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Population in 2017: 26,405 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +222.6%
Males: 13,397  (50.7%)
Females: 13,008  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84790.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,085 (it was $35,341 in 2000)
Washington:

$52,085
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,381 (it was $14,032 in 2000)

Washington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $235,475 (it was $110,500 in 2000)
Washington:

$235,475
UT:

$275,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $319,077; detached houses: $346,556; townhouses or other attached units: $189,546; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $177,117; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $158,345; mobile homes: $44,604

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,137.

March 2019 cost of living index in Washington: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.2%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.9% for Black residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.6% for American Indian residents, 19.5% for other race residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Washington, UT (2017)
    • 21,59285.6%White alone
    • 2,4299.6%Hispanic
    • 5812.3%Asian alone
    • 3391.3%Two or more races
    • 930.4%Black alone
    • 890.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 370.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Washington, Utah as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Washington is 718 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Washington by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(21.3)
6
(36.1)
5
(27.5)
3
(15.6)
3
(16.0)
4
(20.9)
6
(30.8)
9
(41.6)
10
(44.0)
20
(81.1)
8
(31.3)
9
(33.8)
16
(57.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(14.2)
3
(18.1)
2
(11.0)
5
(26.1)
4
(21.3)
4
(20.9)
4
(20.5)
1
(4.6)
4
(17.6)
1
(4.1)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(92.1)
15
(90.3)
19
(104.5)
25
(130.3)
16
(85.3)
22
(115.0)
27
(138.4)
8
(37.0)
12
(52.8)
9
(36.5)
32
(125.2)
22
(82.7)
17
(61.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
61
(432.2)
99
(596.1)
79
(434.4)
66
(344.1)
72
(383.9)
77
(402.7)
73
(374.2)
85
(393.2)
56
(246.4)
67
(271.8)
63
(246.4)
67
(251.7)
51
(184.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
228
(1,615)
324
(1,951)
342
(1,881)
285
(1,486)
301
(1,605)
327
(1,710)
513
(2,630)
410
(1,897)
432
(1,901)
386
(1,566)
430
(1,682)
380
(1,428)
410
(1,480)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(184.2)
29
(174.6)
21
(115.5)
16
(83.4)
11
(58.7)
27
(141.2)
23
(117.9)
17
(78.6)
14
(61.6)
17
(69.0)
24
(93.9)
21
(78.9)
16
(57.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
2
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)149.3186.1161.1136.6132.0174.8209.5151.8149.2160.6143.3124.6137.3

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City-data.com crime index in Washington, UT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.87
Utah average:

1.51
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Ancestries: English (27.2%), American (12.4%), European (8.7%), Danish (3.6%), German (2.6%), Swiss (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2800 feet

Land area: 31.5 square miles.

Population density: 838 people per square mile   (low).

Washington, Utah map

1,501 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 1.2% North America).

This city:

5.9%
Utah:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,599 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,610 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sunrise Manor, NV (108.3 miles , pop. 156,120).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (114.9 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (261.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

St. George, UT (2.1 miles ),
Santa Clara, UT (2.9 miles ),
Ivins, UT (3.2 miles ),
Hurricane, UT (3.2 miles ),
Leeds, UT (3.4 miles ),
La Verkin, UT (3.8 miles ),
Toquerville, UT (3.9 miles ),
Dammeron Valley, UT (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.12 N, Longitude: 113.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,177 (-24.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,999 (18.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Distribution of median household income in Washington, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Washington, UT in 2017
Washington satellite photo by USGS

Washington tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Utah:

3.0%
Historical population in Washington, UT
Historical housing units in Washington, UT

Population change in the 1990s: +3,985 (+94.9%).
Most common industries in Washington, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Washington, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (5.1%)

Average climate in Washington, Utah

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Washington, Utah environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.72. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.72
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 38.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.73
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Washington-area historical earthquake activity is above Utah state average. It is 601% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 264.9 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 243.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 317.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 340.4 miles away from Washington center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 268.1 miles away from Washington center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 296.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Washington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Washington:

  • DIXIE HOME REHAB (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ST GEORGE, UT)
  • ALLIANCE HOME HEALTH OF SOUTHERN UTAH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ST GEORGE, UT)
  • RED CLIFFS HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ST GEORGE, UT)
  • ALPHA HOME HEALTH CARE LLC - SOUTHERN UTAH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ST GEORGE, UT)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOSPICE - ST GEORGE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ST GEORGE, UT)
  • KOLOB CARE AND REHABILITATION OF ST GEORGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ST GEORGE, UT)
  • TRI-CORP HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ST GEORGE, UT)

College/University in Washington:

  • Paul Mitchell the School-St George (Full-time enrollment: 186; Location: 568 W Telegraph Rd #4; Private, for-profit; Website: stgeorge.paulmitchell.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:

  • Dixie State University (about 4 miles; Saint George, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,485)
  • Southern Utah University (about 46 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Nevada State College (about 112 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 115 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 117 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Mohave Community College (about 132 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 170 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

Public elementary/middle schools in Washington:

  • RIVERSIDE SCHOOL (Students: 681, Location: 2500 S HARVEST LANE, Grades: KG-5)
  • HORIZON SCHOOL (Students: 635, Location: 1970 S ARABIAN WAY, Grades: KG-5)
  • CORAL CANYON SCHOOL (Students: 601, Location: 3435 CANYON CREST AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • WASHINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 483, Location: 300 N 300 E, Grades: KG-5)
  • DIXIE MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Location: 1160 N. 645 W., Grades: KG-7, Charter school)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Washington: Bastion Ranch (A), Washington City Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Washington: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Washington City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Stucki Debris Basin Reservoir (A), Gypsum Wash Debris Basin Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Mill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Washington: Redlands RV Parks (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Washington City Museum (25 East Telegraph Street) (1), Southern Utah Air Museum (400 West Telegraph Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Red Cliffs Inn (912 West Red Cliffs Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

WASHINGTON CITY (Population served: 18,000, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-15-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
KATHERINE HEIGHTS (Address: 1209 E OAK GROVE DR , Serves AZ, Population served: 415, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2012)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 204 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations

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

  • CAMP KOLOB - DEER HAVEN RANCH (Address: 82 N MAIN ST , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAMP KOLOB - SPRING CREEK (Address: 82 N MAIN ST , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

3.1 people
Utah:

3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

81.2%
Whole state:

75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.5%
Whole state:

4.6%


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
12 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
346 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
7 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Washington (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Telegraph And 700 West Branch at 715 W Telegraph, branch established on 2010/12/10. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Albertson's Washington Branch at 915 West Red Cliff Boulevard, branch established on 1997/07/30. 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
  • The Village Bank: Cottonmill Branch at 650 W. Telegraph Street, branch established on 2006/11/24. Info updated 2008/10/28: Bank assets: $175.1 mil, Deposits: $159.2 mil, headquarters in Saint George, UT, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Village Bancorp
  • Zions First National Bank: Washington Branch at 865 West Telegraph Road, branch established on 1977/01/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $17,531.3 mil, Deposits: $14,905.3 mil, headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 151 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Washington:

Marital status in Washington, UT
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Washington:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Utah average:

10.4

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, UT (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other94,366243
Catholic5,8451
Evangelical Protestant2,34525
Mainline Protestant1,2915
Black Protestant6582
None33,610-
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: 14
Washington County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Washington County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Washington County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Washington County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.4%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

22.6%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.9%
State:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Washington:

28.7
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Washington:

20.4%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
This city:

55.4%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Washington:

76.0%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Washington, UT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$102,524$53,4910$0
Parks and Recreation 22$86,658$47,268163$89,105
Other and Unallocable 20$90,857$54,5145$6,231
Electric Power 10$55,616$66,7390$0
Firefighters 9$38,449$51,26510$13,290
Other Government Administration 9$57,999$77,3326$7,281
Water Supply 9$30,119$40,1590$0
Streets and Highways 7$22,860$39,1890$0
Financial Administration 5$24,964$59,9140$0
Sewerage 4$11,946$35,8380$0
Police - Other 3$10,363$41,45212$9,464
Natural Resources 2$6,366$38,1960$0
Judicial and Legal 2$12,989$77,9342$4,269
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 125$551,710$52,964198$129,640

Washington government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $5,738,000 ($217.31)
    Regular Highways: $1,935,000 ($73.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,344,000 ($50.90)
    Water Utilities: $320,000 ($12.12)
    Sewerage: $68,000 ($2.58)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($0.98)
    Electric Utilities: $16,000 ($0.61)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,775,000 ($408.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,623,000 ($288.70)
    Police Protection: $5,789,000 ($219.24)
    Water Utilities: $4,346,000 ($164.59)
    Sewerage: $2,498,000 ($94.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,069,000 ($78.36)
    Regular Highways: $1,789,000 ($67.75)
    Central Staff Services: $1,518,000 ($57.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,230,000 ($46.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,065,000 ($40.33)
    General - Other: $627,000 ($23.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $542,000 ($20.53)
    Financial Administration: $409,000 ($15.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $201,000 ($7.61)
    Natural Resources - Other: $64,000 ($2.42)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($0.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($1.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $24,000 ($0.91)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($0.27)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,998,000 ($605.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($0.83)

Washington government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,191,000 ($196.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,747,000 ($141.90)
    Other: $1,670,000 ($63.25)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $53,000 ($2.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $97,000 ($3.67)
    General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($0.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,066,000 ($116.11)
    Special Assessments: $2,735,000 ($103.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $335,000 ($12.69)
    Rents: $76,000 ($2.88)
    Sale of Property: $19,000 ($0.72)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $11,214,000 ($424.69)
    Water Utilities: $5,848,000 ($221.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $874,000 ($33.10)
    Other: $52,000 ($1.97)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($0.95)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,025,000 ($190.30)
    Property: $3,365,000 ($127.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,154,000 ($43.70)
    Other License: $717,000 ($27.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $72,000 ($2.73)

Washington government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,523,000 ($57.68)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,523,000 ($57.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $970,000 ($36.74)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $970,000 ($36.74)

9.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.17%
Utah average:

7.04%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,563 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.18%
Utah average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.19% ($66,333 average AGI)
from Clark County, NV  0.68% ($61,593)
from Utah County, UT  0.65% ($67,064)


6.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Utah average:

6.65%

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 Salt Lake County, UT  1.01% ($35,509 average AGI)
to Utah County, UT  0.64% ($45,100)
to Clark County, NV  0.63% ($45,867)
Businesses in Washington, UT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Albertsons1OfficeMax1
AutoZone1Payless1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Discount Tire1Red Robin1
El Pollo Loco1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Shoe Carnival1
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
IHOP1UPS1
Jack In The Box1Walmart1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:

  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSFN (1140 AM; 10 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:

  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KONY (99.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: FM RADIO 99.9, INC.)
  • KSNN (93.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KMXM (107.1 FM; COLORADO CITY, AZ; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KREC (98.1 FM; BRIAN HEAD, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • K211BJ (90.1 FM; TOQUERVILLE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K244DU (96.7 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MONTY C. STRATTON)
  • KXFF (92.5 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K232CY (94.3 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: CARL L. RIECK)
  • KLNR (91.7 FM; PANACA, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBZB (98.9 FM; PIOCHE, NV; Owner: GLA-MAR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K202AW (88.3 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K204BY (88.7 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K252DK (98.3 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • K209AO (89.7 FM; ST. GEORGE, ETC., UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K213AM (90.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K215CF (90.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV., AGRI & APP SCIENCE)
  • K272AQ (102.3 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: B. RAY CARPENTER)
  • K276DJ (103.1 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: JEFFERY M. JENNINGS)

TV broadcast stations around Washington:

  • K11JE (Channel 11; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPARTMENT)
  • K46GE (Channel 46; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPARTMENT)
  • K32FQ (Channel 32; ST. GEORGE, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K34FS (Channel 34; ST. GEORGE, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K59AG (Channel 59; BLOOMINGTON, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • K02AV (Channel 2; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPARTMENT)
  • K20GJ (Channel 20; BLOOMINGTON, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • K63AD (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)
  • K69CT (Channel 69; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUWB-LP (Channel 65; BLOOMINGTON, UT; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF UTAH, LLC)
  • KDLQ-LP (Channel 55; ST. GEORGE, ETC., UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K08BN (Channel 8; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPARTMENT)
  • K16DS (Channel 16; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: DANIEL MATHESON AND STEPHEN WADE d/b as BROADCAST WEST)
  • KDLU-LP (Channel 26; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K24CY (Channel 24; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: LARRY H. MILLER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KUSG (Channel 12; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCSG1 (Channel 4; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: DANIEL MATHESON & STEPHEN WADE d/b as BROADCAST WEST)
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
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 259ft / 78.7mTotal length
  • 575,811Total average daily traffic
  • 149,990Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Washington, UT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 102010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Washington, UT
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Washington)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Washington, UT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 149 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Washington)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Washington)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED84$178,57796$204,580263$202,1513$123,99373$205,2414$110,148
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$165,06712$375,34433$215,3323$91,71010$197,4000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$173,05519$216,185104$219,9525$122,67819$195,8047$80,239
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$190,32013$255,11853$213,5712$152,66010$245,7572$69,165
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$272,44011$228,0011$91,3703$250,4000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2708.00 , 2711.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$215,8346$247,8772$286,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$215,6735$292,3901$189,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$318,1423$283,1570$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$144,8352$144,2000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$261,4100$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2708.00 , 2711.00

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Utah:

  • Quality Inn I-15 Red Cliffs, 912 Red Cliffs Dr, Washington, Utah 84780 , Phone: (435) 673-3537, Fax: (435) 628-0145
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Washington-North St George, 2450 N Town Center Dr, Washington, Utah 84780 , Phone: (435) 986-1313, Fax: (435) 986-9933
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Utah
Most common first names in Washington, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2471.4 years
John2276.9 years
James2177.1 years
William1876.4 years
George1478.2 years
Mary1178.6 years
Margaret1083.8 years
Ruth1079.6 years
Richard1074.1 years
Joseph981.8 years
Most common last names in Washington, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1569.9 years
Johnson1484.1 years
Jolley1281.4 years
Iverson1281.0 years
Jones1083.5 years
Neilson979.4 years
Hansen785.3 years
Anderson570.0 years
Miller587.2 years
Turner582.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Washington, UT
  • 67.4%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Washington, UT
  • 67.1%Utility gas
  • 31.1%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Washington compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above 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.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Washington on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #40 (84790) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #45 (84790) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #53 (84790) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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