Washington County NY Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 64,272
Population in Households 61,115
Population in Familes 48,271
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,157
Population Density1 77
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 24,529
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 16,376
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 29,640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,722 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,807 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,111 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $152,434
Average Home Value $186,332


Median Household Income $51,281
Average Household Income $63,079
Per Capita Income $25,309
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.07%
Households 0.25% 0.06%
Families 0.1% -0.04%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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 NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York 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 # 42 34th
Population Density1 # 45 29th
Diversity Index2 # 47 26th
Median Household Income # 31 52nd
Per Capita Income # 43 32nd

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