Washington, Kansas Population 2021

1,042
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Washington is a city located in Washington County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Washington County. With a 2020 population of 1,042, it is the 185th largest city in Kansas and the 10143rd largest city in the United States . Washington is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -7.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,131 in 2010. Washington reached it's highest population of 1,140 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Washington has a population density of 1,077 people per square mile.

The average household income in Washington is $54,596 with a poverty rate of 8.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $433 per month, and the median house value is $72,100. The median age in Washington is 44.9 years, 47.5 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 99.16%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Two or more races: 0.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Washington, Kansas is 1,042 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,069.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,131.

Washington, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,06099.16%
Two or More Races30.28%
Some Other Race30.28%
Asian30.28%
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Washington Population by Race

Washington Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington Median Age

44.9


Total

47.5


Male

43.6


Female

Washington Adults

There are 836 adults, (279 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

91.9

Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female

555

51.92%

Male

514

48.08%

Washington Population by Age

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
All74%26%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Male46.7%53.3%
Female42.5%57.5%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4892.174
Married2402.7793.3
Non Family1941.1558.8
Female402.3842.5
Male152.846.7

2.67

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade91.13%
9th to 12th Grade212.64%
High School Graduate36345.60%
Some College17622.11%
Associates Degree8310.43%
Bachelors Degree9111.43%
Graduate Degree536.66%
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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
White790760144
Hispanic66
Other Race33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.23%.

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,050$35,968$20,993
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$19,167$24,028$
Some College$32,656$35,694$26,250
Bachelors Degree$39,722$73,125$36,250
Graduate Degree$36,806$36,806$

$31,050

Average Earnings

$35,968

Average Male

$20,993

Average Female

Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Language by Age

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Washington Language

98.71% of Washington residents speak only English, while 1.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Washington Language

Washington Poverty by Race

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8.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.40%

Male Poverty Rate

12.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington is White, with 8.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington is White, with 8.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.60%.

Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School15.45%
Some College1.17%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed11.29%
Male Employed3.11%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,875$54,596
Families$51,125$59,750
Married Families$55,357-
Non Families$38,077$45,231
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Income by Household Type

Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

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 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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80

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War13
Korea12
World War II6

Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+39
65 to 7425
35 to 5410
55 to 644
18 to 342

Washington Veterans by Age

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Washington Veterans by Race

Washington Veterans by Education

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11.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

1.8%

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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69.22%

Born in Washington

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 69.22% having been born in Kansas. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Washington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,042-9-0.86%
20201,051-9-0.85%
20191,060-9-0.84%
20181,069-4-0.37%
20171,073-17-1.56%
20161,0900.00%
20151,090-9-0.82%
20141,099-3-0.27%
20131,102-19-1.69%
20121,121-19-1.67%
20111,14070.62%
20101,1330.00%

Washington Population by Year