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Washington township, IN map Land area: 44.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population: 4,633 (57% urban, 43% rural)
Males: 2,269  (49.0%)
Females: 2,364  (51.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 4,461 (3,551 owner occupied, 910 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

29%


Races in Washington township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.9%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.0%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%

Median age of males: 41.0
Median age of females: 44.0

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Average household size: 2.38

Washington township:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.89

Estimated median household income in 2009: $36,627 ($33,517 in 1999)
This township:

$36,627
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $306 (lower quartile is $225, upper quartile is $416)
Here:

$306
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $79,317 (it was $55,100 in 2000)
Washington township:

$79,317
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,040 - $128,077

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $89,667
Here:

$89,667
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $48,550
Here:

$48,550
State:

$141,472

Mobile homes: $43,998
Here:

$43,998
State:

$33,761

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $20,144
Here:

$20,144
State:

$52,440
Population density: 105 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

8.3%
Whole state:

9.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.5%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Petersburg.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Washington township include: Anderson-Chappell Church (A), Brenton Chapel (B), Pleasant Ridge Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Morrison Cemetery (1), Indian Mound Cemetery (2), Stuckey Cemetery (3), Walnut Hill Cemetery (4), Johnson Cemetery (5), Old Union Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Warner Lake (A), Prides Creek Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Lick Creek (A), Prides Creek (B), Mud Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 16 (44% naturalized citizens)

Washington township:  0.3%
State:  3.1%

65% of Washington township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 4064
  • Northeast: 52
  • Midwest: 280
  • South: 198
  • West: 42
Washington township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Washington township, Indiana:

  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,511
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 78
  • 3 or 4: 26
  • 5 to 9: 57
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • 20 to 49: 54
  • Mobile homes: 290
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,500


Housing units in Washington township with a mortgage: 572 (64 second mortgage, 63 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 551

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 34
  • 1995 to 1998: 86
  • 1990 to 1994: 206
  • 1980 to 1989: 235
  • 1970 to 1979: 365
  • 1960 to 1969: 261
  • 1950 to 1959: 232
  • 1940 to 1949: 178
  • 1939 or earlier: 447

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Washington township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 44
  • 4 rooms: 268
  • 5 rooms: 364
  • 6 rooms: 341
  • 7 rooms: 220
  • 8 rooms: 111
  • 9 or more rooms: 107

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 74
  • 4 rooms: 138
  • 5 rooms: 94
  • 6 rooms: 72
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Washington township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 90
  • 2 bedrooms: 526
  • 3 bedrooms: 675
  • 4 bedrooms: 143
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 30

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington township:

  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 97
  • 2 bedrooms: 225
  • 3 bedrooms: 69
  • 4 bedrooms: 18
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 66
  • 1 vehicle: 278
  • 2 vehicles: 671
  • 3 vehicles: 310
  • 4 vehicles: 78
  • 5 or more vehicles: 61

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

  • no vehicle: 70
  • 1 vehicle: 190
  • 2 vehicles: 140
  • 3 vehicles: 22
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Utilities (14%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (11%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Plant and system operators (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington township:

  • United States or American (29.4%)
  • German (25.6%)
  • English (12.5%)
  • Irish (11.0%)
  • Scottish (2.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.2%)
  • European (2.1%)

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

  • Taiwan (56%)
  • Germany (25%)
  • Other Western Europe (19%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,685 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 235 (12%)
  • Walked: 42 (2%)
  • Other means: 13 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 52 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

People in group quarters in Washington township, Indiana:

  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded

98.4% of residents of Washington township speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,505
  • In family households: 3,839 (1,045 male householders, 252 female householders)
    1,079 spouses, 1,278 children (1,176 natural, 13 adopted, 89 stepchildren), 65 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 32 parents, 30 other relatives, 42 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 666 (200 male householders (179 living alone)), 376 female householders (352 living alone)), 90 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 172 (158 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 637 2-persons, 284 3-persons, 245 4-persons, 97 5-persons, 34 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 531 1-person, 34 2-persons, 6 4-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

728 married couples with children.
192 single-parent households (36 men, 156 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 43
Here:

9.0%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

12.7%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Washington township:

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