Washington, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 6,524 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 3,054  (46.8%)
Females: 3,470  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07882.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,574 (it was $47,000 in 2000)
Washington:

$67,574
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,402 (it was $23,166 in 2000)

Washington borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $207,054 (it was $119,100 in 2000)
Washington:

$207,054
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $279,101; detached houses: $298,362; townhouses or other attached units: $123,427; in 2-unit structures: $291,717; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $432,056; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $336,983; mobile homes: $195,236

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,027.

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington: 109.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.1%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.4% for Black residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 74.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Washington, NJ (2010)
    • 5,19480.4%White alone
    • 5498.5%Hispanic
    • 3725.8%Black alone
    • 2173.4%Asian alone
    • 1151.8%Two or more races
    • 90.1%Other race alone
    • 40.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Washington, New Jersey as of January 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Washington is 1,085 to 1.


Crime rates in Washington by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(14.5)
1
(14.5)
4
(58.7)
3
(45.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.6)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(101.4)
7
(101.7)
3
(44.0)
4
(60.0)
8
(119.1)
8
(123.4)
2
(30.9)
3
(46.8)
7
(108.3)
4
(61.8)
5
(76.8)
3
(46.2)
4
(61.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(420.3)
37
(537.7)
37
(543.2)
27
(405.1)
15
(223.3)
7
(108.0)
3
(46.4)
3
(46.8)
16
(247.6)
25
(386.5)
22
(338.0)
17
(261.6)
19
(290.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
98
(1,420)
127
(1,846)
151
(2,217)
151
(2,266)
98
(1,459)
85
(1,311)
53
(818.9)
70
(1,092)
54
(835.8)
52
(803.8)
68
(1,045)
63
(969.4)
28
(428.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(29.0)
10
(145.3)
7
(102.8)
5
(75.0)
1
(14.9)
5
(77.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(61.5)
2
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(87.2)
4
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)113.2176.9190.7150.599.090.946.861.0139.088.690.468.849.7

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City-data.com crime index in Washington, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
New Jersey average:

3.72
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Ancestries: German (10.8%), American (10.0%), Italian (7.0%), Irish (6.8%), European (6.0%), Polish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 463 feet

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 3,334 people per square mile   (average).

Washington, New Jersey map

786 residents are foreign born (6.5% Latin America, 2.6% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

This borough:

12.1%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,561 (3.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,823 (3.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (22.8 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (41.7 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (52.7 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Port Colden, NJ (1.2 miles),
Brass Castle, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Oxford, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Anderson, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Port Murray, NJ (1.9 miles),
Hampton borough, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Broadway, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Asbury, NJ (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.76 N, Longitude: 74.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,191 (-18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 471 (12.8%)

Area code: 908

Distribution of median household income in Washington, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Washington, NJ in 2017
Washington satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Washington, NJ
Historical housing units in Washington, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +209 (+3.2%).
Most common industries in Washington, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.3%)
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
  • Utilities (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Washington, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.7%)

Average climate in Washington, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Washington, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.3. This is about average.

City:

85.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.74. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.74
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.308
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.28
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Washington borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1976, a category F3 tornado 18.5 miles away from the borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 223.2 miles away from Washington center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from Washington center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 265.6 miles away from Washington center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 286.7 miles away from Washington center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 12.6 miles away from Washington center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Washington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Washington:

  • WARREN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING AGENCY (162 EAST WASHINGTON AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Washington:

  • WARREN HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OXFORD, NJ)
  • LITTLE BROOK NURSING AND CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CALIFON, NJ)
  • HEATH VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ)
  • COUNTRY ARCH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PITTSTOWN, NJ)
  • BRAKELEY PARK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • LOPATCONG CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • KAQ HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)

Airports and heliports located in Washington:

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College/University in Washington:

  • Warren County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,368; Location: 475 Rte 57 W; Public; Website: www.warren.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:

  • Centenary College (about 10 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,271)
  • Lafayette College (about 13 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)
  • Raritan Valley Community College (about 18 miles; Branchburg, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,735)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 20 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)
  • County College of Morris (about 22 miles; Randolph, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,427)
  • Lehigh University (about 24 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)

Public high schools in Washington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Washington:

Private elementary/middle school in Washington:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 226, Location: 490 STATE ROUTE 57 W, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Washington

Library in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $329,279; Location: 20 W. CARLTON AVENUE; 48,717 books; 2 e-books; 655 audio materials; 1,799 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 149 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Washington: Washington Emergency Squad (A), Washington Borough Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washington include: Saint Josephs Church (A), Saint Peters Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Christian Sharps - Inventor.

Warren 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:

WORLD APOSTOLATE OF FATI (Population served: 205, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2006)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
THE HOLY HOUSE CONVENT (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
WOODYS COUNTRY KITCHEN (Serves PA, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-08-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAY-05-2013 and JUN-05-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAR-26-2013 and APR-26-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between OCT-02-2011 and NOV-02-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • AWM COUNTRY OAKS (Population served: 475, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

63.6%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Washington (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Washington Boro Branch at 48 West Washington Avenue, branch established on 1991/05/03; Washington Route 57 Branch at 413 Route 57 West, branch established on 1995/12/04. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Washington Branch at 2 West Washington Ave, branch established on 1971/09/24. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Investors Bank: Rd#1 St Hwy 57 Branch at Rd#1 State Highway #57, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Washington:

Marital status in Washington, NJ
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Washington:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
New Jersey average:

12.4

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, NJ (based on Warren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,11411
Mainline Protestant12,51249
Evangelical Protestant3,80532
Other2,04010
Orthodox1502
Black Protestant1221
None61,949-
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: 25
This county:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Warren County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Warren County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Warren County:

8.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.9%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Warren County:

14.1%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Washington:

46.6%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Washington:

28.7
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Washington:

22.5%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Washington:

10.2%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Washington:

33.7%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.6%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Washington:

79.3%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Washington, NJ 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
Streets and Highways 5$27,270$65,4482$1,016
Financial Administration 4$19,148$57,4443$5,616
Other Government Administration 4$11,552$34,6564$1,614
Local Libraries 1$3,998$47,9763$2,082
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$2,948
Health 0$0 3$1,088
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$948
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,338
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,188
Totals for Government 14$61,968$53,11521$17,838

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $140,000 ($21.46)
    General - Other: $39,000 ($5.98)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $907,000 ($139.03)
    General - Other: $904,000 ($138.57)
    Regular Highways: $628,000 ($96.26)
    Financial Administration: $425,000 ($65.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $284,000 ($43.53)
    Central Staff Services: $270,000 ($41.39)
    Libraries: $170,000 ($26.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $124,000 ($19.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $71,000 ($10.88)
    Health - Other: $42,000 ($6.44)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($6.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($4.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $19,000 ($2.91)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($2.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $459,000 ($70.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $2,144,000 ($328.63)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $145,000 ($22.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $908,000 ($139.18)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,474,000 ($379.22)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $85,000 ($13.03)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($4.75)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $593,000 ($90.90)
    Highways: $140,000 ($21.46)
    Other: $41,000 ($6.28)
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000 ($1.69)
  • Tax - Property: $6,068,000 ($930.10)
    Other License: $42,000 ($6.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000 ($3.22)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($0.77)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,783,000 ($2112.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,382,000 ($1897.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,401,000 ($214.75)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,965,000 ($454.48)
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,788,000 ($427.35)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $149,000 ($22.84)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,451,000 ($682.25)

5.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

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 Morris County, NJ  1.04% ($65,405 average AGI)
from Hunterdon County, NJ  0.64% ($58,105)
from Northampton County, PA  0.48% ($48,660)


6.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

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 Northampton County, PA  0.86% ($55,969 average AGI)
to Morris County, NJ  0.77% ($73,637)
to Hunterdon County, NJ  0.51% ($64,728)
Businesses in Washington, NJ
NameCountNameCount
A&P1Ford1
Ace Hardware1GNC1
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
Burger King1Lane Furniture1
DHL1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRNJ (1510 AM; 2 kW; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:

  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • W289AA (105.7 FM; LEBANON TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W284AF (104.7 FM; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVH (90.5 FM; FLEMINGTON, NJ; Owner: HUNTERDON CENTRAL H. S. BD. OF EDUC.)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Washington:

  • W55BS (Channel 55; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W49BE (Channel 49; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • W23AZ (Channel 23; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CENTENARY COLLEGE)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJB2 (Channel 58; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
Washington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Washington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.8mTotal length
  • $119,000Total costs
  • 45,254Total average daily traffic
  • 1,751Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,115Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Washington, NJ)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 12689 , Serial Number: 17262178, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 01/24/1991
    Registrant (Individual): William R Snyder, 33 River Rd, Washington, NJ 07882
  • Aircraft: MAXSON PHIL ZODIAC CH601XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 601MX , Serial Number: 6-4025, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Phil Maxson, 2 Arbor Dr, Washington, NJ 07882
  • Aircraft: DJI INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 789NJ , Serial Number: W13DDA12061244, Certificate Issue Date: 02/23/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Adrian Acevedo, 6 Cider Ln, Washington, NJ 07882
  • Aircraft: DANIEL HERB BABY ACE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 891BA , Serial Number: 100, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 11/14/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Robert E Cook, 26 State St, Washington, NJ 07882
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32563 , Serial Number: 5458, Year manufactured: 1940, Certificate Issue Date: 03/13/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Mark R Benton, 219 Musconetcong River Rd, Washington, NJ 07882
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/06/2016
  • Aircraft: SCHAEFER JAMES G EXEC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RW152 (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 327JS , Serial Number: 3439, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 01/07/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 05/20/1997
    Registrant (Individual): James G Schaefer, 322 E Washington Ave, Washington, NJ 07882
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/19/2017
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 0-58B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 46169 , Serial Number: 058B-4852, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Howard Hart, Titusville Rd, Washington, NJ 07882
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/28/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
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 ORIGINATED30$196,50013$198,92389$179,2813$35,0002$1,837,5003$100,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$147,0000$011$189,0910$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$166,0007$145,28664$207,0947$90,4290$06$153,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$216,00011$186,81832$209,9380$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$222,3750$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0320.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$253,0001$215,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$301,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$248,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0320.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 55
  • Hazardous Condition: 52
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Washington, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washington, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Washington, NJ
  • 68.6%Utility gas
  • 26.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.9%Electricity
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Washington, NJ
  • 49.0%Electricity
  • 35.3%Utility gas
  • 12.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Washington compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Washington on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ghana (population 500+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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