Fort Washington, Maryland Population 2022

24,237
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Fort Washington is a city located in Maryland. Fort Washington has a 2020 population of 24,237. Fort Washington is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,717 in 2010.

The average household income in Fort Washington is $131,457 with a poverty rate of 6.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,253 per month, and the median house value is $372,000. The median age in Fort Washington is 46.9 years, 45.5 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Fort Washington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Washingtonwas:

  • Black or African American: 61.92%
  • Other race: 12.32%
  • White: 11.72%
  • Asian: 9.73%
  • Two or more races: 4.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.04%
The current population of Fort Washington, Maryland is 24,237 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,237.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,717.

Fort Washington, Maryland Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,86811.72%
Black or African American15,15061.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.04%
Asian2,3819.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.09%
Some Other Race3,01512.32%
Two or More Races1,0224.18%
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Fort Washington Population by Race

Fort Washington Population Pyramid 2022

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Fort Washington Median Age

45.4


Total

44.8


Male

46.1


Female

Fort Washington Adults

There are 19,563 adults, (4,992 of whom are seniors) in Fort Washington.

Fort Washington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Washington Sex Ratio

Female

12,292

50.24%

Male

12,176

49.76%

Fort Washington Population by Age

Fort Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95%5%
All90.2%9.8%
Male87.3%12.7%
Non Family86.2%13.8%
Female78.8%21.2%

90.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1052.9990.2
Married4,4043.4795
Male6623.6487.3
Female1,0063.8878.8
Non Family2,0331.3286.2

3.42

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

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Fort Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0405.74%
9th to 12th Grade5963.29%
High School Graduate3,60619.90%
Some College4,02022.19%
Associates Degree1,4848.19%
Bachelors Degree4,41924.39%
Graduate Degree2,95216.29%
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Fort Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9001,8221,106
Asian2,0131,8941,107
Black11,55111,0564,685
Native American331
2+ Races641615172
Hispanic2,0961,207345
Other Race1,708824191
Islander2323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 58.21%.

Fort Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,192$55,730$60,272
Less Than 9th Grade$35,492$36,489$
High School Graduate$47,038$48,980$45,917
Some College$51,713$49,185$51,920
Bachelors Degree$69,972$82,014$63,906
Graduate Degree$93,077$107,344$85,890

$57,192

Average Earnings

$55,730

Average Male

$60,272

Average Female

Fort Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Washington Language by Age

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Fort Washington Language

73.01% of Fort Washington residents speak only English, while 26.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.55% of the population.

Fort Washington Language

Fort Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,42538615.92%
Hispanic3,6863198.65%
Black14,8937184.82%
Asian2,373542.28%
Other295NaN%
Multiple1,016282.76%

6.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.70%

Male Poverty Rate

7.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is White, with 15.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is Multiple, with 2.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.47%.

Fort Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.23%
High School6.16%
Some College5.78%
Bachelors or Greater2.88%

Fort Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.51%
Male Unemployed5.22%
Female Employed2.20%
Female Unemployed33.50%

Fort Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$122,206$138,369
Families$140,189$152,087
Married Families$147,564-
Non Families$70,078$87,438
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Income by Household Type

Fort Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Washington Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fort Washington Marital Status by Race

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Fort Washington Marital Status

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2,717

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War552
First Gulf War682
Vietnam1,255
Korea196
World War II45

Fort Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34114
35 to 54536
55 to 64653
65 to 74790
75+624

Fort Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White41218.63%
Black2,05516.47%
Native American3100.00%
Asian1657.99%
Islander23100.00%
Other Race201.03%
2+ Races395.30%
Hispanic642.63%

Fort Washington Veterans by Race

Fort Washington Veterans by Education

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1.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Washington Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Washington Employment by Age

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Fort Washington Employment by Race

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Fort Washington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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13.43%

Born in Fort Washington

76.94%

Native Born

23.06%

Foreign Born

10.73%

Non Citizen

12.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.94% of Fort Washington residents were born in the United States, with 13.43% having been born in Maryland. 10.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Washington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201023,7170.00%
201125,0621,3455.67%
201224,841-221-0.88%
201324,447-394-1.59%
201424,062-385-1.57%
201523,611-451-1.87%
201623,8952841.20%
201724,1442491.04%
201824,183390.16%
201924,237540.22%
202024,2370.00%
202124,2370.00%
202224,2370.00%

Fort Washington Population by Year