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|Median resident age:||37.5 years|
|Indiana median age:||37.3 years|
Zip codes: 47501.
Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,492 (it was $16,721 in 2000)
Washington city income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $76,325 (it was $60,200 in 2000)
Median gross rent in 2013: $572.
Races in Washington, IN (2010)
- 9,98086.7%White alone
- 1361.2%Two or more races
- 1221.1%Asian alone
- 1161.0%Black alone
- 290.3%American Indian alone
- 130.1%Other race alone
- 60.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
Pacific Islander alone
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Latest news from Washington, IN collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations
Ancestries: German (24.2%), United States (16.3%), Irish (14.3%), English (7.6%), Italian (2.0%), French (1.8%).
Current Local Time: EST time zone
Elevation: 504 feet
Land area: 4.73 square miles.
Population density: 2,511 people per square mile(average).
For population 25 years and over in Washington:
- High school or higher: 81.2%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
- Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
- Unemployed: 6.0%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Washington city:
- Never married: 22.5%
- Now married: 50.0%
- Separated: 1.8%
- Widowed: 9.8%
- Divorced: 15.9%
628 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America).
According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Washington, Indiana as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Washington to the number of sex offenders is 326 to 1.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $668 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $494 (0.8%)
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) , Ragsdale, IN (3.2 miles) , Monroe City, IN (3.2 miles ), Plainville, IN (3.2 miles ), Bicknell, IN (3.3 miles ), Edwardsport, IN (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $130,400
- 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $167,600
- 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $172,200
- 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $188,100
- 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $183,300
- 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $152,900
- 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $165,200
- 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $171,800
- 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $178,900
- 2006: 97 buildings, average cost: $106,600
- 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $212,600
- 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $202,900
- 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $134,000
- 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $137,300
- 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $110,500
- 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $119,600
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Latitude: 38.66 N, Longitude: 87.18 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,160 (+9.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,891 (58.4%)
Area code: 812
|Crime rates in Washington by Year|
|City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 261.6)||362.6||293.1||244.1||357.1||440.0|
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Crime rate in Washington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
|Officers per 1,000 residents here:||1.56|
Unemployment by year (%)
Historical housing units
Population change in the 1990s: -207 (-1.8%).
- Manufacturing (28%)
- Construction (12%)
- Transportation and warehousing (10%)
- Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
- Retail trade (7%)
- Accommodation and food services (5%)
- Public administration (5%)
- Health care and social assistance (31%)
- Manufacturing (13%)
- Retail trade (12%)
- Accommodation and food services (10%)
- Educational services (10%)
- Transportation and warehousing (5%)
- Public administration (4%)
- Production occupations (21%)
- Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
- Transportation occupations (11%)
- Management occupations (7%)
- Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
- Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
- Sales and related occupations (5%)
- Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
- Sales and related occupations (12%)
- Production occupations (11%)
- Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
- Healthcare support occupations (7%)
- Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
- Personal care and service occupations (7%)
Average climate in Washington, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 60% 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 slightly above Indiana state average. It is 76% 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 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 177.9 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: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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).
Medal of Honor Recipients
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Washington: Don C., Jr. Faith.
Hospitals and medical centers in Washington:
- COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES SW IN (402 E FLORA ST)
- DAVIESS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1314 E WALNUT ST)
- DAVITA - DAVIESS COUNTY DIALYSIS (310 NE 14TH STREET)
- DAVIESS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (MEMORIAL AT 14TH ST DAVIESS COMMUNITY HOSPIT)
- EASTGATE MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2119 E NATIONAL HWY)
- HILLSIDE MANOR NURSING HOME (1109 E NATIONAL HWY)
- PRAIRIE VILLAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (801 S SR 57)
- WASHINGTON NURSING CENTER (603 E NATIONAL HWY)
Airports located in Washington:
- Daviess County Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 52, Itinerant Ops: 789, Local Ops: 4,416)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:
- Vincennes University (about 19 miles; Vincennes, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,876)
- Wabash Valley College (about 37 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
- Indiana University-Bloomington (about 50 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)
- University of Evansville (about 52 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
- University of Southern Indiana (about 56 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
- Indiana State University (about 58 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 58 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
Public high schools in Washington:
- Washington High School (Students: 754; Location: 608 E Walnut St; Grades: 9-12)
- Washington Catholic Mid/High School (Students: 177; Location: 201 NE Second St; Grades: 6-12)
- Grace Christian School (Students: 71; Location: 418 E Highland Ave; Grades: PK-12)
- Trinity Holiness Academy School (Students: 20; Location: 1604 State St; Grades: K-12)
Private high schools in Washington:
Public elementary/middle schools in Washington:
- Lena Dunn Elementary School (Students: 402; Location: 801 NW 11th St; Grades: K-6)
- Washington Junior High School (Students: 395; Location: 210 NE 6th St; Grades: 7-8)
- Helen Griffith Elementary School (Students: 369; Location: 803 E National Hwy; Grades: K-6)
- North Elementary School (Students: 344; Location: 600 NE 6th St; Grades: K-6)
- Washington Catholic Elementary School (Students: 178; Location: 310 NE Second St; Grades: PK-5)
- Veale Elementary School (Students: 169; Location: 326 E 450 S; Grades: K-6)
- Twin Rivers Career & Tech Education Area School (Location: 301 E South St; Grades: VO-ED)
Notable locations in Washington: Washington Fire Department Station 1 (A), Washington Fire Department Station 2 (B), Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map
Park in Washington: East Side Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map
Tourist attractions: Davis County Museum (212 East Main Street), Washington Little League (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5 Edwardsport Road).
Hotels: Budget Inn (412 East South Street), City Motel (1115 East National Highway), Baymont Inn Washington (7 Cumberland Drive).
Courts: Daviess County Offices - Clerk Circuit Court (Court House), Daviess County - Daviess Circuit Court (Court House), Indiana State - Transportation Dept- Washington (900 Highway 50 West).
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 84.0. This is about average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Washington that have no violations reported:
- DAVIESS COUNTY RURAL WATER (Population served: 6,300, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.5% for Black residents, 34.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.7% for other race residents, 47.9% for two or more races residents)
|This city:||2.4 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
- Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
- Gay men: 0.3% of all households
People in group quarters in Washington in 2010:
- 220 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
- 191 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
- 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
- 7 people in group homes intended for adults
People in group quarters in Washington in 2000:
- 334 people in nursing homes
- 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
- 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Washington compared to Indiana state average:
- Median house value below state average.
- Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- House age above state average.
- Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
- Number of college students below state average.
Banks with branches in Washington (2011 data):
- Old National Bank: Depot Branch, Washington Branch, Washington Branch, Downtown Branch, State Street East Side Branch. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
- German American Bancorp: Drive-Up-walk-in Branch, Peoples Bank - Branch, Cherry Tree Plaza Branch. Info updated 2011/02/01: Bank assets: $1,866.8 mil, Deposits: $1,578.2 mil, headquarters in Jasper, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: German American Bancorp, Inc.
- Woodforest National Bank: Washington Walmart Branch at 1801 S State Road 57, branch established on 2008/04/26. 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) (Amended And
- First Federal Savings Bank: Van Trees Street Branch at 200 E Van Trees St, branch established on 2006/10/10. Info updated 2011/11/29: Bank assets: $376.9 mil, Deposits: $267.9 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp Of Indiana, Inc.
- First Federal Savings Bank of Washington: First Federal Savings Bank Of Washin at 439 South State Road 57, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $81.2 mil, Deposits: $70.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Indiana:
- Black Oak Motel, Rt 3, Washington, IN 47501 , Phone: (812) 486-3271
- City Motel, 1115 E National Hwy, Washington, IN 47501 , Phone: (812) 254-4696
- Twi Lite Motel, 412 E South St, Washington, IN 47501 , Phone: (812) 254-5816
- Holiday Inn Express, 1808 E National Hwy, Washington, IN 47501 , Phone: (812) 254-6666, Fax: (812) 254-9730
- Baymont Inn & Suites-washington, 7 Cumberland Dr, Washington, IN 47501 , Phone: (812) 254-7000
- Theroff's Motel, 2001 E National Hwy, Washington, IN 47501 , Phone: (812) 254-4279, Fax: (812) 254-4709
Educational Attainment (%) in 2013
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Utility gas (68%)
- Electricity (29%)
- Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
- Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
- Wood (1%)
Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Washington city (based on Daviess County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
|Daviess County:||3.00 / 10,000 pop.|
|Indiana:||1.73 / 10,000 pop.|
|Daviess County:||2.34 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||3.57 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||5.00 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||6.78 / 10,000 pop.|
|Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)|
|Function||Full-time employees||Monthly full-time payroll||Average yearly full-time wage||Part-time employees||Monthly part-time payroll|
|Other Government Administration||17||$33,243||$23,466||0||$0|
|Judicial and Legal||0||$0||1||$3,204|
|Police Protection - Officers||17||$58,272||$41,133||0||$0|
|Police - Other||6||$13,375||$26,750||0||$0|
|Streets and Highways||11||$38,222||$41,697||0||$0|
|Solid Waste Management||12||$32,825||$32,825||1||$1,229|
|Parks and Recreation||3||$9,235||$36,940||0||$0|
|Other and Unallocable||1||$2,677||$32,124||0||$0|
|Totals for Government||152||$462,302||$36,498||3||$4,964|
3.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,787 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
|from Knox County, IN||0.43% ($32,313 average AGI)|
|from Pike County, IN||0.27% ($25,933)|
|from Greene County, IN||0.23% ($34,577)|
4.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,835 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:
- WAMW (1580 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: GREENE ELECTRONICS)
- WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
- WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
- WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WAOV (1450 AM; 1 kW; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
- KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
- KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
- WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
- WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
- WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
- WITZ (990 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:
- WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WBHW (88.7 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
- WAMW-FM (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: GREENE ELECTRONICS)
- W211AT (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
- WRZR (94.5 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: HEMBREE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- WUZR (105.7 FM; BICKNELL, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
- WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)
- WZDM (92.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
- WBTO-FM (102.3 FM; PETERSBURG, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
- WATI (89.9 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
- WFML (96.7 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: THE VINCENNES UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
- WQTY (93.3 FM; LINTON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC.)
- WITZ-FM (104.7 FM; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Washington:
- WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)
- WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
- WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
- WJTS-LP (Channel 27; JASPER, IN; Owner: PAUL E. KNIES)
Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)
- National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
- 5Number of bridges
- 8m26ftTotal length
- $1,290,000Total costs
- 5,141Total average daily traffic
- 568Total average daily truck traffic
- 6,927Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (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: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 58 (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:
- Fire: 123
- Hazardous Condition: 54
- Service Call: 12
- Good Intent Call: 1
Incident types - Washington
|Most common first names in Washington, IN among deceased individuals|
|Most common last names in Washington, IN among deceased individuals|
|Last name||Count||Lived (average)|
|Businesses in Washington, IN|
|Advance Auto Parts||1||La-Z-Boy||1|
|Arby's||1||Long John Silver's||1|
|Big O Tires||1||Nike||4|
|Burger King||1||Papa John's Pizza||1|
Washington on our top lists:
- #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and related products (population 5,000+)"
- #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
- #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and related products (population 5,000+)"
- #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
- #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
- #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
- #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
- #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
- #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
- #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2015.