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Washington County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 129,375 (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: 396 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.7%), Educational, health and social services (14.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.2%), Construction (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Washington County, TN (2019)
    • 114,530106.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,1794.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,6864.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,6782.5%Two or more races
    • 2,2352.1%Asian alone
    • 4290.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 700.07%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 63,202  (48.9%)
Females: 66,173  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,428 ($33,116 in 1999)
This county:

$51,428
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $651 (lower quartile is $496, upper quartile is $868)
This county:

$651
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $171,000 (it was $90,900 in 2000)
Washington:

$171,000
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,200 - $280,400

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $276,370
Here:

$276,370
State:

$260,661

Townhouses or other attached units: $223,627
Here:

$223,627
State:

$241,796

In 2-unit structures: $76,886
Here:

$76,886
State:

$215,388

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $81,693
Here:

$81,693
State:

$189,639

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,931
Here:

$228,931
State:

$254,887

Mobile homes: $69,087
Here:

$69,087
State:

$90,685

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,213
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $341

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:

  • 1997: 369 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1998: 334 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 1999: 283 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2000: 221 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2001: 231 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2002: 637 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2003: 707 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 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
  • 2015: 443 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2016: 303 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2017: 520 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2018: 328 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2019: 432 buildings, average cost: $201,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, TN residents
Average permit cost in Washington, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,246 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $945 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Washington, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.6%
Washington County:

16.6%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.1% for Black residents, 30.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.2% for American Indian residents, 23.5% for other race residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.5 years old
(Males: 39.1 years old, Females: 41.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 32.1 years old, American Indian residents: 13.8 years old, Asian residents: 33.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.0 years old, Other race residents: 27.5 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 November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
Tennessee:

5.0%

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

Current college students: 8,627
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,336 (61.3% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

3.4%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,3812010 or later
  • 1,6182000 to 2009
  • 7621990 to 1999
  • 3891980 to 1989
  • 1921970 to 1979
  • 352Before 1970

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: 38,371
  • One, attached: 1,949
  • Two: 1,237
  • 3 or 4: 3,613
  • 5 to 9: 4,879
  • 10 to 19: 2,872
  • 20 to 49: 1,442
  • 50 or more: 1,540
  • Mobile homes: 5,283

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 21,664 (281 second mortgage, 1,790 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 15,171

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from Washington County center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 271.6 miles away from the 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 154.5 miles away from the 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 Washington County center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2020 - April 13, 2020, FEMA Id: 4541, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4514, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1974: May 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1974, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 27, 2001 to August 22, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1387: August 15, 2001, FEMA Id: 1387, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 1998 to February 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1197: January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: 1197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3095: March 14, 1993, FEMA Id: 3095, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Tennessee SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: November 12, 1977, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-544: November 12, 1977, FEMA Id: 544, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-366: March 21, 1973, FEMA Id: 366, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Washington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 59,082 (85.6%)
  • Carpooled: 4,190 (6.1%)
  • Bus: 252 (0.4%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 6 (0.0%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 15 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,476 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 38 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 797 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 3,115 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (17%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • India (8%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • American (31%)
  • English (15%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $62,711.

8.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.71% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($22,584 average AGI)
3.35% relocated from other states ($25,327 average AGI)
Washington County:

3.35%
Tennessee average:

3.48%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sullivan County, TN  1.44% ($43,859 average AGI)
from Carter County, TN  1.19% ($32,290)
from Greene County, TN  0.49% ($28,917)
from Unicoi County, TN  0.31% ($39,804)
from Knox County, TN  0.27% ($43,336)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.23% ($44,676)
from Buncombe County, NC  0.07% ($43,853)


7.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.58% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($23,758 average AGI)
2.89% relocated to other states ($21,611 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.89%
Tennessee average:

2.95%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sullivan County, TN  1.46% ($41,781 average AGI)
to Carter County, TN  1.12% ($29,071)
to Greene County, TN  0.39% ($39,776)
to Knox County, TN  0.30% ($40,331)
to Unicoi County, TN  0.27% ($41,532)
to Hawkins County, TN  0.19% ($38,337)
to Davidson County, TN  0.14% ($45,923)

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 2019: 10.6

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 2019: 10.8

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 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Washington County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Washington County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 21,181 (16,452 aged, 4,729 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,528 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1,703)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,692)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,524)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,410)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,159)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,042)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (822)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (723)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (671)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (395)

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: 30,182
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,049
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 79,082

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,192
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,060
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 97

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

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: 129,375
  • Male householders: 27,430 (8,006 living alone), Female householders: 28,387 (9,594 living alone)
  • 25,870 spouses (25,636 opposite-sex spouses), 3,383 unmarried partners, (3,038 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 28,177 children (26,767 natural, 1,086 adopted, 324 stepchildren), 4,245 grandchildren, 427 brothers or sisters, 405 parents, 162 foster children, 1,897 other relatives, 3,982 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 5,010

Size of family households: 16,261 2-persons, 9,310 3-persons, 4,649 4-persons, 2,339 5-persons, 567 6-persons, 712 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 17,600 1-person, 3,783 2-persons, 596 3-persons.

11,687 married couples with children.
8,007 single-parent households (552 men, 7,455 women).

94.9% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $742,551,000 ($6,690 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:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Washington County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Washington County, Tennessee
  • 3,5242014 or later
  • 2,3342010 to 2013
  • 12,8852000 to 2009
  • 11,6551990 to 1999
  • 6,5451980 to 1989
  • 8,4001970 to 1979
  • 4,7671960 to 1969
  • 4,6361950 to 1959
  • 2,7791940 to 1949
  • 3,6611939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Tennessee
  • 611 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 4943 rooms
  • 4,1494 rooms
  • 7,6305 rooms
  • 6,4746 rooms
  • 6,9027 rooms
  • 4,3228 rooms
  • 6,7709+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Tennessee
  • 8571 room
  • 1,1522 rooms
  • 3,9193 rooms
  • 5,9134 rooms
  • 3,4395 rooms
  • 2,0696 rooms
  • 6377 rooms
  • 7928 rooms
  • 2049+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Tennessee
  • 61no bedroom
  • 4431 bedroom
  • 6,1342 bedrooms
  • 19,7153 bedrooms
  • 8,1654 bedrooms
  • 2,3175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Tennessee
  • 950no bedroom
  • 4,4811 bedroom
  • 8,3022 bedrooms
  • 3,5613 bedrooms
  • 1,4454 bedrooms
  • 2435+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 601no vehicle
  • 8,8991 vehicle
  • 14,0032 vehicles
  • 8,9163 vehicles
  • 2,8874 vehicles
  • 1,5295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,893no vehicle
  • 8,1721 vehicle
  • 6,0672 vehicles
  • 1,3053 vehicles
  • 4984 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles

81.7% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Tennessee.

Washington County:

81.7%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 74,165
  • Other state: 49,632
  • Northeast: 7,485
  • Midwest: 12,166
  • South: 24,649
  • West: 5,332
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 75.9%Electricity
  • 17.1%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 90.1%Electricity
  • 6.9%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,533
Here:

13.7%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 883
Here:

16.4%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 600
Here:

7.2%
Tennessee:

23.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Washington County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,061,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,031,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,602,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $829,000
    Solid Waste Management: $375,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,226,000
    Regular Highways: $463,000
    Police Protection: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,625,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,124,000
    Police Protection: $8,199,000
    General - Other: $5,343,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,748,000
    Regular Highways: $4,282,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,162,000
    Health - Other: $3,706,000
    Financial Administration: $3,283,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,554,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,153,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,035,000
    Libraries: $781,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $413,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $305,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $71,000
    Sewerage: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $26,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $128,000
    General Local Government Support: $79,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,859,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $559,000
    Other - Health - Other: $14,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $11,000
    Other - Police Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,507,000
    Highways: $553,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,560,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,795,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,765,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $21,992,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $971,000
    Sale of Property: $242,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,311,000
    Police Protection: $1,574,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $654,000
    Regular Highways: $532,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $374,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    Health - Other: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,847,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,374,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $41,578,000
    Other: $5,039,000
    Highways: $2,482,000
    Health and Hospitals: $793,000
    General Local Government Support: $372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,173,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,322,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,107,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $523,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $383,000
    Other License: $171,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,158,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,061,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,031,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,602,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $829,000
    Solid Waste Management: $375,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,226,000
    Regular Highways: $463,000
    Police Protection: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,625,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,124,000
    Police Protection: $8,199,000
    General - Other: $5,343,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,748,000
    Regular Highways: $4,282,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,162,000
    Health - Other: $3,706,000
    Financial Administration: $3,283,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,554,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,153,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,035,000
    Libraries: $781,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $413,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $305,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $71,000
    Sewerage: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $26,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $128,000
    General Local Government Support: $79,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,859,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $559,000
    Other - Health - Other: $14,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $11,000
    Other - Police Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,507,000
    Highways: $553,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,560,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,795,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,765,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $21,992,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $971,000
    Sale of Property: $242,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,311,000
    Police Protection: $1,574,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $654,000
    Regular Highways: $532,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $374,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    Health - Other: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,847,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,374,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $41,578,000
    Other: $5,039,000
    Highways: $2,482,000
    Health and Hospitals: $793,000
    General Local Government Support: $372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,173,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,322,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,107,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $523,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $383,000
    Other License: $171,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,158,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,061,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,031,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,602,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $829,000
    Solid Waste Management: $375,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,226,000
    Regular Highways: $463,000
    Police Protection: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,625,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,124,000
    Police Protection: $8,199,000
    General - Other: $5,343,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,748,000
    Regular Highways: $4,282,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,162,000
    Health - Other: $3,706,000
    Financial Administration: $3,283,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,554,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,153,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,035,000
    Libraries: $781,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $413,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $305,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $71,000
    Sewerage: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $26,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $128,000
    General Local Government Support: $79,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,859,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $559,000
    Other - Health - Other: $14,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $11,000
    Other - Police Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,507,000
    Highways: $553,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,560,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,795,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,765,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $21,992,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $971,000
    Sale of Property: $242,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,311,000
    Police Protection: $1,574,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $654,000
    Regular Highways: $532,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $374,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    Health - Other: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,847,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,374,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $41,578,000
    Other: $5,039,000
    Highways: $2,482,000
    Health and Hospitals: $793,000
    General Local Government Support: $372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,173,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,322,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,107,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $523,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $383,000
    Other License: $171,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,158,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,061,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,031,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,602,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $829,000
    Solid Waste Management: $375,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,226,000
    Regular Highways: $463,000
    Police Protection: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,625,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,124,000
    Police Protection: $8,199,000
    General - Other: $5,343,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,748,000
    Regular Highways: $4,282,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,162,000
    Health - Other: $3,706,000
    Financial Administration: $3,283,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,554,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,153,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,035,000
    Libraries: $781,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $413,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $305,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $71,000
    Sewerage: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $26,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $128,000
    General Local Government Support: $79,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,859,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $559,000
    Other - Health - Other: $14,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $11,000
    Other - Police Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,507,000
    Highways: $553,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,560,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,795,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,765,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $21,992,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $971,000
    Sale of Property: $242,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,311,000
    Police Protection: $1,574,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $654,000
    Regular Highways: $532,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $374,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    Health - Other: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,847,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,374,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $41,578,000
    Other: $5,039,000
    Highways: $2,482,000
    Health and Hospitals: $793,000
    General Local Government Support: $372,000
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,173,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,322,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,107,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $523,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $383,000
    Other License: $171,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,158,000

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
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 in Washington, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Washington, TN - 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

Washington County on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"