Washington, LA Demographics

The total population of Washington is estimated to be 819 with 347 males (42.37%) and 472 females (57.63%). There are 125 more females than males in Washington.
The median household income in Washington was $27,499 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 1,420(4.91%) from $28,919 in 2020. This income is 36.86% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Washington sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $47,186. Overall, the median household income for the town of Washington stands at $27,499.
In Washington, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $22,594 for males and $14,052 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $23,240 for males and $33,929 for females.
In Washington, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, Black or African American households report a median household income of $38,201, while White households have a median household income of $28,215.
In 2022, the population of Washington was 726, a 1.22% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Washington's population was 735, a decline of 0.68% compared to a population of 740 in 2020.
The median age in Washington, LA is 26.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 29.47% were under the age of 15, 23.07% aged 15 to 29, 31.52% aged 30 to 64, 12.68% aged 65 to 84, and 3.26% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Washington population: 32.13% are White, 63.16% are Black or African American and 4.71% are multiracial.