Washington County Information

Washington in Alabama occupies 1,089 square miles and has a 2006 population of 17,651, a change from a 2000 population of 18,097 and 16,694 in 1990. 13.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.4% percent is 25-35, and 13.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 18 acts of violent crime reported in Washington in 2004, a change from 13 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 363 people: 5.2% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 6.1%.

Read more about Washington, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyWashington 
StateAlabama 
Land Area1,089 sq. milesRanked 671 of 3,140
Population 200617,651Ranked 1,931 of 3,140
Population 200517,726 
Population 200018,097Ranked 1,895 of 3,140
Population 199016,694Ranked 1,869 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion66% 
African American26.4% 
Asian American.1% 
Native American6.7% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.1% 
Population 5 to 1415% 
Population 15 to 2413.2% 
Population 25 to 3412.4% 
Population 35 to 4413.9% 
Population 45 to 5414.2% 
Population 55 to 6411.8% 
Population 65 to 747.6% 
Population 75 and up5.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1813
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies2 
Aggravated Assaults16 
Total Property Crimes183121
Burglaries59 
Larceny Thefts117 
Motor Vehicle Thefts7 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population6,9717,784
Unemployed Population363472
Unemployment Rate5.2%6.1%

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