Washington County vs. Lee County

Washington County (TX)Lee County (TX)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)35,10817,144
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)4.2%3.2%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)33,69516,610
Population, Census, April 1, 201033,71816,612
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent21.7%21.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent21.7%18.5%
Female persons, percent50.9%49.8%
White alone, percent78.8%85.4%
Black or African American alone, percent17.3%11.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.6%1.1%
Asian alone, percent1.9%0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent1.4%1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent16.4%23.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent63.8%63.4%
Veterans, 2014-20182,2281,195
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20187.7%8.2%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)16,3407,795
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201874.2%78.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$170,900$125,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,349$1,315
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$474$467
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$861$891
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201312.0%5.5%
Building permits, 201813912
Households, 2014-201812,3816,104
Persons per household, 2014-20182.622.69
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201888.5%87.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201815.2%19.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201879.1%85.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201867.6%75.2%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201885.8%83.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201825.0%15.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.8%7.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent19.7%22.0%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201856.2%60.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201852.1%54.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)54,91515,928
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)98,32520,830
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)883,567108,640
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)569,231151,643
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$16,696$9,135
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.426.9
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$56,237$55,000
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,604$25,876
Persons in poverty, percent13.8%12.3%
Total employer establishments, 2017901423
Total employment, 201712,3475,637
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)439,263292,708
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-2.0%-0.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20173,3601,488
All firms, 20123,6321,819
Men-owned firms, 20122,057940
Women-owned firms, 20121,019530
Minority-owned firms, 2012831369
Nonminority-owned firms, 20122,6241,377
Veteran-owned firms, 201229783
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20123,1881,636
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20074.2%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200729.9%14.0%
Population per square mile, 201055.826.4
Land area in square miles, 2010603.95629.02

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Washington county (TX) and Lee county (TX) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.