Washington, IA

7,368 Population
5.2 square miles 1,405.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,405.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
66.9%
was 69.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.4%
was 4.5%
 
Percent Under 18
22.2%
was 22.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
22.0%
was 22.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
13.5%
was 10.7%
 
Median Household Income
$44,462
was $45,013
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.8
43.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
488.4
was 735.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
732.6
was 1,102.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,385
was 3,435
 
Median Rent
$763
was $739
 
Total Building Permits
8
was 4
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,120
was 3,221
 
Homeownership Rate
61.9%
was 62.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
4
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
645.5
was 655.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.2%
was 15.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
4
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.4
was 1.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.1
was 0.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.3%
was 94.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.5%
was 91.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
17.8%
was 19.5%
 

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