Washington County CO Information


Washington County Subdivisions

Washington County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,944
Population in Households 4,760
Population in Familes 3,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 184
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 2,020
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,316
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,422 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 598 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 530 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $126,128
Average Home Value $161,955


Median Household Income $40,869
Average Household Income $57,385
Per Capita Income $24,009
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.63%
Households 0.32% 0.58%
Families 0.28% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Washington County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 22nd
Population Density1 # 56 16th
Diversity Index2 # 52 20th
Median Household Income # 45 31st
Per Capita Income # 40 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.