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Washington, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

Washington,PA index of house prices

Total population: 13,551 (All urban)

Houses: 6,567 (5,614 occupied: 2,448 owner occupied, 3,264 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

31%

Housing density: 2,236 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $168,667.

Median contract rent in 2016: $364 (lower quartile is $265, upper quartile is $437)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $922


Median gross rent in Washington, PA in 2016: $420

Housing units in Washington with a mortgage: 1,506 (18 second mortgage, 174 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 944

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $59,529

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $42,489

Median monthly housing costs: $673


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Washington, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,760 (it was $64,100 in 2000)
Washington:

$101,760
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,919 - $139,966
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1946

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,674
  • In family households: 8,189 (1,212 male householders, 1,585 female householders)
    1,549 spouses, 2,953 children (2,791 natural, 15 adopted, 151 stepchildren), 213 grandchildren, 66 brothers or sisters, 126 parents, 113 other relatives, 346 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,715 (1,133 male householders (865 living alone)), 1,710 female householders (1,423 living alone)), 863 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,798

Size of family households: 1,475 2-persons, 721 3-persons, 466 4-persons, 82 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,287 1-person, 464 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

600 married couples with children.
1,194 single-parent households (252 men, 942 women).

95.4% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 30% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (46% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 399 (2.9%)
(48.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Washington, Pennsylvania:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 651 bedroom
  • 6972 bedrooms
  • 1,2293 bedrooms
  • 3544 bedrooms
  • 875+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Washington population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington, Pennsylvania:

  • 236no bedroom
  • 1,1991 bedroom
  • 1,2772 bedrooms
  • 4313 bedrooms
  • 694 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Washington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Washington in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 92no vehicle
  • 8431 vehicle
  • 1,1082 vehicles
  • 2673 vehicles
  • 644 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Washington population

Cars and other vehicles available in Washington in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,144no vehicle
  • 1,5231 vehicle
  • 5792 vehicles
  • 343 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Washington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington, Pennsylvania:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 2264 rooms
  • 5635 rooms
  • 7406 rooms
  • 3327 rooms
  • 3528 rooms
  • 2239+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Washington population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington, Pennsylvania:

  • 2251 room
  • 3412 rooms
  • 7003 rooms
  • 8764 rooms
  • 5375 rooms
  • 2476 rooms
  • 1807 rooms
  • 688 rooms
  • 929+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Washington population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Washington, PA household income distribution

  • Washington, PA household income distribution
  • 480Less than $10,000
  • 587$10,000 to $14,999
  • 488$15,000 to $19,999
  • 436$20,000 to $24,999
  • 315$25,000 to $29,999
  • 385$30,000 to $34,999
  • 296$35,000 to $39,999
  • 247$40,000 to $44,999
  • 273$45,000 to $49,999
  • 411$50,000 to $59,999
  • 648$60,000 to $74,999
  • 471$75,000 to $99,999
  • 298$100,000 to $124,999
  • 83$125,000 to $149,999
  • 89$150,000 to $199,999
  • 40$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Washington, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Washington, PA
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 26$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 36$25,000 to $29,999
  • 15$30,000 to $34,999
  • 36$35,000 to $39,999
  • 98$40,000 to $49,999
  • 153$50,000 to $59,999
  • 198$60,000 to $69,999
  • 216$70,000 to $79,999
  • 154$80,000 to $89,999
  • 192$90,000 to $99,999
  • 469$100,000 to $124,999
  • 252$125,000 to $149,999
  • 156$150,000 to $174,999
  • 98$175,000 to $199,999
  • 46$200,000 to $249,999
  • 25$250,000 to $299,999
  • 29$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$400,000 to $499,999
  • 5$500,000 to $749,999
  • 15$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Washington, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Washington, PA
  • 51Less than $100
  • 7$100 to $149
  • 116$150 to $199
  • 37$200 to $249
  • 67$250 to $299
  • 191$300 to $349
  • 206$350 to $399
  • 259$400 to $449
  • 177$450 to $499
  • 414$500 to $549
  • 344$550 to $599
  • 394$600 to $649
  • 223$650 to $699
  • 362$700 to $749
  • 104$750 to $799
  • 136$800 to $899
  • 19$900 to $999
  • 56$1,000 to $1,249
  • 6$1,250 to $1,499
  • 143No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1592010 or later
  • 1202000 to 2009
  • 531990 to 1999
  • 601980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 72Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Washington population
Washington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 521
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,374
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,210
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 640
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 526
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 274
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 366
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 42
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 152
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 244
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 269
  • 90 or more minutes: 89
Washington, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.6%
Number of people working at home: 221 (3.7% of all workers)

Washington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 13,506 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 1,340 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 77 (0%)
  • Taxi: 75 (0%)
  • Walked: 842 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 260 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 590
 Irish: 472
 American: 364
 German: 352
 Polish: 267
 English: 244
 Scotch-Irish: 128
 Slovak: 78
 Scottish: 56
 Ukrainian: 48
 European: 47
 Hungarian: 46
 Welsh: 39
 Jamaican: 37
 Russian: 36
 French (except Basque): 34
 Swedish: 32
 African: 25
 Czechoslovakian: 23
 Czech: 19
 Brazilian: 19
 Lithuanian: 18
 Arab: 15
 Ethiopian: 15
 Yugoslavian: 13
 Croatian: 12
 Nigerian: 10
 Pennsylvania German: 9
 Norwegian: 9
 Dutch: 8
 Bulgarian: 8
 Liberian: 8
 Somali: 8
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 8
 French Canadian: 7
 Syrian: 6
 British: 6
 Greek: 6
 Slovene: 5
 Lebanese: 4
 Canadian: 4
 Belgian: 3
 Guyanese: 3
 Dutch West Indian: 3
 Portuguese: 2

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

  • 11%Mexico
  • 10%Ukraine
  • 8%Italy
  • 8%Germany
  • 6%Russia
  • 5%Brazil
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

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

  • This state: 10,738
  • Other state: 2,456
  • Northeast: 532
  • Midwest: 611
  • South: 982
  • West: 331

76% of Washington residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Pennsylvania.

Washington:

76.2%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 98
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 47
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 76
  • 9th grade: 36
  • 10th grade: 47
  • 11th grade: 105
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 47
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,180
  • Less than 1 year of college: 206
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 454
  • Associate degree: 274
  • Bachelor's degree: 604
  • Master's degree: 186
  • Professional school degree: 29
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 26
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 20
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 40
  • 9th grade: 61
  • 10th grade: 303
  • 11th grade: 75
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 91
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,746
  • Less than 1 year of college: 362
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 511
  • Associate degree: 555
  • Bachelor's degree: 687
  • Master's degree: 166
  • Professional school degree: 22
  • Doctorate degree: 55

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.5%Males
  • 9.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 33.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 0.5%Males
  • 20.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 20.1%Males
  • 10.4%Females
Washington marital status for males
Washington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,555
  • One, attached: 263
  • Two: 795
  • 3 or 4: 523
  • 5 to 9: 597
  • 10 to 19: 193
  • 20 to 49: 341
  • 50 or more: 199
  • Mobile homes: 32
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $34,231

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Washington:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washington
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (91.4%)
  • Electricity (7.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (56.6%)
  • Electricity (44.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 37
Here:

3.8%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 64
Here:

15.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 563
Here:

46.9%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)