Washington is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,981 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Washington is the 172nd largest community in Georgia.
Washington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Washington is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Washington who work in sales jobs (11.33%), office and administrative support (10.17%), and food service (8.62%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Washington has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Washington has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Washington than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Washington may be for you.
The percentage of adults in Washington who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.15% of the adults in Washington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Washington in 2010 was $18,309, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,236 for a family of four.
Washington is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Washington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Washington residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Washington include Irish, German, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Washington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Portuguese.