Quality of Life

Median Home Price (2017): Washington County – $83,900 for 50 homes

Source: KY Department of Revenue. Data based on sales for last six months of year indicated.


Normal (30-year record): 55.5 degrees
Average Annual, 2017: 58 degrees
Record Highest, July 2012 (68-year record): 105 degrees
Record Lowest, January 1963 (67-year record): -21 degrees
Normal Heating Degree Days (30-year record): 4,611
Normal Cooling Degree Days (30-year record): 1,190


Normal (30-year record): 45.17 inches
Mean Annual Snowfall (30-year record): 13 inches
Total Precipitation, 2017: 45.17 inches
Mean Number of Days Precipitation (0.01″ or more) (30-year record) – 129.8
Mean Number of Days Thunderstorms (65-year record): 39.7
Prevailing Winds: South
Relative Humidity (30-year record):
1 a.m. – 79%
7 a.m. – 83%
1 p.m. – 61%
7 p.m. – 66%

Note: Heating degree day totals are the sums of positive departures of average daily temperature from 65 degrees F.  Cooling degree day totals are the sum of negative departures of average daily temperature from 65 degrees F.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Climatic Data Center, Local Climatological Data, 2012.
Station of record: Blue Grass Airport, Lexington, KY.

Public School District Enrollments, 2016-2017

Total Enrollment: 1,645
Pupil To Teacher Ratio: 15.8

Source: Kentucky Department of Education, Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability.

Certified Non-Public School Enrollments, 2012-2013

Number of Schools: 1
Total Enrollment: 183

Source: Kentucky Non-Public School Commission.
Note: Recognized as certified by the Kentucky Department of Education.