Washington County WI Information

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Washington County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Washington County WI Housing Affordability Index is 132
State of Wisconsin Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Washington County WI Wealth Index is 117
State of Wisconsin Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 138,172 (100%)
Population in Households 137,099 (99.2%)
Population in Families 115,520 (83.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,073 ( 0.8%)
Population Density 321
Diversity Index2 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,152
Average Household Income $95,079
Per Capita Income $37,734
Wealth Index4 117

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 58,272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42,506 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,229 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,537 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $252,722
Housing Affordability Index3 132
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 54,735
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 38,955
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.5% 0.59%
Households 0.64% 0.67%
Families 0.52% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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Washington County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 10 88th
Population Density # 9 89th
Diversity Index # 42 43rd
Median Household Income # 4 96th
Per Capita Income # 5 94th

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