- Language: English
- 128 Pages
- Published: January 2012
- Region: Global, United States
Summary: Washington Cnty, MN; General Obligation, Local GO Sep 00
- Published: September 2000
- Region: Washington
- Standard & Poors
The rating upgrade on Washington County, Minn.'s unlimited-tax GO capital improvement plan bonds reflects the county's: Larger, deeper, and more diverse economic base; Above-average and recently increasing wealth levels; Solid financial operations; and Moderate debt levels with a manageable capital plan. Washington County is 20 miles east of St. Paul and fully participates in the thriving Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan economy. More than $400 million of new homes were constructed in the county in 1999, spurring this year's 12% growth in assessed value. The county's $12.7 billion diverse tax base has doubled in value since 1990. Wealth levels are above average as evidenced by a market value per capita of $65,000 and household effective buying income at 138% of the nation's...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Washington Cnty
Action: New Rating
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