Washington County NY Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 63,674
Daytime Population: Workers 20,487
Daytime Population: Residents 29,495
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 49,982
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 60,525
Population in Familes 47,722
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,149
Population Density2 77
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $52,755
Average Household Income $66,627
Per Capita Income $26,425


Total Housing Units 29,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,419 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,647 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,333 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $162,849
Average Home Value $199,442


Total Households 24,066
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 16,027
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 0.1% -0.08%
Households -0.04% -0.19%
Families -0.21% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.48%


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, 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 # 41 35th
Population Density # 46 27th
Diversity Index # 47 26th
Median Household Income # 30 53rd
Per Capita Income # 38 40th

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