Washington, Pennsylvania Population 2020

13,392

Washington is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 13,392, it is the 42nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 2499th largest city in the United States. Washington is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -1.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,663 in 2010. Washington reached it's highest population of 26,280 in 1950. Spanning over 3 miles, Washington has a population density of 4,543 people per square mile.

The average household income in Washington is $50,652 with a poverty rate of 20.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $99,100. The median age in Washington is 38 years, 36.6 years for males, and 39.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.9 males.

Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 79.09%
  • Black or African American: 14.07%
  • Two or more races: 5.11%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Washington, Pennsylvania is 13,392, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,508.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,663.

Washington, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,74879.09%
Black or African American1,91214.07%
Two or More Races6955.11%
Asian2021.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.13%
Some Other Race160.12%

Washington Population Pyramid 2020

Washington Median Age

38


Total

36.6


Male

39.7


Female

Washington Adults

There are 11,521 adults, (2,125 of whom are seniors) in Washington.

Washington Age Dependency

44.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Sex Ratio

Female

6,973

51.31%

Male

6,617

48.69%

Washington Households and Families

Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69%31%
All48.5%51.5%
Female43.5%56.5%
Non Family38.2%61.8%
Male35.4%64.6%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6912.0748.5
Non Family2,7261.2338.2
Married1,7742.6969
Female9343.143.5
Male2573.0235.4

2.74

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2322.54%
9th to 12th Grade8178.96%
High School Graduate3,91842.97%
Some College1,31314.40%
Associates Degree91710.06%
Bachelors Degree1,39815.33%
Graduate Degree5235.74%

Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2686,4841,554
Black1,3291,119162
Multiple Races24419045
Hispanic15415036
Asian132132124

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 93.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,288$33,329$25,612
Less Than High School$14,794$13,837$19,609
High School Grad$25,686$30,867$17,933
Some College$27,560$38,542$22,705
Bachelors Degree$40,099$46,250$35,375
Graduate Degree$45,938$41,210$53,229

$28,288

Average Earnings

$33,329

Average Male

$25,612

Average Female

Washington Language

Washington Language by Age

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 1.25% of the population.

Washington Poverty

Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3281,81619.47%
Black1,72847427.43%
Multiple58022739.14%
Hispanic247114.45%

20.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.18%

Male Poverty Rate

22.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington is Multiple, with 39.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington is Hispanic, with 4.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.68%
High School19.79%
Some College13.20%
Bachelors or Greater5.72%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.63%
Male Unemployed26.05%
Female Employed14.25%
Male Employed10.10%

Washington Income

Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,331$50,652
Families$57,459$65,117
Married Families$73,031-
Non Families$24,058$32,678

Washington Marital Status

Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.2%

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 35-44.

Washington Marital Status by Race

Washington Veterans

912

Number of Veterans

792

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam237
First Gulf War236
Second Gulf War164
Korea49
World War II16
Name Veterans % of Total
White6797.27%
Black21914.49%
Hispanic4018.35%
2 or More143.10%

$Washington Veterans by Education

9.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

8.4%

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

76.09%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.49% of Washington residents were born in the United States, with 76.09% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.71% 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
202013,392-58-0.43%
201913,450-58-0.43%
201813,508-44-0.32%
201713,552-58-0.43%
201613,61010.01%
201513,609-65-0.48%
201413,674-59-0.43%
201313,733-184-1.32%
201213,917-5-0.04%
201113,922-78-0.56%
201014,000-1,268-0.86%
200015,268-596-0.38%
199015,864-2,499-1.45%
198018,363-1,464-0.76%
197019,827-3,718-1.70%
196023,545-2,735-1.09%
195026,2801140.04%
194026,1661,6210.64%
193024,5453,0651.34%
192021,4802,7021.35%
191018,77811,1089.37%
19007,6706070.83%
18907,0632,7715.11%
18804,2927211.86%
18703,571-16-0.04%
18603,5879253.03%
18502,6620.00%