Washington, Indiana

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Population in 2022: 12,171 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 5,798  (47.6%)
Females: 6,373  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

37.2 years
Indiana median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 47501.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $47,976 (it was $29,055 in 2000)
Washington:

$47,976
IN:

$66,785

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $25,110 (it was $16,721 in 2000)

Washington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $133,791 (it was $60,200 in 2000)
Washington:

$133,791
IN:

$208,700

Median gross rent in 2022: $844.

March 2022 cost of living index in Washington: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 15.8%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.2% for Black residents, 20.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.9% for other race residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Washington, IN (2022)
    • 9,10674.9%White alone
    • 1,53112.6%Hispanic
    • 1,1179.2%Two or more races
    • 4633.8%Black alone
    • 610.5%Asian alone
    • 450.4%Other race alone

Races in Washington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Washington, Indiana as of July 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Washington is 267 to 1.


Crime rates in Washington by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(70.2)
1
(8.7)
1
(8.6)
2
(17.2)
6
(50.8)
20
(166.9)
9
(74.1)
9
(73.8)
2
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
6
(49.1)
5
(39.6)
4
(31.4)
3
(24.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(25.9)
2
(17.2)
2
(16.9)
1
(8.3)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(61.4)
20
(173.8)
8
(69.2)
43
(369.2)
34
(287.8)
33
(275.4)
19
(156.4)
33
(270.7)
14
(114.9)
0
(0.0)
39
(318.9)
12
(95.1)
11
(86.5)
3
(24.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
125
(1,096)
156
(1,355)
110
(950.9)
164
(1,408)
143
(1,211)
113
(943.1)
60
(493.9)
69
(566.0)
43
(352.9)
0
(0.0)
19
(155.4)
17
(134.8)
7
(55.0)
13
(107.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
505
(4,430)
369
(3,206)
330
(2,853)
409
(3,511)
572
(4,842)
457
(3,814)
260
(2,140)
333
(2,732)
172
(1,412)
0
(0.0)
78
(637.8)
122
(967.3)
140
(1,100)
84
(694.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(289.5)
34
(295.4)
14
(121.0)
20
(171.7)
40
(338.6)
54
(450.7)
34
(279.9)
31
(254.3)
18
(147.7)
1
(8.2)
7
(57.2)
4
(31.7)
6
(47.2)
7
(57.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(34.6)
1
(8.6)
1
(8.5)
23
(192.0)
7
(57.6)
4
(32.8)
4
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index350.8288.5236.2345.5425.7445.8235.6282.4131.60.7144.0119.694.167.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Washington, IN

Crime rate in Washington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 28 (21 officers - 20 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Indiana average:

2.12
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Ancestries: German (14.8%), American (13.1%), Irish (10.2%), Haitian (9.0%), English (8.6%), European (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 504 feet

Land area: 4.73 square miles.

Population density: 2,571 people per square mile   (average).

Washington, Indiana map

1,239 residents are foreign born (8.1% Latin America).

This city:

10.2%
Indiana:

5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,221 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $835 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (49.2 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (82.7 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (221.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Montgomery, IN (2.6 miles ),
Wheatland, IN (2.7 miles ),
Cannelburg, IN (3.1 miles),
Ragsdale, IN (3.2 miles),
Monroe City, IN (3.2 miles ),
Plainville, IN (3.2 miles ),
Bicknell, IN (3.3 miles ),
Edwardsport, IN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 38.66 N, Longitude: 87.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +314 (+2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,857 (52.0%)

Area code: 812

Distribution of median household income in Washington, IN in 2022
Distribution of house value in Washington, IN in 2022
Washington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 38 buildings, average cost: $427,600
  • 2021: 25 buildings, average cost: $316,300
  • 2020: 26 buildings, average cost: $331,500
  • 2019: 16 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2018: 20 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2017: 23 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $202,900
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $212,600
  • 2006: 97 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $171,800
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $130,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Washington, IN residents
Average permit cost in Washington, IN
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

1.9%
Indiana:

2.8%
Historical population in Washington, IN
Historical housing units in Washington, IN
Most common industries in Washington, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Food (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Washington, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)

Average climate in Washington, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Washington, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 94.6. This is worse than average.

City:

94.6
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 35.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Washington city center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/7/1989, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 41.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 41.0 miles away from Washington center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 39.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from Washington center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:17, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 9.6 mi) earthquake occurred 40.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Daviess County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Washington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Washington:

  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES SW IN (402 E FLORA ST)
  • DAVIESS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1314 E WALNUT ST)
  • EASTGATE MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2119 E NATIONAL HWY)
  • HILLSIDE MANOR NURSING HOME (1109 E NATIONAL HWY)
  • PRAIRIE VILLAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (801 S SR 57)
  • WASHINGTON NURSING CENTER (603 E NATIONAL HWY)
  • DAVITA - DAVIESS COUNTY DIALYSIS (310 NE 14TH STREET)
  • DAVIESS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (MEMORIAL AT 14TH ST DAVIESS COMMUNITY HOSPIT)

Airports located in Washington:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:

  • Vincennes University (about 19 miles; Vincennes, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,876)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 37 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 50 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)
  • University of Evansville (about 52 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 56 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Indiana State University (about 58 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 58 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)

Public high school in Washington:

Private high schools in Washington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Washington:

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Library in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $434,335; Location: 300 WEST MAIN STREET; 44,189 books; 2,350 audio materials; 1,616 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 106 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Washington: Washington Fire Department Station 1 (A), Washington Fire Department Station 2 (B), Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Washington: East Side Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Davis County Museum (212 East Main Street), Washington Little League (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5 Edwardsport Road).

Hotels: Budget Inn (412 East South Street), City Motel (1115 East National Highway), Baymont Inn Washington (7 Cumberland Drive).

Courts: Daviess County Offices - Clerk Circuit Court (Court House), Daviess County - Daviess Circuit Court (Court House), Indiana State - Transportation Dept- Washington (900 Highway 50 West).

Birthplace of: Chase Stevens - Professional wrestler, William Donald Borders - Catholic bishop, Chuck Harmon - Baseball player, Dick McBride (poet) - Poet, Don C. Faith, Jr. - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Drew Streicher - College basketball player (Butler Bulldogs), Luke Zeller - College basketball player (Notre Dame Fighting Irish).

Daviess County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Washington that have no violations reported:

  • DAVIESS COUNTY RURAL WATER (Population served: 6,300, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Washington in 2010:

  • 220 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 191 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Washington in 2000:

  • 334 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Washington (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: Depot Branch, Washington Branch, Washington Branch, Downtown Branch, State Street East Side Branch. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • German American Bancorp: Drive-Up-walk-in Branch, Peoples Bank - Branch, Cherry Tree Plaza Branch. Info updated 2011/02/01: Bank assets: $1,866.8 mil, Deposits: $1,578.2 mil, headquarters in Jasper, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: German American Bancorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Washington Walmart Branch at 1801 S State Road 57, branch established on 2008/04/26. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • First Federal Savings Bank: Van Trees Street Branch at 200 E Van Trees St, branch established on 2006/10/10. Info updated 2011/11/29: Bank assets: $376.9 mil, Deposits: $267.9 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp Of Indiana, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings Bank of Washington: First Federal Savings Bank Of Washin at 439 South State Road 57, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $81.2 mil, Deposits: $70.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Washington:

Marital status in Washington, IN
  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Washington:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Indiana average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Washington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Washington, IN (based on Daviess County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,28364
Mainline Protestant3,34219
Catholic2,6883
Black Protestant1291
Other1032
None14,103-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Here:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Daviess County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Daviess County:

9.0%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Daviess County:

28.5%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.6%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.7%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Washington:

28.6
Indiana:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Washington:

23.2%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.5%
Indiana:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Washington:

32.7%
Indiana:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

52.4%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Washington:

75.6%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Washington, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 24$107,417$53,7091$1,231
Sewerage 21$82,695$47,2540$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$98,270$58,9620$0
Water Supply 19$80,529$50,8600$0
Firefighters 16$73,335$55,0010$0
Streets and Highways 13$52,554$48,5110$0
Solid Waste Management 12$43,502$43,5020$0
Financial Administration 9$39,352$52,4690$0
Other Government Administration 6$26,711$53,4228$4,289
Parks and Recreation 5$19,906$47,7740$0
Health 3$13,436$53,7440$0
Police - Other 2$7,008$42,0480$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,195$38,3400$0
Transit 1$3,519$42,2280$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$4,161
Totals for Government 152$651,430$51,42910$9,681

Washington government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,085,000 ($89.15)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($4.27)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,715,000 ($305.23)
    Police Protection: $1,777,000 ($146.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,381,000 ($113.47)
    Sewerage: $1,376,000 ($113.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,347,000 ($110.67)
    Water Utilities: $998,000 ($82.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $574,000 ($47.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $564,000 ($46.34)
    Central Staff Services: $384,000 ($31.55)
    Financial Administration: $261,000 ($21.44)
    Health - Other: $258,000 ($21.20)
    General - Other: $148,000 ($12.16)
    Transit Utilities: $134,000 ($11.01)
    General Public Buildings: $48,000 ($3.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($2.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,604,000 ($131.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $131,000 ($10.76)
    Regular Highways: $78,000 ($6.41)
    Transit Utilities: $74,000 ($6.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($5.34)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($2.46)
    Health - Other: $21,000 ($1.73)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($1.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($0.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.16)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.16)

Washington government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $20,181,000 ($1658.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $830,000 ($68.19)
    Other: $186,000 ($15.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($1.48)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $77,000 ($6.33)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $87,000 ($7.15)
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000 ($5.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($0.74)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($0.41)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $20,160,000 ($1656.40)
    Water Utilities: $7,848,000 ($644.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,991,000 ($327.91)
    Highways: $1,850,000 ($152.00)
    General Local Government Support: $613,000 ($50.37)
  • Tax - Property: $2,928,000 ($240.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $73,000 ($6.00)
    Other License: $32,000 ($2.63)

Washington government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,109,000 ($3295.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,109,000 ($3295.46)

Washington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,451,000 ($530.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,558,000 ($1606.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,621,000 ($133.19)
Businesses in Washington, IN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Baymont Inn1McDonald's1
Big O Tires1Nike4
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Quiznos1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC1Subway2
Goodwill3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:

  • WAMW (1580 AM; 0 kW; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: GREENE ELECTRONICS)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAOV (1450 AM; 1 kW; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WITZ (990 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:

  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBHW (88.7 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAMW-FM (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: GREENE ELECTRONICS)
  • W211AT (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRZR (94.5 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: HEMBREE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUZR (105.7 FM; BICKNELL, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)
  • WZDM (92.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBTO-FM (102.3 FM; PETERSBURG, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WATI (89.9 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFML (96.7 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: THE VINCENNES UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WQTY (93.3 FM; LINTON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC.)
  • WITZ-FM (104.7 FM; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Washington:

  • WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WJTS-LP (Channel 27; JASPER, IN; Owner: PAUL E. KNIES)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Washington: Don C., Jr. Faith.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Washington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 91Number of bridges
  • 1,043ft / 318mTotal length
  • $335,000Total costs
  • 351,773Total average daily traffic
  • 77,133Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Washington, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 191990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 522010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Washington, IN

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 89. The highest number of fire incidents - 139 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Washington, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.1%), and Outside Fires (27.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Washington, IN
    • 74352.1%Structure Fires
    • 38527.0%Outside Fires
    • 25017.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 473.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washington, IN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Indiana:

  • City Motel, 1115 E National Hwy, Washington, Indiana 47501 , Phone: (812) 254-4696
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1808 E National Hwy, Washington, Indiana 47501 , Phone: (812) 254-6666, Fax: (812) 254-9730
  • Theroff's Motel, 2001 E National Hwy, Washington, Indiana 47501 , Phone: (812) 254-4279, Fax: (812) 254-4709
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, Indiana
Most common first names in Washington, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary20879.8 years
William16674.6 years
Robert14670.8 years
John14575.0 years
James12473.2 years
Charles12175.5 years
Helen9080.5 years
Dorothy7176.9 years
George7074.4 years
Margaret6878.4 years
Most common last names in Washington, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6977.0 years
Williams5275.7 years
Jones5175.9 years
Wilson4780.9 years
Miller4077.9 years
Brown3777.2 years
Allen3581.0 years
Davis3376.3 years
Myers3180.6 years
Clark2978.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Washington, IN
  • 80.5%Utility gas
  • 16.9%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Washington, IN
  • 50.7%Utility gas
  • 44.7%Electricity
  • 2.9%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel


Washington compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Washington on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
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