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

263,039

Population
Growth Rate

1.08%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

34.800

Housing & Income

Households

96,987

Total Housing Units

101,171


Owner Occupied

82,191

Renter Occupied

14,796

Vacant

4,184

Median Home Value

$299,646


Average Home Value

$345,594

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

1.07%


Per Capita Income

2.27%

Income Projection

Median Household

$94,378 $105,001


Average Household

$122,405 $136,927


Per Capita

$45,179 $50,533

Workforce

Total Businesses

7,144

Total Employed

92,172

Workers 16+

131,429

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

1,002

Employed

23,094

HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

680

Employed

12,099

Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

451

Employed

9,781

Building Matl/Garden Equip

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Businesses

108

Employed

8,282

Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

397

Employed

7,714

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

185

Employed

6,479

Some
High School

3,916

Graduated
High School

32,395

Associates
Degree

19,997

Bachelor's
Degree

51,322

Graduate
Degree

29,094

Average Commute Time

26 min.



Resident Commuters

48,440

Non-Resident Commuters

79,486

Drive Alone

109,513

Carpooled

9,819

Public

2,974

Work At Home

6,721