Washington, Georgia Population 2020

4,071

Washington is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 4,071, it is the 161st largest city in Georgia and the 5346th largest city in the United States. Washington is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually but its population has decreased by -1.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,134 in 2010. Washington reached it's highest population of 4,662 in 1980. Spanning over 8 miles, Washington has a population density of 529 people per square mile.

The average household income in Washington is $44,622 with a poverty rate of 27.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $753 per month, and the median house value is $79,600. The median age in Washington is 46.5 years, 46.3 years for males, and 48.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.7 males.

Washington Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.82%
  • White: 39.70%
  • Two or more races: 1.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Washington, Georgia is 4,071, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,001.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,134.

Washington, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,33858.82%
White1,57839.70%
Two or More Races591.48%

Washington Population Pyramid 2020

Washington Median Age

46.5


Total

46.3


Male

48.2


Female

Washington Adults

There are 3,062 adults, (945 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

87.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female

2,224

55.95%

Male

1,751

44.05%

Washington Households and Families

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.9%25.1%
All57.5%42.5%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Male43.6%56.4%
Female43%57%

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6252.457.5
Non Family7621.1354.9
Married4552.8774.9
Female3144.2943
Male944.0443.6

3.47

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2007.15%
9th to 12th Grade2308.22%
High School Graduate1,28645.96%
Some College59721.34%
Associates Degree1415.04%
Bachelors Degree1936.90%
Graduate Degree1515.40%

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,5411,17571
White1,2391,175273
Hispanic1212
Multiple Races66

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 white people with a rate of 22.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,046$36,447$17,500
Less Than High School$15,114$$15,417
High School Grad$22,431$30,446$16,378
Some College$35,212$39,625$29,297
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,046

Average Earnings

$36,447

Average Male

$17,500

Average Female

Washington Language

Washington Language by Age

Washington Language

99.62% of Washington residents speak only English, while 0.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.

Washington Poverty

Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,2801,00143.90%
White1,534583.78%

27.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.33%

Male Poverty Rate

30.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington is Black, with 43.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington is White, with 3.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.12%
High School16.68%
Some College8.48%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed73.68%
Female Employed22.07%
Male Employed6.68%

Washington Income

Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,290$44,622
Families$45,074$56,999
Married Families$64,375-
Non Families$18,488$29,731

Washington Marital Status

Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.7%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Washington Marital Status by Race

Washington Veterans

277

Number of Veterans

277

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam161
First Gulf War48
Korea11
World War II6
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5494
65 to 7480
55 to 6470
75+33
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White15311.70%
Black1247.16%

$Washington Veterans by Education

6.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Employment Status

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

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

88.13%

Born in Georgia

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.42% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 88.13% having been born in Georgia. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,071350.87%
20194,036350.87%
20184,001250.63%
20173,976350.89%
20163,941-27-0.68%
20153,968-22-0.55%
20143,990250.63%
20133,965-30-0.75%
20123,995-57-1.41%
20114,052-85-2.05%
20104,137-158-0.37%
20004,295160.04%
19904,279-383-0.85%
19804,6625681.31%
19704,094-346-0.81%
19604,4406381.56%
19503,8022650.73%
19403,5373791.14%
19303,158-1,050-2.83%
19204,2081,1433.22%
19103,065-235-0.74%
19003,3006692.29%
18902,6310.00%