Washington County Profile

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Washington County the 3rd fastest growing county in Minnesota and our population of 25 to 34-year-olds is expected to grow by 65 percent from 2020 - 2030.

We also have the 3rd lowest property taxes for all Minnesota counties.

In addition, we are 15-minutes from the MSP International Airport and within 30-minutes of downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis, along with 18 of Minnesota’s Fortune 500 companies.

We have thousands of acres of undeveloped land on the interstate and are open to new business development.

Washington County is Diverse

Our county is diverse, has a rich and varied history, is home to 33 unique communities and growing. One communities are our greatest strength in that they offer the option of finding a home that fits your cultural, workforce, utility and infrastructure needs.

Washington County

Population

Total Population

267,513

Population
Growth Rate

1.14%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

35.800

Housing & Income

Households

98,813

Total Housing Units

103,039


Owner Occupied

83,240

Renter Occupied

15,573

Vacant

4,226

Median Home Value

$307,014


Average Home Value

$352,677

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

1.15%


Per Capita Income

1.96%

Income Projection

Median Household

$97,971 $104,392


Average Household

$122,980 $135,487


Per Capita

$45,477 $50,122

Workforce

Total Businesses

7,068

Total Employed

91,279

Workers 16+

133,129

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

1,013

Employed

22,957

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

697

Employed

12,491

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

444

Employed

9,772

2020 Building Matl/Garden Equip

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Businesses

107

Employed

8,276

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

398

Employed

7,931

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

183

Employed

6,300

Some
High School

4,399

Graduated
High School

31,635

Associates
Degree

20,847

Bachelor's
Degree

53,482

Graduate
Degree

29,723

Average Commute Time

26 min.



Resident Commuters

49,544

Non-Resident Commuters

79,803

Drive Alone

110,573

Carpooled

9,971

Public

2,905

Work At Home

7,087