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There are 14 USDA backed residential loans in Washington county with an average loan balance of $66,067. Over 85% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 31 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $66,364. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,425 SqFt. Washington county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.
The size of Washington County is roughly 2,329 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Washington County is 9. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.
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* cities most likely to have USDA loan eligible properties for sale.
*Barnes • Brantford • Calderhead • Chepstow • *Clifton • Enosdale • *Greenleaf • *Haddam • *Hanover • *Hollenberg • Kimeo • Lanham • *Linn • *Mahaska • *Morrowville • *Palmer • Spence • Strawberry • *Washington
A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Washington County.
Washington County, located in the great state of Kansas, was established on August 25, 1855, and organized on September 6, 1860. It is named in honor of the first President of the United States, George Washington. The county has a rich history rooted in agriculture and pioneer settlement, with the Oregon and California trails passing through the region in the early 19th century.
The first European settlers arrived in the area around 1857 and primarily engaged in farming and ranching activities. In 1860, the first post office was established in Washington County. By the late 1800s, the railroad arrived in Washington County, aiding the growth of small towns and agricultural development. The county had a vibrant agricultural industry, maintaining a long-standing position as a top producer of wheat and corn in the state of Kansas. It is also the location of the Hollenberg Pony Express Station, which was built in 1857 as a stop for travelers headed to the gold fields in California.
Fun Fact: Washington County is home to the Rock Island RR Depot, a historical train depot located in the small town of Greenleaf, which was built in 1916. It served as a vital transportation hub for the farming community well into the 1900s and now stands as a reminder of the railroad's impact on early 20th-century rural America.