Washington County MN Information

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Washington County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Washington County MN Housing Affordability Index is 148
State of Minnesota Housing Affordability Index is 135
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Washington County MN Wealth Index is 165
State of Minnesota Wealth Index is 112
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 263,039
Population in Households 259,469
Population in Familes 221,256
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,570
Population Density 685
Diversity Index1 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $94,378
Average Household Income $122,405
Per Capita Income $45,179
Wealth Index3 165

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 101,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82,191 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,796 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,184 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $299,646
Housing Affordability Index2 148
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 96,987
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 70,590
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.08% 1.11%
Households 1.07% 1.11%
Families 0.99% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

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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, 2019 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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