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Washington County, Utah (UT)

County population in 2016: 160,245 (85% urban, 15% rural); it was 90,354 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 22,198
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,445
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 22,144
Renter-occupied apartments: 13,691 (it was 7,795 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

30%

Land area: 2427 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 66 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Washington County: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.9%), Educational, health and social services (11.8%), Retail trade (10.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Washington County, Utah:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.3%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years
Males: 79,883  (49.9%)
Females: 80,362  (50.1%)
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Washington County,UT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Utah:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,056 ($37,212 in 1999)

This county:

$55,056
Utah:

$65,977

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $836 (lower quartile is $686, upper quartile is $1,113)
This county:

$836
State:

$839


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $266,200 (it was $131,300 in 2000)
Washington:

$266,200
Utah:

$250,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $181,800 - $370,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $299,354
Here:

$299,354
State:

$309,378

Townhouses or other attached units: $179,288
Here:

$179,288
State:

$232,458

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,483
Here:

$141,483
State:

$214,080

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,874
Here:

$154,874
State:

$277,403

Mobile homes: $59,117
Here:

$59,117
State:

$53,139
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,464
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $366

Institutionalized population: 1,366

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 154
  • Thefts: 313
  • Auto thefts: 64
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1792 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2008: 687 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2009: 591 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2010: 873 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2011: 854 buildings, average cost: $190,900
  • 2012: 1317 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2013: 1835 buildings, average cost: $188,500
  • 2014: 1573 buildings, average cost: $192,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,487 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,449 (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 2016: 13.3%
Washington County:

13.3%
Utah:

10.2%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.8% for American Indian residents, 10.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.6% for other race residents, 4.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.9 years old
(Males: 35.3 years old, Females: 36.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.2 years old, Black residents: 20.5 years old, American Indian residents: 24.2 years old, Asian residents: 42.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.0 years old, Other race residents: 19.6 years old)

Area name: St. George, UT MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $529 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $913 a month.

Cities in this county include: St. George, Hurricane, Washington, Santa Clara, Ivins, La Verkin, Hildale, Enterprise, Toquerville, Dammeron Valley.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Washington County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.044 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Barber County, Kansas , Butler County, Kansas , Las Animas County, Colorado , San Francisco County, California , Isle of Wight County, Virginia , Pulaski County, Virginia , Perry County, Kentucky , Shannon County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 5,019
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,363 (43.1% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

5.2%
Whole state:

8.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 981
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,739
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,748
  • 1980 to 1989: 749
  • 1970 to 1979: 409
  • Before 1970: 940
Note: State values scaled to Washington County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 50,201
  • One, attached: 3,390
  • Two: 1,238
  • 3 or 4: 2,694
  • 5 to 9: 1,203
  • 10 to 19: 1,227
  • 20 to 49: 884
  • 50 or more: 1,277
  • Mobile homes: 3,358

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 24,115 (1,070 second mortgage, 2,738 home equity loan, 70 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,184

Here:

63.2% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other94,366243
Catholic5,8451
Evangelical Protestant2,34525
Mainline Protestant1,2915
Black Protestant6582
None33,610-
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: 14
Washington County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Washington County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 73
This county:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

7.4%
Utah:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

22.6%
State:

23.6%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 451 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,085
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $377.13
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.11%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,716
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.69%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.87%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,157
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.46
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.41%
Vegetables: 29 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 525 acres

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is above Utah state average. It is 599% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from Washington County center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 246.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 316.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 342.1 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 267.5 miles away from Washington County center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 299.5 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Utah Severe Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: September 11, 2012 to September 12, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4088: November 03, 2012, FEMA Id: 4088, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Utah Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 20, 2010 to December 24, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1955: February 11, 2011, FEMA Id: 1955, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Utah Mill Flat Fire, Incident Period: July 25, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 2831, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Utah Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3223: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3223, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Utah Blue Springs Fire, Incident Period: June 27, 2005 to July 01, 2005, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 27, 2005, FEMA Id: 2564, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Utah Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 08, 2005 to January 12, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1576: February 01, 2005, FEMA Id: 1576, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Utah Brookside Fire, Incident Period: June 16, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 16, 2004, FEMA Id: 2521, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Utah DIKE FAILURE, FLASH FLOODING, Incident Period: January 01, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-820: January 31, 1989, FEMA Id: 820, Natural disaster type: Flash Flood
  • Utah Drought, Incident Period: January 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3024: January 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3024, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (40%)
  • El Salvador (10%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (3%)
  • Korea (2%)

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

  • English (25%)
  • American (10%)
  • German (6%)
  • European (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Danish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Washington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 47,643 (77.2%)
  • Carpooled: 7,240 (11.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 305 (0.5%)
  • Railroad: 20 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 674 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 293 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 1,486 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 3,950 (6.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 437 people in nursing homes
  • 346 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 297 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 136 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 67 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 19 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

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

  • 550 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 418 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 352 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 294 people in college/university student housing
  • 85 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 56 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,402.

8.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.12%
Utah average:

6.32%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($155 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Utah average:

0.05%

3.63% relocated from other counties in Utah ($18,985 average AGI)
4.45% relocated from other states ($26,328 average AGI)
Washington County:

4.45%
Utah average:

3.05%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.09% ($44,991 average AGI)
from Clark County, NV  0.68% ($48,467)
from Utah County, UT  0.61% ($39,415)
from Iron County, UT  0.57% ($31,831)
from Davis County, UT  0.31% ($56,455)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($43,167)
from Weber County, UT  0.17% ($53,616)


7.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Utah average:

6.46%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($102 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Utah average:

0.07%

3.12% relocated to other counties in Utah ($13,250 average AGI)
3.86% relocated to other states ($18,904 average AGI)
Washington County:

3.86%
Utah average:

3.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.99% ($31,065 average AGI)
to Utah County, UT  0.65% ($28,018)
to Clark County, NV  0.59% ($31,142)
to Iron County, UT  0.43% ($26,317)
to Davis County, UT  0.24% ($28,039)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.18% ($37,390)
to Mohave County, AZ  0.13% ($26,074)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 20.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.9

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Washington County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.1%
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: 20,746 (18,678 aged, 2,068 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,222 (10%)

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, Utah in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (837)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (812)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (555)
  • Unspecified dementia (554)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (551)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (514)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (425)
  • Congestive heart failure (348)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (341)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (281)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,507
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 193
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,906

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,829
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 682
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 68
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 150.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 99.4
  • Other - 51.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 160,245
  • In family households: 141,159 (23,920 male householders, 15,548 female householders)
    32,867 spouses, 54,831 children (49,112 natural, 1,374 adopted, 4,345 stepchildren), 2,015 grandchildren, 1,942 brothers or sisters, 3,137 parents, 1,536 other relatives, 5,363 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,205 (5,064 male householders (4,411 living alone)), 7,242 female householders (6,669 living alone)), 4,899 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,881

Size of family households: 20,419 2-persons, 5,901 3-persons, 4,790 4-persons, 3,601 5-persons, 3,423 6-persons, 1,334 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,080 1-person, 681 2-persons, 130 3-persons, 132 4-persons, 122 5-persons, 117 6-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

32,529 married couples with children.
8,049 single-parent households (2,620 men, 5,429 women).

90.7% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
7.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $476,665,000 ($4,336 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $74,358,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $275,637,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $71,829,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $545,000
Federal grants: $42,186,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,871,000 ($135,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $81,597,000 ($57,258,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,005,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $103,858,000
Federal Government insurance: $32,553,000

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

Births: 10,416
Here:

88 per 1000 residents
State:

103 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,868
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

28 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +939
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +21,508
Here +181 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 35.34 millions of gallons per day (62% from ground, 38% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

7.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 2,521
  • 2010 to 2013: 4,951
  • 2000 to 2009: 22,338
  • 1990 to 1999: 16,366
  • 1980 to 1989: 10,443
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,771
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,468
  • 1950 to 1959: 355
  • 1940 to 1949: 430
  • 1939 or earlier: 829
Note: State values scaled to Washington population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • 1 room: 127
  • 2 rooms: 616
  • 3 rooms: 1,010
  • 4 rooms: 4,269
  • 5 rooms: 7,169
  • 6 rooms: 6,550
  • 7 rooms: 5,021
  • 8 rooms: 5,824
  • 9+ rooms: 7,713
  • 1 room: 826
  • 2 rooms: 382
  • 3 rooms: 1,955
  • 4 rooms: 3,624
  • 5 rooms: 3,358
  • 6 rooms: 932
  • 7 rooms: 1,037
  • 8 rooms: 766
  • 9+ rooms: 595
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • no bedroom: 127
  • 1 bedroom: 1,166
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,102
  • 3 bedrooms: 15,909
  • 4 bedrooms: 9,567
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5,428
  • no bedroom: 909
  • 1 bedroom: 1,207
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,883
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,497
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,659
  • 5+ bedrooms: 320
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Utah in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Washington County population
  • no vehicle: 1,280
  • 1 vehicle: 10,345
  • 2 vehicles: 15,569
  • 3 vehicles: 6,489
  • 4 vehicles: 2,922
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,694
  • no vehicle: 894
  • 1 vehicle: 4,824
  • 2 vehicles: 5,687
  • 3 vehicles: 1,695
  • 4 vehicles: 235
  • 5+ vehicles: 140

81% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in Utah.

Washington County:

80.8%
State average:

82.4%

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

  • This state: 85,626
  • Other state: 64,330
  • Northeast: 5,308
  • Midwest: 9,539
  • South: 5,689
  • West: 43,794

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (63.3%)
  • Electricity (33.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.7%)
  • Wood (2.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)
  • Electricity (53.2%)
  • Utility gas (48.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 983
Here:

5.1%
Utah:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 400
Here:

3.9%
Utah:

5.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,142
Here:

9.8%
Utah:

26.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Washington County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $14,369,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $230,000
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000
    Regular Highways: $32,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $9,169,000
    Police Protection: $7,621,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,483,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,875,000
    General - Other: $3,771,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,638,000
    Financial Administration: $3,455,000
    Libraries: $2,187,000
    Sewerage: $2,161,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,850,000
    Regular Highways: $1,543,000
    Local Fire Protection: $931,000
    Parks and Recreation: $789,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $657,000
    General Public Buildings: $386,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,144,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,821,000
    Correctional Institutions: $671,000
    Regular Highways: $547,000
    Libraries: $284,000
    General - Other: $226,000
    Financial Administration: $181,000
    Central Staff Services: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,644,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $7,096,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,549,000
    Sewerage: $2,183,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,825,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,591,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,014,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,470,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $918,000
    Interest Earnings: $798,000
    Sale of Property: $138,000
    Rents: $89,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,972,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,262,000
    Public Welfare: $3,296,000
    Highways: $868,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,960,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,780,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,499,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $305,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,532,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,479,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,053,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,905,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,309,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,549,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 851
  • Number of aged recipients: 67
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 784
  • Number of recipients under 18: 216
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 523
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 112
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 276
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 389
Washington County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 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 ORIGINATED802$172,1161,031$200,6343,493$194,41176$123,0003$365,000890$189,64465$103,708
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED65$184,892101$259,723474$212,99424$85,1671$220,000101$206,61414$108,571
APPLICATIONS DENIED191$174,063194$234,5671,459$235,58760$99,8172$2,185,000282$222,70259$87,424
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN127$172,441137$221,029763$211,94127$103,5560$0124$200,65317$104,882
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$189,62528$333,250136$211,55110$97,7000$023$338,1303$43,333
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 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 ORIGINATED88$213,86466$235,83327$197,5560$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED48$224,64665$268,03119$226,5790$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED40$238,30024$250,70817$260,5880$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$237,90919$226,8956$261,8331$121,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$225,8002$298,0002$245,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Washington County, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20277.2 years
William19977.4 years
Robert18573.8 years
James16476.0 years
Mary14780.4 years
George12780.4 years
Charles10178.8 years
Joseph9979.8 years
Ruth8880.8 years
Helen8080.2 years
Most common last names in Washington County, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10577.5 years
Jones9978.7 years
Johnson9079.5 years
Anderson5078.3 years
Hall4879.7 years
Brown4882.4 years
Nelson4579.0 years
Williams4375.2 years
Adams4174.9 years
Jensen4077.7 years
Businesses in Washington County, UT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture3
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
Albertsons3Levi Strauss & Co.1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza4
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's3Marriott3
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets6
AutoZone2Maurices1
Barnes & Noble1Mazda1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's4
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance5
Best Western4Nike12
Big O Tires3Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax1
Burger King5Old Navy1
Carl\s Jr.1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Outback1
Chico's1Outback Steakhouse1
Clarion1Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panda Express2
Coldwater Creek1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn2Payless2
Costco1Pier 1 Imports1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut2
Curves2Quality1
Dairy Queen2Quiznos1
Days Inn2RadioShack3
Deb1Ramada1
Dennys2Red Lobster1
Discount Tire1Red Robin1
DressBarn1Rite Aid1
Dressbarn1Rodeway Inn2
Econo Lodge1Rue211
El Pollo Loco1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx25Sears2
Foot Locker1Shoe Carnival1
Ford1Skechers USA1
GNC2Sprint Nextel3
GameStop1Staples2
Gymboree1Starbucks3
H&R Block4Subaru1
Hilton1Subway14
Holiday Inn2Super 82
Hollister Co.1T-Mobile7
Home Depot2T.J.Maxx1
Honda1Target1
Howard Johnson1The Room Place1
IHOP1Toyota1
IZOD1Travelodge1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul11
Jones New York4UPS28
Journeys1Vans3
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Village Inn1
Knights Inn2Volkswagen1
Kohl's1Walgreens2
Kroger2Walmart3
La Quinta1Wendy's5
La-Z-Boy1Wingate1

Washington County on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"