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Washington County, Illinois

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Washington County, Illinois
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 13,995
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 13,995
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 14,716
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -4.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 14,716
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
20.1%
Female persons, percent
50.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
97.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
0.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
96.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 1,081
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 0.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 6,665
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 78.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $108,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,118
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $501
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $640
Building permits, 2018 21
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 5,897
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.37
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 90.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 2.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 79.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 70.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 92.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 20.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 7.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 65.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 60.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 39,869
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 445,603
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 415,698
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 200,849
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,759
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 23.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $54,520
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $29,687
Persons in poverty, percent
8.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 378
Total employment, 2016 5,644
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 218,240
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 16.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 916
All firms, 2012 1,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 781
Women-owned firms, 2012 434
Minority-owned firms, 2012 27
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,264
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 181
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,056
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 26.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 562.57
FIPS Code 17189
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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