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Washington, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Washington had a population of 6,787 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Washington is located at latitude 40.7585 and longitude -74.9832 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Washington (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 456 feet.

The Borough of Washington (GNIS ID: 885432) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Washington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Washington: Mansfield Woodhouse.

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Washington, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,787
Population in Households 6,787
Population in Familes 5,412
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,495
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 2,758
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,750
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,467 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,291 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $225,275
Average Home Value $248,500


Median Household Income $62,413
Average Household Income $81,613
Per Capita Income $33,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.49%
Households 0.81% 0.5%
Families 0.76% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Washington, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 217 60th
Population Density1 # 196 64th
Diversity Index2 # 238 56th
Median Household Income # 381 30th
Per Capita Income # 348 36th

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