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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 (06793, 06794, 06777)

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

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

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

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