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The Town of Washington had a population of 136 as of July 1, 2019. Washington ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Washington is located at latitude 38.7135 and longitude -78.1594 in Rappahannock County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Washington encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rappahannock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Town of Washington (GNIS ID: 2391471) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Washington, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 136
Population in Households 133
Population in Familes 107
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 518
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $54,166
Average Household Income $88,304
Per Capita Income $39,190


Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (33.7%)
Median Home Value $418,750
Average Home Value $559,804


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.08% -0.15%
Households 0.16% 0.0%
Families 3.5% -0.46%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Washington, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 567 5th
Population Density # 372 37th
Diversity Index # 465 22nd
Median Household Income # 289 51st
Per Capita Income # 149 75th

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