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Population in 2014: 957 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.6%
 
Males: 446  (46.7%)
Females: 511  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  51.8 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70589.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $12,376 (it was $12,177 in 2000)
Washington:

$12,376
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,613 (it was $11,607 in 2000)

Washington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,631 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
Washington:

$87,631
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $116,383; Detached houses: $140,008; Townhouses or other attached units: $106,395; In 2-unit structures: $68,574; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,529; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $95,025; Mobile homes: $35,162

Median gross rent in 2013: $356.

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  • Races in Washington, LA (2010)

    Washington races chart
    • 50952.8%Black alone
    • 41643.2%White alone
    • 181.9%Hispanic
    • 161.7%Two or more races
    • 40.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Washington: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French Canadian (18.9%), French (7.6%), German (5.5%), United States (4.0%), Italian (1.4%), Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 63 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 1,112 people per square mile   (low).

Washington,LA real estate house value index trend

Washington, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Washington:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washington town:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 9.2%
  • Widowed: 16.3%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Louisiana:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,484 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $231 (0.4%)

Washington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (27.8 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (55.8 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (207.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Opelousas, LA (2.5 miles ), Port Barre, LA (2.7 miles ), Lawtell, LA (3.2 miles ), Leonville, LA (3.3 miles ), Palmetto, LA (3.4 miles) , Grand Coteau, LA (3.7 miles ), Ville Platte, LA (3.7 miles ), Sunset, LA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $12,600
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.61 N, Longitude: 92.06 W

Area code: 337

Washington household income distribution Washington home values distribution

Crime rates in Washington (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 burglaries (553.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 thefts (184.3 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 48.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime rates in Washington (2005):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 larceny count (94.2 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 3.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 312.9)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.14
Louisiana average:

3.89
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.8%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -162 (-13.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Washington, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Washington-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/15/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Washington town center killed one person and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/9/1983, a category F3 tornado 11.6 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 447.2 miles away from Washington center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 286.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 212.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 218.7 miles away from Washington center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 315.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Washington topographic map

Birthplace of: John M. Parker - Farmer, Tommy Tate (American football) - Football player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Washington:

  • GARLAND GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • OUR LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • DCI - OPELOUSAS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • OPELOUSAS GENERAL HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • ST LANDRY EXTENDED CARE HOSPITAL LLC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • SECURE CARE HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • MASION DEVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)

airports located in Washington:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:

  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 28 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 28 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 28 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 52 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 53 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 57 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 72 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)

Public high schools in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER (Location: 605 BUHOT STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 6579 HWY. 10, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Washington:

See full list of schools located in Washington

Library in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON MUNICIPAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $81,466; Location: 418 NORTH MAIN STREET; 6,505 books; 50 audio materials; 100 video materials; 60 state licensed databases)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Washington: Washington Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Washington Police Department (B), Washington Municipal Library (C), Town of Washington Museum (D), Washington Town Hall (E), Saint Landry Parish Fire District 3 Station 3 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washington include: Holy Trinity Catholic Church (A), Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (B), Saint Marks Methodist Church (C), Washington Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hebrew Rest Cemetery (1), Cedar Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Washington: Washington Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Acadiana Raptor Center at Malacoff Inc (Recreation Areas; 1298 Grand Prairie Highway).

St. Landry Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 45.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 40.1%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  53.1%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Washington, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Washington (2011 data):

  • Washington State Bank: at 103 North Main Street, branch established on 1893/04/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $125.9 mil, Deposits: $109.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Washington State Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Washington town (based on St. Landry Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,23435
Evangelical Protestant6,08338
Black Protestant2,0627
Mainline Protestant1,31911
Other4064
None24,280-
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: 36
St. Landry Parish:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
St. Landry Parish:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
St. Landry Parish:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Landry Parish:

30.1%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Washington:

44.3%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Washington:

30.5
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.8%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Washington:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Washington:

38.2%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Washington:

51.6%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.8%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Washington, LA 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
Other Government Administration 1$3,107$37,2841$1,135
Police Protection - Officers 14$23,110$19,8091$1,050
Police - Other 4$5,832$17,4962$945
Streets and Highways 2$4,196$25,1762$1,120
Sewerage 0$0 1$800
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$943
Water Supply 2$3,709$22,2541$315
Local Libraries 1$1,805$21,6602$435
Other and Unallocable 2$4,418$26,5088$6,301
Totals for Government 26$46,177$21,31221$13,044

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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 Lafayette Parish, LA  1.30% ($38,026 average AGI)
from Evangeline Parish, LA  0.49% ($28,993)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.39% ($31,707)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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 Lafayette Parish, LA  1.70% ($34,600 average AGI)
to Evangeline Parish, LA  0.44% ($26,426)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.37% ($33,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:

  • KNEK (1190 AM; daytime; 0 kW; WASHINGTON, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: KSLO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:

  • KNEK-FM (104.7 FM; WASHINGTON, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBON (101.1 FM; MAMOU, LA; Owner: ROSE ANN MARX)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVPI-FM (92.5 FM; VILLE PLATTE, LA; Owner: VILLE PLATTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Washington:

  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KDCG-LP (Channel 22; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: ACADIANA CABLE ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)

Washington fatal accident list:

Jan 27, 2014 02:20 PM, Us-167, Roy Rd, Lat: 30.62874, Lon: -92.15065, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 22, 2014 09:24 PM, Sr-St. Landry Veterans Mem, Lat: 30.61569, Lon: -92.05617, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 1, 1998 02:30 PM, Sr-103, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 1988 08:56 PM, La10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 1, 1984 09:10 AM, Corsost, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 1982 06:25 PM, Vinestreet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 1, 1981 04:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $1,267,000Total costs
  • 4,500Total average daily traffic
  • 495Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,850Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Washington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Town Hall On Main St (Lat: 31.616000 Lon: -92.057083), Call Sign: KNAM636
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/2010, Expiration Date: 01/02/2021Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Company Sta 54 Washington Field (Lat: 30.672139 Lon: -92.020667), Call Sign: KEE301
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHzGrant Date: 11/10/2011, Expiration Date: 12/21/2021, Certifier: Michael A VicknairRegistrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, Houston, TX 77251-1396, Phone: (713) 215-2745, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2937D , Serial Number: 26880, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 07/02/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Aerial Crop Care Inc, 6915 Highway 103, Washington, LA 70589
  • Aircraft: NAVION NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4394K , Serial Number: NAV-4-1394, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James L Ardoin, 156 Vista Dr, Washington, LA 70589
  • Aircraft: LATINO TERRY L ZODIAC CH650 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-290-D2 (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 448TL , Serial Number: 65-7557, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 4788 Grand Prairie Hwy, Washington, LA 70589
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 733WW , Serial Number: 17268616, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1977
    Registrant (Individual): John R Iii Thistlethwaite, Po Box 1088, Washington, LA 70589

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

GRAND PRAIRIE WATER SYSTEM (Address: 4642 GRAND PRAIRIE HWY , Population served: 1,530, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2013), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUN-12-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2014)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2013), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUN-12-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-16-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUN-12-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 6 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Washington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washington, LA
Most common first names in Washington, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2781.4 years
Joseph2769.0 years
John2476.9 years
William1466.1 years
Henry1277.1 years
George1174.4 years
Elizabeth1076.9 years
James1073.8 years
Alice1080.8 years
Willie1076.0 years
Most common last names in Washington, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Soileau5777.3 years
Fontenot4874.0 years
Dupre2374.9 years
Doucet2276.5 years
Johnson1771.5 years
Joubert1777.0 years
Lafleur1776.3 years
Ortego1775.2 years
Vidrine1675.3 years
Thomas1674.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Washington compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Washington on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #17 (70589) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 4 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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