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Washington, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Washington had a population of 23,933 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Washington is located at latitude 37.1324 and longitude -113.4898 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Washington (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,792 feet.

The City of Washington (GNIS ID: 2412187) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Washington is located within Saint George Division of Washington County.

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, 2016.

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Washington, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,933
Population in Households 23,920
Population in Familes 21,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 742
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 7,665
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 6,202
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,599 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,066 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,866 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $263,380
Average Home Value $303,688


Median Household Income $52,883
Average Household Income $70,192
Per Capita Income $22,404
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.81% 3.18%
Households 3.41% 3.0%
Families 3.39% 2.95%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Washington, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 38 89th
Population Density1 # 123 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 108 67th
Median Household Income # 212 35th
Per Capita Income # 189 42nd

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