dcsimg

People

Total Population 3,517
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 25.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,762
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 50%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 54%
Median Earnings25+ $44,265
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,984
Median Earnings With High School Degree $44,856

Wealth

Median Family Income $89,441
% Above Poverty Level 95.4%
% Below Poverty Level 4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.1%
% Using Public Transportation 9%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,163
Median House Value $468,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.5%
US/American 0%
English 18.9%
Irish 21.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Washington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles W of Waterbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles NE of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06777, 06793, 06794
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.631
Longitude -73.311

Washington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SHEPAUG DAM
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Station BULLS BRIDGE DAM
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station WIGWAM RESERVOIR
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Washington, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Marble Dale (06777)

New Preston Marble Dale (06777)

New Preston Marbledale (06777)

Washington Depot (06794, 06777, 06793)

Washington Green (06793)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Washington Public Libraries

Library
Gunn Memorial Library
5 WYKEHAM RD.
Washington, Connecticut
(860) 868-7586

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Automotive Technology
  • HVACR (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refridgeration)
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Founded in 1946 to train New England’s workforce for success across a wide range of vocational professions.
  • Focuses on training students in the technical and professional skills essential for their chosen career.
  • Offers classes taught by teachers with years of experience in the field.
  • Provides full-time career services to help students pursue career options.
  • Has 9 campuses throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts.
camnpus icon
Waterbury
Request Info
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in English - Self-Designed
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015.
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
Programs
  • MBA@UNC
UNC Kenan-Flagler is one of the world's top-ranked business schools. At UNC Kenan-Flagler, you develop the skills that make you a highly effective leader and prepare you for long-term career success. The strength of the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA degree comes from a school culture in which members live the business school's core values of excellence, leadership, teamwork, integrity and community.
Programs
  • AAS, Bus Admin-Accounting
  • AAS, Marketing Communications
  • BS, International Business
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in 2015 by the U.S. News & World Report.
  • Admits students throughout the year with quarterly start dates in January, April, July, and September.
  • Provides faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments.
  • Offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business, design, health, plus certificate programs in practical nurse, medical assistant, and more.
  • Preparing students for professional and personal success since 1931.
  • $64 million in grants and scholarships provided during the 2015-2016 award year.
Programs
  • Diesel Technology
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Welding Technology
  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
camnpus icon
East Windsor
Request Info

Washington High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

SHEPAUG VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
159 SOUTH ST.
860-868-7326
Serves 403 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

HOMEBOUND
11 A SCHOOL STREET
860-868-6100
A Non-traditional School

Study Online in Washington
Additional Resources
Info for Washington Government Officials


Are you an official in the Washington government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top