Washington County is located in the southwest corner of Utah. The County Seat is St. George and the largest city is St. George. The Official Web Site is located at https://www.washco.utah.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 151,948 and the 2010 census population was 138,115. The land area is 2,426.36 square miles and there are 56.9 persons per square mile.
93.8% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 9.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 1.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.9% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 91.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 26.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $212,900, there are 46,826 households, an average of 2.99 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,472, the median household income is $49,279, and 15.3% of the persons in Washington County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 14,277. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,087,828, and sales per capita were $15,781. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.3%.
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