Washington County TN Information


Washington County Subdivisions

Washington County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 126,138
Population in Households 121,631
Population in Familes 94,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,507
Population Density1 386
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 53,146
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 33,153
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 59,641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33,085 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,061 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,495 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $167,407
Average Home Value $206,010


Median Household Income $42,915
Average Household Income $60,537
Per Capita Income $26,001
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.59%
Households 0.67% 0.63%
Families 0.49% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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 TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 11 89th
Population Density1 # 7 94th
Diversity Index2 # 42 57th
Median Household Income # 26 74th
Per Capita Income # 11 89th

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