Washington, PA Population

Population: 15,268. Estimated population in July 2020: 15,136 (-0.9% change)
Males: 7,160 (46.9%), Females: 8,108 (53.1%)

Zip code: 15301

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $25,764
Median house value: $64,500

Races in Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.5%)
  • Black (14.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.8%), Irish (18.5%), Italian (13.8%), English (9.5%), Polish (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.5%).

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Washington

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washington city

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -655 (-4.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (155 WILSON AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Washington:

  • CANONSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; CANONSBURG, PA)
  • MAYVIEW STATE HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; BRIDGEVILLE, PA)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL – PITTSBURGH (about 18 miles; OAKDALE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Washington:

  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 22 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 27 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 45 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Washington:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY (about 4 miles; WASHINGTON, PA; Abbreviation: AFJ)
  • BANDEL (about 13 miles; EIGHTY FOUR, PA; Abbreviation: 22D)
  • FINLEYVILLE AIRPARK (about 18 miles; FINLEYVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: G05)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,200; Location: 60 S LINCOLN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.washjeff.edu)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COMMERCIAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 83; Location: 82 S MAIN ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.penn-commercial.com)
  • WASHINGTON HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 79; Location: 155 WILSON AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.washingtonhospital.org)
  • WASHINGTON HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RADIOGRAPHY (Full-time enrollment: 18; Location: 155 WILSON AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.washingtonhospital.org)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:

  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 23 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 24 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 24 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 25 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 26 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 26 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)

Schools

Public high schools in Washington:

  • TRINITY SHS (Students: 1,333; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WASHINGTON HS (Students: 593; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WASHINGTON CO ALTERNATIVE SCH (Students: 35; Grades: 08 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON PARK EL SCH (Students: 975; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TRINITY MS (Students: 897; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WASHINGTON PARK MS (Students: 515; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TRINITY NORTH EL SCH (Students: 471; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TRINITY EAST EL SCH (Students: 410; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TRINITY WEST EL SCH (Students: 345; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TRINITY SOUTH EL SCH (Students: 328; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JOE WALKER EL SCH (Students: 303; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Washington:

  • JOHN F KENNEDY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 111 WEST SPRUCE STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF WASH (Students: 75; Location: 524 E BEAU STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • GWENS DAY CARE AND MONTESSORI (Students: 57; Location: 860 ALLISON AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • RAINBOWS END (Students: 42; Location: 655 JEFFERSON AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • MAGIC YEARS CHILD CARE (Students: 27; Location: 63-67 WILSON AVE.; Grades: PK – KG)
  • YWCA CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 8; Location: 42 W MAIDEN ST; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Washington:

  • CITIZENS LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,091,382; Location: 55 SOUTH COLLEGE ST; 121,179 books; 3,447 audio materials; 1,853 video materials; 378 serial subscriptions)

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