Both Washington County’s population and labor force are growing at a rate of over 7%.
By contrast, the U.S. labor force as a whole is only growing at a rate of 5.8%.
Population: 54,729 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2014)
Population growth from 2000-2014: 7.1% (U.S. Census Bureau, 2014)
Labor Force: 27,983 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2014)
Labor Force Growth: 7.7% from 2004-2014 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014)
Labor Force within 50 Miles: 347,017 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2014)
83.6% of adults 25 and older have a high school diploma or higher (American Community Survey, 2014)