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Washington County Statistics

Facts

Land area1,080.2 square miles
Population Density16.3 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)16,877
Population change-4%
Under 5 years of age5.1%
Under 1822.8%
65 and over16.5%
Females51.2%
White66.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.3
Asian0.1%
Two or more races1.3%
Black or African American24.5%
Native American7.7%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school81%
Had a bachelor degree or higher9.5%
Veterans1,025

Households and Housing

Households6,620
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more91.3%
Median household income$42,156
The Per capita income$20,395
Live below the poverty line18.4%
Housing units8,325
Multi-unit structures2%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$83,900
Residents owning their homes86.5%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,288
Women-owned firms25.6%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$76,343
Retail sales per capita$4,458
Manufacturers shipments$1,153,449
Merchant wholesaler sales$32,856
Source US Census Data