Washington, Indiana Population 2021

12,628
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Washington is a city located in Daviess County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Daviess County. With a 2020 population of 12,628, it is the 67th largest city in Indiana and the 2618th largest city in the United States . Washington is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 9.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,509 in 2010. Washington reached it's highest population of 12,628 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Washington has a population density of 1,905 people per square mile.

The average household income in Washington is $53,344 with a poverty rate of 17.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $86,300. The median age in Washington is 36.2 years, 34.6 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 89.23%
  • Black or African American: 4.71%
  • Other race: 4.20%
  • Two or more races: 1.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Washington, Indiana is 12,628 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,478.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,509.

Washington, Indiana Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202133,497730.22%
202033,424730.22%
201933,351730.22%
201833,2781420.43%
201733,1361260.38%
201633,0101870.57%
201532,8231430.44%
201432,6803981.22%
201332,2821660.51%
201232,1161660.52%
201131,9502300.72%
201031,7200.00%

Washington Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,07589.23%
Black or African American5844.71%
Some Other Race5214.20%
Two or More Races2041.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.10%
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Washington Population by Race

Washington Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington Median Age

36.2


Total

34.6


Male

39.5


Female

Washington Adults

There are 9,260 adults, (2,132 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female

6,237

50.25%

Male

6,175

49.75%

Washington Population by Age

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
Male64.4%35.6%
All61.7%38.3%
Non Family45.5%54.5%
Female37.6%62.4%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7172.5561.7
Married2,0193.2682.5
Non Family1,8211.1445.5
Female5483.8337.6
Male3293.964.4

3.27

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6157.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,04612.81%
High School Graduate3,10538.02%
Some College1,45717.84%
Associates Degree6888.42%
Bachelors Degree7979.76%
Graduate Degree4595.62%
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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
White7,1295,9921,200
Hispanic69626841
Black29020715
Other Race18230
2+ Races3939
Native American13

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 16.83%.

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,953$32,420$21,688
Less Than 9th Grade$21,155$25,060$16,883
High School Graduate$25,916$32,326$18,730
Some College$27,420$38,576$19,634
Bachelors Degree$41,181$54,107$32,019
Graduate Degree$54,563$54,125$60,972

$26,953

Average Earnings

$32,420

Average Male

$21,688

Average Female

Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Language by Age

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Washington Language

85.26% of Washington residents speak only English, while 14.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.41% of the population.

Washington Language

Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,6811,59816.51%
Hispanic1,58623214.63%
Black55322039.78%
Other5096111.98%
Multiple1865429.03%
Islander1515100.00%

17.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.37%

Male Poverty Rate

17.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington is Other, with 11.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.61%.

Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.68%
Some College16.94%
High School14.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%

Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.53%
Male Unemployed44.60%
Female Employed9.74%
Male Employed9.34%

Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,824$53,344
Families$54,710$66,633
Married Families$63,424-
Non Families$20,009$27,600
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Income by Household Type

Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

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 55-64.

Washington Marital Status by Race

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Washington Marital Status

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856

Number of Veterans

830

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam310
First Gulf War144
Second Gulf War119
Korea59
World War II25

Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54238
65 to 74207
75+199
55 to 64132
18 to 3480

Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8289.70%
Black287.00%
Hispanic111.40%

Washington Veterans by Race

Washington Veterans by Education

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13.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

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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73.88%

Born in Washington

92.40%

Native Born

7.60%

Foreign Born

5.87%

Non Citizen

1.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.40% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 73.88% having been born in Indiana. 5.87% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,628500.40%
202012,578500.40%
201912,528500.40%
201812,478730.59%
201712,405390.32%
201612,366700.57%
201512,296340.28%
201412,2621701.41%
201312,092680.57%
201212,0241010.85%
201111,9231281.09%
201011,7954150.36%
200011,3805420.49%
199010,838-487-0.44%
198011,325-33-0.03%
197011,3585120.46%
196010,846-141-0.13%
195010,9871,6751.67%
19409,3122420.26%
19309,0703270.37%
19208,7438891.08%
19107,854-697-0.85%
19008,5512,4873.50%
18906,0641,7413.44%
18804,3231,4224.07%
18702,9010.00%

Washington Population by Year