Washington, Illinois Population 2022

16,259
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Washington is a city located in Tazewell County Illinois. Washington has a 2020 population of 16,259. Washington is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 1.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,071 in 2010.

The average household income in Washington is $90,111 with a poverty rate of 5.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $915 per month, and the median house value is $186,900. The median age in Washington is 38.8 years, 38.2 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 94.84%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Other race: 0.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Washington, Illinois is 16,259 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,071.

Washington, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,70194.84%
Black or African American640.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.12%
Asian2301.39%
Some Other Race1350.82%
Two or More Races4052.45%
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Washington Population by Race

Washington Population Pyramid 2022

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Washington Median Age

39.4


Total

40.2


Male

38.4


Female

Washington Adults

There are 11,655 adults, (2,639 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female

8,715

52.64%

Male

7,840

47.36%

Washington Population by Age

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
All79.1%20.9%
Female64.6%35.4%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Male56.1%43.9%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2832.6279.1
Married3,6253.2791.2
Male1572.8356.1
Female6393.2964.6
Non Family1,8621.0962.3

3.21

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade840.78%
9th to 12th Grade2212.04%
High School Graduate2,51023.19%
Some College2,47822.89%
Associates Degree1,10610.22%
Bachelors Degree3,01227.82%
Graduate Degree1,41413.06%
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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
Native American202020
Asian585858
White10,50910,2214,299
2+ Races424217
Hispanic16816127
Black35255
Other Race4040

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,771$62,705$37,675
Less Than 9th Grade$41,765$$41,765
High School Graduate$33,750$42,450$28,024
Some College$42,788$58,194$31,593
Bachelors Degree$60,313$74,405$43,667
Graduate Degree$64,718$125,250$51,548

$48,771

Average Earnings

$62,705

Average Male

$37,675

Average Female

Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Language by Age

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Washington Language

97.80% of Washington residents speak only English, while 2.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.

Washington Language

Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian2305825.22%
Multiple369287.59%
White15,4447735.01%
Black5423.70%
OtherNaN%

5.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.35%

Male Poverty Rate

6.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington is Asian, with 25.22% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.80%.

Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School2.19%
Some College4.42%
Bachelors or Greater6.19%

Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.34%
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed3.74%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,608$94,890
Families$92,475$108,751
Married Families$103,818-
Non Families$45,086$58,754
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Income by Household Type

Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Washington Marital Status by Race

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Washington Marital Status

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1,210

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War84
First Gulf War229
Vietnam418
Korea108
World War II95

Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3422
35 to 54358
55 to 64193
65 to 74334
75+303

Washington Veterans by Age

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Washington Veterans by Race

Washington Veterans by Education

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3.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

2.2%

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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81.91%

Born in Washington

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

1.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.86% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 81.91% having been born in Illinois. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Washington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19504,2850.00%
19605,9191,6343.28%
19706,7908711.38%
198010,3643,5744.32%
199010,099-265-0.26%
200010,8417420.71%
201015,1344,2933.39%
201115,228940.62%
201215,322940.62%
201315,416940.61%
201415,510940.61%
201515,604940.61%
201615,698940.60%
201715,792940.60%
201815,886940.60%
201915,980940.59%
202016,071910.57%
202116,165940.58%
202216,259940.58%

Washington Population by Year