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People

Total Population 1,166
Male Share of the Population 43.4%
Female Share of the Population 56.6%
Senior Citizens 21.9%
Employed Population 16+ 575
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 55.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,159
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.8%
Median Gross Rent $393
Median House Value $65,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 11.4%

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

Washington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles S of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 66968
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.818
Longitude -97.05

Washington Climate

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

Station WASHINGTON
Distance 0.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station MARYSVILLE
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Station BELLEVILLE
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 30.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barnes 104 $32,500
Greenleaf 390 $52,857
Hanover 586 $62,500
Linn 471 $41,429
Morrowville 159 $44,167

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

Washington Public Libraries

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Washington Library
116 E. 2ND
Washington, Kansas
(785) 325-2114

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Washington Hospitals

WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
304 E 3RD STREET
(785) 325-2211
Emergency Service: Yes

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115 NORTH D STREET
785-325-2261
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Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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