Washington County NE Information


Washington County Subdivisions

Washington County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,556
Daytime Population: Workers 9,126
Daytime Population: Residents 9,563
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,689
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 20,021
Population in Familes 17,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 535
Population Density2 53
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $74,850
Average Household Income $88,086
Per Capita Income $34,441


Total Housing Units 8,572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,128 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,806 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 638 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $207,851
Average Home Value $256,748


Total Households 7,934
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 5,701
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.22% 0.29%
Households 0.3% 0.35%
Families 0.14% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.6%


Washington County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 17 83rd
Population Density # 9 91st
Diversity Index # 61 35th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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