Fort Washington, Pennsylvania Population 2020

5,559

Fort Washington is a city located in Pennsylvania. Fort Washington has a 2020 population of 5,559. Fort Washington is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,446 in 2010. Fort Washington reached it's highest population of 5,951 in 2016.

The average household income in Fort Washington is $151,869 with a poverty rate of 2.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,643 per month, and the median house value is $419,800. The median age in Fort Washington is 41.6 years, 39.7 years for males, and 43.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Fort Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 93.09%
  • Asian: 3.89%
  • Black or African American: 2.09%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania is 5,559, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,559.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,446.

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,17593.09%
Asian2163.89%
Black or African American1162.09%
Two or More Races450.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.13%

Fort Washington Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Washington Median Age

41.6


Total

39.7


Male

43.5


Female

Fort Washington Adults

There are 4,324 adults, (1,004 of whom are seniors) in Fort Washington.

Fort Washington Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Washington Sex Ratio

Female

2,931

52.73%

Male

2,628

47.27%

Fort Washington Households and Families

Fort Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male91.1%8.9%
Married85.3%14.7%
All82.3%17.7%
Female80%20%
Non Family73.7%26.3%

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0192.6982.3
Married1,3513.2985.3
Non Family5021.0773.7
Female1102.6580
Male562.9591.1

3.2

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

1.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Washington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade190.49%
9th to 12th Grade551.43%
High School Graduate59615.45%
Some College40510.50%
Associates Degree3118.06%
Bachelors Degree1,29033.45%
Graduate Degree1,18130.62%

Fort Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5023,4512,254
Asian164159136
Black1059430
Hispanic676739
Multiple Races121212
Native American7

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,555$68,911$47,208
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,981$41,875$31,932
Some College$51,602$57,045$38,487
Bachelors Degree$63,108$92,552$45,842
Graduate Degree$79,069$108,571$62,250

$59,555

Average Earnings

$68,911

Average Male

$47,208

Average Female

Fort Washington Language

Fort Washington Language by Age

Fort Washington Language

93.55% of Fort Washington residents speak only English, while 6.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Fort Washington Poverty

Fort Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0241342.67%
Black8567.06%

2.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.47%

Male Poverty Rate

3.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is Black, with 7.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is White, with 2.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.29%
Some College4.47%
High School1.72%
Bachelors or Greater1.35%
Name Poverty
Female Employed4.57%
Male Unemployed2.30%
Male Employed0.97%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fort Washington Income

Fort Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$109,205$151,869
Families$142,137$179,974
Married Families$149,879-
Non Families$53,452$57,052

Fort Washington Marital Status

Fort Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fort Washington Marital Status by Race

Fort Washington Veterans

306

Number of Veterans

286

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam122
Second Gulf War49
Korea36
First Gulf War17
World War II12
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7494
75+86
55 to 6450
18 to 3449
35 to 5427
Name Veterans % of Total
White2837.06%
Hispanic2044.44%
Black1716.19%
Asian63.53%

$Fort Washington Veterans by Education

5.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Washington Employment Status

69%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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

72.73%

Born in Pennsylvania

94.78%

Native Born

5.22%

Foreign Born

1.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.78% of Fort Washington residents were born in the United States, with 72.73% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.31% 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
20205,5590.00%
20195,5590.00%
20185,559-81-1.44%
20175,640-311-5.23%
20165,951200.34%
20155,9313125.55%
20145,6191973.63%
20135,4221863.55%
20125,236-184-3.39%
20115,420-26-0.48%
20105,4460.00%