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Washington, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Washington had a population of 11,994 as of July 1, 2019. Washington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Washington is located at latitude 38.6592 and longitude -87.1728 in Daviess County. The formal boundaries for the City of Washington encompass a land area of 4.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Daviess County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 502 feet.

The City of Washington (GNIS ID: 2397205) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Washington is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Daviess County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Washington: Liverpool.

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Washington, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Washington, IN Housing Affordability Index is 215
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Washington, IN Wealth Index is 51
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 11,994
Population in Households 11,591
Population in Families 9,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 403
Population Density 2,536
Diversity Index1 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,603
Average Household Income $55,411
Per Capita Income $21,853
Wealth Index3 51

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,618 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,113 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 506 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $96,508
Housing Affordability Index2 215
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,731
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 2,948
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.45% 0.36%
Households 0.4% 0.33%
Families 0.37% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Washington, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 71 90th
Population Density # 43 94th
Diversity Index # 65 91st
Median Household Income # 589 13th
Per Capita Income # 546 20th

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