Washington, North Carolina Population 2021

9,443
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Washington is a city located in Beaufort County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 9,443, it is the 92nd largest city in North Carolina and the 3222nd largest city in the United States . Washington is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -3.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,744 in 2010. Washington reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 9 miles, Washington has a population density of 1,153 people per square mile.

The average household income in Washington is $56,020 with a poverty rate of 27.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $717 per month, and the median house value is $139,500. The median age in Washington is 43.4 years, 41.3 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 55.07%
  • Black or African American: 41.08%
  • Two or more races: 1.87%
  • Native American: 1.19%
  • Other race: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Washington, North Carolina is 9,443 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,497.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,744.

Washington, North Carolina Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202146,870-62-0.13%
202046,932-62-0.13%
201946,994-62-0.13%
201847,056230.05%
201747,033-336-0.71%
201647,369-20-0.04%
201547,389500.11%
201447,339-43-0.09%
201347,382-49-0.10%
201247,431-244-0.51%
201147,675-147-0.31%
201047,8220.00%

Washington Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,28155.07%
Black or African American3,94041.08%
Two or More Races1791.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native1141.19%
Some Other Race750.78%
Asian10.01%
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Washington Population by Race

Washington Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington Median Age

43.4


Total

41.3


Male

46.4


Female

Washington Adults

There are 7,410 adults, (2,205 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female

5,302

55.29%

Male

4,288

44.71%

Washington Population by Age

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female16.1%83.9%
Non Family31.5%68.5%
All44.5%55.5%
Male48.7%51.3%
Married74.6%25.4%

44.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0382.2744.5
Non Family1,7871.0831.5
Married1,4042.9774.6
Female6913.6216.1
Male1563.6348.7

3.17

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2543.85%
9th to 12th Grade81112.29%
High School Graduate1,93329.30%
Some College1,33020.16%
Associates Degree80812.25%
Bachelors Degree82312.48%
Graduate Degree6389.67%
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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
White3,6383,2741,230
Black2,4681,976106
Hispanic334217103
Native American11422
2+ Races755022
Other Race343434

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,820$30,443$29,077
Less Than 9th Grade$21,875$26,050$13,846
High School Graduate$24,394$27,500$17,355
Some College$27,288$36,193$26,940
Bachelors Degree$40,699$$40,993
Graduate Degree$52,283$51,490$53,516

$29,820

Average Earnings

$30,443

Average Male

$29,077

Average Female

Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Language by Age

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Washington Language

91.82% of Washington residents speak only English, while 8.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.46% of the population.

Washington Language

Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,8221,54240.35%
White4,19352012.40%
Hispanic1,02640439.38%
Multiple17910458.10%
Native1149280.70%

27.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.43%

Male Poverty Rate

29.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington is Native, with 80.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington is White, with 12.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.96%.

Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.53%
Some College21.12%
High School20.63%
Bachelors or Greater8.70%

Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed59.91%
Female Unemployed52.15%
Female Employed19.27%
Male Employed7.61%

Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,196$56,020
Families$50,740$79,601
Married Families$67,143-
Non Families$18,526$25,742
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Income by Household Type

Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

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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603

Number of Veterans

558

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam234
First Gulf War125
Korea78
Second Gulf War61
World War II8

Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+150
35 to 54147
55 to 64144
65 to 74140
18 to 3422

Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White44010.31%
Black1414.85%
Hispanic224.49%
Native American2219.30%

Washington Veterans by Race

Washington Veterans by Education

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2.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Veterans by Education

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49.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

10%

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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65.41%

Born in Washington

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.85% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 65.41% having been born in North Carolina. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,443-27-0.29%
20209,470-27-0.28%
20199,497-27-0.28%
20189,524-30-0.31%
20179,554-110-1.14%
20169,664-74-0.76%
20159,738-22-0.23%
20149,760-37-0.38%
20139,797-20-0.20%
20129,817170.17%
20119,800-50-0.51%
20109,8502670.28%
20009,5835080.55%
19909,0756570.75%
19808,418-543-0.62%
19708,961-978-1.03%
19609,9392410.25%
19509,6981,1291.25%
19408,5691,5341.99%
19307,0357211.09%
19206,3141030.16%
19106,2111,3692.52%
19004,8421,2973.17%
18903,5450.00%

Washington Population by Year