Community Data

Located in picturesque central Kentucky, Washington County is a rural setting that offers something for everyone.  Nestled right along the Kentucky bourbon trail, and home to notable horse farms, we embrace what Kentucky is known for, and provide our own unique twist.  We pride ourselves on the cultural and artistic experiences you can find in this community, and in our strong education base that includes a high achieving public school system, and two post-secondary education campuses.

Washington County Statistical Summary

Population 2017
Washington County: 12,126
Labor Market Area: 397,651

Washington County Affordability
Per Capita Personal Income 2016: $36,377
Median Household Income 2016: $43,719
Median Home Price 2017: $83,900

Total Available Labor Nov. 2018
Washington County: 192
Labor Market Area: 6,528

Unemployment Rate Nov. 2018
Washington County: 3.0%
Labor Market Area: 3.4%
U.S.: 3.7%

Average Weekly Wage 2017
Washington County: $665
Labor Market Area: $731
U.S.: $1,042

Business Cost

Kentucky Index, 2009 (U.S. = 100) 
Labor Cost: 94
Energy Cost: 74
Overall Business Cost: 89

Gross Domestic Product Per Wage, 2012 
Kentucky: $2.24
U.S.: $2.27

Industrial Electric Cost Per KWH, 2017
Kentucky: $0.0558
U.S.: $0.0691
Kentucky has the 6th lowest cost for industrial electrical power amongst the 50 states.