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Washington County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 36,271 (47% urban, 53% rural); it was 30,373 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,520
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,838
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,327
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,679 (it was 2,995 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 609 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 60 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (20.8%), Manufacturing (12.0%), Information (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Washington County, TX (2017)
    • 22,66474.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,18920.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,58018.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7732.5%Asian alone
    • 3651.2%Two or more races
    • 1120.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 370.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 18,115  (49.9%)
Females: 18,156  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,032 ($36,760 in 1999)
This county:

$57,032
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $701 (lower quartile is $537, upper quartile is $912)
This county:

$701
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $189,464 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Washington:

$189,464
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $107,717 - $268,426
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,332
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $472

Institutionalized population: 713

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 130
  • Thefts: 130
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 102
  • Thefts: 191
  • Auto thefts: 13
Washington County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2005: 64 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2006: 80 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2007: 75 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2009: 82 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2011: 56 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2014: 83 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2015: 51 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2016: 72 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2017: 83 buildings, average cost: $120,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, TX residents
Average permit cost in Washington, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,811 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,942 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Washington, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.7%
Washington County:

12.7%
Texas:

14.7%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.0% for Black residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.7% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.6 years old
(Males: 40.9 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.1 years old, Black residents: 32.4 years old, American Indian residents: 21.7 years old, Asian residents: 25.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.7 years old, Other race residents: 35.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $518 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $574 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $805 a month.

Cities in this county include: Brenham, Washington-Chappell Hill, Gay Hill-Independence, Burton.

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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Neighboring counties: Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana , Fayette County , Gillespie County , Grimes County , Kendall County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 1,938
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,189 (42.1% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

8.8%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1852010 or later
  • 1,0702000 to 2009
  • 7441990 to 1999
  • 4031980 to 1989
  • 3401970 to 1979
  • 127Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,285
  • One, attached: 160
  • Two: 445
  • 3 or 4: 312
  • 5 to 9: 174
  • 10 to 19: 132
  • 20 to 49: 413
  • 50 or more: 299
  • Mobile homes: 2,228

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 3,722 (15 second mortgage, 171 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,876

Here:

37.5% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,76522
Evangelical Protestant7,30038
Catholic6,1123
Black Protestant8176
Other3102
Orthodox61
None10,408-
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: 6
Washington County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Washington County:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

11.7%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

29.8%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 154 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,927
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $122.21
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.40%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.76%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,727
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.43%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,100
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 30.51
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.94%
Corn for grain: 1602 harvested acres
Vegetables: 41 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 968 acres

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 323.1 miles away from Washington County center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 415.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 131.3 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 409.0 miles away from Washington County center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 132.2 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:

  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storm,Thunderstorms, Flooding, Incident Period: October 14, 1994 to November 08, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1041: October 18, 1994, FEMA Id: 1041, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Washington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,056 (85.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,837 (10.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 141 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 158 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 422 (2.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (62%)
  • Other Central America (6%)
  • India (5%)
  • South Africa (5%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Taiwan (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • German (22%)
  • American (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 723 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 473 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 402 people in nursing homes
  • 72 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 941 people in college/university student housing
  • 369 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 257 people in state prisons
  • 91 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 80 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,051.

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($83,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.37% relocated from other counties in Texas ($68,663 average AGI)
1.01% relocated from other states ($15,159 average AGI)
Washington County:

1.01%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  1.39% ($169,880 average AGI)
from Austin County, TX  0.58% ($36,605)
from Brazos County, TX  0.42% ($39,745)
from Waller County, TX  0.29% ($34,421)
from Travis County, TX  0.21% ($55,679)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.20% ($50,231)
from Grimes County, TX  0.16% ($37,524)


6.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.46% relocated to other counties in Texas ($35,786 average AGI)
0.97% relocated to other states ($6,145 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.97%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  1.16% ($51,270 average AGI)
to Brazos County, TX  0.64% ($40,929)
to Austin County, TX  0.28% ($36,595)
to Travis County, TX  0.27% ($41,389)
to Burleson County, TX  0.24% ($27,387)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.22% ($40,897)
to Waller County, TX  0.21% ($52,714)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.8%
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: 6,184 (5,297 aged, 887 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,416 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (549)
  • Unspecified dementia (274)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (268)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (267)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (264)
  • Congestive heart failure (206)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (194)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (189)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (171)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (139)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,280
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 192
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42,105

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,440
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,212
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 86

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 110.6. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,271
  • In family households: 29,593 (4,732 male householders, 4,081 female householders)
    6,783 spouses, 10,572 children (9,967 natural, 142 adopted, 458 stepchildren), 913 grandchildren, 639 brothers or sisters, 859 parents, 575 other relatives, 424 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,286 (1,307 male householders (1,059 living alone)), 2,288 female householders (2,102 living alone)), 678 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,330

Size of family households: 4,717 2-persons, 1,853 3-persons, 1,160 4-persons, 539 5-persons, 349 6-persons, 218 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,160 1-person, 368 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 29 4-persons.

4,617 married couples with children.
2,005 single-parent households (219 men, 1,786 women).

84.7% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
12.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $176,664,000 ($5,654 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,643,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $76,463,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,004,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $630,000
Federal grants: $46,085,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,269,000 ($1,180,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,212,000 ($5,267,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $195,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,619,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,338,000

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

Births: 2,112
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,862
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +363
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +591
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.48 millions of gallons per day (20% from ground, 80% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built in Washington County, Texas
  • Year house built in Washington County, Texas
  • 7542014 or later
  • 6742010 to 2013
  • 2,8852000 to 2009
  • 2,8271990 to 1999
  • 2,3121980 to 1989
  • 2,2541970 to 1979
  • 1,5361960 to 1969
  • 1,0211950 to 1959
  • 6781940 to 1949
  • 1,4391939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Texas
  • 291 room
  • 1482 rooms
  • 1563 rooms
  • 9014 rooms
  • 2,2445 rooms
  • 2,5306 rooms
  • 1,4437 rooms
  • 8898 rooms
  • 1,1299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Texas
  • 3661 room
  • 1312 rooms
  • 2763 rooms
  • 6204 rooms
  • 7645 rooms
  • 4506 rooms
  • 2107 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 749+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Texas
  • 26no bedroom
  • 3131 bedroom
  • 1,7292 bedrooms
  • 5,5463 bedrooms
  • 1,6504 bedrooms
  • 1115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Texas
  • 364no bedroom
  • 4601 bedroom
  • 9612 bedrooms
  • 9833 bedrooms
  • 1954 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Texas 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
  • 162no vehicle
  • 2,3231 vehicle
  • 4,1232 vehicles
  • 2,0763 vehicles
  • 5324 vehicles
  • 2895+ 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
  • 327no vehicle
  • 1,3661 vehicle
  • 9912 vehicles
  • 1293 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 935+ vehicles

90.9% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Texas.

Washington County:

90.9%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 26,772
  • Other state: 5,904
  • Northeast: 736
  • Midwest: 1,321
  • South: 2,307
  • West: 1,544
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.3%Electricity
  • 21.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.0%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 70.6%Electricity
  • 20.4%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 213
Here:

6.8%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 64
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 180
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

15.0%

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

Washington County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,541,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,404,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,206,000
    Health - Other: $2,552,000
    General - Other: $2,135,000
    Police Protection: $1,991,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,932,000
    Financial Administration: $1,084,000
    Housing and Community Development: $636,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $618,000
    Central Staff Services: $465,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $359,000
    Local Fire Protection: $187,000
    General Public Buildings: $168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $128,000
    Corrections - Other: $102,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    Libraries: $35,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $177,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,202,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,883,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $319,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $936,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $836,000
    Rents: $139,000
    General Revenue - Other: $131,000
    Sale of Property: $89,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,073,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Health - Other: $120,000
    General Public Building: $110,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
    General - Other: $41,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,272,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,010,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $967,000
    Housing and Community Development: $562,000
    General Local Government Support: $157,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,673,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,398,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $960,000
    Other Selective Sales: $101,000
    Other License: $74,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,635,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,541,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,404,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,206,000
    Health - Other: $2,552,000
    General - Other: $2,135,000
    Police Protection: $1,991,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,932,000
    Financial Administration: $1,084,000
    Housing and Community Development: $636,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $618,000
    Central Staff Services: $465,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $359,000
    Local Fire Protection: $187,000
    General Public Buildings: $168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $128,000
    Corrections - Other: $102,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    Libraries: $35,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $177,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,202,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,883,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $319,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $936,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $836,000
    Rents: $139,000
    General Revenue - Other: $131,000
    Sale of Property: $89,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,073,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Health - Other: $120,000
    General Public Building: $110,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
    General - Other: $41,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,272,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,010,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $967,000
    Housing and Community Development: $562,000
    General Local Government Support: $157,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,673,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,398,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $960,000
    Other Selective Sales: $101,000
    Other License: $74,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,635,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,541,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,404,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,206,000
    Health - Other: $2,552,000
    General - Other: $2,135,000
    Police Protection: $1,991,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,932,000
    Financial Administration: $1,084,000
    Housing and Community Development: $636,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $618,000
    Central Staff Services: $465,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $359,000
    Local Fire Protection: $187,000
    General Public Buildings: $168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $128,000
    Corrections - Other: $102,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    Libraries: $35,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $177,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,202,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,883,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $319,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $936,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $836,000
    Rents: $139,000
    General Revenue - Other: $131,000
    Sale of Property: $89,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,073,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Health - Other: $120,000
    General Public Building: $110,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
    General - Other: $41,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,272,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,010,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $967,000
    Housing and Community Development: $562,000
    General Local Government Support: $157,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,673,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,398,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $960,000
    Other Selective Sales: $101,000
    Other License: $74,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,635,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,541,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,404,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,206,000
    Health - Other: $2,552,000
    General - Other: $2,135,000
    Police Protection: $1,991,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,932,000
    Financial Administration: $1,084,000
    Housing and Community Development: $636,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $618,000
    Central Staff Services: $465,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $359,000
    Local Fire Protection: $187,000
    General Public Buildings: $168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $128,000
    Corrections - Other: $102,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    Libraries: $35,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $177,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,202,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,883,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $319,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $936,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $836,000
    Rents: $139,000
    General Revenue - Other: $131,000
    Sale of Property: $89,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,073,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Health - Other: $120,000
    General Public Building: $110,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
    General - Other: $41,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,272,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,010,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $967,000
    Housing and Community Development: $562,000
    General Local Government Support: $157,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,673,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,398,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $960,000
    Other Selective Sales: $101,000
    Other License: $74,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,635,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 790
  • Number of aged recipients: 121
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 669
  • Number of recipients under 18: 115
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 457
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 218
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 294
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 304
Most common first names in Washington County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19976.5 years
Willie16877.8 years
Mary15280.5 years
Henry13278.4 years
Robert12974.5 years
James12167.3 years
William12177.2 years
Emma11086.1 years
Annie10584.0 years
Charles9575.2 years
Most common last names in Washington County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams8277.5 years
Johnson7477.1 years
Smith7176.1 years
Schroeder5677.0 years
Winkelmann5380.7 years
Meyer4778.8 years
Hahn4580.9 years
Moore4365.8 years
Gaskamp4078.2 years
Loesch3581.3 years
Businesses in Washington County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware1La Quinta1
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Best Western1Maurices1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Cinnabon 1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Curves1Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
Dennys1Sears1
Discount Tire1Starbucks1
FedEx4Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS4
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jack In The Box1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid1