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Total population: 10,176 (Urban population: 9,880 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 296 (all nonfarm))

Washington,NC index of house prices


Houses: 4,398 (3,973 occupied: 2,036 owner occupied, 1,937 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

49%
State:

53%

Housing density: 677 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $232,594.


Median contract rent in 2009: $381 (lower quartile is $182, upper quartile is $464)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $365


Median gross rent in Washington, NC in 2009: $581


Housing units in Washington with a mortgage: 1,134 (116 second mortgage, 280 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 667


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $52,917


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $27,296


Median monthly housing costs: $665





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Washington, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $141,216 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Washington:

$141,216
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,827 - $212,143

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $180,775
Here:

$180,775
State:

$218,934

Townhouses or other attached units: $175,067
Here:

$175,067
State:

$173,323

In 2-unit structures: $139,073
Here:

$139,073
State:

$203,185

Mobile homes: $23,085
Here:

$23,085
State:

$45,354

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,094
  • In family households: 7,425 (1,524 male householders, 934 female householders)
    1,579 spouses, 2,713 children (2,540 natural, 44 adopted, 129 stepchildren), 207 grandchildren, 55 brothers or sisters, 27 parents, 179 other relatives, 207 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,669 (546 male householders (451 living alone)), 957 female householders (889 living alone)), 166 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 454 (370 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,149 2-persons, 617 3-persons, 388 4-persons, 178 5-persons, 90 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,340 1-person, 142 2-persons, 21 3-persons.

1,014 married couples with children.
1,004 single-parent households (119 men, 885 women).

94.3% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (12% speak English very well, 52% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 180 (1.9%)
(41.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Washington, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 101
  • 4 rooms: 224
  • 5 rooms: 450
  • 6 rooms: 489
  • 7 rooms: 370
  • 8 rooms: 167
  • 9 or more rooms: 227
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 125
  • 3 rooms: 337
  • 4 rooms: 596
  • 5 rooms: 421
  • 6 rooms: 281
  • 7 rooms: 47
  • 8 rooms: 55
  • 9 or more rooms: 57
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washington, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 63
  • 2 bedrooms: 431
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,122
  • 4 bedrooms: 317
  • 5+ bedrooms: 103
  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 467
  • 2 bedrooms: 804
  • 3 bedrooms: 471
  • 4 bedrooms: 122
  • 5+ bedrooms: 46
Cars and other vehicles available in Washington, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 135
  • 1 vehicle: 659
  • 2 vehicles: 820
  • 3 vehicles: 349
  • 4 vehicles: 54
  • 5+ vehicles: 19
  • no vehicle: 627
  • 1 vehicle: 910
  • 2 vehicles: 304
  • 3 vehicles: 82
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 74
  • 2000 to 2004: 271
  • 1990 to 1999: 724
  • 1980 to 1989: 853
  • 1970 to 1979: 746
  • 1960 to 1969: 473
  • 1950 to 1959: 518
  • 1940 to 1949: 326
  • 1939 or earlier: 827

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Washington, NC house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Washington, NC:

  • Less than $10,000: 27
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 13
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 23
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 25
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 20
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 20
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 19
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 65
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 95
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 124
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 152
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 164
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 148
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 256
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 218
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 115
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 102
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 209
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 135
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 126
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 58
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 25
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 7
  • $1,000,000 or more: 14
 


Washington rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Washington:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 30
  • $150 to $199: 53
  • $200 to $249: 160
  • $250 to $299: 183
  • $300 to $349: 40
  • $350 to $399: 119
  • $400 to $449: 59
  • $450 to $499: 149
  • $500 to $549: 181
  • $550 to $599: 124
  • $600 to $649: 114
  • $650 to $699: 154
  • $700 to $749: 128
  • $750 to $799: 195
  • $800 to $899: 287
  • $900 to $999: 77
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 17
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 31
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 130
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 26
  • 1990 to 1994: 74
  • 1985 to 1989: 18
  • 1980 to 1984: 7
  • 1975 to 1979: 20
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 28
  • 1965 to 1969: 7


Washington, NC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.2%
Number of people working at home: 135 (4.0% of all workers)


Washington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 261
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 828
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 826
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 312
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 152
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 103
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 281
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 52
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 91
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 182
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 91
  • 90 or more minutes: 47
 


Washington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,553 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 533 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (1%)
  • Taxi: 17 (1%)
  • Walked: 82 (2%)
  • Other means: 24 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 135 (4%)
 


Washington, NC household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 898
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 473
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 440
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 276
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 263
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 309
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 193
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 189
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 106
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 234
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 199
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 187
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 101
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 47
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 38
  • $200,000 or more: 8
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 3886
 English: 971
 United States or American: 837
 Irish: 339
 German: 227
 Scottish: 190
 Scotch-Irish: 124
 French (except Basque): 82
 European: 74
 Arab:: 73
 Arab/Arabic: 73
 Welsh: 67
 Subsaharan African:: 60
 African: 55
 British: 51
 Italian: 49
 Dutch: 48
 Polish: 33
 Celtic: 27
 Swiss: 25
 French Canadian: 23
 Norwegian: 20
 Hungarian: 17
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 11
 West Indian: 11
 Scandinavian: 8
 Swedish: 8
 Portuguese: 7
 Canadian: 7
 Lithuanian: 7
 Greek: 7
 South African: 5


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (29%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (10%)
  • Asia, n.e.c. (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7284
  • Northeast: 623
  • Midwest: 374
  • South: 948
  • West: 129

51% of Washington residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in North Carolina.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 62
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 48
  • 5th and 6th grade: 18
  • 7th and 8th grade: 140
  • 9th grade: 62
  • 10th grade: 155
  • 11th grade: 156
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 116
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 696
  • Less than 1 year of college: 188
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 267
  • Associate degree: 74
  • Bachelor's degree: 401
  • Master's degree: 99
  • Professional school degree: 54
  • Doctorate degree: 22

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 50
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 46
  • 5th and 6th grade: 81
  • 7th and 8th grade: 208
  • 9th grade: 176
  • 10th grade: 245
  • 11th grade: 218
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 159
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,057
  • Less than 1 year of college: 237
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 315
  • Associate degree: 239
  • Bachelor's degree: 517
  • Master's degree: 170
  • Professional school degree: 18
  • Doctorate degree: 39

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 6.1%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 8.4%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 19.6%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 20.4%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 18.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $37,188
  • Black householders: $15,274
  • Asian householders: $30,876
  • Two or more races householders: $12,698
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $33,819
Washington household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Washington household income for Black householders
Washington household income for Asian householders
Washington household income for Some other race householders
Washington household income for Two or more races householders
Washington household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Washington marital status for males
Washington marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $183,251
  • Black or African American householders: $106,929
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $254,925

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,752
  • One, attached: 292
  • Two: 447
  • 3 or 4: 306
  • 5 to 9: 146
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • 20 to 49: 164
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 228

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Washington:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (51.7%)
  • Electricity (25.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.6%)
  • Utility gas (47.9%)
  • Electricity (42.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.5%)
  • Wood (0.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 44
Here:

4.0%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

6.6%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

10.1%
North Carolina:

20.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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