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The county is in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 128,637. This was an increase of  4.12% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$53,103
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Washington County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Washington County was $34,289. This was an increase of 22.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 111% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Wakefield
Census 2000 highlights: Fastest-growing county in the state during the 1990s (12.3%)

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7% of Washington County residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Washington County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Washington County include Albert Sweet Lot, Allen Lot, Allen-Pierce Farm Cemetery, Amos Whitford Lot, Anthony-Arnold Lot, Arnold Cemetery, Arnold-Shearman Lot, Austin Cemetery, Austin Cemetery, Avis Barber Lot ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Washington County include Ashaway, Bethel, Block Island, Burdickville, Canonchet, Carolina, Charlestown, Exeter, Hope Valley, Hopkinton ... View communities

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Colleges in Washington County include University of Rhode Island ... View colleges

School districts in Washington County include Chariho Reg Dist, Narragansett Schools Dist, New Shoreham Schools Dist, North Kingstown Schools Dist, South Kingstown Schools Dist, Westerly Schools Dist ... View school districts

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Libraries in Washington County include Ashaway Free Library, Clark Memorial Library, Cross' Mills Public Library, Davisville Free Library, Island Free Library, Kingston Free Library, Langworthy Public Library, Narragansett Public Library, North Kingstown Free Library, Robert Beverly Hale Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Washington County include Wakefield South County Independent, Westerly Sun ... View newspapers

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Airports in Washington County include Block Island State, Westerly State

Hotels in Washington County include Holiday Inn Hotels

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