NE residents
Average permit cost in Washington, NE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,352 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,782 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Washington, NE in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, NE in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.8%
Washington County:

8.8%
Nebraska:

10.8%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.4 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 42.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.5 years old, Black residents: 28.3 years old, American Indian residents: 49.7 years old, Asian residents: 35.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.4 years old, Other race residents: 28.9 years old)

Area name: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $531 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $662 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $884 a month.

Cities in this county include: Blair, Arlington, Fort Calhoun, Kennard, Herman, Washington, Fontanelle.

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

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Neighboring counties: Grant County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Nebraska:

3.2%

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

Current college students: 993
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 96.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 299 (17.7% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

1.4%
Whole state:

7.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 802010 or later
  • 1592000 to 2009
  • 121990 to 1999
  • 451980 to 1989
  • 181970 to 1979
  • 74Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,141
  • One, attached: 149
  • Two: 84
  • 3 or 4: 196
  • 5 to 9: 447
  • 10 to 19: 149
  • 20 to 49: 292
  • 50 or more: 21
  • Mobile homes: 164
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 4,165 (144 second mortgage, 578 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,127

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

61.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,4213
Mainline Protestant4,24011
Evangelical Protestant2,36810
Other2832
None4,922-
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: 5
Washington County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



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

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

7.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

27.2%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 319 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $112,808
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $202.93
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.24%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 53.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $104,283
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.32%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $93,469
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.39
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.71%
Corn for grain: 87038 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 379 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 87154 harvested acres
Vegetables: 180 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 51 acres

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.2 miles away from Washington County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 247.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from the county center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from Washington County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 287.3 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:

  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2014 to June 04, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4185: July 28, 2014, FEMA Id: 4185, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Flooding, Incident Period: June 17, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3323: June 18, 2011, FEMA Id: 3323, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Nebraska Flooding, Incident Period: May 24, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4013: August 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4013, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1924: July 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1924, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1878: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1517: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1517, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 06, 1999 to August 09, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1286: August 20, 1999, FEMA Id: 1286, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Snow Storms, Incident Period: October 24, 1997 to October 26, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1190: November 01, 1997, FEMA Id: 1190, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Nebraska Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 23, 1993 to August 05, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-998: July 19, 1993, FEMA Id: 998, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Washington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,922 (81.1%)
  • Carpooled: 701 (7.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 111 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 428 (4.4%)
  • Worked at home: 616 (6.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)

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


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (39%)
  • Venezuela (22%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Costa Rica (3%)
  • Poland (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • German (37%)
  • American (11%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Danish (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 314 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 193 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

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

  • 357 people in college/university student housing
  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $84,389.

7.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($61,336 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.57% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($51,529 average AGI)
1.90% relocated from other states ($9,808 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.90%
Nebraska average:

2.81%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Douglas County, NE  3.45% ($77,316 average AGI)
from Dodge County, NE  0.58% ($56,870)
from Sarpy County, NE  0.53% ($71,095)


6.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.70% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($37,463 average AGI)
2.02% relocated to other states ($21,814 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.02%
Nebraska average:

2.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Douglas County, NE  3.00% ($56,835 average AGI)
to Dodge County, NE  0.49% ($55,487)
to Burt County, NE  0.25% ($58,100)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.25% ($36,600)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Washington County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,839 (2,569 aged, 270 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 410 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (209)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (160)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (157)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (106)
  • Unspecified dementia (96)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (93)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (76)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (69)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (48)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (46)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.1
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,836
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 128
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,678

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,118
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 840
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,695
  • In family households: 17,776 (2,962 male householders, 2,976 female householders)
    5,012 spouses, 6,023 children (5,747 natural, 121 adopted, 143 stepchildren), 254 grandchildren, 46 brothers or sisters, 70 parents, 92 other relatives, 306 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,598 (1,031 male householders (948 living alone)), 1,211 female householders (1,011 living alone)), 343 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 314

Size of family households: 3,063 2-persons, 925 3-persons, 1,113 4-persons, 551 5-persons, 168 6-persons, 116 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,961 1-person, 224 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 40 4-persons.

3,909 married couples with children.
848 single-parent households (49 men, 799 women).

96.7% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (36% speak English very well, 64% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $79,289,000 ($4,044 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,225,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,588,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,186,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,858,000
Federal grants: $11,991,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,427,000 ($3,658,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,238,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $752,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,934,000
Federal Government insurance: $35,631,000

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

Births: 1,102
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 856
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +105
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +663
Here +34 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.88 millions of gallons per day (7% from ground, 93% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built in Washington County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Washington County, Nebraska
  • 672014 or later
  • 2212010 to 2013
  • 1,2782000 to 2009
  • 1,3901990 to 1999
  • 1,0881980 to 1989
  • 1,3321970 to 1979
  • 7151960 to 1969
  • 4561950 to 1959
  • 2671940 to 1949
  • 1,7661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Nebraska
  • 41 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 453 rooms
  • 3984 rooms
  • 6475 rooms
  • 1,3856 rooms
  • 9597 rooms
  • 1,0268 rooms
  • 1,8319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Nebraska
  • 941 room
  • 1852 rooms
  • 3323 rooms
  • 3754 rooms
  • 3075 rooms
  • 1746 rooms
  • 1457 rooms
  • 1568 rooms
  • 1429+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Nebraska
  • 4no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 1,0932 bedrooms
  • 2,7163 bedrooms
  • 1,8034 bedrooms
  • 6195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Nebraska
  • 95no bedroom
  • 4351 bedroom
  • 6792 bedrooms
  • 4073 bedrooms
  • 2754 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Nebraska 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
  • 52no vehicle
  • 1,0361 vehicle
  • 2,8372 vehicles
  • 1,5313 vehicles
  • 5864 vehicles
  • 2605+ 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
  • 311no vehicle
  • 9191 vehicle
  • 3872 vehicles
  • 1523 vehicles
  • 1254 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

87.9% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Nebraska.

Washington County:

87.9%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 14,813
  • Other state: 5,410
  • Northeast: 285
  • Midwest: 3,440
  • South: 802
  • West: 871
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.7%Utility gas
  • 33.6%Electricity
  • 22.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 39.8%Electricity
  • 39.2%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 311
Here:

13.9%
Nebraska:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 169
Here:

12.3%
Nebraska:

12.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 178
Here:

20.5%
Nebraska:

21.4%

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 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $638,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,570,000
    General - Other: $4,011,000
    Police Protection: $1,773,000
    Correctional Institutions: $897,000
    Financial Administration: $624,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $558,000
    Central Staff Services: $525,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $401,000
    General Public Buildings: $394,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $82,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,558,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $83,504,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $82,301,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,445,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,203,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,080,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,736,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $133,000
    General Revenue - Other: $111,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,611,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $94,549,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,867,000
    General Local Government Support: $278,000
    Other: $108,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,096,000
    Death and Gift: $961,000
    Other License: $160,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $638,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,570,000
    General - Other: $4,011,000
    Police Protection: $1,773,000
    Correctional Institutions: $897,000
    Financial Administration: $624,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $558,000
    Central Staff Services: $525,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $401,000
    General Public Buildings: $394,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $82,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,558,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $83,504,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $82,301,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,445,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,203,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,080,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,736,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $133,000
    General Revenue - Other: $111,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,611,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $94,549,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,867,000
    General Local Government Support: $278,000
    Other: $108,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,096,000
    Death and Gift: $961,000
    Other License: $160,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $638,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,570,000
    General - Other: $4,011,000
    Police Protection: $1,773,000
    Correctional Institutions: $897,000
    Financial Administration: $624,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $558,000
    Central Staff Services: $525,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $401,000
    General Public Buildings: $394,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $82,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,558,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $83,504,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $82,301,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,445,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,203,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,080,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,736,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $133,000
    General Revenue - Other: $111,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,611,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $94,549,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,867,000
    General Local Government Support: $278,000
    Other: $108,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,096,000
    Death and Gift: $961,000
    Other License: $160,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $638,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,570,000
    General - Other: $4,011,000
    Police Protection: $1,773,000
    Correctional Institutions: $897,000
    Financial Administration: $624,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $558,000
    Central Staff Services: $525,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $401,000
    General Public Buildings: $394,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $82,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,558,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $83,504,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $82,301,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,445,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,203,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,080,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,736,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $133,000
    General Revenue - Other: $111,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,611,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $94,549,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,867,000
    General Local Government Support: $278,000
    Other: $108,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,096,000
    Death and Gift: $961,000
    Other License: $160,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 119
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 105
  • Number of recipients under 18: 20
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 75
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 24
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 52
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 59
Most common first names in Washington County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17675.6 years
Mary14782.3 years
William12377.9 years
James10572.3 years
George9776.3 years
Robert9574.2 years
Helen9484.9 years
Anna8987.7 years
Margaret8683.2 years
Dorothy8079.5 years
Most common last names in Washington County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hansen16081.2 years
Jensen13582.9 years
Johnson9281.1 years
Anderson8280.2 years
Nelson7578.3 years
Thompson7478.4 years
Miller7175.6 years
Smith6979.4 years
Larsen6982.1 years
Christensen6581.1 years
Businesses in Washington County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Jimmy John's1UPS1
KFC1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA1
McDonald's1