Washington County PA Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 211,811
Population in Households 206,144
Population in Familes 165,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,667
Population Density1 247
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 87,400
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 57,504
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 95,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64,679 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,721 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,482 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $158,695
Average Home Value $197,206


Median Household Income $54,007
Average Household Income $72,427
Per Capita Income $30,325
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.2%
Households 0.43% 0.27%
Families 0.3% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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 PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania 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 # 18 75th
Population Density1 # 22 69th
Diversity Index2 # 38 45th
Median Household Income # 18 75th
Per Capita Income # 11 85th

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