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Washington County, Maryland Facts

Facts
State Maryland
Land area 457.8 square miles
Population Density 322.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 149,588
Population change 1.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 22.3%
65 and over 15.4%
Females 48.9%
White 84.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4
Asian 1.6%
Two or more races 2.6%
Black or African American 10.7%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.5%
Veterans 12,218
Households and Housing
Households 55,960
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.6%
Median household income $55,609
The per capita income $26,532
Live below the poverty line. 12.4%
housing units 60,830
Multi-unit structures 19%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $206,100
Residents owning their homes. 64.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 11,240
Women-owned firms 26%
Asian-owned firms 2.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 3.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,463,271
Retail sales per capita $16,988
Manufacturers shipments $2,448,692
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,265,253