Washington County KY Information


Washington County Subdivisions

Washington County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 11,789
Population in Households 11,400
Population in Familes 9,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 389
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 4,573
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,209
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,526 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,047 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 560 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $78,696
Average Home Value $90,995


Median Household Income $39,598
Average Household Income $51,473
Per Capita Income $20,131
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.14% 0.3%
Households 0.34% 0.36%
Families 0.15% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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 KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 93 23rd
Population Density1 # 91 25th
Diversity Index2 # 23 83rd
Median Household Income # 45 63rd
Per Capita Income # 46 63rd

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