Washington County is located in western Virginia. The County Seat is Abingdon and the largest city is Abingdon. The Official Web Site is located at https://www.washcova.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 54,729 and the 2010 census population was 54,870. The land area is 560.98 square miles and there are 97.8 persons per square mile.
97% of the population is White, 1.5% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 83.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $131,500, there are 22,755 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,109, the median household income is $41,897, and 12.1% of the persons in Washington County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,931. Retail sales (in $1000) were $701,610, and sales per capita were $13,292. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.5%.
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