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Washington County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 61,298 (43% urban, 57% rural); it was 63,251 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,807
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,089
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,165
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,691 (it was 5,972 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 635 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 97 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Washington County: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Washington County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  43.6 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 30,305  (49.4%)
Females: 30,993  (50.6%)
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Washington County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,229 ($34,275 in 1999)

This county:

$46,229
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $490 (lower quartile is $373, upper quartile is $600)
This county:

$490
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,087 (it was $76,200 in 2000)
Washington:

$121,087
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,720 - $187,469

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $164,666
Here:

$164,666
State:

$180,767

Townhouses or other attached units: $157,816
Here:

$157,816
State:

$157,588

In 2-unit structures: $207,806
Here:

$207,806
State:

$135,691

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $170,058
Here:

$170,058
State:

$122,936

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $432,249
Here:

$432,249
State:

$140,420

Mobile homes: $33,963
Here:

$33,963
State:

$48,655

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $96,129
Here:

$96,129
State:

$208,778
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,008
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $347

Institutionalized population: 623

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 154
  • Thefts: 289
  • Auto thefts: 27

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 22
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 156
  • Thefts: 340
  • Auto thefts: 29
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $192,900
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $131,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,363 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,035 (1.0%)

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 2016: 14.8%
Washington County:

14.8%
Ohio:

14.6%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Black residents, 24.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.6% for American Indian residents, 68.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 54.1% for other race residents, 26.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.6 years old
(Males: 42.0 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 41.7 years old, American Indian residents: 24.4 years old, Asian residents: 31.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.1 years old, Other race residents: 36.7 years old)

Area name: Parkersburg-Marietta, WV-OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $668 a month.

Cities in this county include: Marietta, Belpre, Devola, Reno, Beverly, Matamoras, Lowell, Waterford, Vincent, Little Hocking.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
45712Barlow23.712.351.921.9181.242.350.752.35
45714Belpre5416.70.12.671.632.85106.831.901.203.20
45715Beverly6272.28.325.589.38112.855.452.256.75
45724Cutler75.81.73.873.451.8748.273.401.785.73
45729Fleming11211.75.133.615.67110.582.601.935.50
45742Little Hocking11180.33.751.755.21138.821.000.685.08
45744Lowell1210.70.63.052.42.59852.601.803.20
45745Lower Salem43.91.11.851.571.3774.051.201.101.30
45746Macksburg23.41.22.32.021.5667.642.301.152.30
45750Marietta36991.905.652.859.46167.433.101.405.50
45767New Matamoras72.90.31.361.031.0879.691.000.531.48
45768Newport65.30.12.321.22.2396.151.600.303.45
45773Reno55.11.13.482.971.8452.854.601.304.68
45784Vincent2114.205.473.923.8670.555.402.107.83
45786Waterford1519.60.44.112.574.97121.072.701.403.48
45788Whipple35.51.63.072.642.1269.22.101.552.95
45789Wingett Run12.92.92.92.9  2.901.782.70

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

2012 air pollution in Washington County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cecil County, Maryland , Decatur County, Indiana , Wetzel County, West Virginia , Owen County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,317
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 927 (49.3% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 314
  • 2000 to 2009: 236
  • 1990 to 1999: 232
  • 1980 to 1989: 85
  • 1970 to 1979: 63
  • Before 1970: 148
Note: State values scaled to Washington County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,040
  • One, attached: 249
  • Two: 620
  • 3 or 4: 852
  • 5 to 9: 838
  • 10 to 19: 469
  • 20 to 49: 386
  • 50 or more: 377
  • Mobile homes: 3,203
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 56

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 9,000 (89 second mortgage, 914 home equity loan, 32 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,951

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,59859
Evangelical Protestant7,98167
Catholic5,4246
Other5214
Black Protestant1781
None38,076-
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: 15
Washington County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Washington County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

12.1%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

30.1%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 149 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,380
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $176.84
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.62%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.02%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,496
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 30.96%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.50%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,963
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.74%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.99
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 12.47%
Corn for grain: 8997 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1623 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6136 harvested acres
Vegetables: 695 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 375 acres

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 152.7 miles away from Washington County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 150.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 157.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 170.3 miles away from Washington County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 350.8 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:

  • Ohio Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4077: August 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to May 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4002: July 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4002, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 27, 2004 to September 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1556: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1556, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: January 03, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1507: January 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1507, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 24, 1998 to July 05, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1227: June 30, 1998, FEMA Id: 1227, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 17, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1164: March 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1164, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Storms/Floods, Incident Period: January 20, 1996 to January 31, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1097: January 27, 1996, FEMA Id: 1097, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: August 07, 1995 to August 18, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1065: August 25, 1995, FEMA Id: 1065, 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: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Mudslides: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

  • India (23%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • South Africa (11%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Australia (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)

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

  • German (28%)
  • American (17%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Washington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 22,582 (84.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,931 (7.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 71 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 243 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 883 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 902 (3.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 858 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 733 people in nursing homes
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 1,068 people in college/university student housing
  • 492 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 108 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 81 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,506.

4.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.61% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($13,485 average AGI)
2.56% relocated from other states ($21,536 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.56%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wood County, WV  1.08% ($30,494 average AGI)
from Athens County, OH  0.28% ($27,221)
from Franklin County, OH  0.23% ($60,000)
from Morgan County, OH  0.15% ($25,944)
from Meigs County, OH  0.08% ($18,316)
from Noble County, OH  0.08% ($21,722)
from Monroe County, OH  0.07% ($30,588)


4.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.70% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($13,269 average AGI)
2.63% relocated to other states ($21,445 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.63%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wood County, WV  0.95% ($28,961 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.33% ($33,570)
to Athens County, OH  0.28% ($31,424)
to Morgan County, OH  0.14% ($29,735)
to Noble County, OH  0.12% ($22,586)
to Monroe County, OH  0.08% ($22,200)
to Pleasants County, WV  0.07% ($40,882)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Washington County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Washington County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,546 (9,689 aged, 1,857 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 965 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (794)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (786)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (713)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (554)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (426)
  • Unspecified dementia (388)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (323)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (320)
  • Congestive heart failure (221)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (221)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,436
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 308
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 63,514

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,056
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,042
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 101

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 103.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 61.8
  • Other - 41.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 61,298
  • In family households: 49,066 (8,693 male householders, 7,880 female householders)
    12,848 spouses, 15,277 children (13,581 natural, 492 adopted, 1,237 stepchildren), 1,253 grandchildren, 466 brothers or sisters, 592 parents, 602 other relatives, 1,446 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,508 (4,432 male householders (3,593 living alone)), 4,410 female householders (3,966 living alone)), 1,656 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,703

Size of family households: 8,809 2-persons, 3,794 3-persons, 2,448 4-persons, 913 5-persons, 441 6-persons, 211 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,555 1-person, 1,110 2-persons, 84 3-persons, 58 4-persons, 12 6-persons.

7,554 married couples with children.
2,904 single-parent households (1,303 men, 1,601 women).

97.7% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $349,367,000 ($5,583 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,742,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $166,686,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $80,738,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,405,000
Federal grants: $82,503,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,619,000 ($1,409,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,417,000 ($1,289,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $10,977,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $17,326,000
Federal Government insurance: $106,429,000

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

Births: 3,613
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,676
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +42
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -945
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.93 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 273
  • 2010 to 2013: 699
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,372
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,228
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,924
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,648
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,367
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,737
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,529
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,508
Note: State values scaled to Washington population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 61
  • 3 rooms: 261
  • 4 rooms: 1,372
  • 5 rooms: 3,913
  • 6 rooms: 4,493
  • 7 rooms: 3,075
  • 8 rooms: 2,396
  • 9+ rooms: 3,197
  • 1 room: 167
  • 2 rooms: 279
  • 3 rooms: 896
  • 4 rooms: 1,976
  • 5 rooms: 1,261
  • 6 rooms: 881
  • 7 rooms: 387
  • 8 rooms: 345
  • 9+ rooms: 379
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 436
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,714
  • 3 bedrooms: 10,272
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,427
  • 5+ bedrooms: 893
  • no bedroom: 179
  • 1 bedroom: 1,376
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,822
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,657
  • 4 bedrooms: 404
  • 5+ bedrooms: 132
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • no vehicle: 427
  • 1 vehicle: 4,475
  • 2 vehicles: 7,932
  • 3 vehicles: 4,106
  • 4 vehicles: 1,166
  • 5+ vehicles: 732
  • no vehicle: 1,065
  • 1 vehicle: 3,276
  • 2 vehicles: 1,570
  • 3 vehicles: 513
  • 4 vehicles: 154
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Ohio.

Washington County:

89.0%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 37,832
  • Other state: 22,013
  • Northeast: 2,201
  • Midwest: 1,783
  • South: 16,916
  • West: 1,002

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (70.3%)
  • Electricity (16.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.0%)
  • Wood (4.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (61.0%)
  • Electricity (32.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 416
Here:

8.3%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 344
Here:

11.5%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,235
Here:

44.0%
Ohio:

23.5%

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, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,486,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $11,608,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,672,000
    Regular Highways: $8,745,000
    Police Protection: $7,393,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,681,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,358,000
    Financial Administration: $2,298,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,440,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,404,000
    General - Other: $1,368,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $762,000
    Sewerage: $346,000
    Air Transportation: $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,815,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $327,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $45,000
    Sewerage: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $17,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,786,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $5,030,000
    Sewerage: $430,000
    Regular Highways: $30,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,119,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $765,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $239,000
    Special Assessments: $21,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,863,000
    Public Welfare: $6,593,000
    Highways: $4,834,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,700,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,828,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,308,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,104,000
    Other License: $457,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $417,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $76,754,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $75,258,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,687,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,226,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,496,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $461,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,406,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $734,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,641,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,258,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,624
  • Number of aged recipients: 68
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,556
  • Number of recipients under 18: 269
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,156
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 199
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 513
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 794
Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 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 ORIGINATED145$107,228268$110,2091,007$110,933100$54,3803$241,00085$85,78883$52,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$103,10010$136,00056$104,1618$58,2501$6,000,0003$76,6674$52,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$107,77870$81,557367$114,75248$47,6460$024$83,95842$52,048
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$119,16738$96,368237$118,37114$52,6430$08$48,87511$82,364
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$108,57110$128,90038$105,7376$57,1670$01$171,0002$36,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$110,21431$140,484
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$156,0003$89,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$195,00010$176,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$135,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$88,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Washington County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary40080.3 years
William34573.8 years
John33275.0 years
Charles32574.8 years
Robert30071.3 years
James28872.5 years
Helen20779.0 years
George17775.6 years
Ruth16278.6 years
Donald13369.8 years
Most common last names in Washington County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19676.7 years
Miller18776.2 years
Davis11374.6 years
Johnson8973.9 years
Brown8975.2 years
Martin8872.1 years
Williams8577.3 years
Wilson8476.6 years
Wagner7478.1 years
Moore7376.6 years
Businesses in Washington County, OH
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La-Z-Boy2
ALDI1Lane Furniture2
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's6
AutoZone2Microtel1
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS2Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza3Ryan's Grill1
FedEx5SAS Shoes1
Ford1Subway5
GNC2Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Tim Hortons1
Hardee's1True Value2
Hilton1U-Haul5
Holiday Inn1UPS9
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Walgreens1
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's3
Kroger2YMCA1

Washington County on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"