Fort Washington, Pennsylvania Population 2021

5,728
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Fort Washington is a city located in Bucks County and Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Fort Washington has a 2020 population of 5,728. Fort Washington is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,446 in 2010. Fort Washington reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Fort Washington is $161,760 with a poverty rate of 2.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,663 per month, and the median house value is $432,400. The median age in Fort Washington is 41.3 years, 39.8 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Fort Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 91.62%
  • Asian: 4.99%
  • Black or African American: 1.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania is 5,728 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,728.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,446.

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,24891.62%
Asian2864.99%
Black or African American981.71%
Two or More Races961.68%
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Fort Washington Population by Race

Fort Washington Population Pyramid $2021

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Fort Washington Median Age

41.3


Total

39.8


Male

43.5


Female

Fort Washington Adults

There are 4,412 adults, (984 of whom are seniors) in Fort Washington.

Fort Washington Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Washington Sex Ratio

Female

2,964

51.75%

Male

2,764

48.25%

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
Female64.6%35.4%
Non Family74.4%25.6%
All84.3%15.7%
Married88.6%11.4%
Male100%0%

84.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0702.7184.3
Married1,3463.3788.6
Non Family5591.0774.4
Male833100
Female822.7964.6

3.26

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Fort Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade822.08%
9th to 12th Grade431.09%
High School Graduate59215.03%
Some College44911.40%
Associates Degree2566.50%
Bachelors Degree1,23631.37%
Graduate Degree1,28232.54%
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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
White3,5343,4872,300
Asian204138117
Black827735
Hispanic827545
2+ Races383821

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 65.08%.

Fort Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,957$75,066$52,308
Less Than 9th Grade$21,121$21,121$
High School Graduate$34,324$42,125$33,348
Some College$52,557$63,750$38,438
Bachelors Degree$69,327$95,707$49,783
Graduate Degree$81,768$118,490$66,932

$62,957

Average Earnings

$75,066

Average Male

$52,308

Average Female

Fort Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Washington Language by Age

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Fort Washington Language

90.96% of Fort Washington residents speak only English, while 9.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.18% of the population.

Fort Washington Language

Fort Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0641302.57%
Asian2743111.31%
Black59711.86%

2.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.36%

Male Poverty Rate

4.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is Black, with 11.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Washington is White, with 2.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.26%.

Fort Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.25%
Some College4.15%
High School3.70%
Bachelors or Greater1.32%

Fort Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed4.24%
Male Unemployed2.17%
Male Employed0.80%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fort Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$118,922$161,760
Families$148,869$195,744
Married Families$162,647-
Non Families$53,727$62,691
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Income by Household Type

Fort Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fort Washington Marital Status by Race

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Fort Washington Marital Status

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282

Number of Veterans

263

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam105
Second Gulf War51
Korea36
First Gulf War18
World War II

Fort Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6470
75+65
65 to 7465
18 to 3451
35 to 5431

Fort Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2636.54%
Hispanic1932.20%
Black1313.54%
Asian62.84%

Fort Washington Veterans by Race

Fort Washington Veterans by Education

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5.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Washington Veterans by Education

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71.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

4%

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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71.82%

Born in Fort Washington

92.96%

Native Born

7.04%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

5.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.96% of Fort Washington residents were born in the United States, with 71.82% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.55% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,7280.00%
20205,7280.00%
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%
20105,4460.00%

Fort Washington Population by Year