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Washington, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Washington had a population of 7,048 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Washington: Mansfield Woodhouse.

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Washington, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,048
Daytime Population: Workers 2,051
Daytime Population: Residents 3,354
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,405
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 7,048
Population in Familes 5,633
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,629
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $62,813
Average Household Income $83,223
Per Capita Income $33,865


Total Housing Units 3,084 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,517 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,351 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 216 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $226,854
Average Home Value $253,444


Total Households 2,868
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,823
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.21% 0.83%
Households 1.24% 0.86%
Families 1.22% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

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, 2017 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 # 213 61st
Population Density # 188 66th
Diversity Index # 235 57th
Median Household Income # 380 30th
Per Capita Income # 348 36th

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