Washington, Louisiana Population 2022

698
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Washington is a city located in St. Landry Parish Louisiana. Washington has a 2020 population of 698. Washington is currently declining at a rate of -3.06% annually and its population has decreased by -5.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 742 in 2010.

The average household income in Washington is $41,281 with a poverty rate of 50.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $516 per month, and the median house value is $140,600. 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: 59.88%
  • White: 40.12%
  • 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 698 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 742.

Washington, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34540.12%
Black or African American51559.88%
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Washington Population by Race

Washington Population Pyramid 2022

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Washington Median Age

29.7


Total

41.9


Male

25.6


Female

Washington Adults

There are 599 adults, (125 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female

455

52.91%

Male

405

47.09%

Washington Population by Age

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All45.4%54.6%
Non Family40%60%
Female37.5%62.5%
Male10.9%89.1%

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3352.5545.4
Married932.7880.6
Male643.4510.9
Female484.9637.5
Non Family1301.0540

3.13

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 Grade458.30%
9th to 12th Grade12723.43%
High School Graduate20838.38%
Some College264.80%
Associates Degree6411.81%
Bachelors Degree5510.15%
Graduate Degree173.14%
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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 77.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.43%.

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,780$21,341$23,214
Less Than 9th Grade$17,619$17,619$
High School Graduate$33,750$43,750$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$2,500$$

$21,780

Average Earnings

$21,341

Average Male

$23,214

Average Female

Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Language by Age

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Washington Language

89.64% of Washington residents speak only English, while 10.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.36% of the population.

Washington Language

Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3535100.00%
Black49927454.91%
White31011838.06%
OtherNaN%

50.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.46%

Male Poverty Rate

57.85%

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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 57.93%.

Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade70.93%
High School40.87%
Some College15.56%
Bachelors or Greater6.94%

Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed22.64%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed33.98%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,521$38,963
Families$24,531$48,463
Married Families$55,125-
Non Families$9,792$16,769
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Income by Household Type

Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

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 45-54.

Washington Marital Status by Race

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Washington Marital Status

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21

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam15
Korea3
World War II

Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 7415
75+6

Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White186.67%
Black30.91%

Washington Veterans by Race

Washington Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Veterans by Education

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42.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

0%

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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95.23%

Born in Washington

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.65% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 95.23% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20109640.00%
2011942-22-2.28%
2012920-22-2.34%
2013898-22-2.39%
2014876-22-2.45%
2015854-22-2.51%
2016832-22-2.58%
2017810-22-2.64%
2018788-22-2.72%
2019766-22-2.79%
2020742-24-3.13%
2021720-22-2.96%
2022698-22-3.06%

Washington Population by Year