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Washington County
  • County in Virginia

Report Card

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

editorial

Washington County is located in Virginia with a population of 53,985. In Washington County, most residents own their homes. 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
$181,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$796
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    116.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    19.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    19.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    194
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,474.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    106.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Washington County

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,116
National
$75,149

Washington County Reviews

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