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Washington, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Washington had a population of 12,045 as of July 1, 2017. 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 38.6591 and longitude -87.1718 in Daviess County. The formal boundaries for the City of Washington (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Washington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Washington: Liverpool.

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Washington, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,045
Daytime Population: Workers 6,002
Daytime Population: Residents 6,256
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,258
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 11,642
Population in Familes 9,074
Population in Group Qrtrs 403
Population Density2 2,546
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $41,690
Average Household Income $56,127
Per Capita Income $22,642


Total Housing Units 5,271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,856 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,920 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 495 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $83,882
Average Home Value $101,601


Total Households 4,776
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,979
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.44%
Households 0.65% 0.48%
Families 0.62% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Washington, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 73 89th
Population Density # 46 93rd
Diversity Index # 64 91st
Median Household Income # 529 23rd
Per Capita Income # 430 37th

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