Washington County UT Information


Washington County Subdivisions

Washington County UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 160,524
Population in Households 158,601
Population in Familes 138,407
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,923
Population Density1 66
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 53,126
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 40,475
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 66,501 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,607 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,519 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,375 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $264,166
Average Home Value $315,600


Median Household Income $52,707
Average Household Income $69,255
Per Capita Income $23,336
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.43% 2.43%
Households 2.21% 2.37%
Families 2.15% 2.32%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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 UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 29 counties and county equivalents in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 5 86th
Population Density1 # 6 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 15 52nd
Median Household Income # 15 52nd
Per Capita Income # 13 59th

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