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Washington County, UT&

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Population
151,959
2.51% growth
Median Age
35.4
Median Household Income
$52,865
4.12% growth
Poverty Rate
14.8%
Number of Employees
60,181
4.15% growth
Median Property Value
$221,700
4.28% growth

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Economy

The economy of Washington County, UT employs 60,181 people. The economy of Washington County, UT is specialized in Retail trade; Accommodation & Food Service; and Management of Companies & Enterprises, which employ respectively 1.47; 1.34; and 1.33 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Washington County, UT are Retail trade (10,193), Healthcare & Social Assistance (7,933), and Accommodation & Food Service (6,057), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($55,893), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($50,769), and Finance & Insurance ($42,350).

Median household income in Washington County, UT is $52,865. Males in Washington County, UT have an average income that is 1.72 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,473. The income inequality of Washington County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.514 which is higher than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Washington County, UT. In Washington County, UT the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 59 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,435. Iron County, UT has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Utah.

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Diversity

Washington County, UT is home to a population of 151,959 people, from which 96.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Washington County, UT is composed of 129,410 White residents (85.2%), 15,075 Hispanic residents (9.9%), 2,724 Two+ residents (1.79%), 1,396 Native residents (0.92%), and 1,240 Hawaiian residents (0.82%). The most common foreign languages in Washington County, UT are Spanish (9,491 speakers), Other Pacific Island (413 speakers), and German (384 speakers), but compared to other places, Washington County, UT has a relative high number of Navajo (177 speakers), Other Pacific Island (413 speakers), and Other (120 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Washington County, UT awarded 2,865 degrees. The student population of Washington County, UT is skewed towards females, with 1,372 male students and 1,493 female students. Most students in Washington County, UT are White (2,383 and 83.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (230 and 8.03%), American Indian (52 and 1.82%), and Unknown (42 and 1.47%). The largest universities in Washington County, UT by number of graduates are Dixie State University (1,941 and 67.7%), Dixie Applied Technology College (727 and 25.4%), and Taylor Andrews Academy-St George (65 and 2.27%). The most popular majors in Washington County, UT are General Studies (805 and 28.1%), General Business Administration & Management (67 and 2.34%), and Registered Nursing (60 and 2.09%). The median tuition costs in Washington County, UT are $18,021 for private four year colleges, and $4,104 and $13,119 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Washington County, UT is $221,700, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $212,600 to $221,700, a 4.28% increase. The homeownership rate of Washington County, UT is 70.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Washington County, UT have an average commute time of 17.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Washington County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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