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Washington County
  • County in Pennsylvania

Report Card

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

editorial

Washington County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 207,081. In Washington County, most residents own their homes. In Washington County there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Washington County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Washington County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$170,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$781
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    141.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    22.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    159.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,144.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    39
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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