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Washington County, Vermont (VT)

County population in 2019: 58,319 (47% urban, 53% rural); it was 58,039 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,054
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,486
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,202
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,487 (it was 7,457 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

29%

Land area: 689 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 85 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington County: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.9%), Educational, health and social services (17.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Washington County, VT (2019)
    • 54,72494.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3762.4%Two or more races
    • 1,1692.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5080.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3930.7%Asian alone
    • 1500.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 390.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 220.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Vermont median age:

42.8 years
Males: 28,944  (49.6%)
Females: 29,375  (50.4%)
Average household size:
Washington County:

2.0 people
Vermont:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,832 ($40,972 in 1999)
This county:

$63,832
Vermont:

$63,001

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $831 (lower quartile is $617, upper quartile is $1,058)
This county:

$831
State:

$884


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $232,381 (it was $105,200 in 2000)
Washington:

$232,381
Vermont:

$233,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $157,818 - $342,091

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $294,191
Here:

$294,191
State:

$280,244

Townhouses or other attached units: $279,491
Here:

$279,491
State:

$268,006

In 2-unit structures: $285,976
Here:

$285,976
State:

$259,382

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $235,775
Here:

$235,775
State:

$253,694

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $220,382
Here:

$220,382
State:

$235,156

Mobile homes: $70,778
Here:

$70,778
State:

$89,986

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,610
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $704

Institutionalized population: 437

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 1
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Health of residents in Washington County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is better than average.
80.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
52.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
83.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
76.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 154 pounds. This is less than average.
38.4% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 164 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 1998: 182 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 1999: 226 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2000: 211 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2001: 250 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2002: 299 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2003: 248 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2004: 259 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2005: 231 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2006: 219 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2007: 180 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2008: 128 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2009: 119 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2010: 100 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2011: 91 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2012: 89 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2013: 113 buildings, average cost: $237,600
  • 2014: 121 buildings, average cost: $239,500
  • 2015: 100 buildings, average cost: $229,500
  • 2016: 118 buildings, average cost: $251,800
  • 2017: 116 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2018: 133 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2019: 128 buildings, average cost: $250,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, VT residents
Average permit cost in Washington, VT
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,785 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,495 (2.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Washington, VT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Washington, VT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Washington, VT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.8%
Washington County:

9.8%
Vermont:

10.2%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.4% for Black residents, 13.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.7% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.3% for other race residents, 19.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.6 years old
(Males: 42.1 years old, Females: 45.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 38.5 years old, American Indian residents: 16.9 years old, Asian residents: 33.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.0 years old, Other race residents: 24.8 years old)

Area name: Washington County, VT
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington County is $547 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $684 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $924 a month.

Cities in this county include: Barre, Montpelier, Northfield, Berlin, East Montpelier, Graniteville-East Barre, Middlesex, Waterbury, Warren, Waitsfield.

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

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Neighboring counties: Knox County, Maine , Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota , Monroe County, Wisconsin , Washington County, New York , Spink County, South Dakota , Sheboygan County, Wisconsin , Oscoda County, Michigan .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Vermont:

2.8%

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

Current college students: 3,593
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: 42.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,727 (64.1% naturalized citizens)

Washington County:

3.0%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1822010 or later
  • 4422000 to 2009
  • 3131990 to 1999
  • 2751980 to 1989
  • 2161970 to 1979
  • 916Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,932
  • One, attached: 1,089
  • Two: 1,882
  • 3 or 4: 2,480
  • 5 to 9: 1,993
  • 10 to 19: 679
  • 20 to 49: 736
  • 50 or more: 713
  • Mobile homes: 1,667

Housing units in Washington County with a mortgage: 10,892 (192 second mortgage, 1,530 home equity loan, 53 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,811

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

61.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washington County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,8009
Mainline Protestant4,71138
Evangelical Protestant2,26228
Other1,12512
Orthodox501
Black Protestant361
None38,550-
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: 25
Washington County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
This county:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Washington County:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 65
This county:

11.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

7.8%
Vermont:

6.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

21.5%
State:

22.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

13.3%

Agriculture in Washington County:

Average size of farms: 127 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $34,680
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $254.62
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.69%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.67%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $33,685
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.25%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,080
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.06%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.14
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 46.27%
Corn for grain: 246 harvested acres
Vegetables: 253 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 158 acres

Earthquake activity:

Washington County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from Washington County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 106.0 miles away from Washington County center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Vermont Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4532, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Vermont Severe Storm And Flooding, Incident Period: October 31, 2019 - November 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4474, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2019, FEMA Id: 4445, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Storm And Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2017 - October 30, 2017, FEMA Id: 4356, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: June 29, 2017 - July 1, 2017, FEMA Id: 4330, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 09, 2014 to December 13, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4207: February 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 4207, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2014 to April 18, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4178: June 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 4178, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 25, 2013 to July 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4140: August 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4140, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Tropical Storm Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 02, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4022: September 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 4022, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Vermont Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 02, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3338: August 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 3338, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 16 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 18, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Washington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 27,015 (76.3%)
  • Carpooled: 3,317 (9.4%)
  • Bus: 369 (1.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 248 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 55 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 1,880 (5.3%)
  • Worked at home: 2,549 (7.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (27%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • England (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington County


  • English (13%)
  • American (12%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • French Canadian (9%)
  • European (7%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (5%)

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

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

  • 1,395 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 419 people in nursing homes
  • 141 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 141 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 47 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 39 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 31 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

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

  • 1,646 people in college/university student housing
  • 384 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 210 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 62 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 42 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $67,124.

6.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,553 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Vermont average:

5.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.24% relocated from other counties in Vermont ($24,076 average AGI)
2.83% relocated from other states ($31,477 average AGI)
Washington County:

2.83%
Vermont average:

3.41%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chittenden County, VT  1.09% ($56,160 average AGI)
from Orange County, VT  0.74% ($36,490)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.37% ($43,806)
from Caledonia County, VT  0.29% ($41,382)
from Windsor County, VT  0.17% ($36,152)
from Addison County, VT  0.17% ($29,400)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.12% ($115,636)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,304 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Vermont average:

6.30%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.09% relocated to other counties in Vermont ($25,101 average AGI)
3.13% relocated to other states ($31,204 average AGI)
Washington County:

3.13%
Vermont average:

3.76%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  0.98% ($56,216 average AGI)
to Orange County, VT  0.85% ($37,698)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.36% ($84,642)
to Caledonia County, VT  0.22% ($39,169)
to Addison County, VT  0.16% ($46,558)
to Windsor County, VT  0.16% ($43,738)
to Franklin County, VT  0.10% ($37,038)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Births per 1000 population in Washington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Washington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Washington County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 1.6%
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: 9,795 (8,048 aged, 1,747 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 413 (3%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (666)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (648)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (541)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (470)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (460)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (438)
  • Unspecified dementia (343)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (248)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (79)
  • Congestive heart failure (75)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.69
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,350
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 403
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 67,321

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,027
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 861
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 55
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 131.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 68.2
  • Other - 63.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 58,319
  • Male householders: 11,397 (3,898 living alone), Female householders: 13,679 (4,479 living alone)
  • 11,153 spouses (10,991 opposite-sex spouses), 2,036 unmarried partners, (1,920 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 14,105 children (12,965 natural, 409 adopted, 747 stepchildren), 640 grandchildren, 343 brothers or sisters, 228 parents, 57 foster children, 559 other relatives, 1,792 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,321

Size of family households: 7,838 2-persons, 3,312 3-persons, 2,501 4-persons, 975 5-persons, 164 6-persons, 86 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,378 1-person, 1,604 2-persons, 163 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 39 5-persons.

6,183 married couples with children.
3,662 single-parent households (756 men, 2,906 women).

95.9% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (94% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $615,214,000 ($10,415 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $21,329,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $148,828,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $64,025,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,207,000
Federal grants: $363,420,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,994,000 ($5,507,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $26,741,000 ($7,462,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,890,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $31,109,000
Federal Government insurance: $99,994,000

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

Births: 3,206
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,537
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +437
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +400
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Washington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.14 millions of gallons per day (35% from ground, 65% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.8

Year house built in Washington County, Vermont
  • Year house built in Washington County, Vermont
  • 7132014 or later
  • 6972010 to 2013
  • 2,9792000 to 2009
  • 2,5951990 to 1999
  • 3,9681980 to 1989
  • 5,7131970 to 1979
  • 3,0031960 to 1969
  • 1,5121950 to 1959
  • 8371940 to 1949
  • 9,0771939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Vermont
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Vermont
  • 821 room
  • 2812 rooms
  • 4773 rooms
  • 1,8964 rooms
  • 3,0405 rooms
  • 3,6466 rooms
  • 2,8787 rooms
  • 2,0028 rooms
  • 3,3779+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Vermont
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Vermont
  • 7791 room
  • 5872 rooms
  • 1,8133 rooms
  • 1,6414 rooms
  • 1,1275 rooms
  • 6866 rooms
  • 4107 rooms
  • 2388 rooms
  • 1039+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Vermont
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington County, Vermont
  • 84no bedroom
  • 8461 bedroom
  • 3,7062 bedrooms
  • 8,8933 bedrooms
  • 3,3434 bedrooms
  • 8375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Vermont
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington County, Vermont
  • 824no bedroom
  • 2,4671 bedroom
  • 2,4312 bedrooms
  • 1,3553 bedrooms
  • 2074 bedrooms
  • 785+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington County, Vermont 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
  • 360no vehicle
  • 5,2711 vehicle
  • 8,2922 vehicles
  • 2,7973 vehicles
  • 6934 vehicles
  • 2835+ 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
  • 1,749no vehicle
  • 4,1311 vehicle
  • 1,2862 vehicles
  • 2623 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.0% of Washington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Vermont.

Washington County:

89.0%
State average:

86.7%

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

  • This state: 29,822
  • Other state: 26,142
  • Northeast: 16,846
  • Midwest: 2,903
  • South: 3,524
  • West: 2,982
Year householders moved into unit in Washington County, VT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.9%Wood
  • 2.2%Electricity
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 31.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 3.7%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 316
Here:

6.6%
Vermont:

6.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 277
Here:

9.6%
Vermont:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,834
Here:

54.3%
Vermont:

29.7%

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

Washington County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $591,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,570,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $734,000
    Financial Administration: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $258,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $238,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $330,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $546,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,009,000

Washington County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $591,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,570,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $734,000
    Financial Administration: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $258,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $238,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $330,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $546,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,009,000

Washington County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $591,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,570,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $734,000
    Financial Administration: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $258,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $238,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $330,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $546,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,009,000

Washington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $591,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,570,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $734,000
    Financial Administration: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $258,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $238,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $330,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $546,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,009,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,368
  • Number of aged recipients: 88
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,280
  • Number of recipients under 18: 193
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 947
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 228
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 602
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 614
Most common first names in Washington County, VT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary31281.7 years
John30872.9 years
Robert26171.5 years
William24273.1 years
George23577.8 years
Charles19975.0 years
Ruth19682.2 years
Helen17081.9 years
James16973.5 years
Dorothy15781.3 years
Most common last names in Washington County, VT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15277.8 years
Martin10075.7 years
Brown8579.8 years
Davis8374.4 years
Johnson6979.6 years
Clark6578.6 years
Morse5777.4 years
Jones5275.3 years
Perry4678.5 years
Robinson4478.4 years
Businesses in Washington County, VT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets11
Ace Hardware2Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts1Mazda1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Ben & Jerry's1Nike2
Best Western1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Days Inn1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts2Shaw's4
Econo Lodge1Staples1
FedEx14Subaru1
GNC2Subway5
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Honda1True Value5
Hyundai1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS9
KFC1Volkswagen1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Washington County on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"