Washington County AL Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,620
Daytime Population: Workers 5,671
Daytime Population: Residents 11,244
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,915
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 17,473
Population in Familes 15,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $38,957
Average Household Income $52,544
Per Capita Income $20,484


Total Housing Units 8,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,605 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,217 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,728 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $97,341
Average Home Value $124,362


Total Households 6,822
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 4,899
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 0.03% -0.29%
Households 0.13% -0.23%
Families -0.05% -0.33%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.36%


Washington County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama 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 # 51 25th
Population Density # 60 12th
Diversity Index # 19 73rd
Median Household Income # 29 58th
Per Capita Income # 39 43rd

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