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Washington, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

Washington,PA index of house prices

Total population: 13,551 (All urban)

Houses: 7,118 (6,261 occupied: 2,410 owner occupied, 3,257 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

31%

Housing density: 2,424 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $229,954.

Median contract rent in 2015: $364 (lower quartile is $265, upper quartile is $437)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $546


Median gross rent in Washington, PA in 2015: $420

Housing units in Washington with a mortgage: 1,497 (172 second mortgage, 165 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,213

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,644

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,109

Median monthly housing costs: $691


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Washington, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $103,738 (it was $64,100 in 2000)
Washington:

$103,738
Pennsylvania:

$170,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,755 - $141,011
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1945

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,795
  • In family households: 10,464 (2,115 male householders, 1,409 female householders)
    2,271 spouses, 3,844 children (3,638 natural, 76 adopted, 130 stepchildren), 269 grandchildren, 107 brothers or sisters, 73 parents, 107 other relatives, 269 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,331 (1,126 male householders (926 living alone)), 1,694 female householders (1,509 living alone)), 511 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,517 (250 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,690 2-persons, 870 3-persons, 572 4-persons, 277 5-persons, 77 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,435 1-person, 327 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 19 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 8 6-persons.

1,467 married couples with children.
1,317 single-parent households (183 men, 1,134 women).

96.0% of residents of Washington speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 178 (1.2%)
(66.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 7no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 9602 bedrooms
  • 1,4413 bedrooms
  • 3074 bedrooms
  • 675+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Washington population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington, Pennsylvania:

  • 130no bedroom
  • 1,3221 bedroom
  • 1,3002 bedrooms
  • 5543 bedrooms
  • 494 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Washington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 227no vehicle
  • 1,0221 vehicle
  • 1,1932 vehicles
  • 3253 vehicles
  • 854 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Washington population

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

  • 1,103no vehicle
  • 1,6661 vehicle
  • 5492 vehicles
  • 333 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Washington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington, Pennsylvania:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 373 rooms
  • 3024 rooms
  • 6875 rooms
  • 8476 rooms
  • 4707 rooms
  • 2508 rooms
  • 2929+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Washington population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington, Pennsylvania:

  • 721 room
  • 2292 rooms
  • 8353 rooms
  • 9904 rooms
  • 6945 rooms
  • 3036 rooms
  • 1887 rooms
  • 478 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Washington population

Year house 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
  • 1,133Less than $10,000
  • 766$10,000 to $14,999
  • 588$15,000 to $19,999
  • 604$20,000 to $24,999
  • 497$25,000 to $29,999
  • 339$30,000 to $34,999
  • 422$35,000 to $39,999
  • 313$40,000 to $44,999
  • 314$45,000 to $49,999
  • 425$50,000 to $59,999
  • 447$60,000 to $74,999
  • 253$75,000 to $99,999
  • 144$100,000 to $124,999
  • 50$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7$150,000 to $199,999
  • 42$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Washington, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Washington, PA
  • 44Less than $10,000
  • 36$10,000 to $14,999
  • 17$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 40$25,000 to $29,999
  • 38$30,000 to $34,999
  • 31$35,000 to $39,999
  • 77$40,000 to $49,999
  • 90$50,000 to $59,999
  • 122$60,000 to $69,999
  • 299$70,000 to $79,999
  • 172$80,000 to $89,999
  • 237$90,000 to $99,999
  • 354$100,000 to $124,999
  • 228$125,000 to $149,999
  • 152$150,000 to $174,999
  • 170$175,000 to $199,999
  • 54$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10$250,000 to $299,999
  • 27$300,000 to $399,999
  • 17$400,000 to $499,999
  • 13$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 13$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Washington, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Washington, PA
  • 72Less than $100
  • 48$100 to $149
  • 113$150 to $199
  • 66$200 to $249
  • 76$250 to $299
  • 138$300 to $349
  • 139$350 to $399
  • 256$400 to $449
  • 195$450 to $499
  • 510$500 to $549
  • 295$550 to $599
  • 506$600 to $649
  • 268$650 to $699
  • 121$700 to $749
  • 137$750 to $799
  • 117$800 to $899
  • 32$900 to $999
  • 40$1,000 to $1,249
  • 21$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1$1,500 to $1,999
  • 133No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 211995 to March 2000
  • 151990 to 1994
  • 501985 to 1989
  • 101980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 101970 to 1974
  • 251965 to 1969
  • 47Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Washington population
Washington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 569
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,526
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,458
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 743
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 481
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 208
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 384
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 165
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 156
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 265
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 177
  • 90 or more minutes: 72
Washington, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.6%
Number of people working at home: 94 (1.5% of all workers)

Washington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,681 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 705 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 48 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 41 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 656 (10%)
  • Other means: 56 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 94 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 2,301
 German: 2,072
 Italian: 1,766
 Irish: 1,533
 English: 913
 Polish: 726
 United States or American: 668
 Scotch-Irish: 534
 Dutch: 174
 Hungarian: 163
 Scottish: 146
 Welsh: 133
 Slovak: 128
 French (except Basque): 124
 Russian: 117
 African: 74
 Subsaharan African:: 74
 Croatian: 65
 Syrian: 65
 Arab:: 65
 Lithuanian: 64
 Serbian: 58
 Czechoslovakian: 53
 Ukrainian: 48
 Swedish: 39
 Canadian: 34
 Greek: 31
 Czech: 26
 British: 23
 Pennsylvania German: 22
 Swiss: 18
 Danish: 16
 Norwegian: 13
 European: 13
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 10
 Jamaican: 10
 Eastern European: 9
 Portuguese: 8
 Romanian: 7
 New Zealander: 7
 Slovene: 7
 Austrian: 7
 Turkish: 6
 French Canadian: 5
 Yugoslavian: 4

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

  • 20%Korea
  • 13%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 9%Peru
  • 7%Japan
  • 7%Canada
  • 6%Other South America
  • 6%Germany

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

  • This state: 13,080
  • Northeast: 276
  • Midwest: 573
  • South: 928
  • West: 229

56% 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, 61% lived in Pennsylvania.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 119
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 43
  • 7th and 8th grade: 215
  • 9th grade: 116
  • 10th grade: 291
  • 11th grade: 198
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 187
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,784
  • Less than 1 year of college: 237
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 373
  • Associate degree: 211
  • Bachelor's degree: 492
  • Master's degree: 100
  • Professional school degree: 57
  • Doctorate degree: 17

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 40
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 12
  • 5th and 6th grade: 51
  • 7th and 8th grade: 321
  • 9th grade: 177
  • 10th grade: 246
  • 11th grade: 312
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 256
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,353
  • Less than 1 year of college: 310
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 506
  • Associate degree: 374
  • Bachelor's degree: 461
  • Master's degree: 145
  • Professional school degree: 39
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 23.7%Males
  • 11.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.3%Females
Washington marital status for males
Washington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,813
  • One, attached: 267
  • Two: 777
  • 3 or 4: 741
  • 5 to 9: 544
  • 10 to 19: 344
  • 20 to 49: 317
  • 50 or more: 282
  • Mobile homes: 26
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,639

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Washington:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 95.3%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Electricity
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 67.0%Utility gas
  • 28.4%Electricity
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 136
Here:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

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

1.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 871
Here:

76.2%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

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)