Washington, Kansas Population 2024

1,051

Washington is a city located in Washington County Kansas. Washington has a 2024 population of 1,051. It is also the county seat of Washington County.Washington is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -1.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,071 in 2020.

The average household income in Washington is $69,689 with a poverty rate of 2.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Washington is 48.5 years, 46.7 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.

Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 93.41%
  • Other race: 4.82%
  • Two or more races: 1.18%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.1%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,086.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.87% (-20)
The current population of Washington, Kansas is 1,051 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,071.

Washington, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White95093.41%
Other race494.82%
Two or more races121.18%
Asian50.49%
Black or African American10.1%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Washington Population by Race

Washington Population Pyramid 2024

Washington Median Age

48.5

Total

46.7

Male

51.1

Female

Washington Adults

There are 786 adults, (262 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

94.1

Age Dependency Ratio

50

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female53552.61%
Male48247.39%

Washington Population by Age

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4582.1574.225.8
Married2402.9389.210.8
Non Family1691.0359.240.8
Female252.082872
Male242.2179.220.8
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2.79

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.88%.

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,645

Average Earnings

$41,179

Average Male

$31,500

Average Female

Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washington Language

93.79% of Washington residents speak only English, while 6.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.07% of the population.

Washington Language

Washington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White917252.73%
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2.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.2%

Male Poverty Rate

1.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington is White, with 2.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington is White, with 2.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 8.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.36%.

Washington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School4.94%
Some College1.42%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
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Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.07%
Female Employed1.38%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 20-34.

Washington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

68

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Washington Veterans by War

count

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Washington Veterans by Age

count

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Washington Veterans by Race

Washington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Washington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.4%

Born in Washington

97.44%

Native Born

2.56%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.44% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 70.4% having been born in Kansas. 1.08% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,021-6-0.58%
20281,027-6-0.58%
20271,033-6-0.58%
20261,039-6-0.57%
20251,045-6-0.57%
20241,051-6-0.57%
20231,057-6-0.56%
20221,063-6-0.56%
20211,069-2-0.19%
20201,07110.09%
20191,070-1-0.09%
20181,071-2-0.19%
20171,073-17-1.56%
20161,090-1-0.09%
20151,091-7-0.64%
20141,098-4-0.36%
20131,102-20-1.78%
20121,122-18-1.58%
20111,14070.62%
20101,133
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Washington Population by Year