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Washington County, Tennessee (TN)

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County population in 2014: 126,242 (74% urban, 26% rural); it was 107,198 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,483
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,487
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 30,122
Renter-occupied apartments: 17,352 (it was 14,073 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

32%

Land area: 326 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 387 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Washington County: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.7%), Educational, health and social services (19.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

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Races in Washington County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years
Males: 61,683  (48.9%)
Females: 64,559  (51.1%)

Washington County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,349 ($33,116 in 1999)

This county:

$41349
Tennessee:

$44297

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $508 (lower quartile is $382, upper quartile is $683)
This county:

$508
State:

$589


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $142,200 (it was $90,900 in 2000)
Washington:

$142,200
Tennessee:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,100 - $198,600

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $190,651
Here:

$190,651
State:

$193,341

Townhouses or other attached units: $166,680
Here:

$166,680
State:

$166,652

In 2-unit structures: $150,655
Here:

$150,655
State:

$142,213

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,650
Here:

$171,650
State:

$145,504

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,487
Here:

$123,487
State:

$182,736

Mobile homes: $47,578
Here:

$47,578
State:

$62,485
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $993
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $336

Institutionalized population: 1,446

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 252
  • Burglaries: 400
  • Thefts: 605
  • Auto thefts: 81

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 149
  • Burglaries: 400
  • Thefts: 618
  • Auto thefts: 74
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 619 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2005: 686 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2006: 1110 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2007: 673 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2008: 473 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2009: 375 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2010: 273 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2011: 280 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2012: 288 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2013: 370 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2014: 406 buildings, average cost: $156,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $831 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $884 (0.6%)

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: 18.1%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.9% for Black residents, 35.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.1% for American Indian residents, 32.5% for other race residents, 46.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.1%
Washington County:

18.1%
Tennessee:

17.8%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.7% for Black residents, 35.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.3% for American Indian residents, 29.3% for other race residents, 47.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 40 years old, American Indian residents: 46 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 26 years old)

Area name: Johnson City, TN MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $404 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $501 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $622 a month.

Cities in this county include: Johnson City, Sulphur Springs, Telford, Bethesda, Jonesborough, Oak Grove, Spurgeon, Midway, Fall Branch, Gray.

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: Campbell County , Davidson County , Dickson County , Fulton County, Kentucky , Newton County, Arkansas , Pawnee County, Oklahoma , Roane County , Roberts County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 8,627
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,003 (37% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

1.9%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 692
  • 1990 to 1994: 378
  • 1985 to 1989: 251
  • 1980 to 1984: 138
  • 1975 to 1979: 128
  • 1970 to 1974: 64
  • 1970 to 1974: 91
  • 1965 to 1969: 261

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 30,585
  • One, attached: 867
  • Two: 1,396
  • 3 or 4: 2,141
  • 5 to 9: 3,072
  • 10 to 19: 1,608
  • 20 or more: 2,057
  • Mobile homes: 6,011
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 42

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 14,084 (1,643 second mortgage, 1,567 home equity loan, 55 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,071

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant51,327182
Mainline Protestant12,87750
Catholic3,0001
Other1,9248
Black Protestant7365
Orthodox451
None53,070-
Washington County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Washington County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Washington County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 95
This county:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

10.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

29.0%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 70 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,018
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $241.71
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.02%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,666
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.36%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.89%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,468
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.87%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 39.77
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.70%
Corn for grain: 1072 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 36 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,070 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 23 acres

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 154.5 miles away from Washington County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 169.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 67.4 miles away from Washington County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 148.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1974): May 1, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1974, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • TennesseeHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3217): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TennesseeSevere Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: July 27, 2001 to August 22, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1387): August 15, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1387, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 6, 1998 to February 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1197): January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3095): March 14, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3095, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • TennesseeSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: November 12, 1977, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-544): November 12, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-544, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeHeavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-366): March 21, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-366, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (20%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • India (8%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

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

  • United States or American (32%)
  • English (13%)
  • German (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Washington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 43,040 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 5,244 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 163 (0%)
  • Taxi: 30 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 72 (0%)
  • Walked: 777 (2%)
  • Other means: 230 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,103 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,919 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 995 people in nursing homes
  • 390 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 390 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 376 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 227 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 13 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

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

  • 2,657 people in college/university student housing
  • 876 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 537 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 256 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 152 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 104 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 32 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,255.

7.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.52%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($119 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

4.40% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($17,221 average AGI)
3.08% relocated from other states ($20,990 average AGI)
Washington County:

3.08%
Tennessee average:

3.16%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sullivan County, TN  1.37% ($32,307 average AGI)
from Carter County, TN  0.96% ($27,972)
from Greene County, TN  0.43% ($23,573)
from Unicoi County, TN  0.31% ($26,759)
from Knox County, TN  0.28% ($30,159)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.22% ($30,177)
from Washington County, VA  0.10% ($49,067)


6.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($381 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

4.16% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($17,536 average AGI)
2.78% relocated to other states ($19,134 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.78%
Tennessee 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 Sullivan County, TN  1.31% ($32,121 average AGI)
to Carter County, TN  0.97% ($26,136)
to Greene County, TN  0.40% ($23,616)
to Knox County, TN  0.30% ($28,978)
to Unicoi County, TN  0.28% ($27,408)
to Hawkins County, TN  0.13% ($28,362)
to Hamilton County, TN  0.07% ($41,879)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Washington County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.2%
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: 21,181 (16,452 aged, 4,729 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,528 (9%)

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, Tennessee in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1572)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1268)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1176)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1117)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (783)
  • Unspecified dementia (619)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (617)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (594)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (495)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (302)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.7
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 30182.17
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1048.690
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 79082.13

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1191.930
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1060.380
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9.78

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46.96
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 96.88

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.44

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 36.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 129.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 78.9
  • Poisoning - 27.2
  • Other - 23.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 118,330
  • In family households: 94,660 (23,497 male householders, 8,822 female householders)
    24,570 spouses, 29,839 children (27,230 natural, 912 adopted, 1,697 stepchildren), 2,427 grandchildren, 849 brothers or sisters, 812 parents, 959 other relatives, 2,263 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 23,670 (8,833 male householders (6,790 living alone)), 10,170 female householders (8,536 living alone)), 4,667 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,649 (1,446 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 15,840 2-persons, 7,735 3-persons, 5,576 4-persons, 2,066 5-persons, 758 6-persons, 344 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15,326 1-person, 2,984 2-persons, 457 3-persons, 192 4-persons, 33 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

15,721 married couples with children.
5,069 single-parent households (1,053 men, 4,016 women).

96.6% of residents of Washington County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $742,551,000 ($6690 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $25,984,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $329,421,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $145,892,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,886,000
Federal grants: $140,648,000
Federal procurement contracts: $21,918,000 ($3,033,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $100,785,000 ($3,703,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,356,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $24,408,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,040,000

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

Births: 6,882
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,150
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +610
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,155
Here:

+37 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.18 millions of gallons per day (60% from ground, 40% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,258
  • 2000 to 2004: 10,488
  • 1990 to 1999: 10,480
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,709
  • 1970 to 1979: 9,275
  • 1960 to 1969: 6,481
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,428
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,708
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,255
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 24
  • 2 rooms: 36
  • 3 rooms: 410
  • 4 rooms: 3,125
  • 5 rooms: 7,491
  • 6 rooms: 7,154
  • 7 rooms: 4,986
  • 8 rooms: 3,269
  • 9+ rooms: 3,627
  • 1 room: 452
  • 2 rooms: 1,124
  • 3 rooms: 2,519
  • 4 rooms: 4,521
  • 5 rooms: 3,175
  • 6 rooms: 1,347
  • 7 rooms: 500
  • 8 rooms: 185
  • 9+ rooms: 250
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 38
  • 1 bedroom: 364
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,652
  • 3 bedrooms: 16,831
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,019
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,218
  • no bedroom: 511
  • 1 bedroom: 3,472
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,708
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,831
  • 4 bedrooms: 416
  • 5+ bedrooms: 135
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,207
  • 1 vehicle: 7,169
  • 2 vehicles: 13,366
  • 3 vehicles: 6,136
  • 4 vehicles: 1,585
  • 5+ vehicles: 659
  • no vehicle: 2,076
  • 1 vehicle: 6,766
  • 2 vehicles: 4,226
  • 3 vehicles: 804
  • 4 vehicles: 129
  • 5+ vehicles: 72

55% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Tennessee.

Washington County:

55.0%
State average:

54.7%

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

  • This state: 69135
  • Northeast: 4257
  • Midwest: 7032
  • South: 21373
  • West: 2594

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $82,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (67.9%)
  • Utility gas (19.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.6%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Electricity (77.3%)
  • Utility gas (14.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Wood (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 602
Here:

6.0%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 323
Here:

6.2%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 431
Here:

6.0%
Tennessee:

22.8%

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 2004:

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $898,000
    Regular Highways: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $47,290,000
    General - Other: $7,272,000
    Regular Highways: $5,743,000
    Police Protection: $4,167,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,919,000
    Health Services - Other: $2,484,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,935,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,524,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,410,000
    Financial Administration: $1,366,000
    Fire Protection: $680,000
    Libraries: $453,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $201,000
    Welfare - Other: $196,000
    Parks & Recreation: $144,000
    Housing & Community Development: $105,000
    General Public Buildings: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,968,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $18,286,000
    Police Protection: $27,000
    Health: $12,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,127,000
    Corrections - Other: $130,000
    Regular Highways: $129,000
    General - Other: $114,000
    Police Protection: $60,000
    Financial Administration: $19,000
    General Public Building: $15,000
    Central Staff: $5,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $43,940,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,406,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $2,466,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,077,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $781,000
    Housing & Community Development: $467,000
    Education: $101,000
    General Support: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $491,000
    General Support: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,172,000
    Interest Earnings: $333,000
    Property Sale Other: $103,000
    Rents: $58,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $28,336,000
    Highways: $3,021,000
    All Other: $2,927,000
    General Support: $1,371,000
    Health & Hospitals: $574,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $29,530,000
    Property: $26,795,000
    NEC: $1,821,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $433,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $47,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $37,792,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,667,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $101,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $36,747,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,581,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,187,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,045,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $369,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $19,835,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,181,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,773
  • Number of aged recipients: 299
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,474
  • Number of recipients under 18: 278
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,864
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 631
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,219
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,192
Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

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 18 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 ORIGINATED503$134,386727$160,5302,535$150,443147$64,07531$938,355286$134,825127$62,142
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$126,90643$138,488230$145,66112$52,5830$014$109,92918$58,389
APPLICATIONS DENIED88$127,330147$138,667736$134,55282$39,9151$25,00065$95,60089$66,573
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN67$129,61275$145,133440$155,98420$111,9500$018$107,94416$82,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$113,0778$134,875115$138,07812$104,7501$800,0007$85,7141$147,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED107$195,51479$180,2411$61,0002$75,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$182,61520$168,3502$102,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$232,28612$189,5830$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$168,20016$155,8751$111,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$221,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Washington County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James90672.2 years
Mary84478.4 years
William79574.4 years
John74774.4 years
Robert61172.6 years
Charles48271.4 years
George38773.9 years
Ruth25879.9 years
Margaret24478.1 years
Dorothy23277.2 years
Most common last names in Washington County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith37276.7 years
Miller34575.5 years
Jones27075.2 years
Johnson25376.3 years
Cox23174.9 years
Williams22873.3 years
Taylor21575.9 years
Brown19976.5 years
Campbell18175.4 years
Wilson15275.0 years
Businesses in Washington County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts3Little Caesars Pizza1
AmericInn1Lowe's2
Arby's1Marriott1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets3
AutoZone2McDonald's4
Barnes & Noble1Men's Wearhouse1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Blockbuster2Nike1
Burger King4OfficeMax1
CVS1Old Navy1
Catherines1Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza3
Chico's1Penske1
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut2
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid3
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DressBarn1SONIC Drive-In2
Dressbarn1Sam's Club1
FedEx12Sears1
GNC1Shoe Carnival1
GameStop2Sleep Inn1
Goodwill1Sprint Nextel2
H&R Block2Starbucks1
Hardee's2Subway6
Hilton2T-Mobile4
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell3
Home Depot1U-Haul4
IHOP1UPS12
Jones New York2Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kincaid1Waffle House2
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart2
Kroger2Wendy's2

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