Washington County MN Information


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  1. Washington County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forWashington County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Minnesota Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Minnesota Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Washington County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 259,591
Population in Households 256,292
Population in Familes 217,878
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,299
Population Density2 676
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $93,066
Average Household Income $117,711
Per Capita Income $43,648


Total Housing Units 100,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80,385 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,576 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,185 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $288,465
Average Home Value $336,873


Total Households 95,961
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 69,764
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.05% 1.12%
Households 1.07% 1.13%
Families 0.97% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.66%


Washington County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 5 95th
Population Density # 5 95th
Diversity Index # 15 84th
Median Household Income # 3 98th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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