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People

Total Population 4,001
Male Share of the Population 43.3%
Female Share of the Population 56.7%
Senior Citizens 23.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,534
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 34.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,250
% Above Poverty Level 71.9%
% Below Poverty Level 28.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 3.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.6%
Median Gross Rent $628
Median House Value $95,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.4%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 3.2%

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

Washington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles E of Athens, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia
County Wilkes
Standard Zip Codes 30673
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.736
Longitude -82.739

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 2 ESE
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station SILOAM 3 N
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station WARRENTON
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Camak 187 $62,750
Crawfordville 626 $34,750
Lincolnton 1,518 $59,167
Norwood 272 $29,167
Sharon 110 $21,528
Tignall 523 $37,083

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

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Bartram Trail Regional Library System
204 E. LIBERTY STREET
Washington, Georgia
(706) 678-7736

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WASHINGTON-WILKES HIGH SCHOOL
304 GORDON STREET
706-678-2426
Serves 525 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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