Washington Heights, New York Population 2021

1,830
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Washington Heights is a city located in New York. Washington Heights has a 2020 population of 1,830. Washington Heights is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 8.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,689 in 2010. Washington Heights reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Washington Heights is $110,219 with a poverty rate of 2.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,611 per month, and the median house value is $227,300. The median age in Washington Heights is 36.3 years, 36.5 years for males, and 32 years for females.

Washington Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 40.71%
  • Other race: 26.01%
  • Black or African American: 13.77%
  • Two or more races: 11.20%
  • Asian: 8.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Washington Heights, New York is 1,830 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,830.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,689.

Washington Heights, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White74540.71%
Some Other Race47626.01%
Black or African American25213.77%
Two or More Races20511.20%
Asian1528.31%
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Washington Heights Population by Race

Washington Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington Heights Median Age

36.3


Total

36.5


Male

32


Female

Washington Heights Adults

There are 1,430 adults, (242 of whom are seniors) in Washington Heights.

Washington Heights Age Dependency

54

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Heights Sex Ratio

Female

756

41.31%

Male

1,074

58.69%

Washington Heights Population by Age

Washington Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family58.7%41.3%
All73.4%26.6%
Married74%26%
Male100%0%
Female100%0%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6053.0273.4
Married3193.5774
Non Family189058.7
Female625.87100
Male353.97100

3.78

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

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Washington Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate38932.55%
Some College33227.78%
Associates Degree17714.81%
Bachelors Degree14011.72%
Graduate Degree15713.14%
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Washington Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White546546121
Hispanic38938951
Other Race26326351
Black14814898
Asian11211227
2+ Races2121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 66.22%.

Washington Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,821$67,577$48,083
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,767$32,047$
Some College$49,333$51,464$34,543
Bachelors Degree$91,479$92,176$90,909
Graduate Degree$$$

$51,821

Average Earnings

$67,577

Average Male

$48,083

Average Female

Washington Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Heights Language by Age

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Washington Heights Language

66.10% of Washington Heights residents speak only English, while 33.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.18% of the population.

Washington Heights Language

Washington Heights Poverty by Race

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2.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.51%

Male Poverty Rate

2.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington Heights is White, with 7.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington Heights is White, with 7.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.09%.

Washington Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College3.93%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th GradeNaN%

Washington Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.84%
Male Employed1.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Washington Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$110,750$110,219
Families$143,571$133,399
Married Families$143,274-
Non Families$57,813$46,394
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Income by Household Type

Washington Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Washington Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Washington Heights Marital Status by Race

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Washington Heights Marital Status

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55

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War41
Vietnam14
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Washington Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3441
75+14
65 to 74
55 to 64
35 to 54

Washington Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic418.07%
Other Race4111.45%
White141.95%

Washington Heights Veterans by Race

Washington Heights Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

74.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Heights Veterans by Education

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74.2%

Labor Force Participation

73.2%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Washington Heights Employment by Age

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Washington Heights Employment by Race

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Washington Heights 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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67.70%

Born in Washington Heights

76.34%

Native Born

23.66%

Foreign Born

2.19%

Non Citizen

21.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.34% of Washington Heights residents were born in the United States, with 67.70% having been born in New York. 2.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington Heights Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,8300.00%
20201,8300.00%
20191,830-507-21.69%
20182,337-110-4.50%
20172,4471506.53%
20162,2971486.89%
20152,149-69-3.11%
20142,21844124.82%
20131,777714.16%
20121,70631923.00%
20111,387-302-17.88%
20101,6890.00%

Washington Heights Population by Year