Washington State

Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.

Named after George Washington, the first President of the United States, the state was carved out of the western part of the Washington Territory which had been ceded by Britain in 1846 by the Oregon Treaty as a settlement of the Oregon Boundary Dispute.

It was admitted to the Union as the 42nd state in 1889.

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Washington Overview

 

As of 2012, Washington has a total population of 6,597,499 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.96%.

The median home price Washington is $250,870 with the median age of the buyer being 30. Homes in Washington have appreciatied over the last by -8.85%.

Public schools in Washington spend approximately $5,264 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 18.6.

Washington has an unemployment rate of 8.80%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -2.19% with a projected future job growth of 26.82%.

Washington has an average commute time of 27.7 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Washington is a 4 in violent crime and a 6 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Washington, 57.400% of people are Democrats, 40.300% are Republicans and 2.305% are registered Independent.

Washington People

 

In 2012, the population of Washington was 6,597,499. Washington has a population density of 99 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Washington

The median age in Washington is 37.4, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 49.79% of the population of Washington, while females make up 50.21% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Washington is 2.53 people across 2,547,695. 57.78% of people are married in Washington while 42.22% are single.

 
Local PopulationWashingtonUnited States
Population6,597,499311,237,520
Population Density9987
Population Change11.96%9.00%
Median Age37.436.8
Households2,547,695115,306,103
Household Size2.532.59
Male Population49.79%49.34%
Female Population50.21%50.66%
Married Population57.78%57.41%
Single Population42.22%42.59%

Washington Economy

 
 
Households by IncomeWashingtonUnited States
Income Less than $15,0009.93%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,0008.99%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,00010.06%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00014.95%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00013.90%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,00013.69%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0005.44%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0001.47%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.61%0.70%
Population by OccupationWashingtonUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations14.18%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations21.35%20.28%
Service14.76%14.73%
Sales and Office25.97%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry1.53%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance9.55%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving12.66%14.39%
Local EconomyWashingtonUnited States
Unemployment Rate8.80%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-2.19%-4.06%
Future Job Growth26.82%21.68%
Sales Taxes7.70%6.80%
Income Taxes0.00%6.25%
Income per Capita$28,278$26,372
Household Income$57,288$51,660

Washington Housing

 

As of 2012, Washington consisted of 32.06% renters and 59.76% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -8.85% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

 
 
Washington HousingWashingtonUnited States
Median Home Cost$250,870$183,450
Median Home Age3033
Home Appreciation-8.85%-5.21%
Homes Owned59.76%60.14%
Housing Vacancy8.18%10.50%
Homes Rented32.06%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$11.38$11.20
Washington Homes by ValueWashingtonUnited States
Less Than $20,0001.30%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9991.56%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,9991.39%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,9991.73%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,9992.39%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,9999.59%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99912.88%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,99927.09%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,99916.86%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9999.96%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9999.51%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more2.49%2.07%
Washington Homes by Year BuiltWashingtonUnited States
1939 or Earlier10.55%12.87%
1940 to 19495.78%6.21%
1950 to 19598.46%10.80%
1960 to 196910.79%12.04%
1970 to 197917.48%16.14%
1980 to 198914.32%14.11%
1990 to 19948.46%6.29%
1995 to 19987.69%6.33%
1999 to October 200516.47%15.21%

Washington Religion

 

30.96% of the people in Washington declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

 
Washington ReligionsWashingtonUnited States
Declared Religious30.96%48.34%
Catholic11.44%21.76%
Protestant0.00%0.00%
LDS3.33%1.66%
Baptist2.36%8.38%
Episcopalian0.45%0.53%
Pentecostal2.90%1.78%
Lutheran2.43%2.49%
Methodist1.09%2.98%
Presbyterian1.02%1.07%
Other Christian4.91%5.20%
Jewish0.62%1.81%
Eastern0.09%0.05%
Islam0.31%0.64%

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Chelan, WA Cheney, WA Chewelah, WA Chimacum, WA Chinook, WA Cinebar, WA Clallam Bay, WA Clarkston, WA Clayton, WA Cle Elum, WA Clearlake, WA Clinton, WA Clyde Hill, WA Colbert, WA Colfax, WA College Place, WA Colton, WA Columbia Gorge, WA Colville, WA Conconully, WA Concrete, WA Connell, WA Conway, WA Copalis Beach, WA Copalis Crossing, WA Cosmopolis, WA Cougar, WA Coulee City, WA Coulee Dam, WA Coupeville, WA Covington, WA Cowiche, WA Creston, WA Cty Spok Val, WA Curlew, WA Curtis, WA Cusick, WA Custer, WA Dallesport, WA Danville, WA Darrington, WA Davenport, WA Dayton, WA Deer Harbor, WA Deer Meadows, WA Deer Park, WA Deming, WA Des Moines, WA Diamond, WA Dixie, WA Doty, WA Dryden, WA Dupont, WA Dusty, WA Duvall, WA East Olympia, WA East Wenatchee, WA Easton, WA Eastsound, WA Eatonville, WA Edgewood, WA Edmonds, WA Edwall, WA Elbe, WA Electric City, WA Elk, WA Ellensburg, WA Elma, WA Elmer City, WA Eltopia, WA Endicott, WA Entiat, WA Enumclaw, WA Ephrata, WA Ethel, WA Evans, WA 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WA La Push, WA Lacey, WA Lacrosse, WA Lake City, WA Lake Forest Park, WA Lake Goodwin, WA Lake Stevens, WA Lake Tapps, WA Lake Wenatchee, WA Lakebay, WA Lakewood, WA Lamont, WA Langley, WA Latah, WA Laurel, WA Laurier, WA Leavenworth, WA Lebam, WA Liberty Lake, WA Lilliwaup, WA Lincoln, WA Lind, WA Littlerock, WA Long Beach, WA Longbranch, WA Longview, WA Loomis, WA Loon Lake, WA Lopez Island, WA Lopez, WA Lower Yakima Valley, WA Lummi Island, WA Lyle, WA Lyman, WA Lynden, WA Lynnwood, WA Mabton, WA Malaga, WA Malden, WA Malo, WA Malott, WA Manchester, WA Mansfield, WA Manson, WA Maple Falls, WA Maple Valley, WA Marblemount, WA Marcus, WA Marlin, WA Marshall, WA Marysville, WA Matlock, WA Mattawa, WA Mazama, WA McChord AFB, WA McCleary, WA McKenna, WA Mead, WA Medical Lake, WA Medina, WA Menlo, WA Mercer Island, WA Mesa, WA Metaline Falls, WA Metaline, WA Methow, WA Mica, WA Mill Creek, WA Millwood, WA Milton, WA Mineral, WA Moclips, WA Mohler, WA Monitor, WA Monroe, WA Montesano, WA Morton, WA Moses Lake, WA Mossyrock, WA Mount Vernon, WA Mountlake Terrace, WA Moxee, WA Mukilteo, WA Naches, WA Nahcotta, WA Napavine, WA Naselle, WA Neah Bay, WA Neilton, WA Nespelem, WA Newcastle, WA Newman Lake, WA Newport, WA Nine Mile Falls, WA Nooksack, WA Nordland, WA Normandy Park, WA North Bend, WA North Bonneville, WA Northport, WA Oak Harbor, WA Oakesdale, WA Oakville, WA Ocean City, WA Ocean Park, WA Ocean Shores, WA Odessa, WA Okanogan, WA Olalla, WA Olga, WA Olympia, WA Omak, WA Onalaska, WA Orcas, WA Orient, WA Orondo, WA Oroville, WA Orting, WA Othello, WA Otis Orchards, WA Outlook, WA Oysterville, WA Pacific Beach, WA Pacific, WA Packwood, WA Palisades, WA Palouse, WA Parker, WA Pasco, WA Pateros, WA Paterson, WA PE Ell, WA Peshastin, WA Plymouth, WA Point Roberts, WA Pomeroy, WA Port Angeles, WA Port Gamble, WA Port Hadlock, WA Port Ludlow, WA Port Orchard, WA Port Townsend, WA Poulsbo, WA Prescott, WA Preston, WA Prosser, WA Pullman, WA Puyallup, WA Quilcene, WA Quinault, WA Quincy, WA Rainier, WA Randle, WA Ravensdale, WA Raymond, WA Reardan, WA Redmond, WA Redondo, WA Renton, WA Republic, WA Rice, WA Richland, WA Ridgefield, WA Ritzville, WA River Rd East, WA Riverside, WA Rochester, WA Rock Island, WA Rockford, WA Rockport, WA Rollingbay, WA Ronald, WA Roosevelt, WA Rosalia, WA Rosburg, WA Roslyn, WA Roy, WA Royal City, WA Ruston, WA Ryderwood, WA Saint John, WA Salkum, WA Sammamish, WA Satsop, WA Seabeck, WA Seahurst, WA Seatac, WA Seattle Heights, WA Seattle, WA Seaview, WA Sedro Woolley, WA Sekiu, WA Selah, WA Sequim, WA Seven Bays, WA Shaw Island, WA Shelton, WA Shoreline, WA Silvana, WA Silver Creek, WA Silverdale, WA Silverlake, WA Skamokawa, WA Skokomish Nation, WA Skykomish, WA Snohomish, WA Snoqualmie Pass, WA Snoqualmie, WA Soap Lake, WA South Bend, WA South Cle Elum, WA South Colby, WA South Prairie, WA South Whidbey, WA Southworth, WA Spanaway, WA Spangle, WA Spokane Valley, WA Spokane, WA Sprague, WA Springdale, WA Stanwood, WA Starbuck, WA Startup, WA Steilacoom, WA Steptoe, WA Stevenson, WA Sultan, WA Sumas, WA Sumner, WA Sunnyside, WA Suquamish, WA Tacoma, WA Taholah, WA Tahuya, WA Tekoa, WA Tenino, WA Thornton, WA Thorp, WA Tieton, WA Tokeland, WA Toledo, WA Tonasket, WA Toppenish, WA Touchet, WA Toutle, WA Tracyton, WA Trout Lake, WA Tukwila, WA Tulalip, WA Tumtum, WA Tumwater, WA Twisp, WA Underwood, WA Union Gap, WA Union, WA Uniontown, WA University Place, WA Usk, WA Vader, WA Valley, WA Valleyford, WA Vancouver, WA Vantage, WA Vashon, WA Vaughn, WA Veradale, WA Wahkiacus, WA Waitsburg, WA Walla Walla, WA Wallula, WA Wapato, WA Warden, WA Ware, WA Washougal, WA Washtucna, WA Waterville, WA Wauconda, WA Wauna, WA Waverly, WA Wellpinit, WA Wenatchee, WA West Richland, WA Westport, WA White Salmon, WA White Swan, WA Wilbur, WA Wilkeson, WA Wilson Creek, WA Winlock, WA Winthrop, WA Wishram, WA Woodinville, WA Woodland, WA Woodway, WA Yacolt, WA Yakima, WA Yarrow Point, WA Yelm, WA Zillah, WA


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