Fort Washington, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 23,717.
Population change since 2000: -0.5%
Males: 11,768  (49.6%)
Females: 11,949  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

48.7 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20744.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $119,350 (it was $81,177 in 2000)
Fort Washington:

$119,350
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $47,505 (it was $30,871 in 2000)

Fort Washington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $357,471 (it was $171,400 in 2000)
Fort Washington:

$357,471
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $363,184; detached houses: $363,547; townhouses or other attached units: $194,434; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $179,912

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,549.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Washington: 162.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.3%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Black residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 29.4% for other race residents, 1.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fort Washington, MD (2017)
    • 15,91565.5%Black alone
    • 2,53310.4%Asian alone
    • 2,4009.9%Hispanic
    • 2,3829.8%White alone
    • 8103.3%Two or more races
    • 670.3%Other race alone

Races in Fort Washington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Fort Washington, Maryland as of January 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Washington is 424 to 1.


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Ancestries: African (2.2%), American (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 176 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,747 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Washington, Maryland map

4,072 residents are foreign born (7.4% Asia, 6.0% Latin America, 1.7% Africa).

This place:

16.8%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,304 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,728 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Alexandria, VA (6.0 miles , pop. 128,283).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (11.8 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (132.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Friendly, MD (1.4 miles ),
Fort Hunt, VA (1.6 miles ),
National Harbor, MD (1.8 miles ),
Hybla Valley, VA (1.9 miles ),
Oxon Hill, MD (2.1 miles ),
Oxon Hill-Glassmanor, MD (2.1 miles ),
Groveton, VA (2.2 miles ),
Huntington, VA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 77.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,054 (-29.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,390 (10.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Fort Washington, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Washington, MD in 2017

Property values in Fort Washington, MD

Fort Washington satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Maryland:

3.9%
Most common industries in Fort Washington, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (19.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (17.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.8%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (22.2%)
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.1%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Fort Washington, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)

Average climate in Fort Washington, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fort Washington, Maryland average temperatures Fort Washington, Maryland average precipitation Fort Washington, Maryland humidity Fort Washington, Maryland wind speed Fort Washington, Maryland snowfall Fort Washington, Maryland sunshine Fort Washington, Maryland clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.3. This is about average.

City:

87.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.315. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.315
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.594. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.594
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Fort Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Fort Washington place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Washington-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Fort Washington center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 121.4 miles away from Fort Washington center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 261.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 121.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 295.2 miles away from Fort Washington center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince George's County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Washington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Washington:

  • FORT WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 11711 LIVINGSTON ROAD)
  • FORT WASHINGTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (12021 LIVINGSTON ROAD)
  • BMA - FORT WASHINGTON (12780 OLD FORT RD)
  • FMC - FORT FOOTE (8507 OXON HILL RD)
  • AMERICARE IN HOME NURSING (10905 FORT WASHINGTON ROAD SUITE 213)

Heliports located in Fort Washington:

Amtrak stations near Fort Washington:

  • 6 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Washington:

  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 8 miles; Suitland, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,748)
  • George Washington University (about 11 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 11 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 12 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • Georgetown University (about 12 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 12,535)
  • Howard University (about 13 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Medtech Institute (about 13 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)

Public high school in Fort Washington:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Fort Washington:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fort Washington: Cherry Hill Farm And Orchard (A), South Potomac Commerce Center (B), National Harbor (C), Tantallon Country Club (D), Tantallon Marina (E), Prince Georges Yacht Club (F), Fort Washington Marina (G), Prince Georges County Fire Department Station 847 Allentown Road Volunteer Fire Department 2 (H), Notley Hall (I), Silesia Fire Station Company 47 (J), Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Potomac Shopping Center (1), Olde Forte Village Shopping Center (2), Fort Washington Shopping Center (3), Forest Plaza Shopping Center (4), Livingston Square Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fort Washington include: Fort Foote Baptist Church (A), Fort Washington United Methodist Church (B), Christ Missionary Baptist Church (C), Riverside Baptist Church (D), Fort Washington Church (E), Grace Church (F), Saint Johns Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lyles Family Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Henson Creek (A), Hunters Mill Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fort Washington include: Riverview Recreation Center (1), Potomac River Waterfront Park (2), Betty Blume Park (3), National Capital Parks-East (4), Potomac Vista Recreation Area (5), Tantallon North Neighborhood Park (6), Potomac Landing Park (7), Tantallon Park (8), Franklin Square Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Capital Caricaturez (Arcades & Amusements; 14099 Wilton Oaks Dr) (1), D & M Enterprises (Tours & Charters; 710 Gleneagles Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Tri-com Travel (1912 Border Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Jarrett Jack - NBA player (Portland Trail Blazers, born: Oct 28, 1983), Jeff Kinney (writer) - Children's writer, Joe Haden - College football player, Lamar Butler - Basketball player, Leon Joe - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Oct 26, 1981), Mechelle Lewis - Athletics competitor, Waine Bacon - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Apr 11, 1979), Byron Westbrook - Football player, Calvin Tiggle - Player of and football, Charles E. Hart - General.

Prince George's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Fort Washington in 2010:

  • 145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Fort Washington in 2000:

  • 143 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Fort Washington (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Olde Forte Village Center Branch at 980 East Swan Creek Road, branch established on 1993/12/06. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Fort Washington Branch at 9412 Livingston Road, branch established on 1993/11/04. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Fort Washington Branch at 11807 Livingston Road, branch established on 1982/03/18. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Old Line Bank: Fort Washington Branch at 12740 Old Fort Road, branch established on 1973/07/30. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $803.6 mil, Deposits: $691.2 mil, headquarters in Bowie, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Old Line Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fort Washington:

Marital status in Fort Washington, MD
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Washington:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fort Washington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Fort Washington:

(Fort Washington, Maryland Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Fort Washington, MD (based on Prince George's County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant179,374430
Catholic83,95935
Mainline Protestant51,153156
Black Protestant48,98466
Other28,74357
Orthodox1,2186
None469,989-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 140
Here:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
Prince George's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
Prince George's County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.7%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fort Washington:

51.7%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.0%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.4%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fort Washington:

14.1%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fort Washington:

35.9%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

56.4%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Washington:

82.8%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Washington, MD Residents

6.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($530 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.27% ($43,734 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($45,435)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.41% ($53,612)


7.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($45,199 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.97% ($36,643)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.66% ($61,705)
Businesses in Fort Washington, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
CVS2Safeway1
Chevrolet1Starbucks1
Cricket Wireless1Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
DressBarn2U-Haul1
FedEx4UPS2
GNC1Vons1
Giant1World Gym1
KFC1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Washington:

  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Washington:

  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Washington:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Fort Washington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.6mTotal length
  • $499,000Total costs
  • 582,113Total average daily traffic
  • 41,139Total average daily truck traffic
  • 363,349Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fort Washington, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 102000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fort Washington, MD

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fort Washington)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Lat: 38.793083 Lon: -76.951500, Call Sign: WPIJ845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.375 MHz, 463.375 MHz, 464.375 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2005, Expiration Date: 09/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2015, Certifier: John H Agnew, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (202) 722-4606, Email:
  • 9598 Livingston Rd (Lat: 38.758250 Lon: -76.996833), Call Sign: WPXP392,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.2400 MHz, 33.1400 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 35.1200 MHz, 35.8800 MHz, 35.9600 MHz, 151.655 MHz, 151.685 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 05/14/2003, Expiration Date: 05/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/20/2013, Certifier: Remona Barbour, Registrant: Spectrum License Consultants, 8212 Ithaca Ave Ste 15, Lubbock, TX 79453, Phone: (806) 780-7800, Fax: (806) 780-7802, Email:
  • 996 E Swan Creek (Lat: 38.725278 Lon: -76.990278), Call Sign: WQBG488,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • 9596 Livingston Road (Lat: 38.740556 Lon: -76.997222), Call Sign: WQEK668,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz... (+18 more), Grant Date: 02/22/2006, Expiration Date: 02/22/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/23/2016, Certifier: Marcella Hammond, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 38.795278 Lon: -76.960278, Call Sign: WQES598,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.987 MHz, 464.325 MHz, 464.825 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2006, Expiration Date: 04/04/2016, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2016, Certifier: Roland Lucian, Registrant: Metrotalk, Inc., 4246 Kenilworth Ave., Bladensburg, MD 20710, Phone: (301) 209-8364, Fax: (301) 779-4329, Email:
  • 11108 Fort Washington Road (Lat: 38.741278 Lon: -76.996083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQIS399,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 154.085 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2018, Expiration Date: 04/30/2028, Certifier: George E Ryan Ii, Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8865, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:
  • Lat: 38.793083 Lon: -76.951500, Call Sign: WQXF695,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.375 MHz, 463.375 MHz, 464.375 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2016, Expiration Date: 02/22/2026, Certifier: Kevin Carter, Registrant: Metrocom Inc., Brookeville, MD 20833, Phone: (202) 882-4420, Fax: (301) 570-7523, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

112 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Washington)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fort Washington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED177$292,78962$321,571403$269,37034$86,50234$261,451
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$286,91034$335,72154$285,0488$79,66311$323,639
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$274,29235$271,188296$304,14623$83,27529$233,886
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN37$275,02619$364,499168$303,7368$147,31812$263,267
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$303,1356$216,43751$307,5700$08$236,528
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8013.06 , 8013.07, 8013.08, 8013.09, 8014.03, 8014.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$288,0202$383,6101$338,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$359,5914$305,2933$292,340
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$145,0003$304,0100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$295,3251$224,3601$164,760
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8013.06 , 8013.07, 8013.08, 8013.09, 8014.03, 8014.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fort Washington, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fort Washington, MD - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 62. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 192 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Fort Washington, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (21.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fort Washington, MD
    • 44347.5%Structure Fires
    • 19921.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 17318.5%Outside Fires
    • 11812.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Washington, MD
Most common first names in Fort Washington, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13377.9 years
James12769.4 years
John12671.8 years
William11671.3 years
Robert8568.9 years
Charles7270.2 years
Joseph6769.9 years
George6174.2 years
Helen4680.2 years
Margaret4178.6 years
Most common last names in Fort Washington, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6671.5 years
Johnson6571.4 years
Jones5166.5 years
Williams5171.0 years
Brown5073.3 years
Davis3775.4 years
Taylor3574.8 years
Jackson2975.2 years
Thomas2669.2 years
Miller2572.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Washington, MD
  • 45.6%Utility gas
  • 43.6%Electricity
  • 8.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Washington, MD
  • 61.1%Electricity
  • 22.7%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Fort Washington compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Fort Washington on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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