For population 25 years and over in Washington:
For population 15 years and over in Washington city:
454 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $718 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (49.2 miles , pop. 69,291).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (82.7 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (221.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Montgomery, IN (2.6 miles ), Wheatland, IN (2.7 miles ), Cannelburg, IN (3.1 miles) , Monroe City, IN (3.2 miles ), Plainville, IN (3.2 miles ), Bicknell, IN (3.3 miles ), Edwardsport, IN (3.4 miles ), Petersburg, IN (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.66 N, Longitude: 87.18 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +523 (+4.6%)
Area code: 812
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime in Washington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -207 (-1.8%).
Work and jobs in Washington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Washington, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Washington city center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 1/7/1989, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Washington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 53% 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 41.0 miles away from the city 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 39.9 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 56.9 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 38.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 49.9 miles away from Washington center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.2 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 Daviess County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Chase Stevens - Professional wrestler, William Donald Borders - Catholic bishop, Chuck Harmon - Baseball player, Dick McBride (poet) - Poet, Don C. Faith, Jr. - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Drew Streicher - College basketball player (Butler Bulldogs), Luke Zeller - College basketball player (Notre Dame Fighting Irish).
Hospital/medical center in Washington:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:
Public high schools in Washington:
Private high schools in Washington:
See full list of schools located in Washington, School District: WASHINGTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION
Public elementary/middle schools in Washington:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.858. This is significantly worse than average. There were 46 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. There were 52 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 82 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. There were 84 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 48 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. There were 50 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Washington and their reported violations in the past:NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Washington that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 20.7%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 43.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.3% for other race residents, 65.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in Washington:
Washington compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Washington (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Indiana:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Washington (based on Daviess County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,862 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,695 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Washington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $525,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,988
Total average daily truck traffic: 552
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 5,986
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Washington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Washington, IN)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Washington)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Washington)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washington, IN
Washington on our top lists:
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2013.