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Washington, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Washington had a population of 14,230 as of July 1, 2016. Washington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Washington is located at latitude 38.5519 and longitude -91.0155 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Washington (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 554 feet.

The City of Washington (GNIS ID: 2397208) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Washington is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Washington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Washington: Bassora, Goosetown, New Washington, Owensville, Washington Landing.


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Washington, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,230
Population in Households 14,100
Population in Familes 11,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density1 1,527
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,047
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 3,765
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,029 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,018 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 485 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $175,651
Average Home Value $218,317
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,929
Average Household Income $66,275
Per Capita Income $28,212
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.31%
Households 0.5% 0.43%
Families 0.44% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Washington, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 61 94th
Population Density1 # 165 84th
Diversity Index2 # 493 52nd
Median Household Income # 289 72nd
Per Capita Income # 146 86th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.