Washington County is located in the southwest corner of Utah. The County Seat is St. George and the largest city is St. George. 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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