Washington County, OH

County

Add Comparison
2022 Population
59,639
0.505% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44.1
0.451% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.1%
4.07% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,053
9.02% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$164,000
11.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
27,028
0.713% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Washington County, OH had a population of 59.6k people with a median age of 44.1 and a median household income of $59,053. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Washington County, OH declined from 59,942 to 59,639, a −0.505% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,167 to $59,053, a 9.02% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Washington County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.36%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.09%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.78%), and White (Hispanic) (0.625%).

None of the households in Washington County, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.2% of the residents in Washington County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Washington County, OH are Washington State Community College (449 degrees awarded in 2022), Marietta College (315 degrees), and Washington County Career Center-Adult Technical Training (196 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Washington County, OH was $164,000, and the homeownership rate was 74.1%.

Most people in Washington County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Washington County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Washington County, OH is home to a population of 59.6k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.59% of Washington County, OH residents were born outside of the country (948 people).

In 2022, there were 40 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.2k people) in Washington County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.41k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 653 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Washington County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Washington County, OH was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Washington County, OH compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Washington County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56.2k ± 286
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.41k ± 344
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    653 ± 195
1.15%
Hispanic Population
685 people

In 2022, there were 40 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.2k people) in Washington County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.41k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 653 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.15% of the people in Washington County, OH are hispanic (685 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Washington County, OH as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Ohio.
Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Foreign-Born Population

1.59%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
948 people
1.41%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
847 people

As of 2022, 1.59% of Washington County, OH residents (948 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Washington County, OH was 1.41%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Washington County, OH compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,529 ± 241
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    878 ± 234
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    621 ± 153

Washington County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.74 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of Washington County, OH employs 27k people. The largest industries in Washington County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,046 people), Manufacturing (3,477 people), and Retail Trade (3,089 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($58,804), Transportation & Warehousing ($58,284), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,155).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

27k
2022 Value
± 1,159
−0.713%
1 Year decline
± 6.21%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Washington County, OH declined at a rate of −0.713%, from 27.2k employees to 27k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Washington County, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,758 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,554 people), and Management Occupations (2,219 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Washington County, OH.

View Data
Save Image

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for false.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Ohio (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industries

27k
2022 Value
± 1,159
−0.713%
1 Year decline
± 6.21%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Washington County, OH declined at a rate of −0.713%, from 27.2k employees to 27k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Washington County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,046 people), Manufacturing (3,477 people), and Retail Trade (3,089 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Washington County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Washington County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image

Median Earnings by Industry

$45,335
Median earning men ± $2,184
$32,832
Median earning women ± $1,911

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,813), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,563), and Manufacturing ($60,489).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($53,710), Manufacturing ($52,500), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,404).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Ohio.
Y-Axis
1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 459
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 357
    Manufacturing
  3. 338
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

View Data
Save Image

Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 69.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.16%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Ohio.
Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2022, universities in Washington County, OH awarded 960 degrees. The student population of Washington County, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,249 male students and 1,716 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Washington County, OH are White (854 and 90.9%), followed by Unknown (25 and 2.66%), Black or African American (18 and 1.92%), and Two or More Races (16 and 1.7%).

The largest universities in Washington County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Washington State Community College (449 and 46.8%), Marietta College (315 and 32.8%), and Washington County Career Center-Adult Technical Training (196 and 20.4%).

The most popular majors in Washington County, OH are Liberal Arts & Sciences (53 and 5.52%), Registered Nursing (47 and 4.9%), and General Business Administration & Management (47 and 4.9%).

The median tuition cost in Washington County, OH for private four year colleges is $36,956.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Washington County, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 82.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,965 (42.1% men and 57.9% women).

The line chart  shows the evolution of the percentage of applicants admitted, admitted who enrolled or the number of students enrolled according to the option selected in the upper button.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,965 students enrolled in Washington County, OH, 42.1% men and 57.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,558 records, of which 59.3% were women and 40.7% men.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 53 degrees awarded
  2. 47 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Washington County, OH was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 53 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Washington County, OH according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 449 degrees awarded
  2. 315 degrees awarded
  3. 196 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Washington State Community College with 449 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 458 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Washington County, OH, which is 0.912 times less than the 502 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 854 degrees mean that there were 34.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 25 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($36,956) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,066) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

View Data
Save Image

Educational Pyramid

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Ohio.
Measure

In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Attainment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Ohio.
Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Washington County, OH was $164,000 in 2022, which is 0.582 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $146,600 to $164,000, a 11.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Washington County, OH is 74.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Washington County, OH have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Washington County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Washington County, OH is $59,053. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Washington County, OH was Census Tract 214 with a value of $83,233, followed by Census Tract 216 and Census Tract 203, with respective values of $80,478 and $76,531.

In 2022, 11% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Washington County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.06%.

Property

$164,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,922
$18,243
Median Property Taxes
±$858

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Washington County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Washington County, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

74.1%
Homeownership
2022
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.1% of the housing units in Washington County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.1%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Washington County, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 214
  2. Census Tract 216
  3. Census Tract 203

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Washington County, OH was Census Tract 214 with a value of $83,233, followed by Census Tract 216 and Census Tract 203, with respective values of $80,478 and $76,531.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Washington County, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$59,053
Median Household Income
± $2,477
24.6k
Number of Households
± 1,069

In 2022, the median household income of the 24.6k households in Washington County, OH grew to $59,053 from the previous year's value of $54,167.

The following chart displays the households in Washington County, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Washington County, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.3%)
  2. Carpooled (7.98%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.49%)

In 2022, 81.3% of workers in Washington County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.98%) and those who worked at home (6.49%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Washington County, OH have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.04% of the workforce in Washington County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Washington County, OH compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Washington County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Washington County, OH have 2 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Washington County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.06%.

The graph shows the trend of the percentage of the population living with severe housing problems.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty & Diversity

14.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Washington County, OH (8.2k out of 58k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Washington County, OH is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Children in Poverty

In 2022, 19.8% of the children was living in poverty in Washington County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.4%.

The graph shows the trend of the percentage of the children living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 97.5 in Washington County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.048 per 100,000 population.

The graph shows the trend in the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

93.3% of the population of Washington County, OH has health coverage, with 44.5% on employee plans, 19.9% on Medicaid, 16.7% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.5% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington County, OH see 1302 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.72% increase from the previous year (1280 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1704 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 501 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,302 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington County, OH

Primary care physicians in Washington County, OH see an average of 1,302 patients per year. This represents a 1.72% increase from the previous year (1,280 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.2% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Uninsured People

6.74%
Uninsured
44.5%
Employer Coverage
19.9%
Medicaid
16.7%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
1.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Washington County, OH declined by 3.27% from 6.97% to 6.74%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Washington County, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 67.6 in Washington County, OH.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Washington County, OH.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.6% in Washington County, OH.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Washington County, OH.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.7% in Washington County, OH.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Washington County, OH.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart