Fort Washington, Maryland Population 2024

25,825

Fort Washington is a city located in Prince George's County Maryland. Fort Washington has a 2024 population of 25,825. Fort Washington is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 5.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,468 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Washington is $164,300 with a poverty rate of 5.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Washington is 44.1 years, 43.9 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Fort Washington Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.38%
  • White: 13.77%
  • Other race: 11.43%
  • Asian: 7.6%
  • Two or more races: 5.72%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
13.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,872.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.55% (1,357)
The current population of Fort Washington, Maryland is 25,825 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,468.

Fort Washington, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American15,85261.38%
White3,55513.77%
Other race2,95311.43%
Asian1,9627.6%
Two or more races1,4785.72%
Native American250.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fort Washington Population by Race

Fort Washington Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Washington Median Age

44.1

Total

43.9

Male

44.5

Female

Fort Washington Adults

There are 20,559 adults, (5,319 of whom are seniors) in Fort Washington.

Fort Washington Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Washington Sex Ratio

Female13,15750.95%
Male12,66849.05%

Fort Washington Population by Age

Fort Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,5692.9991.28.8
Married4,8673.29955
Non Family1,7571.4284.815.2
Female1,1303.658317
Male8153.6693.36.7
showing: 5 rows

3.28

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

91.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Washington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Washington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 64.23%.

Fort Washington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$68,886

Average Earnings

$67,760

Average Male

$69,749

Average Female

Fort Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Washington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Washington Language

74.23% of Fort Washington residents speak only English, while 25.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.16% of the population.

Fort Washington Language

Fort Washington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black15,6536954.44%
White2,87837012.86%
Hispanic4,2882275.29%
Other2,9312257.68%
Asian1,960251.28%
Multiple1,452151.03%
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5.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.3%

Male Poverty Rate

7.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is White, with 12.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is Multiple, with 1.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.91%.

Fort Washington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.34%
Some College5.8%
High School4.66%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%
showing: 4 rows

Fort Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.92%
Male Unemployed13.24%
Female Employed1.97%
Male Employed0.44%
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Fort Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Washington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Washington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Washington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Fort Washington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Washington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,751

Number of Veterans

2,336

Male Veterans

415

Female Veterans

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Fort Washington Veterans by War

count

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Fort Washington Veterans by Age

count

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Fort Washington Veterans by Race

Fort Washington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Washington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Washington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Washington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Washington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

14.82%

Born in Fort Washington

78.35%

Native Born

21.65%

Foreign Born

8.86%

Non Citizen

12.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.35% of Fort Washington residents were born in the United States, with 14.82% having been born in Maryland. 8.86% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202425,825
202325,825
202225,825-15-0.06%
202125,8401,3725.61%
202024,4682310.95%
201924,237540.22%
201824,183390.16%
201724,1442491.04%
201623,8952841.2%
201523,611-451-1.87%
201424,062-385-1.57%
201324,447-394-1.59%
201224,841-221-0.88%
201125,0621,3455.67%
201023,717
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Fort Washington Population by Year