Washington, UT

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2022 Population
29,161
5.32% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.8
1.38% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.06%
12.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$94,655
19.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$443,800
20.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Washington, UT had a population of 29.2k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $94,655. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Washington, UT grew from 27,689 to 29,161, a 5.32% increase and its median household income grew from $79,450 to $94,655, a 19.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Washington, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.5%), White (Hispanic) (6.97%), Other (Hispanic) (4.72%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.17%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.3%).

None of the households in Washington, UT 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.

96.9% of the residents in Washington, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Washington, UT was $443,800, and the homeownership rate was 74.4%.

Most people in Washington, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Washington, UT was 3 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Washington, UT is home to a population of 29.2k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.02% of Washington, UT residents were born outside of the country (1.46k people).

In 2022, there were 11.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.9k people) in Washington, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.03k White (Hispanic) and 1.38k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Washington, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Washington, UT was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Washington, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22.9k ± 1.22k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.03k ± 720
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    1.38k ± 700
14.4%
Hispanic Population
4.19k people

In 2022, there were 11.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.9k people) in Washington, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.03k White (Hispanic) and 1.38k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.4% of the people in Washington, UT are hispanic (4.19k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

5.02%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.46k people
4.11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.14k people

As of 2022, 5.02% of Washington, UT residents (1.46k 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, UT was 4.11%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    591 ± 199
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    248 ± 122
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    146 ± 138

Washington, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Washington, UT employs 13.7k people. The largest industries in Washington, UT are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,265 people), Retail Trade (2,065 people), and Construction (1,608 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($100,583), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($93,516), and Public Administration ($73,984).

Occupations

13.7k
2022 Value
± 1,247
11.3%
1 Year growth
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Washington, UT grew at a rate of 11.3%, from 12.3k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Washington, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,345 people), Management Occupations (1,352 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,179 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Washington, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.7k
2022 Value
± 1,247
11.3%
1 Year growth
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Washington, UT grew at a rate of 11.3%, from 12.3k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Washington, UT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,265 people), Retail Trade (2,065 people), and Construction (1,608 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Washington, UT, though some of these residents may live in Washington, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,648
Median earning men ± $14,105
$32,483
Median earning women ± $8,100

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($116,731), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($105,151), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($101,184).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($58,516), Public Administration ($52,982), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,653).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.7M people employed in Utah. This represents a 2.78% 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 7.69%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Utah went to Donald J. Trump with 58.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.58%).

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

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 Utah over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 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 Utah have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.647% of women were in the same situation.

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

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (639k), High School or Equivalent (579k), and Bachelors Degree (496k).

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.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Washington, UT was $443,800 in 2022, which is 1.57 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $369,500 to $443,800, a 20.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Washington, UT is 74.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Washington, UT have an average commute time of 15.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Washington, UT is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Property

$443,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$28,894
$7,243
Median Property Taxes
±$809

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, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

74.4%
Homeownership
2022
67.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.4% of the housing units in Washington, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.6%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2708.02
  2. Census Tract 2712

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

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Household Income

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$94,655
Median Household Income
± $14,129
9.74k
Number of Households
± 916

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.74k households in Washington, UT grew to $94,655 from the previous year's value of $79,450.

The following chart displays the households in Washington, UT 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Washington, UT is from Utah.
0.478
2022 Wage GINI in Utah
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2022, the income inequality in Utah was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0322% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.57%)
  3. Carpooled (8.9%)

In 2022, 79.2% of workers in Washington, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.57%) and those who carpooled to work (8.9%).

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.

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Commute Time

15.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Washington, UT have a shorter commute time (15.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.351% of the workforce in Washington, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Washington, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Washington, UT have 3 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.06% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Washington, UT (1.18k out of 29.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 75+ and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Washington, UT is White, followed by Native American and Hispanic.

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.

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Health

84.3% of the population of Washington, UT has health coverage, with 45.9% on employee plans, 5.19% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 18.6% on non-group plans, and 0.704% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington County, UT see 1793 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.224% increase from the previous year (1789 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1567 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 334 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,793 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington County, UT

Primary care physicians in Washington County, UT see an average of 1,793 patients per year. This represents a 0.224% increase from the previous year (1,789 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.6% under 18 years, 19.7% between 18 and 34 years, 33.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.5% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

15.7%
Uninsured
45.9%
Employer Coverage
5.19%
Medicaid
13.8%
Medicare
18.6%
Non-Group
0.704%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Washington, UT declined by 2.75% from 16.2% to 15.7%.

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

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