Washington County MS Information


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  1. Washington County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forWashington County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Mississippi Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Washington County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 47,747
Population in Households 47,021
Population in Familes 38,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 726
Population Density2 66
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $30,071
Average Household Income $47,410
Per Capita Income $17,935


Total Housing Units 21,633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,944 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,852 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,837 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $81,073
Average Home Value $113,561


Total Households 17,796
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 12,135
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.83% -1.15%
Households -0.75% -1.03%
Families -0.95% -1.16%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.53%


Washington County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 18 79th
Population Density # 23 73rd
Diversity Index # 56 33rd
Median Household Income # 70 16th
Per Capita Income # 65 22nd

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