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Washington County, AL


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Mobile, AL
Designated Market Area: Mobile-Pensacola, AL-FL-MS
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing, Low Employment
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 15,122   ( 2,459 from 2010)
Land area: 1080.2 square miles
Population density: 14.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:9,902 65.48% 13.6%
Black:3,44022.75% 21.1%
Indian:1,1237.43% 19.4%
Asian:1360.90% 403.7%
2+ races:2441.61% 31.2%
Hispanic:2771.83% 83.4%
Total non-White:5,22034.52% 14.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:420 13.6
Deaths:49616.1
Net Migration: -192-6.2
Net Immigration: 10.0
Change in White population:-1,553 -8.8
Change in Non-White pop.:-906 -5.2




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
17,581
11,45565.16%
4,36024.80%
1,3947.93%
270.15%
1861.06%
1510.86%
6,12634.84%

2000
18,097
11,67364.50%
4,81826.62%
1,2827.08%
150.08%
1480.82%
1600.88%
6,42435.50%

1990
16,694
10,96365.67%
4,62427.70%
1,0486.28%
140.08%
n/a
450.27%
5,73134.33%

1980
16,821
11,21266.65%
4,62127.47%
7784.63%
20.01%
n/a
2081.24%
5,60933.35%

1970
16,241
11,25569.30%
4,92030.29%
630.39%
10.01%
n/a
00.00%
4,986 30.70%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
1,922 10.6
1,5148.4
-1,344-7.4
-6-0.0
-218 -1.2
-298 -1.6
1990's
NumberRate
2,587 15.5
1,77810.7
3482.1
80.0
710 4.3
693 4.2
1980's
NumberRate
2,820 16.8
1,595 9.5
-1,326 -7.9
n/a
-249 -1.5
122 0.7
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-1,241 -7.6
n/a
-43 -0.3
623 3.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Washington County, AL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
43.7
3,180 21.0%
11,942 79.0%
3,051 20.2%
5,506
2.78
4,050 73.6%
3,125 77.2%
256 6.3%
1,456 26.4%

2010
NumberPercent
39.7
4,484 25.5%
13,097 74.5%
2,590 14.7%
6,758
2.58
4,918 72.8%
3,729 75.8%
452 9.2%
1,840 27.2%

2000
NumberPercent
34.8
5,204 28.8%
12,893 71.2%
2,303 12.7%
6,676
2.70
5,072 76.0%
4,070 80.2%
435 8.6%
1,604 24.0%

1990
NumberPercent
31.5
5,101 30.6%
11,593 69.4%
1,968 11.8%
5,732
2.90
4,578 79.9%
3,729 81.5%
346 7.6%
1,154 20.1%

1980
NumberPercent
27.3
5,883 35.0%
10,938 65.0%
1,814 10.8%
5,305
3.17
4,383 82.6%
3,794 86.6%
240 5.5%
922 17.4%

2022 Housing Data for Washington County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units7,779 
Median Value$138,100 
Occupied5,50670.8%
Vacant2,27329.2%
Owned4,86888.4%
Rented63811.6%
Median Rent$698 
Single-Family Units5,55571.4%
    Detached5,52471.0%
    Attached310.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units240.3%
Mobile Homes2,10227.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Washington County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0005159.4%
$10,000 to $14,99959910.9%
$15,000 to $19,9992795.1%
$20,000 to $24,9992204.0%
$25,000 to $29,9991753.2%
$30,000 to $34,9993215.8%
$35,000 to $39,9991643.0%
$40,000 to $44,9991592.9%
$45,000 to $49,9992404.4%
$50,000 to $59,9993937.1%
$60,000 to $74,9992614.7%
$75,000 to $99,9994187.6%
$100,000 to $124,9995289.6%
$125,000 to $149,9994147.5%
$150,000 to $199,9994438.0%
$200,000 or more3776.8%
Median Household Income51,184 
Per Capita Income29,210 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state99 
Compared to U.S.81 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4598.3%
Public Assistance951.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps68012.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed5,21154.7%
Unemployed3523.7%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force5,56358.4%
Not in Labor Force3,95541.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 45.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector2,5711,62261.3%
Non-Profit9313840.3%
Self-Employed3237381.6%
Local Government9230123.4%
State Government4723416.7%
Federal Government01040.0%
Total Private + Self2,8941,69563.1%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.23277723.0%
Total3,1262,47255.8%
Pct. Govt.13.9%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts80314.3%
Sales and Office Occupations81714.6%
Professional, Technical98317.6%
Service Occupations94416.9%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1091.9%
All others2,05136.6%
White Collar 46.5%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing1,06018.9%
Health care and social assistance5509.8%
Construction5429.7%
Retail trade5349.5%
Educational services4858.7%
Transportation and warehousing3746.7%
Public administration3125.6%
Other services3005.4%
Professional, scientific, technical2604.6%
Accommodation and food services2524.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2033.6%
Utilities1683.0%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1532.7%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1222.2%
Finance and insurance1112.0%
Wholesale trade861.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing591.1%
Information160.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation110.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Washington County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2511.63%
Puerto Rican10.01%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American00.00%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic90.06%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese470.30%
Filipino150.10%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English14,43698.9%
Other1220.8%
Spanish240.2%
German, other Germanic80.1%
Chinese10.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American1,84411.9%
English1,1197.3%
Irish9646.2%
German5403.5%
Scotch-Irish2311.5%
European2071.3%
Scottish1130.7%
Norwegian980.6%
Dutch800.5%
Swedish480.3%
Italian330.2%
Welsh200.1%
French190.1%
African190.1%
Swiss160.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen15,41899.9%
Not a citizen160.1%
Native15,32099.3%
Foreign-born1140.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Washington County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
293 2.8%939 8.9%4,601 43.8%3,174 30.2%707 6.7%786 7.5%
  Average years of education: 12.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 293 2.8%
9-12 Years 939 8.9%
H.S. Grad or GED 4,601 43.8%
Some College 3,174 30.2%
Bach. Degree 707 6.7%
Grad Degree 786 7.5%
Average years of education: 12.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Washington County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 6,610 5,900 710 10.7% 6.8%
1991 6,373 5,517 856 13.4% 7.3%
1992 6,415 5,331 1,084 16.9% 7.5%
1993 6,668 5,524 1,144 17.2% 7.2%
1994 6,487 5,619 868 13.4% 6.2%
1995 6,385 5,524 861 13.5% 5.9%
1996 6,194 5,493 701 11.3% 5.2%
1997 6,474 5,622 852 13.2% 4.9%
1998 6,254 5,438 816 13.0% 4.5%
1999 6,008 5,281 727 12.1% 4.7%
2000 7,781 7,243 538 6.9% 4.6%
2001 7,489 6,812 677 9.0% 5.2%
2002 7,191 6,442 749 10.4% 5.9%
2003 7,130 6,391 739 10.4% 6.0%
2004 6,939 6,285 654 9.4% 5.6%
2005 6,868 6,444 424 6.2% 4.4%
2006 6,906 6,510 396 5.7% 4.0%
2007 7,020 6,595 425 6.1% 4.1%
2008 6,891 6,290 601 8.7% 5.8%
2009 6,889 5,933 956 13.9% 10.1%
2010 7,377 6,348 1,029 13.9% 10.4%
2011 7,097 6,073 1,024 14.4% 9.6%
2012 6,887 6,046 841 12.2% 8.2%
2013 6,711 5,972 739 11.0% 7.3%
2014 6,664 6,028 636 9.5% 6.7%
2015 6,685 6,086 599 9.0% 6.1%
2016 6,686 6,109 577 8.6% 5.9%
2017 6,678 6,212 466 7.0% 4.6%
2018 6,682 6,296 386 5.8% 3.9%
2019 6,699 6,384 315 4.7% 3.0%
2020 6,729 6,190 539 8.0% 5.9%
2021 6,547 6,248 299 4.6% 3.4%
2022 6,565 6,326 239 3.6% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com