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Washington County Statistics

Facts

Land area724.7 square miles
Population Density70.6 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)49,688
Population change-2.8%
Under 5 years of age7.4%
Under 1826.7%
65 and over13.2%
Females52.9%
White27.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.3
Asian0.7%
Two or more races0.6%
Black or African American71.3%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school76%
Had a bachelor degree or higher18.7%
Veterans2,820

Households and Housing

Households18,123
Persons per household2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more82.6%
Median household income$28,093
The Per capita income$16,671
Live below the poverty line37.3%
Housing units21,575
Multi-unit structures19%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$73,700
Residents owning their homes54.8%

Business Facts

Total number of firms4,469
Women-owned firms35.3%
Asian-owned firms2.6%
Hispanic-owned firms1.5%
Black-owned firms43.9%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$577,738
Retail sales per capita$10,413
Manufacturers shipments$840,250
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data