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Demographics

People

Total Population792
Male Share of the Population53.5%
Female Share of the Population46.5%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+268
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married27.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.3%
Median Earnings25+$21,111
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,500
% Above Poverty Level61.9%
% Below Poverty Level38.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone45.9%
Median Gross Rent$519
Median House Value$95,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)53.3%
Canadian27.4%
French Except Basque8.2%
English2.8%
Jamaican1.1%
West Indian1.1%
German0.6%
Italian0.6%
Irish0.5%
Scottish0.3%
Polish0.1%
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Washington Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Landry Parish
Standard Zip Codes70589
Phone Area Codes337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.61
Approximate Longitude-92.05

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)

StationGRAND COTEAU
Distance12.7 miles
Jan Temp41 to 62 F
Apr Temp56 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp57 to 82 F
Annual Precip63.2 inches
StationLAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance29.1 miles
Jan Temp42 to 62 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp58 to 81 F
Annual Precip62.1 inches
StationWOODWORTH 2 SE
Distance42.3 miles
Jan Temp37 to 58 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip61.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Grand Coteau1,002$33,977
Leonville880$30,833
Opelousas16,605$25,894
Palmetto135$23,750
Port Barre2,030$26,635
Ville Platte7,338$22,887

Washington Public Libraries

Washington Municipal Library
418 NORTH MAIN STREET
Washington, Louisiana
(337) 826-7336

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Washington Public Schools

Grand Prairie Elementary School
669 Hwy. 363
ZIP: 70589
(337) 826-3391
Primary
Total Enrollment 348
North Central High School
6579 Hwy. 10
ZIP: 70589
(337) 623-4239
Other
Total Enrollment 308
Washington Career & Technical Education Center
605 Buhot Street
ZIP: 70589
(337) 826-7360
High
Washington Elementary School
1530 Hwy. 10
ZIP: 70589
(318) 826-3393
Primary
Total Enrollment 173
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