For population 25 years and over in Washington:
For population 15 years and over in Washington town:
173 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (4.7 miles , pop. 61,704).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (84.0 miles , pop. 287,151).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (276.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Altoona, WI (1.6 miles ), Eau Claire, WI (2.2 miles ), Fall Creek, WI (2.7 miles ), Pleasant Valley, WI (2.7 miles ), Lake Hallie, WI (2.7 miles ), Brunswick, WI (2.9 miles ), Hallie, WI (2.9 miles ), Union, WI (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.77 N, Longitude: 91.42 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Washington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Washington, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the Washington town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Eau Claire County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Adolph F. Heidkamp - Politician, Janine P. Geske - Politician, M. Rickert - Fantasy writer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Washington:
Amtrak station near Washington:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:
Public high school in Washington:
Public elementary/middle school in Washington:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.858. This is significantly worse than average. There were 46 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. There were 52 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 82 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. There were 84 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 48 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. There were 50 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Washington in 2010:
People in group quarters in Washington in 2000:
Washington compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Washington town (based on Eau Claire County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.11%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,824 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($133 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,958 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($133 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:
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TV broadcast stations around Washington:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 53See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Washington, WI
Total length: 218 meters (715ft)
Total costs: $1,832,000
Total average daily traffic: 556,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 70,921
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.