Washington County CO Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,037
Daytime Population: Workers 1,869
Daytime Population: Residents 2,382
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,251
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 4,853
Population in Familes 3,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 184
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $40,097
Average Household Income $58,342
Per Capita Income $24,482


Total Housing Units 2,547 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,451 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 615 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 481 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $131,458
Average Home Value $166,868


Total Households 2,066
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,343
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 0.63% 0.75%
Households 0.59% 0.75%
Families 0.52% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.74%


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, 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 # 51 22nd
Population Density # 56 17th
Diversity Index # 53 19th
Median Household Income # 48 27th
Per Capita Income # 42 36th

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