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Washington County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2014: 51,937 (76% urban, 24% rural); it was 48,996 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,298
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,180
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,941
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,558 (it was 5,238 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 417 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 125 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Washington County: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (42.1%), Educational, health and social services (18.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Washington County, Oklahoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (75.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (10.0%)
  • Two or more races (5.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.1%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.0 years
Males: 25,128  (48.4%)
Females: 26,809  (51.6%)
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Washington County,OK real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,347 ($35,816 in 1999)

This county:

$48347
Oklahoma:

$45690

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $493 (lower quartile is $369, upper quartile is $659)
This county:

$493
State:

$546


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $114,641 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Washington:

$114,641
Oklahoma:

$116,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,002 - $171,837
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $961
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $338

Institutionalized population: 396

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 85
  • Thefts: 131
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 97
  • Thefts: 90
  • Auto thefts: 17
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Health of residents in Washington County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
68.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
48.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
98.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 157 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 239 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2008: 141 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $202,600
  • 2010: 64 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2011: 112 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2012: 58 buildings, average cost: $207,600
  • 2013: 62 buildings, average cost: $232,800
  • 2014: 85 buildings, average cost: $205,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,114 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $722 (0.7%)

Washington County household income distribution in 2009 Washington County home values distribution Washington County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.7%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.0% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.7% for American Indian residents, 33.1% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.4%
Washington County:

15.4%
Oklahoma:

16.8%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.9% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.1% for American Indian residents, 32.3% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 39 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $374 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $637 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bartlesville, Dewey, Copan, Ramona, Ochelata, Vera.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Washington County: Dripping Spring (A), T-Apple Ranch (B), Triple M Ranch (C), Wah-Shah-She Girl Scout Camp (D), Bug Creek Camp (E), Kah-Wah-C Golf Course (F), Lakeview Golf Course (G), Sunset Country Club (H), Codding Ranch (I), Sarge Creek Rural Fire Company (J), Antelope Creek Rural Fire Department (K), Big Beaver Fire Department (L), Dick Conner Correctional Center (M), Clear Creek Fire Department (N), Morgans Corner Volunteer Fire Department (O), Lost Man Creek Rural Fire Company (P), Nelagoney Rural Volunteer Fire Department (Q), Bar - C Volunteer Fire Department (R), Barnsdall Fire Department (S), Osage Cove Fire District (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Washington County: Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Wheeler Cemetery (1), Whitehorn Cemetery (2), Fairfax Cemetery (3), Avant Cemetery (4), Foraker Cemetery (5), Gray Horse Cemetery (6), Haskell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bar-Dew Lake (A), Southern Great Plains Field Station Lake (B), Bison Lake (C), Bluestem Lake (D), Fort Gibson Reservoir (E), Oknoname 113001 Reservoir (F), Oknoname 113048 Reservoir (G), Clyde Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wildhorse Creek (A), Wild Horse Creek (B), Wild Hog Creek (C), Wild Creek (D), Bug Creek (E), Daniels Run (F), Buffalo Creek (G), Dad Creek (H), Brush Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Washington County include: Walnut Creek Peninsula Recreation Area (1), Walnut Creek Peninsula Park (2), Turkey Creek Point Public Use Area (3), Caney Bend Public Use Area (4), Caney River Park (5), Skull Creek Public Access (6), Pond Creek Park (7), Osage Point Park (8), Osage Hills State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Apache County, Arizona , Alleghany County, North Carolina , Claiborne County, Tennessee , Dickenson County, Virginia , Osage County , Smith County, Tennessee , Sumner County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,783
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 958 (23% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

2.0%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 448
  • 1990 to 1994: 184
  • 1985 to 1989: 65
  • 1980 to 1984: 58
  • 1975 to 1979: 49
  • 1970 to 1974: 42
  • 1970 to 1974: 52
  • 1965 to 1969: 60

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,405
  • One, attached: 361
  • Two: 401
  • 3 or 4: 730
  • 5 to 9: 676
  • 10 to 19: 277
  • 20 or more: 753
  • Mobile homes: 1,631
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 6,827 (300 second mortgage, 453 home equity loan, 44 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,200

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,75173
Mainline Protestant8,07814
Catholic2,3813
Other1,4007
Black Protestant1832
None15,183-
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: 8
Washington County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Washington County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 44
This county:

8.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

10.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

29.2%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 263 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,289
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $83.57
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.55%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.21%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,620
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.02%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,972
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.16%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.69
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.18%
Corn for grain: 444 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 9638 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 9609 harvested acres
Vegetables: 16 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 4,167 acres

Tornado activity:

Washington County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 506108.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 15 fatalities and 312 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/8/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 14 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.8 miles away from Washington County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 234.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 235.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 152.7 miles away from Washington County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 322.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3316): February 2, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3316, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1985): May 13, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1985, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Emergency Declared (EM-3308): January 30, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3308, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1883): March 5, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1883, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 24, 2009 to December 25, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1876): February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1876, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to January 3, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3280): December 10, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3280, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to January 3, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1735): December 18, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1735, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 10, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1712): July 7, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1712, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 26, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3272): January 14, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3272, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 26, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1678): February 1, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1678, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 10, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (33%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • India (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Korea (4%)

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

  • United States or American (17%)
  • German (16%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)

Washington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,546 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 3,228 (15%)
  • Ferryboat: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 28 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 63 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 60 (0%)
  • Walked: 313 (1%)
  • Other means: 156 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 584 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 342 people in nursing homes
  • 202 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 46 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 285 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 260 people in college/university student housing
  • 103 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 93 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,254.

6.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($821 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

3.35% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($25,568 average AGI)
2.93% relocated from other states ($23,175 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.93%
Oklahoma average:

3.02%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tulsa County, OK  0.97% ($35,202 average AGI)
from Osage County, OK  0.46% ($58,558)
from Kay County, OK  0.44% ($115,410)
from Montgomery County, KS  0.29% ($29,889)
from Nowata County, OK  0.22% ($31,098)
from Rogers County, OK  0.20% ($30,105)
from Harris County, TX  0.13% ($162,920)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($565 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.06%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

3.28% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($18,587 average AGI)
2.96% relocated to other states ($27,824 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.96%
Oklahoma average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tulsa County, OK  1.07% ($40,960 average AGI)
to Osage County, OK  0.38% ($41,070)
to Nowata County, OK  0.30% ($27,684)
to Rogers County, OK  0.27% ($36,549)
to Harris County, TX  0.23% ($107,159)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.23% ($9,093)
to Montgomery County, KS  0.19% ($29,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Washington County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
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: 10,156 (8,636 aged, 1,520 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,309 (11%)

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, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (633)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (617)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (563)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (447)
  • Unspecified dementia (392)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (388)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (333)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (319)
  • Congestive heart failure (289)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (213)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13859.71
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 269.240
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52405.82

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1143.460
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1224.850
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37.88
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 85.45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 181.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 108.0
  • Other - 73.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 50,178
  • In family households: 42,177 (10,316 male householders, 3,807 female householders)
    10,963 spouses, 13,528 children (12,147 natural, 404 adopted, 977 stepchildren), 1,116 grandchildren, 324 brothers or sisters, 319 parents, 420 other relatives, 1,123 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,001 (2,932 male householders (2,443 living alone)), 3,981 female householders (3,592 living alone)), 1,088 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 798 (396 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,045 2-persons, 2,976 3-persons, 2,374 4-persons, 1,089 5-persons, 427 6-persons, 212 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,035 1-person, 743 2-persons, 82 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

8,740 married couples with children.
2,563 single-parent households (560 men, 2,003 women).

95.1% of residents of Washington County speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $256,454,000 ($5231 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,783,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $148,631,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $61,996,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $789,000
Federal grants: $40,899,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,861,000 ($226,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,278,000 ($147,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $785,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $18,580,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,449,000

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

Births: 3,160
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,065
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +399
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -293
Here -6 per 1000 residents
State -4 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 surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 327
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,107
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,732
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,175
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,559
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,221
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,160
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,836
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,305
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 27
  • 2 rooms: 42
  • 3 rooms: 255
  • 4 rooms: 1,136
  • 5 rooms: 3,409
  • 6 rooms: 4,233
  • 7 rooms: 2,846
  • 8 rooms: 1,506
  • 9+ rooms: 1,487
  • 1 room: 116
  • 2 rooms: 382
  • 3 rooms: 886
  • 4 rooms: 1,317
  • 5 rooms: 1,250
  • 6 rooms: 744
  • 7 rooms: 363
  • 8 rooms: 108
  • 9+ rooms: 72
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 323
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,743
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,741
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,584
  • 5+ bedrooms: 517
  • no bedroom: 159
  • 1 bedroom: 1,442
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,937
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,488
  • 4 bedrooms: 190
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 472
  • 1 vehicle: 4,108
  • 2 vehicles: 6,886
  • 3 vehicles: 2,434
  • 4 vehicles: 802
  • 5+ vehicles: 239
  • no vehicle: 929
  • 1 vehicle: 2,687
  • 2 vehicles: 1,334
  • 3 vehicles: 209
  • 4 vehicles: 50
  • 5+ vehicles: 29

55% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Oklahoma.

Washington County:

54.8%
State average:

52.2%

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

  • This state: 28512
  • Northeast: 1167
  • Midwest: 9236
  • South: 5441
  • West: 3345

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $46,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (79.1%)
  • Electricity (12.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.3%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Utility gas (70.4%)
  • Electricity (25.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 370
Here:

6.1%
Oklahoma:

6.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 178
Here:

6.0%
Oklahoma:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 535
Here:

34.1%
Oklahoma:

16.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Washington County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $454,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,788,000
    Police Protection: $1,407,000
    Financial Administration: $755,000
    General - Other: $634,000
    General Public Buildings: $463,000
    Health Services - Other: $397,000
    Central Staff Services: $366,000
    Corrections - Other: $248,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $219,000
    Parks & Recreation: $107,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $74,000
    Welfare - Other: $52,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $89,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $269,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,897,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $501,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $463,000
    Highways: $55,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $295,000
    Interest Earnings: $142,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,935,000
    General Support: $136,000
    All Other: $109,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,729,000
    Total General Sales: $2,271,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,575,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 887
  • Number of aged recipients: 55
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 832
  • Number of recipients under 18: 145
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 627
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 115
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 325
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 408
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)

Most common first names in Washington County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary35979.8 years
John34875.8 years
James32274.1 years
William32276.3 years
Charles24176.9 years
Robert23372.1 years
George19176.4 years
Dorothy14679.3 years
Helen14680.3 years
Ruth14181.7 years
Most common last names in Washington County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19076.7 years
Brown13875.3 years
Jones12377.8 years
Miller11178.1 years
Davis11076.7 years
Williams10776.3 years
Johnson10675.2 years
Martin7876.8 years
Moore6778.1 years
Thomas6377.6 years
Businesses in Washington County, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture3
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's1
Arby's2Marriott1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's3
Best Western1Microtel1
Burger King1New Balance2
Chevrolet1Nike6
Cricket Wireless2Papa John's Pizza1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut2
Econo Lodge1Quiznos1
Famous Footwear1RadioShack1
FedEx6Rue211
Ford1SONIC Drive-In3
GNC1Sears2
GameStop1Staples1
Gap1Starbucks2
Goodwill7Subway4
H&R Block1Super 81
Hilton1T-Mobile2
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn2Toyota1
Honda1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul4
Jones New York4UPS7
Journeys1Vans1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
La Quinta1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy2YMCA1

Washington County on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"