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Washington County, Utah (UT)

County population in 2017: 165,662 (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: 68 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.2%), Retail trade (12.0%), Educational, health and social services (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Washington County, UT (2017)
    • 139,660154.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 17,16719.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,4703.8%Asian alone
    • 1,8412.0%Two or more races
    • 1,5491.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1,0631.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6100.7%Some other race alone
    • 3020.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years
Males: 82,383  (49.7%)
Females: 83,279  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Utah:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,842 ($37,212 in 1999)
This county:

$54,842
Utah:

$68,358

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $879 (lower quartile is $658, upper quartile is $1,207)
This county:

$879
State:

$865


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $279,800 (it was $131,300 in 2000)
Washington:

$279,800
Utah:

$275,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $197,800 - $398,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $346,556
Here:

$346,556
State:

$342,795

Townhouses or other attached units: $189,546
Here:

$189,546
State:

$278,791

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $177,117
Here:

$177,117
State:

$210,544

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $158,345
Here:

$158,345
State:

$235,955

Mobile homes: $44,604
Here:

$44,604
State:

$54,765

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,398
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $369

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:

  • 1997: 1266 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 1998: 1373 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 1336 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2000: 1357 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2001: 1626 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2002: 1898 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2003: 2313 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2004: 3312 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2005: 3563 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2006: 2078 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 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
  • 2015: 1614 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2016: 1889 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2017: 2315 buildings, average cost: $194,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, UT residents
Average permit cost in Washington, UT
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,621 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,419 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Washington, UT in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, UT in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.0%
Washington County:

12.0%
Utah:

9.7%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Black residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.3% for American Indian residents, 10.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.4% for other race residents, 4.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.0 years old
(Males: 35.5 years old, Females: 38.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.1 years old, Black residents: 22.7 years old, American Indian residents: 48.8 years old, Asian residents: 30.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.9 years old, Other race residents: 24.3 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

2018 air pollution in Washington County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.037 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near 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:

3.2%
Utah:

3.0%

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

Current college students: 5,019
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 10,854 (36.0% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

6.6%
Whole state:

8.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,1852010 or later
  • 2,6402000 to 2009
  • 1,9111990 to 1999
  • 7491980 to 1989
  • 4091970 to 1979
  • 940Before 1970

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: 50,896
  • One, attached: 3,956
  • Two: 1,301
  • 3 or 4: 2,262
  • 5 to 9: 2,463
  • 10 to 19: 1,041
  • 20 to 49: 1,392
  • 50 or more: 857
  • Mobile homes: 4,046

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 24,095 (1,114 second mortgage, 2,181 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,581

Here:

63.2% with mortgage
State:

71.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Washington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 49,442 (77.5%)
  • Carpooled: 7,296 (11.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 263 (0.4%)
  • Railroad: 19 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 723 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 317 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 1,307 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 4,591 (7.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (39%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • El Salvador (6%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • England (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • English (23%)
  • American (9%)
  • European (7%)
  • German (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $61,427.

9.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($66,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.17%
Utah average:

7.04%


0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,563 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.18%
Utah average:

0.06%

3.63% relocated from other counties in Utah ($23,746 average AGI)
5.36% relocated from other states ($41,080 average AGI)
Washington County:

5.36%
Utah average:

3.44%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.19% ($66,333 average AGI)
from Clark County, NV  0.68% ($61,593)
from Utah County, UT  0.65% ($67,064)
from Iron County, UT  0.41% ($42,853)
from Davis County, UT  0.40% ($78,802)
from Mohave County, AZ  0.21% ($33,514)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($83,369)


6.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Utah average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.11% relocated to other counties in Utah ($17,822 average AGI)
3.68% relocated to other states ($23,747 average AGI)
Washington County:

3.68%
Utah average:

3.02%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.01% ($35,509 average AGI)
to Utah County, UT  0.64% ($45,100)
to Clark County, NV  0.63% ($45,867)
to Iron County, UT  0.43% ($35,335)
to Davis County, UT  0.24% ($42,178)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.17% ($51,163)
to Weber County, UT  0.13% ($32,269)

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 population 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
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: 20,746 (18,678 aged, 2,068 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,222 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 165,662
  • In family households: 141,827 (20,650 male householders, 19,357 female householders)
    33,821 spouses, 55,207 children (49,022 natural, 1,490 adopted, 4,695 stepchildren), 2,056 grandchildren, 1,834 brothers or sisters, 3,108 parents, 2,419 other relatives, 3,375 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 21,882 (7,464 male householders (5,740 living alone)), 8,668 female householders (7,906 living alone)), 5,750 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,953

Size of family households: 19,297 2-persons, 6,184 3-persons, 5,699 4-persons, 4,229 5-persons, 2,583 6-persons, 2,015 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,646 1-person, 2,014 2-persons, 233 3-persons, 107 5-persons, 132 6-persons.

33,042 married couples with children.
8,164 single-parent households (1,662 men, 6,502 women).

90.6% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
7.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% 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, 3% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 2% 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:

7.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built in Washington County, Utah
  • Year house built in Washington County, Utah
  • 4,9392014 or later
  • 5,8172010 to 2013
  • 20,6072000 to 2009
  • 15,3071990 to 1999
  • 11,4021980 to 1989
  • 6,0851970 to 1979
  • 1,1241960 to 1969
  • 1,2051950 to 1959
  • 9231940 to 1949
  • 8051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Utah
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Utah
  • 01 room
  • 4142 rooms
  • 4613 rooms
  • 2,8844 rooms
  • 9,0455 rooms
  • 7,3126 rooms
  • 3,9307 rooms
  • 4,4928 rooms
  • 10,1389+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Utah
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Utah
  • 3501 room
  • 7552 rooms
  • 2,1103 rooms
  • 4,8694 rooms
  • 4,3735 rooms
  • 2,0316 rooms
  • 1,3087 rooms
  • 8968 rooms
  • 7719+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Utah
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Utah
  • 85no bedroom
  • 7041 bedroom
  • 4,7922 bedrooms
  • 16,9873 bedrooms
  • 8,9404 bedrooms
  • 7,1685+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Utah
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Utah
  • 407no bedroom
  • 2,0641 bedroom
  • 5,3562 bedrooms
  • 6,2433 bedrooms
  • 2,6804 bedrooms
  • 7135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Utah 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
  • 609no vehicle
  • 11,0451 vehicle
  • 14,5352 vehicles
  • 8,6893 vehicles
  • 2,7094 vehicles
  • 1,0895+ 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
  • 1,901no vehicle
  • 5,2721 vehicle
  • 7,8242 vehicles
  • 1,5763 vehicles
  • 5864 vehicles
  • 3045+ vehicles

85.1% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Utah.

Washington County:

85.1%
State average:

82.9%

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

  • This state: 93,649
  • Other state: 59,188
  • Northeast: 3,856
  • Midwest: 9,725
  • South: 8,408
  • West: 37,199
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, UT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.3%Utility gas
  • 31.4%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.6%Utility gas
  • 48.6%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,728
Here:

8.4%
Utah:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 386
Here:

4.1%
Utah:

6.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,672
Here:

17.9%
Utah:

26.2%

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 - Solid Waste Management: $10,054,000
    Other: $5,701,000
    Sewerage: $3,806,000
    Parks and Recreation: $429,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,682,000
    Police Protection: $15,859,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,084,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,509,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,392,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,207,000
    General - Other: $3,870,000
    Libraries: $3,361,000
    Financial Administration: $3,240,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,756,000
    Regular Highways: $1,593,000
    Sewerage: $1,548,000
    Parks and Recreation: $914,000
    General Public Buildings: $661,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $4,396,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,886,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,491,000
    Other: $674,000
    Highways: $516,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $2,805,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $398,000
    Financial Administration: $204,000
    Libraries: $166,000
    Police Protection: $95,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,537,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,366,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,346,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,346,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,158,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,098,000
    General Revenue - Other: $994,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $220,000
    Special Assessments: $203,000
    Sale of Property: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $528,000
    Correctional Institutions: $500,000
    Health - Other: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $157,000
    General - Other: $121,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Financial Administration: $77,000
    Central Staff Services: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,131,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $16,418,000
    Highways: $1,540,000
    Other: $1,428,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,732,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,886,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,026,000
    Other License: $178,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,427,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,054,000
    Other: $5,701,000
    Sewerage: $3,806,000
    Parks and Recreation: $429,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,682,000
    Police Protection: $15,859,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,084,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,509,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,392,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,207,000
    General - Other: $3,870,000
    Libraries: $3,361,000
    Financial Administration: $3,240,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,756,000
    Regular Highways: $1,593,000
    Sewerage: $1,548,000
    Parks and Recreation: $914,000
    General Public Buildings: $661,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $4,396,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,886,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,491,000
    Other: $674,000
    Highways: $516,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $2,805,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $398,000
    Financial Administration: $204,000
    Libraries: $166,000
    Police Protection: $95,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,537,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,366,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,346,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,346,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,158,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,098,000
    General Revenue - Other: $994,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $220,000
    Special Assessments: $203,000
    Sale of Property: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $528,000
    Correctional Institutions: $500,000
    Health - Other: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $157,000
    General - Other: $121,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Financial Administration: $77,000
    Central Staff Services: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,131,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $16,418,000
    Highways: $1,540,000
    Other: $1,428,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,732,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,886,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,026,000
    Other License: $178,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,427,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,054,000
    Other: $5,701,000
    Sewerage: $3,806,000
    Parks and Recreation: $429,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,682,000
    Police Protection: $15,859,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,084,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,509,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,392,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,207,000
    General - Other: $3,870,000
    Libraries: $3,361,000
    Financial Administration: $3,240,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,756,000
    Regular Highways: $1,593,000
    Sewerage: $1,548,000
    Parks and Recreation: $914,000
    General Public Buildings: $661,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $4,396,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,886,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,491,000
    Other: $674,000
    Highways: $516,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $2,805,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $398,000
    Financial Administration: $204,000
    Libraries: $166,000
    Police Protection: $95,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,537,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,366,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,346,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,346,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,158,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,098,000
    General Revenue - Other: $994,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $220,000
    Special Assessments: $203,000
    Sale of Property: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $528,000
    Correctional Institutions: $500,000
    Health - Other: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $157,000
    General - Other: $121,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Financial Administration: $77,000
    Central Staff Services: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,131,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $16,418,000
    Highways: $1,540,000
    Other: $1,428,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,732,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,886,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,026,000
    Other License: $178,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,427,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,054,000
    Other: $5,701,000
    Sewerage: $3,806,000
    Parks and Recreation: $429,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,682,000
    Police Protection: $15,859,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,084,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,509,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,392,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,207,000
    General - Other: $3,870,000
    Libraries: $3,361,000
    Financial Administration: $3,240,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,756,000
    Regular Highways: $1,593,000
    Sewerage: $1,548,000
    Parks and Recreation: $914,000
    General Public Buildings: $661,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $4,396,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,886,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,491,000
    Other: $674,000
    Highways: $516,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $2,805,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $398,000
    Financial Administration: $204,000
    Libraries: $166,000
    Police Protection: $95,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,537,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,366,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,346,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,346,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,158,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,098,000
    General Revenue - Other: $994,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $220,000
    Special Assessments: $203,000
    Sale of Property: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $528,000
    Correctional Institutions: $500,000
    Health - Other: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $157,000
    General - Other: $121,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Financial Administration: $77,000
    Central Staff Services: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,131,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $16,418,000
    Highways: $1,540,000
    Other: $1,428,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,732,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,886,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,026,000
    Other License: $178,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,427,000

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
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 in Washington, UT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Washington, UT - 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"