Washington, VT Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,047. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,098 (+4.9% change)
Males: 536 (51.2%), Females: 511 (48.8%)

Orange County

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $43,125 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,900 (year 2000)

Races in Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: French (23.9%), Irish (15.5%), English (13.0%), French Canadian (11.9%), United States (9.5%), Italian (7.5%).

Elevation: 1264 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Washington

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washington town

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +113 (+12.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Washington:

  • CENTRAL VERMONT HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; BARRE, VT)
  • GIFFORD MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; RANDOLPH, VT)
  • VERMONT STATE HOSP DISTINCT PART UNIT (about 29 miles; WATERBURY, VT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Washington:

  • RUTLAND STATE (about 54 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
  • BURLINGTON INTL (about 56 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; ID: BTV)
  • CLINTON CO (about 85 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; ID: PLB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Washington:

  • EDWARD F KNAPP STATE (about 11 miles; BARRE/MONTPELIER, VT; ID: MPV)
  • POST MILLS (about 20 miles; POST MILLS, VT; ID: 2B9)
  • WARREN-SUGARBUSH (about 27 miles; WARREN, VT; ID: 0B7)
Amtrak station near Washington:

  • 17 miles: MONTPELIER-BARRE (MONTPELIER, MONTPELIER JCT. RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:

  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 30 miles; HANOVER, NH; FT enrollment: 5,309)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 51 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; FT enrollment: 8,852)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; FT enrollment: 2,265)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 58 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 60 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • KEENE STATE COLLEGE (about 81 miles; KEENE, NH; FT enrollment: 4,049)
Public primary/middle school in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON VILLAGE SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Washington:

  • CALEF MEMORIAL (Operating income: $16,177; Location: P.O. BOX 141, 2964 VT RTE 110; 5,536 books; 85 audio materials; 100 video materials; 18 serial subscriptions)