Washington, Louisiana

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 49.1%
(29.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.38
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.8%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Most common industries in Washington, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Public administration (13.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Food (3.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Washington, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Top executives (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)

Average climate in Washington, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Washington-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/15/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Washington town center killed one person and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/9/1983, a category F3 tornado 11.6 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 164.0 miles away from Washington center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 447.2 miles away from Washington center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from Washington center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 286.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 173.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 157.5 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 St. Landry Parish (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Washington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Washington:

  • GARLAND GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • OUR LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • DCI - OPELOUSAS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • OPELOUSAS GENERAL HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • ST LANDRY EXTENDED CARE HOSPITAL LLC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • SECURE CARE HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • MASION DEVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)

Airports located in Washington:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:

  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 28 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 28 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 28 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 52 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 53 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 57 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 72 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)

Public high schools in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER (Location: 605 BUHOT STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 6579 HWY. 10, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Washington:

See full list of schools located in Washington

Library in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON MUNICIPAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $81,466; Location: 418 NORTH MAIN STREET; 6,505 books; 50 audio materials; 100 video materials; 60 state licensed databases)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Washington: Washington Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Washington Police Department (B), Washington Municipal Library (C), Town of Washington Museum (D), Washington Town Hall (E), Saint Landry Parish Fire District 3 Station 3 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washington include: Holy Trinity Catholic Church (A), Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (B), Saint Marks Methodist Church (C), Washington Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hebrew Rest Cemetery (1), Cedar Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Acadiana Raptor Center at Malacoff Inc (Recreation Areas; 1298 Grand Prairie Highway).

Birthplace of: John M. Parker - Farmer, Tommy Tate (American football) - Football player and coach.

St. Landry Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Washington and their reported violations in the past:

GRAND PRAIRIE WATER SYSTEM (Address: 4642 GRAND PRAIRIE HWY , Population served: 1,530, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2013), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUN-12-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2014)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2013), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUN-12-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-16-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUN-12-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

53.1%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Washington (2011 data):

  • Washington State Bank: at 103 North Main Street, branch established on 1893/04/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $125.9 mil, Deposits: $109.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Washington State Bancshares, Inc.
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Washington, LA (based on St. Landry Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,23435
Evangelical Protestant6,08338
Black Protestant2,0627
Mainline Protestant1,31911
Other4064
None24,280-
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: 36
St. Landry Parish:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
St. Landry Parish:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Here:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Landry Parish:

12.9%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Landry Parish:

30.1%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Landry Parish:

12.7%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
Louisiana:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Washington:

42.2%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Washington:

30.4
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
Louisiana:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.3%
Louisiana:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Washington:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Washington:

36.8%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Washington:

50.0%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.0%
Louisiana:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Washington, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$30,967$23,2251$1,988
Police - Other 5$7,814$18,7542$1,789
Water Supply 2$4,970$29,8201$597
Other and Unallocable 2$5,920$35,52010$11,932
Streets and Highways 2$5,623$33,7382$2,121
Local Libraries 1$2,418$29,0162$824
Other Government Administration 1$4,164$49,9681$2,149
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,515
Parks and Recreation 0$0 4$1,786
Totals for Government 29$61,876$25,60424$24,701

Washington government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $288,000 ($315.10)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($96.28)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($53.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000 ($28.45)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($18.60)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($10.94)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $374,000 ($409.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $173,000 ($189.28)
    Regular Highways: $167,000 ($182.71)
    Financial Administration: $161,000 ($176.15)
    Central Staff Services: $149,000 ($163.02)
    Sewerage: $126,000 ($137.86)
    Water Utilities: $108,000 ($118.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $86,000 ($94.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($29.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($10.94)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($3.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($41.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $22,000 ($24.07)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($17.51)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($13.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($8.75)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($7.66)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($7.66)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($2.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $529,000 ($578.77)

Washington government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $156,000 ($170.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($78.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($3.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $253,000 ($276.81)
    General Local Government Support: $19,000 ($20.79)
    Other: $7,000 ($7.66)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $45,000 ($49.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($9.85)
    Rents: $8,000 ($8.75)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($5.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($2.19)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($1.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $134,000 ($146.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($41.58)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($3.28)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($2.19)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $731,000 ($799.78)
    Property: $251,000 ($274.62)
    Other License: $94,000 ($102.84)
    Public Utility License: $70,000 ($76.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $40,000 ($43.76)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.09)

Washington government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $953,000 ($1042.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $557,000 ($609.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $396,000 ($433.26)

Washington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,537,000 ($1681.62)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,000 ($27.35)

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,741 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.69% ($48,737 average AGI)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.56% ($41,161)
from Evangeline Parish, LA  0.39% ($30,547)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  1.60% ($44,914 average AGI)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.57% ($37,835)
to Evangeline Parish, LA  0.39% ($33,826)

Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:

  • KNEK (1190 AM; daytime; 0 kW; WASHINGTON, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: KSLO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:

  • KNEK-FM (104.7 FM; WASHINGTON, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBON (101.1 FM; MAMOU, LA; Owner: ROSE ANN MARX)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVPI-FM (92.5 FM; VILLE PLATTE, LA; Owner: VILLE PLATTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Washington:

  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KDCG-LP (Channel 22; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: ACADIANA CABLE ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)

Washington fatal accident list:

Jan 27, 2014 02:20 PM, Us-167, Roy Rd, Lat: 30.628739, Lon: -92.150650, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 22, 2014 09:24 PM, Sr-St. Landry Veterans Mem, Lat: 30.615689, Lon: -92.056169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 1, 1998 02:30 PM, Sr-103, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 1988 08:56 PM, La10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 1, 1984 09:10 AM, Corsost, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 1982 06:25 PM, Vinestreet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 1, 1981 04:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 673ft / 205mTotal length
  • $4,304,000Total costs
  • 258,828Total average daily traffic
  • 34,143Total average daily truck traffic
  • 255,591Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Washington, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 151980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Washington, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Washington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Town Hall On Main St (Lat: 31.616000 Lon: -92.057083), Call Sign: KNAM636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/2010, Expiration Date: 01/02/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2021, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Company Sta 54 Washington Field (Lat: 30.672139 Lon: -92.020667), Call Sign: KEE301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHz, Grant Date: 11/10/2011, Expiration Date: 12/21/2021, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair, Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, Houston, TX 77251-1396, Phone: (713) 215-2745, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Washington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97443, N97443, N-97443, Serial Number: 18267095, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 09/05/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert Richard Olman, 235 Wedgewood Rd, Washington, LA 70589, Other Owners: Robert Randall Olman
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 659GC, N659GC, N-659GC, Serial Number: 502-0059, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1989, Certificate Issue Date: 02/01/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Aerial Crop Care Inc, 6915 Highway 103, Washington, LA 70589
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/29/2020

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 34 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Washington, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.6%), and Structure Fires (26.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Washington, LA
    • 12553.6%Outside Fires
    • 6126.2%Structure Fires
    • 4418.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washington, LA
Most common first names in Washington, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2781.4 years
Joseph2769.0 years
John2476.9 years
William1466.1 years
Henry1277.1 years
George1174.4 years
Elizabeth1076.9 years
James1073.8 years
Alice1080.8 years
Willie1076.0 years
Most common last names in Washington, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Soileau5777.3 years
Fontenot4874.0 years
Dupre2374.9 years
Doucet2276.5 years
Johnson1771.5 years
Joubert1777.0 years
Lafleur1776.3 years
Ortego1775.2 years
Vidrine1675.3 years
Thomas1674.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Washington, LA
  • 60.3%Utility gas
  • 39.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Washington, LA
  • 63.0%Electricity
  • 37.0%Utility gas


Washington compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Washington on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #17 (70589) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 4 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Don N. Simoneaux (3)
  • Bryant A. Marcotte (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2022.