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People

Total Population 13,642
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 6,117
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 28.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,852
% Above Poverty Level 76.4%
% Below Poverty Level 23.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12%
% Using Public Transportation 2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.1%
Median Gross Rent $627
Median House Value $95,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.6%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 17.8%

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

Washington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 22 miles SW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Washington
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15301
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.173
Longitude -80.246

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 WASHINGTON 3 NE
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station PIKE ISLAND LOCK AND DAM
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Canonsburg 8,944 $56,985
Claysville 1,035 $65,395
Cokeburg 588 $48,125
Ellsworth 741 $58,750
Houston 1,328 $65,000

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

Washington Public Libraries

Library
Citizens Library
55 SOUTH COLLEGE ST
Washington, Pennsylvania
(724) 222-2400
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Washington Hospitals

WASHINGTON HOSPITAL, THE
(Government - Local)
155 WILSON AVENUE
(724) 225-7000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Serves 1,333 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

WASHINGTON HS
724-223-5080
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 593 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

WASHINGTON CO ALTERNATIVE SCH
724-225-5505
Serves 35 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8

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