Washington, Louisiana Population 2021

896
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Washington is a city located in St. Landry Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 896, it is the 176th largest city in Louisiana and the 10765th largest city in the United States . Washington is currently declining at a rate of -0.99% annually and its population has decreased by -7.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 964 in 2010. Washington reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Washington has a population density of 1,083 people per square mile.

The average household income in Washington is $41,281 with a poverty rate of 49.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $450 per month, and the median house value is $127,900. The median age in Washington is 33.3 years, 44.7 years for males, and 26.5 years for females.

Washington Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.22%
  • White: 45.78%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Washington, Louisiana is 896 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 914.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 964.

Washington, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American55354.22%
White46745.78%
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Washington Population by Race

Washington Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington Median Age

33.3


Total

44.7


Male

26.5


Female

Washington Adults

There are 713 adults, (122 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female

492

48.24%

Male

528

51.76%

Washington Population by Age

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male30.6%69.4%
Non Family35.3%64.7%
All45.5%54.5%
Female48.1%51.9%
Married66.7%33.3%

45.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3822.6645.5
Non Family1701.0535.3
Married993.266.7
Female774.2648.1
Male365.3130.6

3.65

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade599.20%
9th to 12th Grade14322.31%
High School Graduate28544.46%
Some College538.27%
Associates Degree30.47%
Bachelors Degree629.67%
Graduate Degree365.62%
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Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.75%.

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,111$36,250$
Less Than 9th Grade$17,685$17,731$
High School Graduate$$54,583$5,500
Some College$53,417$$
Bachelors Degree$50,089$$45,469
Graduate Degree$87,778$$88,750

$26,111

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$

Average Female

Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Language by Age

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Washington Language

93.26% of Washington residents speak only English, while 6.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.74% of the population.

Washington Language

Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black54133361.55%
White43112629.23%
Hispanic3636100.00%

49.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.30%

Male Poverty Rate

57.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington is White, with 29.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 62.31%.

Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade71.29%
High School37.54%
Some College25.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.06%

Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed31.30%
Male Employed23.08%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,333$41,281
Families$36,912$59,417
Married Families$57,125-
Non Families$9,828$17,366
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Income by Household Type

Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.7%

Male Marriage Rate

30.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Washington Marital Status by Race

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Washington Marital Status

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22

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
Korea3
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7416
75+6
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White205.63%
Black20.56%

Washington Veterans by Race

Washington Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Veterans by Education

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42.5%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

0.6%

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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97.16%

Born in Washington

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.71% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 97.16% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Washington Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021896-9-0.99%
2020905-9-0.98%
2019914-9-0.98%
2018923-13-1.39%
2017936-9-0.95%
2016945-3-0.32%
2015948-5-0.52%
2014953-3-0.31%
201395630.31%
2012953-4-0.42%
2011957-3-0.31%
20109600.00%

Washington Population by Year