Washington

Also part of these county-equivalents:
  1. Washington Legal Resources
  2. Washington Statistics
  3. Washington Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Washington Employment Information
  5. Washington Family Information
  6. Washington Education Information
  7. Washington Public Benefits Information
  8. Washington Criminal Information
  9. Washington Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Washington Zip Codes


Washington Legal Resources

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Washington Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 17,287
  • Land Area (2000): 342.291 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.830 square kilometers

Washington Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2000 10,698 2003 9,820 2005 9,926
2001 9,746 2004 Not Available 2006 10,037
2002 9,906     2007 10,092

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Houses (2000): 7,645

Washington Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 10,416 60.36%
 Rural, Farm 194 1.12%
 Rural, Non-farm 6,647 38.52%

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Washington Employment Information

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Washington Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 483 12.98%
2. Educational Services 233 6.26%
3. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 221 5.94%
4. Public Administration 188 5.05%
5. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 179 4.81%
6. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 173 4.65%
7. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 157 4.22%
8. Repair and Maintenance 147 3.95%
9. Accommodation and Food Services 139 3.73%
10. Health Care 96 2.58%
11. Chemical Manufacturing 95 2.55%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 93 2.50%
13. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 85 2.28%
14. Truck Transportation 84 2.26%
15. Machinery Manufacturing 81 2.18%
16. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 79 2.12%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 63 1.69%
18. Metal Manufactuing 62 1.67%
19. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 56 1.50%
20. Mining 54 1.45%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 673 19.64%
2. Educational Services 428 12.49%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 287 8.37%
4. Finance and Insurance 235 6.86%
5. Public Administration 151 4.41%
6. Social Assistance 142 4.14%
7. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 139 4.06%
8. Department and Other General Stores 119 3.47%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 113 3.30%
10. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 70 2.04%
11. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 66 1.93%
12. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 62 1.81%
13. Apparel Manufacturing 62 1.81%
14. Personal and Laundry Services 61 1.78%
15. Food and Beverage Stores 55 1.60%
16. Chemical Manufacturing 49 1.43%
17. Construction 49 1.43%
18. Food Manufacturing 40 1.17%
19. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 36 1.05%
20. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 35 1.02%

Washington Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 205 5.51%
2. Vehicle Mechanics 193 5.19%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 192 5.16%
4. Other Installation / Maintenance 162 4.35%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 153 4.11%
6. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 151 4.06%
7. Other Management Occupations 144 3.87%
8. Other Production Occupations 129 3.47%
9. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 123 3.30%
10. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 115 3.09%
11. Carpenters 114 3.06%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 110 2.96%
13. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 110 2.96%
14. Top Executives 100 2.69%
15. Agricultural Workers 95 2.55%
16. Farmers and Farm Managers 89 2.39%
17. Law Enforcement Workers 87 2.34%
18. Other Construction Trades 66 1.77%
19. Computer Specialists 59 1.59%
20. Electricians 58 1.56%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 191 5.57%
2. Cashiers 179 5.22%
3. Registered Nurses 159 4.64%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 158 4.61%
5. Secretaries and Admins 140 4.09%
6. Health Technologists and Technicians 131 3.82%
7. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 117 3.41%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 113 3.30%
9. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 112 3.27%
10. Other Production Occupations 101 2.95%
11. Waiters and Waitresses 99 2.89%
12. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 98 2.86%
13. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 95 2.77%
14. Other Management Occupations 94 2.74%
15. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 88 2.57%
16. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 87 2.54%
17. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 85 2.48%
18. Other Healthcare Support 80 2.33%
19. Business Operations Specialists 79 2.31%
20. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 78 2.28%

Washington Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 6,947 51.27%
15-35 hours 1,269 9.37%
1-14 hours 309 2.28%
No regular hours 5,024 37.08%

Washington Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 167 2.45%
5 AM-5:29 AM 197 2.89%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 307 4.50%
6 AM-6:29 AM 529 7.76%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 637 9.35%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,110 16.29%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,508 22.12%
8 AM-8:29 AM 663 9.73%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 238 3.49%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 381 5.59%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 186 2.73%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 55 0.81%
Noon-3:59 PM 358 5.25%
4 PM-11:59 PM 480 7.04%

Washington Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 362 5.31%
5-9 1,197 17.56%
10-14 1,399 20.53%
15-19 780 11.44%
20-24 601 8.82%
25-29 425 6.24%
30-34 981 14.39%
35-39 173 2.54%
40-44 173 2.54%
45-59 394 5.78%
60-89 187 2.74%
At least 90 144 2.11%

Washington Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 25 0.37% 4,739 69.53%
30-44 0 0.00% 1,327 19.47%
45-59 9 0.13% 385 5.65%
At least 60 0 0.00% 331 4.86%

Washington Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 3 0.04%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,050 14.87%
 Car / truck / van, solo 5,508 77.99%
 Motorcycle 23 0.33%
 Other 60 0.85%
 Public transportation 34 0.48%
 Walked 138 1.95%
 Worked at home 246 3.48%

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Washington Family Information

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Households (2000): 6,855 (16,466 people)
Families (2000): 4,692 (13,675 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,651
People at same address in 1995: 9,280

Washington Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,239 17.82%
$10,000-$14,999 660 9.49%
$15,000-$19,999 666 9.58%
$20,000-$24,999 481 6.92%
$25,000-$29,999 469 6.75%
$30,000-$34,999 488 7.02%
$35,000-$39,999 380 5.47%
$40,000-$44,999 356 5.12%
$45,000-$49,999 318 4.57%
$50,000-$59,999 497 7.15%
$60,000-$74,999 520 7.48%
$75,000-$99,999 457 6.57%
$100,000-$124,999 233 3.35%
$125,000-$149,999 98 1.41%
$150,000-$199,999 47 0.68%
$200,000 or more 44 0.63%

Washington Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,923 27.54%
 Family, 2 people 2,242 32.11%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 225 3.22%
 Family, 3 people 1,208 17.30%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 35 0.50%
 Family, 4 people 838 12.00%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 5 0.07%
 Family, 5 people 327 4.68%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 8 0.11%
 Family, 6 people 103 1.48%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 3 0.04%
 Family, 7 or more people 65 0.93%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Washington Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 5,122 28.35%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,959 10.84%
Public Assistance 321 1.78%
Retirement 1,284 7.11%
Self Employment 834 4.62%
Social Security 2,136 11.82%
Supplemental Security 465 2.57%
Wage / Salary 4,861 26.91%
Other 1,084 6.00%

Washington Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,116 60.30%
 With children under 18 1,393 39.70%

Washington Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 528 8.44%
 Married 3,911 62.52%
 Never Married 1,607 25.69%
 Widowed 210 3.36%

Washington Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 800 10.64%
 Married 4,152 55.23%
 Never Married 1,635 21.75%
 Widowed 930 12.37%

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Washington Education Information

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Washington Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,011 7.71%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 2,557 19.50%
 High school diploma or equivalent 3,978 30.34%
 Some college, no degree 2,498 19.05%
 Associate degree 803 6.12%
 Bachelors degree 1,657 12.64%
 Graduate or professional degree 608 4.64%

Washington Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 187 1.08% 137 0.79% 324 1.87%
Kindergarten 161 0.93% 12 0.07% 173 1.00%
Grades 1-4 894 5.17% 37 0.21% 931 5.39%
Grades 5-8 944 5.46% 73 0.42% 1,017 5.88%
Grades 9-12 985 5.70% 87 0.50% 1,072 6.20%
Undergrad college 562 3.25% 46 0.27% 608 3.52%
Graduate or professional school 85 0.49% 2 0.01% 87 0.50%
Total 3,818 22.09% 394 2.28% 4,212 24.37%

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Washington Public Benefits Information

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Washington Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 13,174 78.45%
 Below Poverty Level 3,619 21.55%

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Washington Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 75

Washington Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2000 3.365 0.654 0.000 2.804 6.824 0.187 12.526 30.099 2.056 44.868
2001 2.565 0.103 0.000 2.668 5.336 0.410 11.389 36.220 3.899 51.919
2002 3.836 0.505 0.101 2.726 7.167 0.404 11.710 44.418 2.827 59.358
2003 2.444 0.713 0.102 1.935 5.193 0.611 18.737 43.686 2.342 64.766
2004 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2005 2.216 0.504 0.101 1.713 4.534 0.302 14.608 28.309 2.317 45.235
2006 3.188 0.897 0.000 2.292 6.376 0.199 11.657 32.480 2.989 47.126
2007 5.549 0.297 0.297 4.261 10.404 0.396 11.990 49.544 2.378 63.912

Washington Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 9 34
2005 10 36
2006 9 33
2007 8 29

Washington Crime Index

Year  Index
2000 553
2001 558
2002 659

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Washington Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Washington Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,265 13.10%
10-19 Years 2,338 13.52%
20-29 Years 1,951 11.29%
30-39 Years 2,287 13.23%
40-49 Years 2,643 15.29%
50-59 Years 2,230 12.90%
60-69 Years 1,505 8.71%
70-79 Years 1,286 7.44%
80-89 Years 635 3.67%
90+ Years 147 0.85%

Washington Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 8,037 46.49%
 Female 9,250 53.51%

Washington Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 10,932 63.24%
 African-American 5,705 33.00%
 Hispanic/Latino 443 2.56%
 Multiracial 101 0.58%
 Asian 60 0.35%
 Amerindian 28 0.16%
 Other Race 17 0.10%
 Pacific Islander 1 0.01%

Washington Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 2,215 27.42%
2. English 1,885 23.33%
3. German 950 11.76%
4. Irish 936 11.59%
5. Scottish 361 4.47%
6. Scotch Irish 351 4.35%
7. French Non-Basque 194 2.40%
8. European 130 1.61%
9. Dutch 127 1.57%
10. Welsh 127 1.57%

Washington Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 15,274 94.70%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 556 3.45%
3. Arabic 73 0.45%
4. French 65 0.40%
5. Chinese 53 0.33%
6. German 33 0.20%
7. Tagalog 24 0.15%
8. Italian 14 0.09%
9. Greek 12 0.07%
10. Russian 10 0.06%

Washington Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 16,870 97.76%
 Naturalized immigrant 84 0.49%
 Not a citizen 303 1.76%

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Washington Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Washington Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

27889