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Washington County, Ohio

Washington County is a county located in the U.S. State of Ohio. As of 2000, the population is 63,251. Its county seat is Marietta6.

Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,658 km² (640 mi²). 1,645 km² (635 mi²) of it is land and 13 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.78% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 63,251 people, 25,137 households, and 17,671 families residing in the county. The population density is 38/km² (100/mi²). There are 27,760 housing units at an average density of 17/km² (44/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.33% White, 0.92% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 0.51% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 25,137 households out of which 30.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% are married couples living together, 9.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% are non-families. 25.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.93.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 94.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $34,275, and the median income for a family is $41,605. Males have a median income of $32,034 versus $21,346 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,082. 11.40% of the population and 8.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 15.70% are under the age of 18 and 10.20% are 65 or older.

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