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Washington County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 568.8 square miles
Population Density 38.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 22,015
Population change 1.4%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 24.7%
65 and over 18.2%
Females 50.9%
White 97
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.2
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 0.9%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 20.8%
Veterans 1,573
Households and Housing
Households 8,948
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.1%
Median household income $54,554
The per capita income $26,459
Live below the poverty line. 9.8%
housing units 9,491
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $121,800
Residents owning their homes. 75.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,559
Women-owned firms 15.9%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $195,045
Retail sales per capita $9,221
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $185,719