Washington County, Maryland 

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Population

151,146

+2.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$56,477

Median Home Price

$252,100

Median Age

40.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.5

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Washington County, Maryland

Small city complex - North-central Maryland near the Pennsylvania border.
State: Maryland
County: Washington County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: Hagerstown, Halfway, 57 total
Zip Codes: 21740, 21742, 21713, 21795, 21783, 21722, 21782, 21756, 21750, 21746, 17 total
Cost of Living: -7.4% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 547 ft above sea level

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Washington, Md Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Historic interest
Attractive setting
Cons
Arts and culture
Low educational attainment
Air service

What Bert Has To Say About Hagerstown-Martinsburg Metro Area

Hagerstown lies at the gateway to the Western Maryland region and the Shenandoah Valley to the south. Historically, it was an important transportation center because of its location along major east-west and north-south routes and near a passage west through the Cumberland Gap. Today, Hagerstown is a pleasant mix of old and new with a notable downtown historic area and an unusually large concentration of pre–Civil War row homes not unlike nearby Baltimore’s famous row houses. There are some attractive new suburbs mostly northeast and some gritty working class areas close to the main city.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Washington County is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Washington County jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Washington County's cost of living is 7.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Washington County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Washington County, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Washington county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 59.3% to 38.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Washington County's population is 151,146 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Washington County is Real Estate: $252,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%.

SCHOOLS
Washington County public schools spend $13,575 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Washington County. More Education



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Housing Market in washington

It's a good time to buy in Washington. Home Appreciation is up 16.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Washington is $252,100.
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ZIP CODES IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, MARYLAND
21740, 21742, 21713, 21795, 21783, 21722, 21782, 21756, 21750, 21746, 17 total

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