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

271,617

Population
Growth Rate

1.18%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

37.100

Housing & Income

Households

100,726

Total Housing Units

104,672


Owner Occupied

84,726

Renter Occupied

16,000

Vacant

3,946

Median Home Value

$332,722


Average Home Value

$373,275

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

1.22%


Per Capita Income

2.06%

Income Projection

Median Household

$102,825 $111,896


Average Household

$130,615 $144,455


Per Capita

$48,505 $53,714

Workforce

Total Businesses

7,063

Total Employed

92,895

Workers 16+

134,878

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

1,026

Employed

23,089

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

725

Employed

12,012

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

452

Employed

9,800

2021 Building Matl/Garden Equip

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Businesses

112

Employed

8,004

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

399

Employed

7,810

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

174

Employed

6,441

Some
High School

3,936

Graduated
High School

33,582

Associates
Degree

19,497

Bachelor's
Degree

55,467

Graduate
Degree

31,174

Average Commute Time

26 min.



Resident Commuters

51,584

Non-Resident Commuters

79,499

Drive Alone

111,500

Carpooled

9,789

Public

2,981

Work At Home

8,001