Washington County MD Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 151,070
Daytime Population: Workers 73,937
Daytime Population: Residents 71,871
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 145,808
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 142,833
Population in Familes 115,271
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,237
Population Density2 330
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $55,543
Average Household Income $71,833
Per Capita Income $27,583


Total Housing Units 62,490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,195 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,688 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,607 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $222,566
Average Home Value $260,679


Total Households 56,883
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 37,955
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 0.34% 0.39%
Households 0.29% 0.36%
Families 0.16% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.55%


Washington County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Maryland 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 # 11 58th
Population Density # 12 54th
Diversity Index # 18 29th
Median Household Income # 17 33rd
Per Capita Income # 17 33rd

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