Fort Washington, Maryland Population 2020

24,183

Fort Washington is a city located in Maryland. Fort Washington has a 2020 population of 24,183. Fort Washington is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,717 in 2010. Fort Washington reached it's highest population of 25,062 in 2011.

The average household income in Fort Washington is $128,005 with a poverty rate of 5.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,652 per month, and the median house value is $346,600. The median age in Fort Washington is 47.3 years, 45 years for males, and 49.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.6 males.

Fort Washington Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 67.61%
  • White: 10.59%
  • Asian: 10.36%
  • Other race: 7.99%
  • Two or more races: 3.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Washington, Maryland is 24,183, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,183.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,717.

Fort Washington, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American16,35067.61%
White2,56010.59%
Asian2,50510.36%
Some Other Race1,9337.99%
Two or More Races8033.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.13%

Fort Washington Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Washington Median Age

47.3


Total

45


Male

49.2


Female

Fort Washington Adults

There are 19,944 adults, (5,241 of whom are seniors) in Fort Washington.

Fort Washington Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Washington Sex Ratio

Female

12,114

50.09%

Male

12,069

49.91%

Fort Washington Households and Families

Fort Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.3%3.7%
All88.9%11.1%
Non Family81.6%18.4%
Male79.1%20.9%
Female77.5%22.5%

88.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1072.9688.9
Married4,4073.4696.3
Non Family2,1981.281.6
Female1,0673.9477.5
Male4354.3479.1

3.48

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Washington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6803.70%
9th to 12th Grade7494.08%
High School Graduate3,81420.77%
Some College4,38823.90%
Associates Degree1,0635.79%
Bachelors Degree4,37123.80%
Graduate Degree3,29817.96%

Fort Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black12,53611,9545,038
Asian2,1812,0591,141
White1,9101,8151,048
Hispanic1,389813328
Other Race1,047506166
Multiple Races417375149
Islander3232

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 54.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,301$52,022$54,731
Less Than High School$25,990$24,224$27,256
High School Grad$42,248$39,625$46,552
Some College$48,776$47,043$50,043
Bachelors Degree$66,429$71,184$62,727
Graduate Degree$92,634$103,281$83,933

$53,301

Average Earnings

$52,022

Average Male

$54,731

Average Female

Fort Washington Language

Fort Washington Language by Age

Fort Washington Language

77.58% of Fort Washington residents speak only English, while 22.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.42% of the population.

Fort Washington Poverty

Fort Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black16,1517244.48%
Hispanic2,57453620.82%
Other1,92951226.54%
White2,200783.55%
Asian2,501562.24%
Multiple795283.52%

5.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.73%

Male Poverty Rate

6.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is Other, with 26.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is Asian, with 2.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.18%
High School5.95%
Some College4.21%
Bachelors or Greater2.99%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed14.60%
Male Unemployed11.71%
Male Employed3.60%
Female Employed1.33%

Fort Washington Income

Fort Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$109,432$128,005
Families$132,675$144,984
Married Families$145,922-
Non Families$58,594$73,349

Fort Washington Marital Status

Fort Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Washington Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Fort Washington Marital Status by Race

Fort Washington Veterans

3,141

Number of Veterans

2,785

Male Veterans

356

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,478
First Gulf War689
Second Gulf War567
Korea250
World War II31
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74875
55 to 64787
75+713
35 to 54536
18 to 34230
Name Veterans % of Total
Black2,33616.96%
White50222.77%
Asian1818.19%
2 or More9018.26%
Hispanic664.23%
Hawaiian32100.00%

$Fort Washington Veterans by Education

1.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Washington Employment Status

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Washington Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

15.07%

Born in Maryland

81.81%

Native Born

18.19%

Foreign Born

7.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

81.81% of Fort Washington residents were born in the United States, with 15.07% having been born in Maryland. 7.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,1830.00%
201924,1830.00%
201824,183390.16%
201724,1442491.04%
201623,8952841.20%
201523,611-451-1.87%
201424,062-385-1.57%
201324,447-394-1.59%
201224,841-221-0.88%
201125,0621,3455.67%
201023,7170.00%