Washington, Iowa Population 2022

7,062
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Washington is a city located in Washington County Iowa. Washington has a 2020 population of 7,062. It is also the county seat of Washington County. Washington is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -2.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,261 in 2010.

The average household income in Washington is $63,733 with a poverty rate of 15.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $798 per month, and the median house value is $116,900. The median age in Washington is 41.4 years, 38.8 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 90.77%
  • Other race: 3.82%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Black or African American: 1.74%
  • Asian: 1.37%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Washington, Iowa is 7,062 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,062.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,261.

Washington, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,63890.77%
Some Other Race2793.82%
Two or More Races1311.79%
Black or African American1271.74%
Asian1001.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.52%
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Washington Population by Race

Washington Population Pyramid $2022

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Washington Median Age

41.4


Total

38.8


Male

43.1


Female

Washington Adults

There are 5,571 adults, (1,574 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female

3,865

52.85%

Male

3,448

47.15%

Washington Population by Age

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family39.9%60.1%
Male44.6%55.4%
Female52.9%47.1%
All61.5%38.5%
Married82.6%17.4%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0232.3461.5
Married1,3792.8682.6
Non Family1,0381.2139.9
Female4293.3952.9
Male1772.4344.6

2.77

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2304.63%
9th to 12th Grade2795.61%
High School Graduate2,02840.81%
Some College1,03120.75%
Associates Degree4338.71%
Bachelors Degree64212.92%
Graduate Degree3266.56%
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Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,4694,212893
Hispanic28311446
Other Race1105246
Black10171
Asian914029
2+ Races2523

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 41.82%.

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,785$40,651$22,364
Less Than 9th Grade$21,250$30,536$14,527
High School Graduate$30,147$37,619$20,779
Some College$31,250$45,444$23,933
Bachelors Degree$45,066$55,417$37,000
Graduate Degree$65,586$66,607$63,125

$31,785

Average Earnings

$40,651

Average Male

$22,364

Average Female

Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Language by Age

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Washington Language

89.49% of Washington residents speak only English, while 10.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.27% of the population.

Washington Language

Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,05579513.13%
Hispanic67414521.51%
Black1197058.82%
Other45NaN%
Multiple1083936.11%
Native3838100.00%

15.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.73%

Male Poverty Rate

15.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington is Hispanic, with 21.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.28%.

Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.74%
Some College11.09%
High School10.79%
Bachelors or Greater7.00%

Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Male Employed10.09%
Female Employed6.55%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,697$63,733
Families$60,702$68,997
Married Families$71,803-
Non Families$33,500$45,523
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Income by Household Type

Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington Married by Age and Sex

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Washington 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 35-44.

Washington Marital Status by Race

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Washington Marital Status

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591

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam167
Second Gulf War143
Korea76
First Gulf War55
World War II48

Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+214
65 to 74137
18 to 34130
35 to 5464
55 to 6446

Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White58011.32%
Hispanic367.68%
2+ Races1040.00%
Black10.79%

Washington Veterans by Race

Washington Veterans by Education

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7.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Veterans by Education

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Washington Employment by Age

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Washington Employment by Race

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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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71.17%

Born in Washington

91.85%

Native Born

8.15%

Foreign Born

4.07%

Non Citizen

4.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.85% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 71.17% having been born in Iowa. 4.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20227,062-56-0.79%
20217,118-56-0.78%
20207,174-56-0.77%
20197,230-56-0.77%
20187,286-79-1.07%
20177,365-2-0.03%
20167,367250.34%
20157,342180.25%
20147,324140.19%
20137,310-2-0.03%
20127,312170.23%
20117,295340.47%
20107,2612140.30%
20007,047-27-0.04%
19907,0744900.72%
19806,5842670.41%
19706,3172800.45%
19606,0371350.23%
19505,9026751.22%
19405,2274130.83%
19304,8141170.25%
19204,6973170.70%
19104,3801250.29%
19004,2551,0202.78%
18903,2352860.93%
18802,9493741.37%
18702,5750.00%

Washington Population by Year