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Washington County
  • County in Oregon

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  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 D minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Washington County is located in Oregon with a population of 595,761. Washington County is one of the best places to live in Oregon. 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 be liberal. The public schools in Washington County are above average.

About

Population
595,761

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$413,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,440
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    92.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    60.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    47.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    212.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,649.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    179.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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