Fort Washington, Pennsylvania Population 2024

6,454

Fort Washington is a city located in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Fort Washington has a 2024 population of 6,454. Fort Washington is currently growing at a rate of 1.11% annually and its population has increased by 7.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,013 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Washington is $187,854 with a poverty rate of 2.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Washington is 43.4 years, 42.9 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Fort Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 83.79%
  • Two or more races: 8.25%
  • Asian: 6.61%
  • Black or African American: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,983.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.33% (441)
The current population of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania is 6,454 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,013.

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,28983.79%
Two or more races5218.25%
Asian4176.61%
Black or African American851.35%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fort Washington Population by Race

Fort Washington Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Washington Median Age

43.4

Total

42.9

Male

43.9

Female

Fort Washington Adults

There are 4,910 adults, (1,446 of whom are seniors) in Fort Washington.

Fort Washington Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Washington Sex Ratio

Female3,23251.2%
Male3,08048.8%

Fort Washington Population by Age

Fort Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2562.7679.820.2
Married1,4073.2287.312.7
Non Family5481.2465.134.9
Female1602.8570.629.4
Male1413.9471.628.4

3.18

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Washington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade861.92%
9th to 12th Grade861.92%
High School Graduate57612.88%
Some College70615.79%
Associates Degree2655.93%
Bachelors Degree1,27828.58%
Graduate Degree1,47432.97%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,8943,8052,449
Asian312237123
2+ Races167167120
Hispanic11811059
Black515139

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 76.47%.

Fort Washington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$78,015$95,855$56,125
Less Than 9th Grade$26,678$26,678$0
High School Graduate$37,674$48,235$33,229
Some College$36,125$0$35,833
Bachelors Degree$82,610$92,056$51,500
Graduate Degree$111,974$144,938$87,260

$78,015

Average Earnings

$95,855

Average Male

$56,125

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

89.04% of Fort Washington residents speak only English, while 10.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.02% of the population.

Fort Washington Language

Fort Washington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,0971172.3%
Asian417378.87%

2.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.89%

Male Poverty Rate

3.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is Asian, with 8.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is White, with 2.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.49%.

Fort Washington Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.1%
Some College5.24%
High School1.91%
Bachelors or Greater1.13%

Fort Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.06%
Male Employed0.34%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Fort Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Washington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$140,455$187,854
Families$181,333$212,729
Married Families$199,236$-999,999,999
Non Families$59,732$97,715

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Washington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

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

344

Number of Veterans

344

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam144
First Gulf War23
World War II11
Korea9
Second Gulf War8

Fort Washington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+213
55 to 64101
65 to 7422
35 to 548
18 to 340

Fort Washington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3417.98%
Black34.29%

Fort Washington Veterans by Race

Fort Washington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Washington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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

68.46%

Born in Fort Washington

90.68%

Native Born

9.32%

Foreign Born

2.57%

Non Citizen

6.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.68% of Fort Washington residents were born in the United States, with 68.46% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fort Washington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,454711.11%
20236,383711.12%
20226,312711.14%
20216,2412283.79%
20206,0132854.98%
20195,7281693.04%
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%
20105,44600%

Fort Washington Population by Year