Washington, Missouri Population 2023

14,656

Washington is a city located in Franklin County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 14,656, it is the 61st largest city in Missouri and the 3039th largest city in the United States.Washington is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 1.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,500 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, Washington has a population density of 1,552 people per square mile.

The average household income in Washington is $74,802 with a poverty rate of 7.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Washington is 38.6 years, 37.2 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 95.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Asian: 1.60%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Washington, Missouri is 14,656 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,500.

Washington, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Washington Population by Race

Washington Population Pyramid 2023

Washington Median Age

38.6

Total

37.2

Male

40.8

Female

Washington Adults

There are 10,761 adults, (2,502 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female7,29951.94%
Male6,75348.06%

Washington Population by Age

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.93

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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 2+ races people with a rate of 90.60%.

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$41,294

Average Earnings

$51,193

Average Male

$36,041

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

96.67% of Washington residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Washington Language

Washington Poverty by Race

rate

7.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.97%

Male Poverty Rate

7.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington is Other, with 29.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington is White, with 7.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.83%.

Washington Poverty

Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

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 55-64.

Washington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

758

Number of Veterans

728

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

Washington Veterans by War

Washington Veterans by Age

count

Washington Veterans by Race

Washington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

3%

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

78.49%

Born in Washington

95.12%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.12% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 78.49% having been born in Missouri. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Washington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Washington Population by Year