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Maryland




Washington County, Maryland

   People QuickFactsWashington CountyMaryland
Population, 2005 estimate 141,8955,600,388
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 7.6%5.7%
Population, 2000 131,9235,296,486
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.0%6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 22.7%25.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 13.8%11.5%
Female persons, percent, 2005 49.1%51.6%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)88.8%64.0%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)8.9%29.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.2%0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.1%4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 0.9%1.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)1.9%5.7%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 87.1%59.2%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 57.4%55.7%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.9%9.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 3.2%12.6%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 77.8%83.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 14.6%31.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 22,685854,345
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 25.131.2
 
Housing units, 2005 57,9352,273,793
Homeownership rate, 2000 65.6%67.7%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 22.7%25.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $115,000$146,000
 
Households, 2000 49,7261,980,859
Persons per household, 2000 2.462.61
Median household income, 2003 $43,829$54,302
Per capita money income, 1999 $20,062$25,614
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 9.8%8.8%
   Business QuickFactsWashington CountyMaryland
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 3,444136,0621
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 58,7482,151,4741
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 0.2%4.5%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 7,464380,470
 
Total number of firms, 2002 9,399443,540
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA15.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.8%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.5%5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA3.5%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 27.2%31.0%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 2,427,51036,363,340
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,278,75460,679,602
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,762,46160,039,971
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $13,076$11,034
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 168,2527,832,268
Building permits, 2005 1,94530,180
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 721,73664,725,9241
   Geography QuickFactsWashington CountyMaryland
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 4589,773
Persons per square mile, 2000 288.0541.9
FIPS Code 04324
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:04:55 EST

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