Washington County, Minnesota 

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Population

250,979

+7.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$83,182

Median Home Price

$300,000

United States / Minnesota / No Metro Area / Washington County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Washington County, Minnesota

Regional-center complex/Capital city - Southeast Minnesota along upper Mississippi River, 20 miles west of Wisconsin border. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Washington, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Education
-Attractive downtown
-Attractive neighborhoods
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Washington
 $219,000 
21652 Killian Ave N
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1272 SqFt
 $359,900 
1472 Woodhill Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2898 SqFt
 $999,900 
21833 Healy Ave N
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 6753 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area

The “twin cities” serve as a regional center for the upper Midwest and northern Great Plains. The fully cosmopolitan area is a balanced industrial, commercial, educational, and cultural center, and functions much as one city. The area is one of the most economically diverse in the country, serving as headquarters to large firms in agriculture, food, banking, technology, retailing, healthcare, and transportation. A few of the well-known companies include General Mills, 3M, US Bancorp, United Healthcare, and retailers Target and Best Buy. Job growth is still fairly modest, but overall, the Twin Cities have have a strong and prosperous feel.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Minnesota
County: Washington County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Woodbury, Cottage Grove, 31 total
Zip Codes: 55125, 55082, 55016, 55128, 55129, 55025, 55038, 55042, 55115, 55071, 17 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 838 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Washington County is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Washington County jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Washington County's cost of living is 21.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Washington County's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Washington county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Washington County's population is 250,979 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Washington County is $300,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Washington County public schools spend $12,362 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Washington County. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA
55125, 55082, 55016, 55128, 55129, 55025, 55038, 55042, 55115, 55071, 17 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN WASHINGTON
$219,000
21652 Killian Ave N
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$359,900
1472 Woodhill Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$999,900
21833 Healy Ave N
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$450,000
12312 Marquess Way N
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$569,900
12541 Homestead Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$374,900
240 View Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$289,900
1160 Griffin Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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