Washington, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 7,370 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 3,478  (47.2%)
Females: 3,892  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52353.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,299 (it was $36,067 in 2000)
Washington:

$45,299
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,107 (it was $18,145 in 2000)

Washington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,116 (it was $78,100 in 2000)
Washington:

$100,116
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $105,364; Detached houses: $107,574; Townhouses or other attached units: $114,472; In 2-unit structures: $120,057; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,704; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $55,755; Mobile homes: $17,158

Median gross rent in 2012: $644.

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  • White alone - 6,250 (86.0%)
  • Hispanic - 779 (10.7%)
  • Black alone - 97 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 84 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 39 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 11 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Washington: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), Irish (17.0%), English (8.2%), United States (6.1%), Dutch (3.2%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/6/1864

Elevation: 762 feet

Land area: 4.85 square miles.

Population density: 1,521 people per square mile   (low).

Washington,IA real estate house value index trend

Washington, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Washington:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washington city:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

404 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.5%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Washington, Iowa as of July 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Washington to the number of sex offenders is 431 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,499 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,469 (1.6%)

Washington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (26.0 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (170.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (210.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ainsworth, IA (2.7 miles ), West Chester, IA (2.7 miles) , Coppock, IA (3.1 miles) , Crawfordsville, IA (3.1 miles ), Wayland, IA (3.3 miles ), Brighton, IA (3.3 miles ), Cotter, IA (3.4 miles) , Kalona, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.30 N, Longitude: 91.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +466 (+6.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,987 (58.3%)

Area code: 319

Washington household income distribution Washington home values distribution

Crime rates in Washington by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00100110
per 100,000 0.00.013.90.00.013.713.70.0
Rapes 31754165
per 100,000 42.614.197.168.755.013.782.168.1
Robberies 00101011
per 100,000 0.00.013.90.013.70.013.713.6
Assaults 2940262537363647
per 100,000 412.0565.5360.8343.5508.5494.5492.9640.1
Burglaries 2736311955242827
per 100,000 383.6509.0430.1261.0755.9329.7383.4367.7
Thefts 8364466254607254
per 100,000 1179.1904.8638.3851.8742.2824.2985.8735.4
Auto thefts 55354873
per 100,000 71.070.741.668.755.0109.995.840.9
Arson 01101000
per 100,000 0.014.113.90.013.70.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.9) 201.4207.2247.1186.3243.1207.5276.8251.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Washington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Iowa average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -117 (-1.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Washington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Washington, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Washington-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Washington city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the city center injured 47 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% 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 282.0 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 264.4 miles away from Washington center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 308.3 miles away from the city 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 309.5 miles away from Washington 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) earthquake occurred 282.3 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 Washington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Washington topographic map

Birthplace of: Marcus Collins (entertainer) - Actor, Sandy Greiner - Politician, Matt Fish - Basketball player, Harry W. Bolens - Politician, Keith Molesworth - Football player, Pam Roth - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Washington:

  • HOSPICE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY (948 EAST 11TH STREET)
  • REM IOWA-WASHINGTON (1307 NORTH FIFTH AVENUE)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL AND CLINICS (Government - State, 400 EAST POLK STREET)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL AND CLINICS - WASHINGTON (414 E. POLK ST.)
  • WASHINGTON CO. PUBLIC HEALTH (110 NORTH IOWA AVENUE, SUITE 300)
  • ALL-AMERICAN RESTORATIVE CARE OF WASHINGTON, INC (P O BOX 946)
  • HALCYON HOUSE (1015 SOUTH IOWA AVENUE)
  • UNITED PRESBYTERIAN HOME (1203 EAST WASHINGTON STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Washington:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:

  • University of Iowa (about 27 miles; Iowa City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,735)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 41 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 43 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 44 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 60 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 60 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Augustana College (about 61 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)

Public high school in Washington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Washington:

Private elementary/middle school in Washington:

  • ST JAMES SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 616 W 2ND ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Washington

Library in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $320,981; Location: 120 E MAIN; 35,042 books; 2,198 audio materials; 2,196 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Washington: Washington Country Club (A), Washington (B), Washington County Fairgrounds (C), Washington County Ambulance (D), Washington County Courthouse (E), Conger House Museum (F), Milwaukee Railroad Passenger Station (G), Washington Public Library (H), Washington Fire Department (I), Washington City Police Department (J), Washington County Sheriff Office (K), Washington County Farm (L), Washington City Hall (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washington include: Berean Fellowship (A), Reformed Presbyterian Church (B), New Oaks Church (C), Church of the Nazarene (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (E), Church of Christ (F), Church of God (G), United Methodist Church (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Elm Grove Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Washington include: Timothy Brown Historical Marker (1), 1840 Log Cabin Historical Marker (2), George Washington Tree Historical Marker (3), Central Park (4), Case Field (5), Hayes Timber (6), Sunset Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hawkeye Motel (1320 West Madison Street), Super 8 Motel (119 Westview Drive).

Courts: Washington County - Washington- Clerk Of Court (Courthouse), State Of Iowa Court Administration (222 West Main Street).

Washington 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 that have no violations reported:

  • CRAWFORDSVILLE WATER SUPPLY (Address: 426 E MADISON ST , Population served: 264, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.1%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 10.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.4% for other race residents, 40.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

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

People in group quarters in Washington in 2010:

  • 178 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Washington in 2000:

  • 215 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Washington, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Washington compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Washington (2011 data):

  • Washington State Bank: Parking Lot Branch at 303 West Washington Street, branch established on 1963/09/18; at 121 S Marion Ave, branch established on 1932/04/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $227.0 mil, Deposits: $188.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: W.S.b., Inc.
  • Federation Bank: at 102 East Main Street, branch established on 1906/11/01. Info updated 2011/11/01: Bank assets: $111.3 mil, Deposits: $89.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: C-B-g, Inc.
  • West Chester Savings Bank: at 1060 West Monroe Street, branch established on 1900/06/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $50.3 mil, Deposits: $41.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Washington Branch at 300 South Iowa Avenue, branch established on 1933/12/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Washington travel time to work - commute Washington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Washington city (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.16%
Here: 56.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Mennonite Church USAAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents25.1%21.4%10.5%9.4%5.8%
Congregations5.7%15.1%9.4%11.3%5.7%
NameConservative Mennonite ConferenceOld Order AmishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.4%5.3%5.1%4.0%7.9%
Congregations5.7%17.0%1.9%5.7%22.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Washington County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Washington County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Washington County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.3%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

14.5%
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
Other Government Administration 12$30,356$30,3560$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$54,958$65,9501$773
Police - Other 2$3,255$19,5301$554
Firefighters 4$15,680$47,0400$0
Streets and Highways 12$45,039$45,0390$0
Sewerage 3$12,341$49,3640$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,815$45,7800$0
Water Supply 3$12,133$48,5320$0
Local Libraries 4$11,276$33,8288$5,103
Totals for Government 51$188,853$44,43610$6,430

Washington government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $327,000 ($44.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $85,000 ($11.53)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($10.04)
    Air Transportation: $43,000 ($5.83)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($5.16)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($2.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $942,000 ($127.82)
    Water Utilities: $758,000 ($102.85)
    Sewerage: $702,000 ($95.25)
    Regular Highways: $498,000 ($67.57)
    Financial Administration: $484,000 ($65.67)
    General - Other: $435,000 ($59.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $286,000 ($38.81)
    Libraries: $284,000 ($38.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $249,000 ($33.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $227,000 ($30.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $118,000 ($16.01)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($7.19)
    Air Transportation: $32,000 ($4.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($2.17)
    Health - Other: $16,000 ($2.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($14.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $187,000 ($25.37)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $209,000 ($28.36)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($1.22)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,023,000 ($274.49)

Washington government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,026,000 ($139.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $228,000 ($30.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000 ($13.30)
    All Other: $58,000 ($7.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $45,000 ($6.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $97,000 ($13.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $120,000 ($16.28)
    Interest Earnings: $107,000 ($14.52)
    Rents: $49,000 ($6.65)
    Special Assessments: $33,000 ($4.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,003,000 ($136.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $590,000 ($80.05)
    All Other: $169,000 ($22.93)
  • Tax - Property: $2,447,000 ($332.02)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $455,000 ($61.74)
    Other License: $70,000 ($9.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $49,000 ($6.65)

Washington government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,920,000 ($396.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,095,000 ($284.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000 ($111.94)

Washington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,889,000 ($391.99)

6.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,854 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Iowa average:

5.75%

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 Johnson County, IA  1.88% ($31,553 average AGI)
from Keokuk County, IA  0.37% ($23,656)
from Henry County, IA  0.34% ($129,724)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Iowa average:

5.94%

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:
to Johnson County, IA  1.54% ($33,282 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.38% ($38,938)
to Henry County, IA  0.29% ($23,640)

Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:

  • KCII (1380 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, IA; Owner: HOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:

  • KCII-FM (106.1 FM; WASHINGTON, IA; Owner: HOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Washington:

  • K13MN (Channel 13; WASHINGTON, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Washington, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 86
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
See more detailed statistics of Washington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Washington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Washington, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
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: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Washington)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Washington)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Washington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washington, IA
Most common first names in Washington, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9580.3 years
Mary8282.8 years
William7179.8 years
Robert7075.3 years
Charles6379.4 years
Helen5085.2 years
Ruth4884.3 years
Dorothy3979.2 years
Richard3671.6 years
George3679.9 years
Most common last names in Washington, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller4480.7 years
Davis2283.1 years
Johnson2282.7 years
Smith2278.0 years
Stewart2285.7 years
Brown2186.8 years
Jones2181.5 years
Young2078.7 years
Crone1880.4 years
Thompson1782.9 years
Businesses in Washington, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Super 81
Goodwill3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1YMCA1
New Balance2

Washington on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social services occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other health and personal care stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident in 2004 in $"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kevin Chris Threlkeld (28)
  • James T. Knowles (1)
  • Eric Hahn (1)
  • Roger Milks (1)
  • Phillip Minino (1)

Total of 30 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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