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Washington County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 561.0 square miles
Population Density 97.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 54,907
Population change 0.1%
Under 5 years of age 5%
Under 18 19.4%
65 and over 19.5%
Females 50.7%
White 97
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.4
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 0.8%
Black or African American 1.5%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 22.3%
Veterans 4,604
Households and Housing
Households 22,755
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.4%
Median household income $41,897
The per capita income $25,109
Live below the poverty line. 12.1%
housing units 25,591
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $131,500
Residents owning their homes. 75.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,931
Women-owned firms 28.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $701,610
Retail sales per capita $13,292
Manufacturers shipments $1,359,544
Merchant wholesaler sales $279,623