Washington County TX Information


Washington County Subdivisions

Washington County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,967
Population in Households 33,012
Population in Familes 27,274
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,955
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 13,596
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 9,199
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,422 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,174 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,553 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $173,658
Average Home Value $225,769


Median Household Income $49,121
Average Household Income $65,246
Per Capita Income $26,096
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.51%
Households 0.67% 0.62%
Families 0.57% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Washington County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 89 65th
Population Density1 # 69 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 141 45th
Median Household Income # 84 67th
Per Capita Income # 61 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.