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Washington County, Minnesota

Washington County is a county located in the U.S. State of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 201,130. Its county seat is Stillwater6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,096 km² (423 mi²). 1,014 km² (392 mi²) of it is land and 81 km² (31 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 7.43% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 201,130 people, 71,462 households, and 54,668 families residing in the county. The population density is 198/km² (514/mi²). There are 73,635 housing units at an average density of 73/km² (188/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 93.63% White, 1.83% Black or African American, 0.39% Native American, 2.14% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.60% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 1.94% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 71,462 households out of which 41.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.80% are married couples living together, 8.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.50% are non-families. 18.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.77 and the average family size is 3.19. In the county the population is spread out with 29.40% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 32.90% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 7.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 98.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.80 males. The median income for a household in the county is $66,305, and the median income for a family is $74,576. Males have a median income of $49,815 versus $33,804 for females. The per capita income for the county is $28,148. 2.90% of the population and 2.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.50% are under the age of 18 and 4.10% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Afton\n*Bayport\n*Baytown Township\n*Birchwood Village\n*Cottage Grove\n*Dellwood\n*Denmark Township\n*Forest Lake Township\n*Forest Lake\n*Grant\n*Grey Cloud Island Township\n*Hugo\n*Lake Elmo\n*Lake St. Croix Beach\n*Lakeland Shores\n*Lakeland\n*Landfall\n*Mahtomedi\n*Marine on St. Croix\n*May Township\n*New Scandia Township\n*Newport\n*Oak Park Heights\n*Oakdale\n*Pine Springs\n*St. Marys Point\n*St. Paul Park\n*Stillwater Township\n*Stillwater\n*West Lakeland Township\n*Willernie\n*Woodbury