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Washington County
  • County in Arkansas

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Washington County is located in Arkansas with a population of 236,198. Washington County is one of the best places to live in Arkansas. In Washington County, most residents own their homes. In Washington County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Washington County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Washington County are highly rated.

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Population
236,198

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$184,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$819
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    371.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    105.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    67.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    495.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,225.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    331.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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