Washington, Missouri Population 2020

14,045

Washington is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 14,045, it is the 54th largest city in Missouri and the 2421st largest city in the United States. Washington is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually but its population has increased by 0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,982 in 2010. Washington reached it's highest population of 14,055 in 2018. Spanning over 10 miles, Washington has a population density of 1,487 people per square mile.

The average household income in Washington is $72,116 with a poverty rate of 7.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $734 per month, and the median house value is $165,600. The median age in Washington is 42.2 years, 39.7 years for males, and 44 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males.

Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 94.68%
  • Asian: 2.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Washington, Missouri is 14,045, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,055.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,982.

Washington, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,24394.68%
Asian3752.68%
Two or More Races2121.52%
Some Other Race890.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native430.31%
Black or African American250.18%

Washington Population Pyramid 2020

Washington Median Age

42.2


Total

39.7


Male

44


Female

Washington Adults

There are 10,871 adults, (2,638 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female

7,225

51.66%

Male

6,762

48.34%

Washington Households and Families

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All68.6%31.4%
Female57.7%42.3%
Non Family47.5%52.5%
Male45.1%54.9%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8102.3868.6
Married2,964387.1
Non Family1,9321.2347.5
Female5772.9957.7
Male3372.4645.1

2.88

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4955.01%
9th to 12th Grade2712.74%
High School Graduate3,05930.95%
Some College2,33423.62%
Associates Degree1,04510.57%
Bachelors Degree1,90519.28%
Graduate Degree7747.83%

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,4138,7272,579
Asian25722883
Multiple Races681717
Other Race5757
Hispanic4646
Native American4343
Black2525

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,019$49,693$29,929
Less Than High School$38,194$41,225$28,214
High School Grad$34,088$43,046$28,695
Some College$34,682$49,708$25,905
Bachelors Degree$43,164$58,411$38,681
Graduate Degree$44,279$46,776$42,981

$38,019

Average Earnings

$49,693

Average Male

$29,929

Average Female

Washington Language

Washington Language by Age

Washington Language

95.33% of Washington residents speak only English, while 4.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Washington Poverty

Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,9329147.07%
Multiple1916534.03%
Hispanic1212419.83%
Other891112.36%

7.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.62%

Male Poverty Rate

7.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington is Multiple, with 34.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington is White, with 7.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.14%
High School5.67%
Some College5.57%
Bachelors or Greater1.57%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.67%
Female Employed4.29%
Male Employed2.09%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Washington Income

Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,471$72,116
Families$75,679$84,798
Married Families$82,891-
Non Families$30,451$42,298

Washington Marital Status

Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington Married by Age and Sex

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

Washington Veterans

945

Number of Veterans

869

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam301
First Gulf War191
Korea123
Second Gulf War83
World War II42

$Washington Veterans by Education

5.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Washington Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.89%

Born in Missouri

96.60%

Native Born

3.40%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.60% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 78.89% having been born in Missouri. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,045-5-0.04%
201914,050-5-0.04%
201814,055870.62%
201713,968-5-0.04%
201613,973-11-0.08%
201513,984170.12%
201413,967-9-0.06%
201313,976660.47%
201213,910-69-0.49%
201113,979-8-0.06%
201013,9877440.55%
200013,2432,5392.15%
199010,7041,4531.47%
19809,2517520.85%
19708,4995380.66%
19607,9611,1111.51%
19506,850940.14%
19406,7568381.33%
19305,9182,7866.57%
19203,132-538-1.57%
19103,6706551.99%
19003,0152901.02%
18902,7250.00%