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Washington, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Washington had a population of 1,069 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Washington is located at latitude 39.8169 and longitude -97.0501 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Washington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,329 feet.

The City of Washington (GNIS ID: 485656) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Washington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Washington, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,069
Daytime Population: Workers 796
Daytime Population: Residents 493
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,289
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 1,030
Population in Familes 804
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 1,234
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $41,531
Average Household Income $50,203
Per Capita Income $23,175


Total Housing Units 578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 354 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $66,456
Average Home Value $73,164


Total Households 482
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 290
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.77% -0.95%
Households -0.83% -0.89%
Families -0.96% -0.98%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Washington, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 193 71st
Population Density # 173 74th
Diversity Index # 437 35th
Median Household Income # 537 20th
Per Capita Income # 525 22nd

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