Washington County MO Information


Washington County Subdivisions

Washington County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,361
Daytime Population: Workers 5,695
Daytime Population: Residents 15,933
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,628
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 24,270
Population in Familes 20,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,091
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $36,448
Average Household Income $49,931
Per Capita Income $19,274


Total Housing Units 11,155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,116 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,284 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,755 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $90,916
Average Home Value $136,232


Total Households 9,400
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 6,660
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% -0.18%
Households 0.07% -0.21%
Families -0.06% -0.29%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   2.34%


Washington County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 46 61st
Population Density # 56 52nd
Diversity Index # 70 37th
Median Household Income # 94 19th
Per Capita Income # 108 7th

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