Statewide Claims to Fame

Washington is 7th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Female residents

Washington is 16th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Washington is 18th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Washington Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 9,757 86th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.2 97th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,190 80th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Washington Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 89th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.5% 109th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 18.7% 24th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Washington Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 75.8% 126th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 23.7% 77th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Washington Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 49.0% 123rd 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 45.5% 16th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 130th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 133rd 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 35th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.5% 117th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.5% 84th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 47.2% 119th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Washington Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 55.6% 7th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.3% 103rd 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Washington Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 4,754 84th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 30.4% 29th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 4,256 78th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 47.3% 130th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $154,900 70th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 130th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Washington Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $17,296 130th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $26,352 138th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 27.9% 18th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Washington Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,742 50th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $302,665 66th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $30,330 30th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $36,233 63rd $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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