Washington, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 16,811 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +55.1%
Males: 8,214  (48.9%)
Females: 8,597  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61571.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,259 (it was $52,210 in 2000)
Washington:

$71,259
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,736 (it was $24,231 in 2000)

Washington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $174,350 (it was $98,200 in 2000)
Washington:

$174,350
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $182,917; detached houses: $184,318; townhouses or other attached units: $109,658; in 2-unit structures: $150,655; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $262,191; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,342; mobile homes: $64,899

Median gross rent in 2017: $854.

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.6%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.2% for Black residents, 18.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Washington, IL (2010)
    • 14,43695.4%White alone
    • 2481.6%Hispanic
    • 1781.2%Two or more races
    • 1521.0%Asian alone
    • 760.5%Black alone
    • 190.1%American Indian alone
    • 190.1%Other race alone
    • 60.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Washington, Illinois as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Washington is 1,337 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Washington by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(80.7)
14
(109.7)
5
(37.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A3
(19.8)
3
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.6)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.5)
5
(29.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.7)
4
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
N/A12
(79.1)
3
(19.8)
5
(32.3)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.8)
2
(11.7)
1
(5.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(88.8)
32
(250.8)
17
(127.2)
3
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(6.6)
16
(105.5)
19
(122.7)
6
(37.9)
6
(37.6)
12
(70.7)
4
(23.3)
24
(140.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
53
(427.6)
45
(352.7)
42
(314.3)
20
(145.3)
29
(208.0)
N/A33
(217.4)
40
(263.6)
56
(361.6)
62
(391.5)
40
(250.6)
35
(206.3)
39
(227.6)
36
(211.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
145
(1,170)
103
(807.3)
126
(942.8)
73
(530.4)
69
(494.9)
N/A150
(988.1)
109
(718.4)
129
(832.9)
99
(625.2)
103
(645.3)
141
(831.1)
116
(676.9)
153
(897.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(48.4)
10
(78.4)
24
(179.6)
4
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
6
(41.6)
N/A6
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(31.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.8)
2
(11.7)
4
(23.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
3
(22.4)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
N/A3
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.9)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)162.9205.9138.438.136.538.698.793.292.874.555.966.366.1105.9

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City-data.com crime index in Washington, IL

Crime rate in Washington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 27 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Illinois average:

2.74
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Ancestries: German (31.2%), American (12.1%), Irish (9.5%), English (7.1%), European (5.6%), Swedish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/28/1878

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 7.48 square miles.

Population density: 2,249 people per square mile   (low).

Washington, Illinois map

509 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,730 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,274 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (10.0 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (119.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Germantown Hills, IL (2.3 miles ),
Metamora, IL (2.6 miles ),
Morton, IL (2.6 miles ),
Deer Creek, IL (2.6 miles ),
East Peoria, IL (2.6 miles ),
Eureka, IL (2.8 miles ),
Peoria Heights, IL (2.9 miles ),
Bay View Gardens, IL (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 89.42 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,856 (-17.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,757 (23.6%)

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Washington, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Washington, IL in 2017
Washington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2000: 82 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2002: 102 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2003: 181 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2004: 160 buildings, average cost: $183,500
  • 2005: 277 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2006: 127 buildings, average cost: $225,500
  • 2007: 104 buildings, average cost: $239,500
  • 2008: 95 buildings, average cost: $249,700
  • 2009: 91 buildings, average cost: $254,200
  • 2010: 82 buildings, average cost: $264,200
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $289,100
  • 2012: 61 buildings, average cost: $271,900
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $283,200
  • 2014: 477 buildings, average cost: $244,300
  • 2015: 86 buildings, average cost: $264,500
  • 2016: 48 buildings, average cost: $285,500
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $283,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, IL residents
Average permit cost in Washington, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Washington, IL
Historical housing units in Washington, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +455 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in Washington, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (12.6%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (19.5%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Washington, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.0%)

Average climate in Washington, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Washington, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.8. This is about average.

City:

74.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.927. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.927
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.57
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Washington city center injured 3 people.

On 6/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 14.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from Washington center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 153.7 miles away from Washington center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 175.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from Washington center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 162.3 miles away from Washington 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 Tazewell County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Washington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON CHRISTIAN VILLAGE (1201 NEWCASTLE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Washington:

  • ROSEWOOD CARE CENTER OF EAST PEORIA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; EAST PEORIA, IL)
  • AFFILIATED HOME DIALYSIS, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; EAST PEORIA, IL)
  • FMC- EAST PEORIA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; EAST PEORIA, IL)
  • LINDEN ESTATE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MORTON, IL)
  • HEARTLAND OF RIVERVIEW (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; EAST PEORIA, IL)
  • OAKWOOD ESTATE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MORTON, IL)
  • APOS CHRISTIAN TIMBER RIDGE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MORTON, IL)

Amtrak station near Washington:

  • 15 miles: PEORIA AIRPORT (6100 W. EVERETT M. DIRKSEN PKY.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:

  • Illinois Central College (about 6 miles; East Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 11 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Heartland Community College (about 25 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois State University (about 27 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 27 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 45 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Richland Community College (about 64 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)

Public high school in Washington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Washington:

Private elementary/middle school in Washington:

  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 276, Location: 100 HARVEY ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Washington

Library in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $809,503; Location: 380 NORTH WILMOR ROAD; 53,058 books; 826 e-books; 3,180 audio materials; 2,571 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 4 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 203 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lincoln Grade School- KG-4 Washington Middle School- 5-8

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Washington: Washington Park Pool (A), Hillcrest Country Club (B), Washington City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Sunnyland Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Washington include: Our Savior Church (A), Faith Church (B), Saint Marks Church (C), Evangelical Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Zion Lutheran Cemetery (1), Glendale Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: West Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Washington include: Meadow Valley Park (1), Sweltzer Park (2), Washington Park (3), Weaver Park (4), Candlewood Park (5), Birchwood Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Crestview Motel (1216 Peoria St).

Birthplace of: Doug Lee (basketball) - Basketball player.

Tazewell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Washington and their reported violations in the past:

QUAIL MEADOWS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PINE LAKES GOLF CLUB (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WASHINGTON AMERICAN LEGION (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SPARKLING CLEAN VEND MACHINE (Population served: 50, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Washington that have no violations reported:

  • WASH PARK DIST OAK RIDGE CONC (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
107 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Washington (2011 data):

  • Washington State Bank: at 1110 Peoria Street, branch established on 1948/01/17; Cherry Tree Shopping Center Branch at 32 Cherry Tree Shopping Center, branch established on 1981/08/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $52.6 mil, Deposits: $46.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: R & B Management Corporation
  • Heartland Bank and Trust Company: The First's Place Facility at 100 South Cummings Lane, branch established on 1979/12/18; 130 South Main Street Branch at 130 South Main Street, branch established on 1858/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,943.8 mil, Deposits: $1,632.9 mil, headquarters in Bloomington, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Morton Community Bank: Washington Branch at 1881 Washington Road, branch established on 1880/01/01. Info updated 2010/12/15: Bank assets: $2,667.0 mil, Deposits: $2,086.4 mil, headquarters in Morton, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Community Bancorp, Inc. Esop And Trust
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Freedom Parkway Branch at 1996 Freedom Parkway, branch established on 2008/12/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • South Side Trust & Savings Bank of Peoria: Washington Il Branch at 2 Saint Claire Court, branch established on 2007/10/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $668.3 mil, Deposits: $535.4 mil, headquarters in Peoria, IL, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Mid Illinois Bancorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Washington Wal-Mart Branch at 1980 Freedon Parkway, branch established on 2007/04/14. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Washington:

Marital status in Washington, IL
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Washington:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Washington, IL (based on Tazewell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,756118
Mainline Protestant15,40440
Catholic10,6507
Other1,1546
None76,430-
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: 13
This county:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Here:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
Tazewell County:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Tazewell County:

8.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tazewell County:

27.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tazewell County:

8.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.4%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Washington:

21.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Washington:

10.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Washington:

34.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Washington:

57.1%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Washington, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$117,882$70,72910$2,589
Streets and Highways 8$38,439$57,6590$0
Police - Other 7$25,875$44,3574$5,500
Sewerage 6$23,818$47,6360$0
Financial Administration 5$23,986$57,5661$3,372
Water Supply 4$17,269$51,8070$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,891$55,56412$8,609
Other and Unallocable 3$11,809$47,2360$0
Totals for Government 56$272,969$58,49327$20,070

Washington government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $1,766,000 ($105.05)
    Regular Highways: $1,538,000 ($91.49)
    Central Staff Services: $162,000 ($9.64)
    Water Utilities: $142,000 ($8.45)
    Sewerage: $103,000 ($6.13)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,069,000 ($182.56)
    Regular Highways: $1,625,000 ($96.66)
    Sewerage: $1,003,000 ($59.66)
    General - Other: $952,000 ($56.63)
    Water Utilities: $903,000 ($53.71)
    Central Staff Services: $667,000 ($39.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $598,000 ($35.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $69,000 ($4.10)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($2.74)
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000 ($0.95)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $3,408,000 ($202.72)
    Other Investments - Other: $2,214,000 ($131.70)
    Benefit Payments: $316,000 ($18.80)
    Withdrawals: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $364,000 ($21.65)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $25,000 ($1.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.30)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,592,000 ($213.67)

Washington government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,145,000 ($127.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $104,000 ($6.19)
    Other: $77,000 ($4.58)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $115,000 ($6.84)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $33,000 ($1.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $510,000 ($30.34)
    General Local Government Support: $19,000 ($1.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $199,000 ($11.84)
    Interest Earnings: $197,000 ($11.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $133,000 ($7.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,203,000 ($71.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,048,000 ($359.76)
    Highways: $558,000 ($33.19)
  • Tax - Property: $1,619,000 ($96.31)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $692,000 ($41.16)
    Other License: $283,000 ($16.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000 ($0.89)

Washington government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,316,000 ($792.10)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,981,000 ($772.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $711,000 ($42.29)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $376,000 ($22.37)

Washington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,489,000 ($980.85)

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Peoria County, IL  2.13% ($49,964 average AGI)
from Woodford County, IL  0.43% ($61,892)
from McLean County, IL  0.33% ($52,270)


5.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Peoria County, IL  1.86% ($47,861 average AGI)
to Woodford County, IL  0.40% ($54,429)
to McLean County, IL  0.37% ($52,192)
Businesses in Washington, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Menards1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Sleep Inn1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul3
Goodwill2U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS3
Hardee's1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:

  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPEO (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WOAM (1350 AM; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:

  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDQX (102.3 FM; MORTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WRVP (98.5 FM; EUREKA, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W278AE (103.5 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFYR (97.3 FM; ELMWOOD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWCT (96.5 FM; FARMINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Washington:

  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • W41BO (Channel 41; PEORIA, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W67CW (Channel 67; PEORIA, IL; Owner: M.C. PRODUCTIONS)
  • W51CT (Channel 51; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Washington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.5mTotal length
  • $54,000Total costs
  • 44,375Total average daily traffic
  • 2,517Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,976Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Washington, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11920-1929
  • 51960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Washington, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$146,56449$155,066189$156,9125$63,3121$418,03011$123,548
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$141,7405$139,8281$24,6000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$96,9403$92,97019$158,2541$92,8900$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$156,5951$164,04017$182,7321$47,5500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$114,7800$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0222.00 , 0223.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$158,6469$182,727
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$146,3453$135,303
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$234,3601$123,770
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0222.00 , 0223.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Washington, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Washington, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 61. The highest number of fires - 126 took place in 2014, and the least - 35 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Washington, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.3%), and Outside Fires (35.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Washington, IL
    • 42741.3%Structure Fires
    • 36435.2%Outside Fires
    • 14413.9%Other
    • 999.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washington, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Illinois:

  • Super 8 Motel Washington, 1884 Washington Rd, Washington, Illinois 61571 , Phone: (309) 444-8881, Fax: (309) 444-8881
  • Sleep Inn And Suites, 1101 N Cummings Ln, Washington, Illinois 61571 , Phone: (309) 481-0450, Fax: (309) 481-0451
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Illinois
Most common first names in Washington, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12180.9 years
John9976.1 years
Robert9571.3 years
William9476.2 years
James6972.0 years
Dorothy6177.5 years
Donald5972.2 years
Charles5878.7 years
Margaret4679.1 years
Ruth4579.2 years
Most common last names in Washington, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4276.0 years
Johnson2279.1 years
Blumenshine2179.4 years
Miller2177.0 years
Clark1979.5 years
Jones1875.1 years
Schmidt1781.7 years
Thomas1775.8 years
Wilson1777.3 years
White1679.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Washington, IL
  • 87.0%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Washington, IL
  • 52.4%Utility gas
  • 43.7%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Washington compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 23 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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